How to make your Xiaomi notify you of the data that you have consumed in your rate

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MIUI, the personalized layer of Xiaomi mobiles, offer us a lot of tricks for make the most of our phone. With them, it is possible, for example, replace icons with Google ones in the notification bar, configure a video as wallpaper or know the RAM available in multitasking.

The trick that we bring today allows us see the data consumed from our monthly rate from the notification panel of a Xiaomi phone, something very useful if you do not have an unlimited or fairly loose data plan. It is even possible to set up a notification to notify us when we have consumed a certain percentage of our monthly data bonus.


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If you have contracted an adjusted mobile data rate and want to know how many gigabytes have you spent To manage your monthly bonus, you can have MIUI show it to you instantly on your Xiaomi mobile. To do this, you do not need to install any application, just follow a few simple steps that we will explain below.

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First of all, to have a more precise control of data consumption, Xiaomi needs you to tell it what day of the month your bill begins and what amount of data do you have contracted in your rate. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Open the Security app.

  • Enter the App settings tapping on the icon that you will find in the upper right corner.

  • Tap on ‘Data usage’.

  • In the ‘Data usage settings’ section, click on the option ‘Data plan’.

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In that section, you can set the ‘Monthly data limit, that is, the amount of gigabytes that your rate includes. From there, you can also indicate the day of ‘Resetting the billing period’ and, something very useful, define alerts ‘When the data plan runs out’ or when you have consumed a certain percentage of your monthly bonus. For the latter, click on ‘Data usage notice level’ and set the percentage you prefer.

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Once all these settings have been established, you can tell MIUI to show you how much data you have consumed by displaying the quick settings panel, just above the brightness bar. To do this, open the Security app> Settings> ‘Data usage’ and, in the ‘Additional settings’ section, activate the option ‘Data usage notifications’.

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As you can see, although it is a bit hidden, it is a very practical function that, quickly and easily, will allow you to carry a real-time control of mobile data consumed. Thus, you will be able to better manage the bonus included in your operator’s rate so as not to run out of gigs.


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How to make your Xiaomi notify you of the data that you have consumed in your rate

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Laura Sacristan

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