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New MIUI 6 update for Xiaomi Mi 3, Mi 4 allows users to operate smartphones with just one hand Reuters

A new update for Xiaomi smartphones is now seeding. This update brings along an intuitive feature that supports one-handed operation of smartphones.

The latest MIUI 6 update is applicable to users of Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 smartphones, and according to a Gizchina report, the latest update should have reached your devices by now.

If you are a Xiaomi Mi 3 or Mi 4 user, then enable the one-handed mode, with which you can handle your handsets effectively even when on the move.

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The latest update looks custom-made for people preferring to use their smartphones for business, going beyond general everyday usage, and the one-handed functionality should also provide for easy editing of documents on the go.

To activate one-handed operation, you will need to enable the functionality in the following ways:

  • Observe the capacitive buttons below your Xiaomi Mi 3/Mi 4 smartphone screens
  • Press the Home button, and then swipe towards the Back button, to enable one handed operation on the right side
  • Left-handers also get to use the one-handed functionality, by swiping (as described in Step 2) towards the left
  • To disable the feature, just swipe again towards either direction (left or right)

One handed functionality brought along by the latest MIUI 6 update, should also prove useful for gamers.