Redmi 9 Tips and Tricks

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Tips, Tricks, FAQs and Useful Options

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 9 in India in June 2020. The price of this device is under Rs10,000 for both the variants. The device only comes with 4GB of RAM but two internal storage variant i.e, 64GB and 128GB. The device with 64GB of memory is priced at Rs8,999 and device with 128 GB of memory is priced at Rs9,999. The device is available in different colors like Carbon Black, Sunset Purple and Ocean Green. The phone runs on the Android 10, MIUI 12 operating system providing smooth operation of the device.

So in this article there will be tips, tricks and many more information about this device which will make easy for you to learn about this devices if you have purchased Redmi 9.

SIM Card Insertion

Redmi 9 comes with dual nano-SIM card support with 4G VoLTE. To insert the SIM, locate the SIM tray which is on either side of the phone . Open the SIm tray using SIM ejector tool. Then place the SIM card in it and close the tray carefully. And you are done with the SIM card insertion.

Network Queries

Tethering Mode

Needless to say every device comes with internet sharing option which helps you to connect internet through USB/HOTSPOT/Bluetooth. If you want to share internet on Mi 9, open the settings and tap on Network and Internet. Then proceed on Hotspot and Tethering and tap on Wi-Fi hotspot and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. And also you can toggle the button adjacent to Bluetooth tethering/ USB tethering to share them.

Change Connectivity Options

Go to the Settings and tap on Mobile Network, then click on the Advanced and change the connectivity on your device. And you are done with the network connectivity options.

Hidden option on Redmi 9

Change wallpaper
Press on the blank screen and hold for a few seconds. A window will open then click on “Set Wallpaper”. You can choose from the option which is already mentioned there and select any of them and click on it. This is hidden option on your device to change the wallpaper. And the alternate option is just open the settings and click on display then tap on change wallpaper to change the wallpaper on your Mi 9 smartphone.


Just same like wallpaper change option you just need to follow that procedure and click on “Themes” and select on any of the theme and click Apply.

One Handed Mode

Open the Settings, Click on Additional Settings and you will get the option as One-Handed Mode . In this option click on to Activate One-Handed Mode in your Redmi 9.


To add a fingerprint on your device, open the settings and tap on Lockscreen and password and then tap on Manage fingerprints. Now you need to setup a backup password, PIN, pattern once you are done with this the next screen will appear, you need to register your fingerprint by placing your finger on the scanner. You need to put and raise your finger several times for successful registration. Once done, you will see a message popping as fingerprint added. Similarly you can also add more fingerprints to your device.

OTG Support
It comes with USB Type C 1.0 reversible connector, Port and it does supports USB OTG.

Camera Options

Mi 9 front cam holds a 5-megapixel selfie camera. This device is featured as triple-camera setup including a 13-megapixel camera, 5-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There will also be an LED flash.

Battery Options

Power Saving Modes and Uses
The handset is featured by a non-removable Li-Po 5,000mAh battery with Micro USB charging of standard 10W. To use the battery saver mode on your device , open the settings then tap on battery. In the new window, click on battery saver and toggle the button adjacent to Turn on automatically to enable that on your device.

Enable Battery percentage option
To enable the battery percentage option on Mi 9 , open the settings and tap on battery. Then toggle the button adjacent to Battery percentage and enable that on your device . The Battery percentage is displayed beside the battery icon on the top right.

Miscellaneous on Xiaomi Redmi 9

Charging Cable Options
The device comes with USB Type C connectivity with a fast charging technology.

Developer Mode
Open the Settings on your device and scroll down and tap on About Phone. Tap on MIUI version for about 7-10 times. You will see a message saying “You are now a developer”. And now Developer Options is enabled on your device.

Does the device support Jio 4G Connectivity?
Yes, the device do support the Jio 4G connectivity.

Dos the device support VoLTE?
Yes, the device supports the VoLTE for all the VoLTE available networks.

How to Add Google Network?
The general method is where you need to add the account while setting the device. And the alternate option is open the settings and click on Accounts. In the new window, click on Add Account and tap on Google. Enter the email id and password and you have successfully added the account on your smartphone. It will take around 3-5 minutes for all the google products to sync after the setup.

Is your smartphone water resistant?
No, Xiaomi Mi 9 is not waterproof or water resistant.

Reset your Redmi 9
To reset the device, open the settings and tap on system. In the new window, click on Reset options and further tap on Erase all data (factory reset) and enter the lockscreen password. The device restarts and data is cleared on the smartphone.

How much Storage is available when you boot the device?
The device with 64GB as its internal storage but around 49.9GB of storage is available. Rest of the space is occupied by Predefined Apps and Android Operating system.

How much RAM is available when no apps is running in backend?
On an average around 1.6 GB of RAM is available out of total 3.8GB . So around 59% of RAM is used while applications are running in the background.

Type of the SIM supported on Xiaomi Redmi 9
Redmi 9 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports Nano SIM card on it.

These are the few tips & Tricks of Redmi 9. Please let us know if you have anything interesting about the device in the comment section below

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