Hidden Features and Tips & Tricks Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro


Xiaomi recently launched Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro in Indonesia and both devices run on MIUI 12 based on Android 10.

Xiaomi mi 10T

MIUI offers a lot of extra features to its users and with the introduction of MIUI 12, it just got even better. Hence, in this guide, we are going to show you the best Tips, Tricks and Hidden Features for Mi 10T series. Without waiting any further, let’s get started.

1. Customize Your Control Center

With the introduction of MIUI 12, Xiaomi has made major changes to its design and the newly introduced Control Center played a big role in the design refresh. With the control center on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro doing things is easier and faster as it offers shortcuts for WiFi, Bluetooth, Screen Recorder, Dark Mode and many more actions that can be activated with a single click.

While everyone likes quick actions in Control Center, some people don’t find certain shortcuts useful and they want to replace them or simply delete them to save space. MIUI 12 allows you to make these changes and for that all you have to do is:

  1. Swipe down from the left side of your screen to open Control Center
    Mi 10T notification menu display

  2. Press on the Edit Icon from Top to Add or Remove toggles.
    Display control center mi 10T

2. Use the Magic Clone feature in the Camera App

MIUI 12 on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro comes with an amazing Camera feature called Magic Clone which allows users to clone themselves while taking photos. For example, if a person takes a photo while sitting on a bench, instead of taking a regular photo, he can use this feature and take one photo in three different poses by moving on the bench.

This feature helps users to get fun photos and also helps to save a lot of editing time because early making such photos is a tough task and people who have good knowledge of Photo Editing and Adobe Photoshop can only get good results. right. To use Magic Clone on the Mi 10T series, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to the Camera App on your Mi 10T or Mi 10T Pro.
    Magic clone camera future

  2. Click “More” and select “Clone” option to enable Magic Clone.
    Sample magic clone photo

3. Take Screenshot with 3-Finger.

Most of the Android Phones launched these days come with their own alternative gesture for taking screenshots on the phone as many people don’t really like to use volume buttons along with power button to do the same. Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro also come with a Gesture Shortcut feature that lets you take a screenshot by swiping three fingers down on your screen. To activate it, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings -> Additional Settings -> Gesture Shortcuts -> Take a screenshot .
    3 finger screenshot settings menu display
  2. Activate the slider ” Slide three fingers down “.

Besides, you can also enable Knuckle double tap option.

4. Activate App Drawer

The previous MIUI 11 didn’t have an App Drawer and every app you installed was directly on your Home Screen. However, with the introduction of MIUI 12 users can now activate the App Drawer, and doing so helps them keep their home screen clean. If you have a lot of Apps installed on your smartphone then having an App Drawer also makes it easy to find those Apps. To activate the App Drawer on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings -> Home Screen -> Home Screen .
  2. Select the “With App drawer” option and press the back button to save your changes.

5. Take advantage of Dark Mode

Dark Mode was introduced on Xiaomi phones with MIUI 11 and with MIUI 12, just got better. Enabling Dark Mode on your device changes the overall system theme and colors to black and Apart from that, it also helps prevent eye strain. If your battery is running low, enabling Dark Mode can also help you save battery life on your smartphone. To use Dark Mode on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro, all you have to do is:

  1. Go toSettings -> Display -> Dark Mode
    Dark mode settings menu display
  2. Turn it on by swiping on the Dark Mode section to activate it.

6. Utilizing Multiple Apps

Previous Android users had to download third-party apps to create dual apps on their smartphones, but with the introduction of Dual Apps, this problem was solved and users could create dual apps directly from the Settings menu. Dual Apps allows you to create secondary apps for Apps installed on your smartphone so that you can use two accounts at the same time. When it comes to Dual Apps, MIUI is hands down the best UI for creating dual apps as every other UI that comes with Dual Apps feature supports very limited apps which can use dual app functionality however that is not the case with MIUI.

To create Dual Apps on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings-> Applications -> Dual applicationÂ
  2. Find the App for which you want to create a secondary app on your phone, then activate the slider next to it.

See the image below to see how to do this.

7. Use Full Screen Gestures

The Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro come with a stunning 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and although the screen is quite large, the navigation buttons at the bottom can interfere with your full-screen experience with the smartphone. Hence to avoid that problem, users can switch to full screen gestures to navigate on their smartphone. To use Full Screen gestures on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings -> Additional Settings -> Full screen display
    Full screen gesture settings menu display
  2. Select the option ” Full screen motion ” from the full screen view menu to enable gestures on your device. Make sure you finish the tutorial so you can use the easy gestures.

8. Secure Your Personal Data with App Lock

If you have any personal data like conversations, photos or videos stored on your smartphone then locking the Apps used to access that data will definitely help you to keep your data safe and protected from people trying to sneak to your device when they get it. To lock Apps on Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings -> Applications -> App Lock
    App lock settings menu display

  2. Enter your Privacy Protection Password and Turn on the slider for the App you want to lock.Â

9. Use Themes to change the Look and Feel of your UI

MIUI is highly customizable and if you are bored with the default theme on your smartphone you can always head to the Theme Store and download a new theme for your device. Applying a new theme will change the overall look and feel of your UI as your wallpaper, icons, and more change. To apply the new theme on Mi 10T and 10T Pro all you have to do is:

  1. Open Themes app and go to My Pages

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  2. Tap the Theme option, select the theme you want to use, and press the ” Apply ” button to apply the theme to your device.

10. See Your Realtime Connection Speed

Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro allow you to see real-time network speed in the status bar and thanks to this users can determine whether their Internet is working properly or not. Previously many people used speed test apps to do this, but they are not needed anymore because of this feature. To see your Realtime Network Speed ​​in Status Bar, all you have to do is:

  1. Go to Settings -> Display -> Control Center & Notification Shadow
    Control settings menu display

  2. Turn on the connection speed slider.
Above are hidden features and tips & tricks for Xiaomi Mi 10T & 10T Pro, if you want to see other tips, you can go here.

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