If you own a Chinese company Xiaomi phone and you want to know how to turn on developers then you are on the right page.
It doesn’t matter which version of MIUI you are running or which smartphone you own.
The process is the same for all devices. There are a lot of benefits of turning on developers’ options.
For example, you can increase the battery life (going to cover later in the article) and if you are an android developer or learning it then you can test android apps on your phone instead of creating making a virtual environment that takes a lot of computer resources.
There are many other benefits as well, but I hope you already know, that’s why you are searching how to turn on developers’ options in Xiaomi smartphones.
Unlike other Android phones, the process of turning on developers’ options is a bit tricky. But don’t worry we got you covered.
It doesn’t matter either which Xiaomi phone you are using, it will enable developer options on your phone.
So here are the steps.
How To Turn On Developers Options on MI
- First open the settings app.
- Then tap on about phone.
- It will new activity. Here you can see information about your phone. There is MIUI version. Start tapping on it multiple times continously.
- As you were tapping it you will see message “You are x step away from being developer”
- Continue the process until you don’t get you are developer message.
- Once you get this toast message then go back to Settings and open additional settings. You need to scroll a bit for this.
- Open the additional setting and scroll until you don’t see developer option as shown in the screenshot.
If you are an android developer and want to test apps on your android phone then make sure you turn on the install by USB. It may show a warning but just proceed further.
Increase battery backup
As I mentioned in the introduction that you can increase your phone battery life. There are few settings that you need to change to increase your phone battery 20-30%.
Basically, you have to turn off all the animations. Every time you open an app there is smooth animation that looks good.
If you turn off all of these animations off then not only you will your phone battery life but this process will increase device performance.
You may not like it in the starting but sooner you will get used to it.
All you have to do is open the developer settings that you have enabled just recently.
Scroll down until you don’t find the window animation scale. Click on it, and change it to animation off.
The same is true for the Transition animation scale and Animator duration scale.
Showing taps & pointer location
if you are recording some kind of tutorial video then showing taps and pointer location can help your viewers to get understand the process.
To turn it on inside the developer options, enable show taps and pointer location.
Show taps will show a white circle every time you tape on something.
As you can see in the screenshot, enabling the pointer will start drawing lines.
I always enable developer options on my Xiaomi phone. There are so many things that you can control using it.
When my phone battery is low and I know I can’t access the charger for a long time than I generally disable effects.
Anyway, I hope you got value from this article. If you have any questions or query then let me know by the comment section.
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