Last month, Xiaomi released the major update for its customized UI. The new MIUI 9 is indeed the world fastest Android OS till date. MIUI 9 developers highlighted the main features of the OS in the conference, but there are some hidden features in MIUI 9 as well. Some features might be known to you but we promises that there are some features which will totally surprise you. So, let The Phone Talks reveal the top 9 hidden features of MIUI 9:
Although you might not have expected this one in the list of top 9 hidden features of MIUI 9 but trust us it is a hidden feature. Xiaomi provided the feature with the latest MIUI 8.2 developer update for most Xiaomi smartphones. Yet, during MIUI 9 conference the split-screen feature was never mentioned.
For those who are not aware of the ‘Split-Screen’ feature, you can recall it with the multi-windows function. The features allow two apps to run and operate on the same screen with two different windows. However, some of the apps are not compatible with the feature. To overcome this problem is increasing the app compatibility with the upcoming updates. In short, it’s one of the greatest highlights of MIUI 9 and dramatically improves multitasking.
Xiaomi has a completely redesigned home screen editing with the MIUI 9 desktop editor. From the two finger pinch allows to quickly customize home screen icons, the layout of gadgets, and even delete many applications at the same time. MIUI 9 has combined all the three main editors (set wallpaper, Add widget, icon placement) at one place.
Are you tired of those annoying notifications in your notification bar? Worry no more because the MIUI 9 notification column relies on smart device learning. By analyzing the source of the notification and the action of clicking, deleting, blocking, etc. to the notification, giving each notification a score, automatically closing the low score, it reduces the interference of unimportant notifications to you.
Xiaomi CEO ‘Lei Jun’ said that MIUI 9 aim is to be simple, fast, and secure, and it’s damn true. The simplicity appears at the first moment when the OS starts, and the lock screen appears. Instead of making it stylish, MIUI 9 goes with the idea to make it plain and easy to use.
The Developers have added only the important and most frequent used options on the lock screen. As it’s a Chinese ROM, features such as the flashlight, Mi account, universal remote control, Mi Pay, Mi bus card have made accessible without unlocking the phone.
SMS are getting more and more text based these days. MIUI 9 new SMS interface is in chronological order. It can browse and manage SMS more efficiently. Moreover, it can be more quickly set to read or delete notification text messages. Authentication code grouping function has been added. Here are the most noticeable and hidden changes that enlist this in our list of top 9 hidden features of MIUI 9:
The newly designed MIUI 9 silent mode provides strong protection when you need to stay focused. Now through the volume control panel, you can quickly turn on two silent modes: Standard Silent Mode and Do not interfere mode.
Also, you don’t need to scroll the volume bar back to mute the phone; there’s a mute button introduced on the top right side of the volume bar. Furthermore, you can also set timings for both modes.
You might have never heard of this feature, but the one key login function will allow the user to directly registration or login Mi Account instead of typing the email and password. Thus, this feature will greatly reduce the time to log in your Mi account. Meanwhile, if you haven’t made an account yet, MIUI 9 smartphone by default is using already using the phone number to make a key and register to a new Mi account. No need to fill up all the information. It’s a one-click signup and sign-in. Everything is safe and secure like never before.
In the previous MIUI, the short keys and gesture system was all scattered. MIUI 9 integrates the re-sorted short keys and gestures. You can set these as your desire and can combine them as well so that the daily control of mobile phones become handy.
The last one in the list of the top 9 hidden features of MIUI 9 is the introduction of direct service. In the new version of MIUI, you don’t need to download and install an app to use its service. When you want to use an application or service, you can search it in the Mi application store “direct service” category to open the relevant direct services; can also be opened in the desktop activities into the global search. Enter the keyword, click on the search results and open it immediately. (If your smartphone has already installed that service, that service will not show in the direct service search result).
Right now, only a few apps support the direct service function. MIUI direct service is inviting the industry’s influential third-party application developers to participate in the closed beta, to make more apps compatible with the service.
Hope you liked your top 9 hidden features of MIUI 9. Which one is your favorite? We will be glad to talk about it in the comment section below.