With the arrival of MIUI 12 , Xiaomi introduced in its smartphones a new Control Center that is not only more attractive, but also functional. Now, from this we can activate or deactivate a greater variety of system options , thus allowing faster and easier management.
In addition, this new Control Center hides certain very interesting options that will allow us to give it a more personal touch or even add shortcuts to Xiaomi Home , in order to be able to control all our smart devices more quickly.
In view of this, below we have compiled several tricks so that you can get more out of the new MIUI Control Center. And don't forget that to activate the new Control Center it is necessary to go to Settings> Notifications and Control Center> Control Center Style and choose the option «New version2.
1. Change the colors and layout of the Control Center
Thanks to the Xiaomi Themes application we can completely change the appearance of the Control Center . Although, in itself we cannot directly edit the Control Center, we can apply one design or another from the themes that we have downloaded.
To customize the MIUI 12 and MIUI 12.5 Control Center we just have to access the Themes application> Profile> Customize theme. Once inside we can choose the one we like the most in the "Status bar" option.
Some of the most interesting themes that you can look for in the application that have a totally different design for the Control Center are: Pixel Neo G, Freedom, Nubia Red Magic, Bob Marley_3MDS, CrackingHouse, WenyCLM, Cherry Blossom_3MDP, New Year_4, Dream OS V12, Black Shark 3dm, Neon_3MD, Beautification.
2. Integrate Xiaomi Home or Google Home in the Control Center
If you have MIUI 12 and Android 10, we can now integrate and manage our Xiaomi Home smart devices from the Control Center itself . In addition, if we have updated our Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO to Android 11, we can also do the same with Google Home .
To integrate Xiaomi Home or Google Home in the Control Center, just go to Settings> Screen> Control Center and Notification Bar and once inside choose one of the two home automation platforms from the " Smart home " section.
3. Prevents anyone from deploying the Control Center
Even if you have blocked your Xiaomi, anyone can display the Control Center and therefore access certain system functions such as deactivating mobile data or WiFi. This is undoubtedly an inconvenience if our smartphone gets lost or stolen.
Fortunately, Xiaomi has integrated into MIUI the possibility of blocking the Control Center , thus preventing anyone from deploying it without entering our key or unlocking method.
To disable access to the Control Center, just go to Settings> Notifications and Control Center> Items are displayed on the Lock screen after swiping . In this last section we will deactivate the Control Center so that it cannot be displayed with the terminal blocked.
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