Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Tips and Tricks

Redmi Note 9 has been launched in India starting at Rs 11,999. The pone comes with a plastic unibody rear panel that curves all the way to the front which has Gorilla Glass 5 on the fascia. The device runs on Android 10 based MIUI 11. It features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080 X 2,340 pixels) IPS display and 19.5:9 aspect ratio all in an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoC processor. Redmi Note 9 comes in 4GB RAM and 64GB storage at 11,999 apart from that the phone also comes in 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage at 13,499 and its top variant housing 6GB RAM and 128GB storage costs Rs14, 999.

The Redmi Note 9 has a quad-camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel primary camera, 8-megaixel ultra-wide angle camera, 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. In the front, it holds 13MP selfie camera. The phone comes with 5020 mAh battery with a 22.5watt fast charger. The output, however, is currently limited to 18watt. The device comes in three color options: Aqua Green, Arctic White and Pebble Grey.

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 9.

SIM Card Insertion

Redmi Note 9 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.

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 Note 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 Mi Note 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 Note 9 smartphone.

Themes
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 9.

Facelock
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.

Fingerprint
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 Port and it does support USB OTG.

Camera Options

Mi Note 9 front cam holds 48 MP primary camera, an 8MP secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide angle lens, a 2MP sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and another 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. In the front it holds 13MP selfie camera. This device records video [email protected] full HD.

Battery Options

Power Saving Modes and Uses
The handset is featured by 5,020mAh battery with Micro USB charging of standard 18W and also supports reverse charging at 9W. However, it comes with 22.5W charger. 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 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 Mi Note 9

Charging Cable Options
The device comes with USB Type 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 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 9 water resistant?
No, the device is not a water resistant.

Reset your Xiaomi Note 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 Mi Note 9
Mi Note 9 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports Nano SIM card on it.

How to capture screenshot on Redmi Note 9
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 9 has face unlock
Yes, the device has face unlock.

Sensors on Redmi Note 9
Sensors include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.

Hidden codes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

IMEI Info #06#
SAR Information *#07#*

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