Xiaomi Mi 5S Tips, Tricks & Complete How to Guide

Xiaomi Mi 5S with the elder sibling Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus are the two new flagship handset. Powered with stunning 5.15 inch display the device gets Snapdragon 821 chipset with iPhone 6S like 3D Touch Display.Xiaomi Mi 5S tips

Xiaomi Mi 5S

Screenshot on Xiaomi Mi 5S

You can quite easily take screenshot on Mi 5S smartphone. To take screenshot on Xiaomi Mi 5S, follow the process mentioned below –

  • Know the location of the physical buttons i.e., Power button and the Volume Rocker keys.
  • You will have to press Volume Down and Power button together at once. Remember that timing is very important.Android smartphone screenshot
  • You will hear shutter sound and also get notification about it.
  • Screenshot will be saved in Gallery > Screenshot folder.

Screenshot Apps

This is a default Android property and it should work on your device.

Boot in Recovery Mode

To boot Xiaomi Mi 5S in recovery mode follow the process mentioned below –

  • First you will have to power off your device.
  • Now press the combination of Power and Volume Up button.
  • Depending on recovery installed on your phone, you will boot through that.
  • Release the buttons once when you are through Recovery menu.

The following video will help you to boot your device in the recovery mode.

Factory Reset Xiaomi Mi 5S

To factory reset your Xiaomi Mi 5S phone, you will have follow this simple process –

Soft Reset

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Now head to Backup & ResetAndroid Settings
  3. Select Factory Data Reset.Android Factory Data Reset
  4. Finally tap Reset Phone.Android Reset Phone

Hard Reset

  1. Turn off your device and boot it in recovery mode
  2. To do that, press Volume Up and Power button together
  3. From the recovery options, select Wipe Data/Factory Reset.OnePlus CM Recovery
  4. Now do select ‘Reboot System Now‘ from the recovery options.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Sotware Update

To check for the latest software update available on your device, you will have to follow this process –

  • From your go to Settings.
  • Then go to About Phone.Software updates
  • Now tap on System Updates and then you will be forced to check for the latest updates.

Finding IMEI Number on Xiaomi Mi 5S

Finding the IMEI number is quite easy on Xiaomi Mi 5S –

  • From the phone dialer, type *#06#
  • Mi 5S is a dual SIM, so you will get two IMEI numbers.

The following video explains how to find IMEI number on any Android phone –

Xiaomi Mi 5S