It is a fact that MIUI is one of the most complete customization layers. Its many customization options and even certain applications that it hides , give it this title, standing out above other layers of customization based on Android.
Beyond the typical customization options and numerous functionalities, MIUI hides certain applications that can help us and that undoubtedly allow us to get more out of our Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO.
In order for you to know them, below we have compiled three hidden applications that your Xiaomi hides and that you probably did not know:
1. Concentration mode
With the arrival of MIUI 11, Xiaomi introduced concentration mode to its smartphones. Although this is not available in the Global ROM, we can easily activate it in order to take advantage of its functionality.
In itself, the concentration mode is nothing more than an application that helps us prevent our smartphone from becoming a distraction . Once activated, it will deactivate certain functions of our smartphone, all so that we can concentrate on other activities.
To activate this hidden application we must install Activity Launcher , a fundamental application in any Xiaomi in order to unlock hidden MIUI functionality. After that, we just have to follow these steps:
- Open Activity Launcher on our Xiaomi.
- Once inside we will use the magnifying glass icon to search for « UsageStatsMainActivity «.
- Once located, we will click on said option and a new screen will open with the concentration mode. From the settings of this we can add a shortcut on the desktop.
2. CIT, a fundamental application to check the status of our Xiaomi
Another of the hidden applications that we can find in any Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO is the one known as the CIT menu . This helps us to check the status of each hardware component , allowing us in turn to perform certain functions such as calibrating the proximity sensor .
- Go to Settings> About phone> All specifications
- Once inside, we will click several times on the " Kernel version " section until the CIT Menu opens from which we will be able to calibrate the different sensors and hardware components of the device.
3. Power Monitor, an FPS and Hz meter
Beyond the two applications seen, MIUI hides its own FPS and Hz meter, Power Monitor . Thanks to this we can know at all times what is the frequency or refresh rate displayed on the screen, it allows in turn to check performance in games and certain applications.
To activate the Power Monitor in our Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO so before we must activate the developer options . After that, we will simply carry out these steps:
- Go to Settings> Additional Settings> Developer Options
- Once inside we will look for the option «Power monitor and we will activate it by pressing on« start ».
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