MIUI 11 has brought a multitude of novelties to Xiaomi phones. While some of these developments arrive in the form of visual changes, many others arrive to expand the functionality of the Chinese firm's phones. While some of these functions were already present in previous versions of MIUI, such as MIUI 10 or MIUI 9, some of these have changed their location within the System Settings and how they work. Do you want to know these functions? Do not stop reading.
Print any document or image from your phone Improve game performance Issue the screen of your Xiaomi mobile on an external monitor Apple AirDrop arrives at MIUI 11: quickly share files with other Xiaomi Install third-party themes compatible with MIUI 11 Modify the appearance of the lock screen to your liking Follow a conversation through MIUI 11 notifications
Print any document or image from your phone
The eleventh version of MIUI has finally brought system compatibility with WiFi printers. Printing any document or image is as simple as using the Gallery or the Xiaomi File Explorer and clicking on Share or Print.
Automatically we will display an interface that allows us to configure the printing parameters, such as the orientation of the sheet, the size of the sheet, the number of copies or the color scheme (black and white or color). Of course, both devices must be connected to the same WiFi network.
Improve game performance
The new Xiaomi update includes an application called ‘Game Speed Accelerator’. So, as is. As the name implies, it helps improve game performance. limiting background processes and focusing the CPU load on the title in question.
To access this function we will have to go to the Settings application and write the name of the application or access Special Features / Game Turbo. Once inside, the application will show us a list with all the games installed. If we click on the gearwheel corresponding to the application settings, we can configure some parameters such as the exception of applications or the aggressiveness of the mode itself.
Issue the screen of your Xiaomi mobile on an external monitor
A function that has been present in the cell phones of the firm since MIUI 10 and that has now been completely renewed. Within Settings, and more specifically in the Connection and Sharing section, we can make use of the Issue function. Roughly, it allows us to connect the phone wirelessly to a smart TV connected to the same WiFi network.
The novelty that introduces the screen duplication function compared to previous versions is that we can now make two types of emissions. While the first allows us completely duplicate the phone screen, the second allows us make broadcasts of presentations, videos or games. Ideal if we have a projector or a large screen.
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Apple AirDrop comes to MIUI 11: share files quickly with other Xiaomi
Or with other Oppo or Vivo phones. My Share is the new function of Xiaomi and the two companies just mentioned that allows you to exchange files with other computers wirelessly via WiFi or Bluetooth.
The operation of this function is really simple: just click on Share within the image, file or document that we want to send to other contacts and then select on My Share. Below is a list of compatible devices to which we can send the file in question. We just have to click on the device and click Send. The transfer is practically instantaneous.
Install third-party themes compatible with MIUI 11
After several months of waiting MIUI has finally brought native compatibility with third-party issues. Although the update that activates the aforementioned compatibility it is unfolding in a staggered way In all those phones compatible with MIUI 11, the truth is that we can activate the installation of themes by means of a simple adjustment.
Within the Region section in the Settings application we will deselect Spain (or the country where we are currently) and we will select Andorra. Then a section called Themes in Settings is activated, in addition to an application with the same name within the virtual MIUI desktop.
Modify the appearance of the lock screen to your liking
Compatible only with Xiaomi terminals with AMOLED or OLED display. Ambient Display is the feature that MIUI 11 introduces, a feature that allows us to configure the lock screen to our liking. From adding custom texts or contact information in case of loss to install clocks, wallpapers and even moving images. The possibilities are endless.
Follow a conversation through MIUI 11 notifications
MIUI notifications have been completely redesigned. Thanks to the Quick replies function we can respond to any notification from the notification bar and even see the messages in real time. This function also has an intelligent component that set a series of words depending on the context of the conversation so as not to have to access the application from which it is interacting. WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, Instagram …
In Settings / Special Features / Quick Answers We can find the function in question. Simply activate it to enable it automatically. Then we will choose the applications that we want the measure to apply.
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