Advanced settings in Xiaomi: how to activate the MIUI developer options


MIUI, Xiaomi’s customization layer, has many hidden options that allow you to get the most out of your device. However, many of these are not visible to the naked eye, and you must go through a process to access them. For this same reason, today, we will explain how to activate the MIUI developer options. Take advantage of the advanced settings in Xiaomi!

Whatever version of MIUI your mobile has, you can be sure that the process is simple. Of course, you may get different options if you are MIUI 10, MIUI 11, or MIUI 12. But once you activate them, you will not have to repeat the process and have all these options at your immediate disposal.

Advanced settings in Xiaomi how to activate the MIUI developer options 1How to enable developer options on Xiaomi

Although to enable the developer options on Android, you had to go to Settings / About the phone and touch the build number seven times in a row on Xiaomi terminals, the process changes. If you want to take advantage of these hidden features of your device, then you must do the following.

  • How to enable developer options on XiaomiThe first thing you should do is enter the Settings section that your Xiaomi has.
  • When you’re there, tap About phone.
  • Now tap repeatedly on MIUI Version until a message appears saying: “You are already a programmer!
  • After becoming a programmer, you will have to go back to the Settings and Additional Settings section.
  • Touch Developer options and voila, this is how you access the hidden MIUI options your Xiaomi has.

Have you realized? Activating the MIUI developer options is quite easy. After following these steps, you will access many functionalities that cannot be found with the naked eye.

Four things you can do with MIUI’s advanced settings

There are many things you can do when you activate the developer options in MIUI, but these are 4 of the most interesting.

Four things you can do with MIUIs advanced settingsActive display

Active Screen is a feature that allows you to keep the screen on while it is charging. When you enable it and put your smartphone to charge, its screen will never turn off.

OEM unlock

All Xiaomi mobiles have the bootloader locked to prevent third-party ROMs or ROOT installed on their devices. Although if you activate the OEM unlocking in the hidden options of MIUI, you will unlock the bootloader of your Xiaomi in an easy and fast way.

Skip lock screen

When you activate this developer option that your Xiaomi has with MIUI, you can go directly to the home screen when activating your mobile. As you must be imagining, it is a hidden option that allows you to avoid the hassle of unlocking when you want to use your mobile.

WebView implementation

Android WebView is a Chrome-powered system component that enables Android applications to display web content. This represents a fast and secure way to browse the web within apps. If you did not know, you could easily activate it from the developer options that your Xiaomi has.

In addition to these four functions, being a developer on your Xiaomi gives you many possibilities. It all depends on you and what you want to do with your mobile, but you can be sure that a range of options opens when you activate these advanced settings.

Did you want to continue making the most of Xiaomi’s customization layer? Then check out these 9 MIUI tricks that you probably don’t know about.