How to Enable, Disable & Hide Developer Options in Xiaomi (Mi / Redmi) Phones

Last Updated: October 5, 2017

How to Enable, Disable & Hide Developer Options in Xiaomi (Mi : Redmi) Phones
Enabling developer options is done in the same way for every android phone or tablet. but, Xiaomi phones have some different UI so called MIUI and sometimes it can be difficult for an average user to enable developer options. Enabling developer options in your Xiaomi (Mi / Redmi) device is incredibly easy to do, Here’s how you can –

How to Enable Developer Options in Xiaomi (Mi / Redmi) Phones?

Also Check: How to Enable, Disable & Hide Developer Options on Any Android Device

Step.1 – Navigate your phone to the MIUI version portion of the Settings.

Settings -> About phone -> MIUI version

Step.2 – Once you found the MIUI version, Tap it seven times.
When you finish tapping three times you will see a message which says “You are now 4 steps away from being a developer”, You need to tap Build number four more times.
Once you done you will see a message “You are now a developer” which means developer options is enabled on your device.

Step.3 – Get back to the settings and navigate to Developer options in Additional settings

Settings -> Additional settings -> Developer options

You can tap it and access developer options and do whatever crazy things you want to do with it. Tap the “ON” slider button at the top to enable developer options.

How to Disable Developer Options in Xiaomi (Mi / Redmi) Phones?

If you no longer need to use the Developer options, you can disable them, leaving the Developer options item still available in the Settings, so you can enable them again whenever you want.

To disable Developer options,

Goto Settings -> Additional settings -> Developer options and tap the “OFF” slider button at the top.

How to Hide / Remove Developer Options in Xiaomi (Mi / Redmi) Phones?

If you don’t want Developer options to be available at all in the Settings, you can hide the Developer options item entirely.

Goto Settings -> Installed apps -> All Apps -> Settings -> Clear Data

The Developer options item is now removed from Settings.

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