You can use the Scanner app that comes pre-installed on your Xiaomi device to read bar and QR codes. i. To scan a bar/QR code using the Scanner app Open the Scanner app. Point your camera at a QR/Bar code and adjust the position so that it fits into the square. Tip: In a low […]
MIUI 6: How to use the Camera app on your Xiaomi phone?
Use the Camera app on your Xiaomi phone to take photos and videos. Use the controls on the camera preview screen to turn on/off flash, switch between front and back camera, switch between photo mode and video mode and more. Tips: In the portrait position, you can swipe left and right on the screen to […]
MIUI V5: Connecting your Xiaomi phone to virtual private networks
Use your Xiaomi phone to connect to virtual private networks (VPN), which let you access resources inside a secured private network such as your company or school network from a public Internet. For detailed information on the VPN server address, connection type, password, username and etc., kindly contact the network administrator of your organization. i. […]
Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to enable emoji suggestions in Google Keyboard ?
If you want your Google Keyboard to bring up the associated emoji for certain words like “snowflake”, “victory”, “warning”, “telephone” and a whole bunch of others in the word suggestion bar, follow these steps: On your Android device, tap the Settings app > Language & input > Google Keyboard Tap Text correction > Add-on dictionaries. […]
How to filter/customize contact list on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?
If your Xiaomi phone’s contact list is filled with duplicate or useless email contacts, here is what you can do to shorten the list. i. Display only contacts with a phone number. On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Contacts app. Tap the Menu button > Settings > Display preferences. Slide the Hide incomplete […]
How to hide contacts without a number on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?
Syncing your contacts with Google and other accounts offer up-to-date contact list quickly and peace of mind by having all your contacts backup to the cloud. But, there’s one problem with this approach. Not only you’ll get contacts with numbers on your Xiaomi phone, you’ll also see many contacts with just the email addresses. And […]