10 Best Tips & Tricks for Xiaomi Mi A1

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Top 10 Xiaomi Mi A1 Useful Tips and Tricks

1. Disable Google Now Page

Many of you may find it a bit irritating to have an extra Google now page on the left of the home screen, a feature of Google launcher. Although we find this feed quite helpful, however, if you disagree, Mi A1 allows you to disable this pageas well.mi a1 useful tricks,Best tips trick for xiaomi mi a1

Disable Google page
Disable Google page

To do so, just long press the home page –> click on Settings –> disable the ‘Show Google App’ tab.

2. Show battery percentage in Status Bar

By default, there is no option to show battery percentage in the status bar. But there is a workaround you can use. Just press and hold the setting wheel under quick settings (when you pull down notification shade) for about 10 seconds and you will see a message that system UI tuner has been added to Settings.hidden mi a1 features,

 Show battery percentage in Status Bar
Show battery percentage in Status Bar

Now go to settings>>System UI tuner>> Status bar. From here, select the always show percentage option. You will now see a tiny battery percentage label within the battery icon.mi a1 unknown features,

Update: The feature has now been added to the main settings menu with the recent Android Oreo update

3. Camera Gesture:

You can also quickly fire the Xiaomi Mi A1 camera by pressing the power button twice. However, you will need to enable the gesture first.mi a1 settings,

Camera-gestures
Camera-gestures

To do so, go to Settings –> Gestures –> enable ‘Jump to Camera’ tab. Now click the Power button twice and you will be redirected to the camera.mi a1 hidden trick,

4. Stereo Mode

One of the key Mi A1 feature is its dual rear cameras. This is the only phone under 20k that offers 2X optical zoom. And with the help of the extra sensor, you can also capture DSLR like Bokehs (or shots with blurred background).mi a1 hidden features,

MI-a1-potrait-mode
MI-a1-potrait-mode

To use the stereo mode, simply open the camera app and click on the icon in the middle (up top). You have to place image subject within 2 meters before you tap that shutter.mi a1 rose gold,Best tips trick for xiaomi mi a1

5. Audio Trigger

Other than the paranoma, beautify, group selfie options in the camera app, there is one more option in the camera app that we loved – the Audio option.mi a1 tricks and tips,

Mi-A1-Audio-image
Mi-A1-Audio-image

By enabling this option you can simply click the snaps by your voice or even by snapping your fingers.mi a1 camera tricks,

6. Enable Dual Camera Watermark

After OnePlus 5, Xiaomi has also started taking a keen interest in little refinements. One such option is to provide a watermark on the images clicked by the dual camera of phone.mi a1 tips

Mi-a1-image-watermark
Mi-a1-image-watermark

To enable this feature, open the camera app –> click on the ‘Options’ button –> enable ‘Dual camera watermark’ option.hidden features of mi a1

7. Face Unlock

Yes, the face unlock feature that is deemed exclusive to high-end phone is present on the Xiaomi Mi A1 as well.Best tips trick for xiaomi mi a1

 Face-unlock
Face-unlock

To enable this feature, click on Settings –> go to Security –> click on Smart Lock option –> and enable ‘Trusted Face’. Show your face in the front camera a few times and you are  done.tips and tricks for mi a1 Best tips trick for xiaomi mi a1

Trusted face
                              Trusted face

8. Swipe for Notification

One of the handiest features of Xiaomi Mi A1 is to use the fingerprint scanner to pull down the notification shade.mi a1 manual mode,

Swipe-for-notification
Swipe-for-notification

To enable this gesture, go to Settings –> Gestures –> enable ‘Swipe for Notification’ tab. Now see all your notifications by just swiping down on the fingerprint scanner.10 TRICKS ON MI A1,

9. Junk Cleanup

This stock Android does provide you with an option to clean up your cache, junk files, and obsolete Apks.mi a1 features tricks,

Junk-File-cleanup
Junk-File-cleanup

To clean your storage, go to Settings –> Storage –> Click on the three dots present on top right corner –> click on ‘Storage Cleanup’ –> click on ‘Clean Junk’.Best tips trick for xiaomi mi a1

Read: How to Reduce Whatsapp storage In Android Mobiles

10. Use icon shortcuts

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                    use shortcut icons

Another trick to use the phone more efficiently is the icon shortcut, that mimics or works similar to the 3D touch on iPhone (at least on the home screen). You can access a few useful options of the app right from the shortcut itself without opening the app first.mi a1 camera tips and tricks,