15 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Hidden Features that You Didn’t Know

by Emily on December 15, 2018

in Android

Many consider Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro as the king of the mid-range smartphones owing to its top-of-the-line features and affordable price. Launched in February, Xiaomi sold more than 5 million units by the end of June, and still going strong.

Some of the most potent Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro features are:

  • Massive 5.99 inch display.
  • A large 4000 mAh battery.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor.
  • 64 GB internal storage.
  • 4 GB/6 GB RAM.

A superb addition to this device is the MIUI 9 (upgradable to MIUI 10) skin. Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android Nougat operating system, and comes with various exceptional features and functions.    

Take a note of these 15 hidden features of the Redmi Note 5 Pro that can help you get more out of this device:

1. Camera tricks

You can use the fingerprint sensor located on this device’s back as the camera shutter. Open the camera settings and toggle the “fingerprint shutter” option to turn it on or off.

The setting also includes options to control what the volume rockers do. Use the buttons as camera shutter or to zoom.

This device also lets you access its camera through the lock screen. Head over to settings, then lock screen & password, and finally, launch camera. This option enables you to launch the camera by pressing the volume down key twice. 

2. Second space

Second space is one of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro features that is lacking in several other smartphones of similar price range. It is almost as similar as having two accounts in a computer.

You can install the same apps in these two spaces, and also protect each one with different fingerprints and passcodes.

3. Mirror navigation buttons

You can change the order of “back” and “recent apps” buttons if you are used to the default setting.

Head over to Settings. Then open additional settings, next button and gesture shortcuts, and finally, mirror buttons.

4. Face unlock

This is the first from this company to come with face unlock feature. To enable this, go to settings, then lock screen & password, and lastly, add face data.

5. Change screenshot settings

Go to ‘additional settings’ from the settings options, then, buttons and gesture shortcuts and finally, take a screenshot.

You can make settings like – slide 3 fingers down, long-press the Home button, long-press the Menu button, long-press the Back button, etc.

6. Quick ball

Another good reason to buy the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro on EMI is its quick ball feature. To activate it, go over to ‘additional settings’, and then select Quick ball. This feature gives you a shortcut button that lets you access options like notifications panel, back button, home button, torch, and recent apps.

7. One-handed mode

It’s possible to reduce the large display size for operating it with one hand. 

Go to additional settings and activate the one-handed mode.

8. App lock

Turn on the ‘app lock to lock apps’ settings to restrict third-party access.

9. Full screen mode

Go over to settings, additional settings, button and gesture shortcuts, and lastly, full screen mode and activate scale apps to fit the entire display.

10. Split screen

You will get a ‘split screen’ option on the top left corner after you press the recent apps button. Using this option, you can access two apps simultaneously.

11. Notifications & status bar

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro offers various options to manage your notifications and status bar. Go over to settings, and then, notifications and status bar to adjust as per requirements.

12. App Vault

The App Vault shows various cards viz. shortcuts, calendar events, notes, cricket, etc. You can also add specific features of a single app into the App Vault for easier access.    

13. Reading mode and text size

You can turn on reading mode and adjust text size for more ease while reading.

14. Advanced gallery features

The new gallery gives you several options for editing photos. You get to adjust brightness, contrast, and saturation. Also, remove specific objects from your photos.

15. Share Wi-Fi

Once again, head over to settings, and then, Wi-Fi to share your connection by generating a QR code of the same.

These lesser-known Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro features increase the usability of this device tenfold. If you are impressed, then purchase this device toady on EMI. The Bajaj Finserv EMI Network provides exclusive offers and discounts when you buy the Redmi Note 5 Pro on EMI.

You can pay for the product in affordable monthly instalments with your Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card. Take advantage of convenient repayment tenor ranging from 3 to 24 months and No Cost EMIs.

No Cost EMI lets you pay only the product price in EMIs without any additional amount. You can bring home the Redmi Note 5 Pro on EMI by shopping online or offline from 60,000+ stores located across 1,300+ cities.

Use your EMI Network Card to you complete your purchase. You can avail in-store financing if you don’t have the same. Approach a store agent and submit some basic documents like your KYC details and a cancelled cheque for getting this facility.

So, buy your Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and get the most out of it to make your user experience even better.

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