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Screen-Wake when receiving notifications Owner Info Clock format Double tap Notifications on Lock screen Notification content Camera Quick Launch Dual Clock

Screen-Wake when receiving notifications

The Xiaomi smartphone's screen is turned on by default when we receive a notification, but we can also turn this feature off, in which case the screen remains black and the device only notifies us that we've received a message by means of the notification tone we set.

Note: On Xiaomi devices that support Always On Display, this feature can be enabled independently.

Android 10 (MIUI 11.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Lock screen
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Wake Lock screen for notifications
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Wake Lock screen for notifications

Owner Info

We can set whether or not the Xiaomi smartphone should display owner information on the lock screen. By default, the name of your own business card is selected, but you can change it if you wish.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Always-on display & Lock screen
Step 3:  Tap on  Lock screen clock format
Step 4:  Tap on  Lock screen owner info
Step 5:  Enter a  signature  and tap  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Always-on display & Lock screen
  3. Tap on Lock screen clock format
  4. Tap on Lock screen owner info
  5. Enter a signature and tap OK

Clock format

We can customize the clock style on the lock screen of the Xiaomi device. By default, the clock is displayed with the date centered. We can set whether the clock and date are left-aligned, or vertically.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Always-on display & Lock screen
Step 3:  Tap on  Lock screen clock format
Step 4:  Choose a  clock layout
Step 5:  Tap on  Back
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Always-on display & Lock screen
  3. Tap on Lock screen clock format
  4. Choose a clock layout
  5. Tap on Back

Double tap

If this feature is enabled, we can double-tap on the screen to activate or wake up the Xiaomi smartphone, which is useful for checking the clock or checking notifications.

Note: This will not unlock the Xiaomi smartphone.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Always-on display & Lock screen
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Double tap to wake or turn off screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Always-on display & Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Double tap to wake or turn off screen

Notifications on Lock screen

We can (de)activate notifications on the lock screen of the Xiaomi smartphone in general, for example, if you want to avoid prying eyes and protect your privacy, but when we deactivate
them, we don't get pop-up notifications on the lock screen, only icons in the status bar of the device.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  Lock screen notifications
Step 4:  Tap on  Format
Step 5:  Choose  Show notificaction content  or  Don´t show Lock screen notifications
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Notifications
  3. Tap on Lock screen notifications
  4. Tap on Format
  5. Choose Show notificaction content or Don´t show Lock screen notifications

Notification content

We can decide to what extent we allow notification previews on the lock screen of the Xiaomi smartphone, for example, whether to preview a new message or hide content. The display format can be set as follows:

  • Show notification nontent
  • Show notifications but hide content
  • Don´t show Lock screen notifications

Note: The option "Show notifications but hide content" is only visible if a screen lock is set.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  Lock screen notifications
Step 4:  Tap on  Format
Step 5:  Choose  Show notificaction content  or  Show notifications but hide content
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Notifications
  3. Tap on Lock screen notifications
  4. Tap on Format
  5. Choose Show notificaction content or Show notifications but hide content

Camera Quick Launch

If we activate this function, we can start the Xiaomi smartphone's camera directly from the lock screen without having to unlock the device, simply by double press the volume down button.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Always-on display & Lock screen
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Launch Camera
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Always-on display & Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Launch Camera

Dual Clock

If we change the region on the Xiaomi smartphone, a second clock is displayed on the lock screen when the times differ, and this feature can be turned on/off and the region of the second clock can be changed.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Additional settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Dual clock
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Additional settings
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Enable or disable Dual clock

More Xiaomi Guides

  1. Basics

  2. Network

  3. Connection

  4. Display

  5. Home screen

  6. Sound & Vibration

  7. Apps & Notifications

  8. Security & Privacy

  9. Storage

  10. Battery

  11. Accessibility

  12. Keyboard

  13. System

  14. Features

  15. Functions

  16. Dial-App

  17. Messages (SMS)

  18. Camera

  19. Contacts

  20. Gallery

  21. Calendar

  22. Browser

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