The Redmi Note 8 Pro has been announced in the month of August 29, 2019. The Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch DOT notch HDR display with a 2340 x 1080 FHD+ resolution. The smartphone measures 161.7 x 76.4 x 8.81mm and it weighs about 200 grams. The screen of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone is powered by Octa core Helio G90T processor coupled with an 800MHz ARM Mali G76 MC4 GPU. The device packs quad camera setup at the back that include a 64MP primary camera with f/1.89 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor with f/2.2 and 120 degree FOV, a 2MP macro lens with 2cm focus and a dedicated depth sensor. At the front, there is a 20MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The device comes with starting price of Rs 14,999 for the base RAM and storage variant of 6GB+64GB. There are two higher variants i.e. 6GB+128GB that is priced at Rs 15,999 and 8GB+128GB that is priced at Rs 17,999.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs on MIUI 10 on Android 9.0 and is powered by 4500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with support 18W fast charging. It also features 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is available in different colors like Halo White, Gamma Green, Shadow Black, Dark Blue. So in this article there will be tips, tricks and many more information about the device which will make easy for you to learn about this device if you have purchased Redmi Note 8 Pro.
SIM Card Insertion
Redmi Note 8 Pro comes with Dual standby Dual 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.
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 Note 8 Pro, 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 Mi Note 8 Pro
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 Note 8 Pro 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 Note 8 Pro.
To add a facelock on your device, open the settings, scroll down to the system & device section and tap on Lock screen and password. Select Add face data. Now you need to setup a backup password, PIN, pattern once you are done with this the next screen will appear, read the instructions on the screen and hit Next. Now, position your face in the middle of the oval. You will see a confirmation message after 5-10 seconds. Hit done to finish. It usually takes a few tries to get the face data saved successfully, so if it doesn’t work the first time, try again the same and it will work.
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.
It comes with USB Port and it does support USB OTG.
Mi Note 8 Pro rear camera consist of a 64MP (wide) + 8MP (ultra-wide) + 2MP (dedicated macro camera) + 2MP depth senor lenses. The front camera has a 20MP sensor. This supports dual LED flash and also records video 1920×1080 @ 30fps, 1280×720 @ 30fps.
Power Saving Modes and Uses
The handset is featured by 4500mAh battery with Micro USB charging of standard 18W. 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 Note 8 Pro, 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 Mi Note 8 Pro
Charging Cable Options
The device comes with USB Type connectivity with a fast charging technology.
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 supports the Jio 4G connectivity.
Does 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 Xiaomi Mi Note 8 Pro water resistant?
No, the device is not water resistant. Although it comes with IP52 rating but that is for splash-proof only.
Reset your Xiaomi Note 8 Pro
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 Mi Note 8 Pro
Mi Note 8 Pro is a dual SIM smartphone and supports Nano SIM card on it.
How to capture screenshot on Redmi Note 8 Pro
All you need to do is open the display that you would like to capture then hold the power key and volume down button and press them together. And your screen has been saved on your gallery. Also, you have an alternate option which is just open your display which you would like to capture then on your phone open the upper bar and you will see there something called “Screenshot” just tap on it and you are set to save your display which you wanted.
Does Redmi Note 8 Pro has face unlock
Yes, the device has face unlock.
Sensors on Redmi Note 8 Pro
Sensors include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, and compass.
Hidden codes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
IMEI Info #06#
SAR Information *#07#*
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