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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    I don't see that information, just the current wifi speed 90Mbs, low because I'm far from the router. Actually the router runs Channel 7+11 aggregation, which gives twice the speed. That doesn't show up anywhere. Where in the Phone info do you see any LTE speed information?
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    I would be willing to do some experiments if I had a device with problems. Since my primary devices (Mix1, Note2) are all working correctly (with the exception for a minor wifi problem on Max1 helium) on both 4G mobile and wifi, I don't feel like changing anything just to experiment. Those...
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    Xiaomi Mi 9 code name: 'Battle Angel' press launch on 20th Feb 2019

    Well, they claim: "On February 22nd, the exclusive mobile phone partner of the "Alita: Battle Angel"" But it does seem to be a connection created on the spur of the moment, not planned out ahead. What happens 22/2? The film was released 14/2 as I recall. 14/2 in the US, 31/1 world premier in...
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    Xiaomi Mi 9 code name: 'Battle Angel' press launch on 20th Feb 2019

    Japanese cyberpunk adventure. The new target group for marketing Mi9 - cyborgs? "On February 22nd, the exclusive mobile phone partner of the "Alita: Battle Angel"" https://wx4.sinaimg.cn/large/8345c393ly1g072jsvougj21o03e8x6p.jpg
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    MIUI 10.3 9.2.14

    I think Xiaomi is giving us a subtle hint that even the great Mix1 will eventually reach EOL. NON-HLOS.bin, the modem partition, or part of it at least, has been changed. I have become careful after how Xiaomi (and Huawei) handled the 5G wifi restrictions. I don't need any similar 4G/LTE...
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    I am guessing that there is information or settings for the modem kept somewhere outside of the modem partition, either in the rom or - likely - in the persist partition. Recovery roms, including the EU ROMs, do not contain the persist partition, it seems to only be provided in the fastboot...
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    CA will only give you a marginal improvement in Internet performance, at least in my limited experience. CA is I believe also used by the operators primarily to keep their costs down, not to give their customers higher download speeds. Thirdly I have found that this whole LTE band/CA thing is...
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    Xiaomi Mi 9 code name: 'Battle Angel' press launch on 20th Feb 2019

    Most interesting is that Xiaomi has seemingly chosen to directly attack Samsungs release of its S10 with the Mi9 on the same day 20/2. Can the Mi9 be so good? Or is there some other interpretation, from Chinese culture, of "Fighting Angel"? Something other than than the biblical one, or...
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    Remove ads / change hosts file possible?

    From a thread on XDA: "I just got it to write to the system directory. I had to remount system twice after re-checking and unchecking the mount as read only box." (I have no idea if this works, just remembered it.)
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    Locked after factory reset

    Which password do you have a problem with - wifi, Mi account, or?? Do you have a different language than English selected in the keyboard?
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    I would just like to know why Xiaomi has 3 different NON-HLOS.bin files in it's 4 most recent roms for my Mix1 and Note 2: 1.Global stable 2. China stable 3. China & Global developer (these 2 have the same).
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    It is if course possible, be my guest! Try it and report back what happens, if anything! One problem is in knowing where information is kept. The firmware file NON-HLOS.bin has supposedly the radio modem configuration, or at least the 4G/LTE part - I haven't been able to find out for sure...
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    That's the problem, Xiaomi isn't telling what they have nor what they are changing in their various firmwares for different devices. Insider needed to divulge what's going on.
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    Invalid Quick apps

    I have disabled "Quick apps" with no problems in my Mi Note 2 and Mi Mix 1 running EU 9.1.24, and in my Mi Max 1 helium running EU 9.1.3. So I assumed this should be possible in all devices.
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    Invalid Quick apps

    Disable "Quick apps" appen completely seems to be a good alternative.
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    New Apps stopping at login

    Try looking in: Settings/Mi Account/Account Security/Accounts There is an default entry for Facebook there, see if connecting it might help. Why is beyond me, but Xiaomi seems to have some secret under-the-table data-sharing relationship with Facebook? Nota bene, I do not use Facebook, never...
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    Mi 8 4G+ Band Aggregation

    Well, I bought a new supposedly 1GB Cat 16 Huawei E5788 router, which is supposed to support all these various CA combination. I was hoping for hopefully a much better Internet experience, or at worst somewhat better. But it does not perform any better than the hotspots on my previous...
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    Annoying ads

    Well, first you have to understand how TWRP works, and how to use the file manager in TWRP. And you have to have a basic understanding of the file system in Android, which is generally the same as in Unix. The hosts file is usually, but not allways, located at: System/etc/hosts All you have to...
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    Accessibility cannot be enabled

    It seems full screen gestures blocks this. I suppose it is a bug, haven't found any other fix yet. I just saw the same on my Mix1 lithium EU 9.1.24 trying out Googles new "Live Transcribe" app. Try switching from "Full Screen Gestures" to "Buttons", and it should work. If you switch back to...
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    Accessibility cannot be enabled

    I just saw the same on my Mix1 trying out Googles new "Live Transcribe" app. Try switching from "Full Screen Gestures" to "Buttons", and it should work. If you switch back to gestures, it will not work again. Haven't found any other workaround yet.