12.1.1 MIUI Update and How to set up your MI10T Pro


12.1.1 MIUI Update – Optimizing it for daily use.

Here are some changes that the 12.1.1 Update gives you. Btw this update runs Android 11 already.

Android 11
Getting to know Android 11 with MIUI

Notification and Contol Center

  1. Revamp Look of the Control Center
  2. Google Home Integration with the Control Center
  3. MI Share
  4. Time and Date
Control Center
Revamp Look of the Control Center
MI10T Pro Mi Share

Magic Clone Camera Feature

Clone Button allows you to take pictures or videos of the same subject side by side.

MIUI Camera Clone Feature
MI10T Pro Clone Feature

Three Finger Screen Shot and Deleting Screen Shots once it has been shared

In this section are some of the tweaks and things you have to do to get the best out of your MI10T Pro in setting up your phone. We also did this test to get the best out of your data plan so you can get maximum performance from 5G networks.

Setting up your Phone from Scratch:

  1. Configure your Google Account
  2. Configure MIUI Account
  3. Configure Screen Pattern, Fingerprint, and Face Unlock.
    1. Screen Pattern – Just Configure the best screen pattern for you
    2. Fingerprint – Configure your fingerprint make sure you move your fingers side to side to capture your thumb. Then make sure to change touch to press to avoid unnecessary touches.
    3. Face Unlock – Configure this to take advantage of double-tap to Wake once it sees your face it will unlock your phone.
  4. Sound & Vibration
    1. Set the best ringtone and notification tone that will fit your style.
    2. Configure your Sound Assistant – Turn on Adjust Media Sound in Multiple Apps
    3. I also turn off haptic feedback to preserve some battery well this is entirely up to your preference
  5.  In About Phone – Change Device Name to Personalize it to your style.
  6. In your MIUI Version Press the Menu Button on the Upper Right (Follow the Settings in the Screen Shot)
  7. In Lockscreen
    1. Turn on Double Tap to Wake – I turn off the Wake Lock screen for notification to prevent accidental toches when your phone is in your pocket or bag.
    2. I also turn on double press volume down to quick launch camera this is useful for those who wanna capture things on the fly.
  8. Display
    1. Turn on Dark Mode to preserve Battery
    2. Go to more on dark mode options for apps that are not compatible in dark mode. Example BPI App and Media Monkey are not compatible in Dark Mode.
    3. Brightness Level I keep it about 3/4’s and disable Automatic Brightness.
    4. Refresh Rate I keep it at 144Hz to get the best out of the screen.
    5. Notification and Control Center – I change to New Control Center Style – when you swipe from the right you get the toggles and when you swipe from the left you get your notifications
  9. In-Home Screen
    1. I set my default launcher to Nova Launcher
    2. In 12.1.11 Gestures are not working properly so I’m still using the Button Navigation
    3. Arrange Items in Recent – I use the Horizontal Recent so it’s not confusing where to swipe to close like in the Grid Mode or Vertical.
  10. In Apps, you will find Dual Apps where you can clone apps for second accounts like Facebook and Viber.
  11. Turning Developer Option – Go to About Phone – Press MIUI version 7 times to unlock developer mode. You can find Developer Mode under Additional Settings
    1. In Developer Mode First thing you want to change is the Smallest Width change the value to 500 this will give you better viewing of the elements on your screen.
    2. Turn on USB Debugging – useful on some events that you will connect your phone to additional accessories or PC
    3. Turn all Animations to 0.5 to give a snappier feeling
  12. If you want to boost your data speed you can go to WiFi and Go to Wifi Assistant and Turn on – Use Mobile Data to boost speed.
  13. In Location Go to Settings and Open Wifi and BT Scanning and Turn this off this will save you a lot of battery.

I hope this helps you to get the best results for your MI10T Pro here is a short clip of the video of data speeds in 5G Network for both smart and globe you will see that with the settings it helps you jump immediately to 5G in most areas that 5G is available.

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