Mi Drop Feature in Mi Phones Explained

Mi has been releasing some spectacular devices these days along with killer specs under budgets. In every flash sale these devices going out of stock within 1 or 2 seconds from sale begins. Number of Mi devices increased this year; lot of guys purchased these fantastic devices which are giving tough competition to other brands in terms of both hardware and software. Today we are covering a specific feature in MiUi which helps to transfer larger files between two mi/xiaomi devices with ease. It works similarly like ShareIt App.

This feature introduced in MiUi 7 version and still continuing. Be that as it may, this is not new at all, It utilizes an same method from the “xender and shareit” to share anyone who has installed this application. This application uses to exchange file of different types, over wifi.

How to Use Mi Drop Feature

This is pretty straight forward, enable mi drop option in both sending and receiving devices then choose the files to send. You can also send files right from its directory, long press and hold the file ->share -> Mi Drop. Sender need to choose file from its directory and receiver must activated mi drop option.

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How to Enable Mi Drop Feature

Drag down the top menu bar, enable the mi drop by tapping on mi drop icon and wait for sender to send file to you.

How to disable Mi Drop Feature

Drag down the top menu-bar, disable the mi drop by tapping on mi drop icon.

What if Mi Drop icon not shown in top menu bar?

In some cases people may toggled the top short cut menu-bar icons, so the mi drop icon may not displayed. In such cases you need to go to setting to enable mi drop feature.

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Go to settings – under system & device find Notification &Status bar – toggle positions – mi drop – single tap to enable it.

You drag it by holding to change the place of icon and make it appear top menu bar.

How to send file using Mi Drop Feature

Now as said above, the receiver must be enable mi drop option in his device. The sender need to choose file which has to be send by long press or choosing send (single tap on image or video will pop up a short menu as shown below) next choose mi drop. After the file added to buffer, it searches for the receiver device and displays the list of devices available to send.

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Choose the device to which you want send the file; if the file size is large it will take little time to complete the transfer.

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