Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus setup

This is the official instruction for Xiaomi Redmi 5 in Russian, which is suitable for Android 7.1 Nougat. In case you have updated your Xiaomi smartphone to more “fresh” version or “rolled away” to an earlier one, then you should try other detailed operating instructions, which will be presented below. We also suggest that you familiarize yourself with quick user instructions in the question-answer format.

  • 1. Download instructions for Android 7.1 Nougat (tip)
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How to connect to a computer

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus setup

Using the USB cable, connect the device to the PC. Select the desired option from those offered on the screen.

Find the app “Updater”click “Check for updates” (“Check for Update”. Now you have Android 7.1 Nougat with a proprietary MIUI shell (MIU)

We continue to configure the smartphone

How to restart Redmi 5

Hold the power button for a few seconds, select “Reboot” or “Reboot”

How to insert a sim card

It is necessary to remove the slot (using a paper clip), and install a SIM in the format provided for in the instruction

How to unlock bootloader

To unlock bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 5, use this instruction

How to insert a memory card

Remove the slot and put the card so that it fits (with the contacts down)

How to enter recovery

Update. Reboot into Recovery Turn off the phone, hold down the POWER VOLUME- / VOLUME buttons

How to recover a photo

Either through Mi Cloud, or using Recuva for Windows

How to turn on the flashlight

Open the curtain and tap on the lantern

How to put a melody on contact

Go to “Contacts” and select the desired number, the item will appear “default ringtone” click and scroll to the local item and click on the item “other”, there we already select the item that is needed.

How to enable 4G

Settings. SIM cards and mobile networks. Network type

How to add a widget

Hold your finger on the desktop. Add. Click on the “Widgets” button

How to add a fingerprint

Settings. Lock screen and fingerprint

How to download music

  1. Via a browser, just download;
  2. through a computer using a USB cable;
  3. via bluetooth.

How to import contacts

  1. Contacts. Menu Key. Import from SIM Import and Export

How to change keyboard language

Settings. Language and input

How to set a theme

Reset the mtz file to the memory card in the folder / MIUI / themes / Then visit the “Themes” section and apply it Restart

How to take a screenshot

VOLUME MENU button. either release the shutter down and look for the Screenshot button there

Unable to unlock from lock screen


How to set a melody for an SMS message or change the sounds of alerts?

Follow the brief instructions for installing sounds on SMS and MMS

How to disable or enable vibration feedback keys?

Settings. Additional settings (additional settings). Language and input (language input). Android Keyboard or Google Keyboard. Vibration response keys.

MENU button does not work

The familiar function of the MENU key has been removed in MIUIv6. In general, now you need to hold down the “Menu” button, with a single-click press, “Clear” will appear

How to find out which processor is on Redmi 5?

Look at the specifications (there is a link above). But we can tell, in this modification the chipset is installed. Qualcomm Snapdragon 450.

Why is not saved recorded?

The microphone is in use by another application. Most often, this is the OK Google service, which uses a microphone in the background. You need to disable the background operation of the application.

How to enable mobile Internet?

Settings. SIM cards and mobile networks. Mobile Internet

How to reduce / increase brightness?

Settings. Display. Brightness Level

How to enable power saving mode?

Settings. Nutrition- Energy saving

How to set up the Internet if the Internet does not work (for example, MTS, Beeline, Tele2, Life or Yota)

  1. Contact your operator
  2. Read Internet Setup Instructions

How to add a contact to the black list or block a phone number?

To do this, use our recommendations, here is a detailed instruction

How to enable USB debugging?

Go to Settings. For developers. USB debugging

How to disable auto-rotate screen?

Open Settings— Screen :: Auto-rotate screen. uncheck

How to set a melody on an alarm clock?

How to do this is indicated in the instructions for installing sounds on SMS and MMS