Xiaomi Mi 8 Issues & How to Fix Them: Solution

Xiaomi Mi 8 is another flagship killer by the company, but is it perfect all around? Obviously no. First of All, in this article, we address some of the common issues and problems on Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone and next, with the proven solution to it. So, do stay until the end.


Xiaomi Mi 8 Issues and Problems 2020

Welcome, I am here to help you out with certain Issues on the Xiaomi Mi 8. Please do carefully go through all the topics that are covered under this article. PLEASE DO NOT RUSH. It will eventually help you 😀

Xiaomi Mi 8 Issues Fix Solution

 

Heating Issue On Xiaomi Mi 8

If your phone is raising its temperature, causing severe heating then, first of all, you need to take following precautions –

How to fix the heating issue on Xiaomi Mi 8?

      1. Don’t let your phone charge for too long.
      2. Make sure not to use your phone while charging. Using you Xiaomi Mi 8 phone for long while charging may lead to the heating issue.
      3. Next, playing games for too long could be the main reason for the heating issue.
      4. Finally, make sure to turn off Mobile data, GPS while on call. On-call need a continuous power that may lead to the heating issue.

Also, Unlock Bootloader.

Above, steps will make sure your Xiaomi Mi 8 phone is well within the temperature line. But if the problem continues then you may want to go to the service center.

Poor Battery Life on Xiaomi Mi 8

If you are one of the few customers of Xiaomi Mi 8 that are facing battery issue. then following steps will ensure that it’s not you who are causing battery problems on the phone.

How to fix poor battery life on Xiaomi Mi 8? 

    1. First of all, make sure to remove the third-party app that claims to be phone cleaner or battery saver.
    2. Next, go to settings and turn on power saving option from the OnePlus itself.
    3. Then, turn off location services when not in need.
    4. Also, use mobile data network on the Xiaomi Mi 8 only when needed.
    5. Finally, uninstall apps such as Facebook which requires a lot of services to run. Hence, ending up your battery life.

Also, Install TWRP Recovery.

Perform the above steps and you are good to go. If further, the problem arises on the Xiaomi Mi 8, then you may want to go to the service provider.


Laggy or Sluggish User interface on Xiaomi Mi 8

Though Xiaomi claims to be one of the fastest phones, still you can encounter some laggy experience on your phone.

How to Fix Lag on On Xiaomi Mi 8?

      1. First of all, if you have downloaded any third-party launcher, consider removing that. Because most of the launcher is not optimized for particular spec sheet. Next, do a hard reboot. Turn off your phone and restart it again.
      2. Also if the problem still arises, you need to perform a factory reset. Go to setting > Backup & Reset > Factory Reset your phone. Make sure to take necessary backup.

Also, Install CWM Recovery.

These 2 steps will definitely remove the lag from your Xiaomi Mi 8 Android device. If the problem is still there then the best thing you can do is to wait for the OTA update from the company. Or you can go to service center, they will reinstall the particular OS version.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Phone unexpectedly shutting down

This issue is common among most of the Android smartphones. If this problem arises then consider the following steps –

How to fix sudden shut down on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. First of all, if you encounter this issue then you may want to take care of the heating issue as well. As, if the phone temperature rises up to the maximum level, then you can face this issue.
    2. Second, charge your phone fully and let the battery drain until the phone is completely shut down on its own.
    3. Lastly, you can perform a factory reset on Xiaomi Mi 8. Do not restore backup thereafter, instead manually restore your data.

Also, Root the phone.

If you follow above steps and still encountering sudden shutdown, then its time to go to service center.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen frozen or stuck

If your phone is stuck while doing a task or making phone calls or maybe while playing games. Then, follow the steps below.

How to fix screen froze or stuck on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. Firstly, if you are encountering the issue only in particular app such as Instagram. Then you don’t need to worry and blame your phone for that. The app needs the update or further optimization for the particular device model.
    2. If you are getting stuck on the default apps on Xiaomi Mi 8 such as Phone, Messaging or the camera app. Then, go to setting > apps > default apps, then choose the app you are getting issues with and clear it’s cache.
    3. Lastly, a factory reset or phone format could help you solve the problem.

Also, Install Custom ROM.

Consider the above steps and you are good to go 😀

Apps Opening slow on the Xiaomi Mi 8

If the apps on your phone are opening apps slower then is used to be, then follow the steps below.
How to Fix Apps opening slowly on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. Firstly, some apps by its nature open slowly, such as large graphics intensive games and apps such as Youtube. That should be fine.
    2. If every app is opening slow on your Xiaomi Mi 8 then you need to restart your device, so that services could run fresh.
    3. Finally, go and wipe your Xiaomi Mi 8 and start from a new device.

Also, Unroot the phone and go back to stock ROM.

If the problem still arises, go to your nearest service provider.

Apps and Games Crashes Suddenly or Unexpectedly on the Xiaomi Mi 8

If you are one of few getting this problem, then you should solve the issue by following the steps below.

How to fix sudden app crashes on Xiaomi Mi 8?

  1. First, go to the Xiaomi Mi 8’s setting > apps, then click on the app which is crashing frequently and clear its data.
  2. Second, uninstall the app and install it again from the play store.
  3. Update the app from the play store.

Also, Unlock Bootloader.

This should probably fix your problem. If the problem is still there then drop a comment below describing your issue.

Bluetooth not connecting on the Xiaomi Mi 8

Bluetooth problems may occur from time to time while connecting with other devices. Take the following steps

How to fix Bluetooth connection issue on Xiaomi Mi 8? 

    1. First of all, make sure your phone is up to date. Check OTA updates and update the phone as soon as possible.
    2. Second, make sure your device is discoverable to other devices and vice versa.
    3. Lastly, try turning Bluetooth on and off for few times on the Xiaomi Mi 8.

Also, Install TWRP Custom Recovery.

Above step will definitely make your Bluetooth connection stable.

Display cracked and touch not working on Xiaomi Mi 8

Your phone display is cracked and you want to access the data. Do following.

How to access data if phone touch is not working on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. Connect your phone to computer or laptop via USB C cable. You can access your data from the PC.
    2. If you want to use some apps on the Xiaomi Mi 8, get an OTG cable and wireless keyboard and mouse. Connect OTG cable to the phone and connect the wireless receiver to the cable. You can access your phone just like a computer.

Also, Install CWM Custom Recovery.

Above, will help you access your Xiaomi Mi 8 phone even if your touch is not working.

Wi-fi Connection problem or low range of Wi-fi on Xiaomi Mi 8

If your phone is getting the low range or wi-fi problem then take the following steps.

How to Fix Wi-fi Connection problem on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. First things first, check your router or modem. Try resetting its settings.
    2. Make sure there is no obstacle in front of the router.
    3. Also, turn your airplane mode on for 1 minute and turn it off again on the Xiaomi Mi 8.

Also, Root the smartphone.

If the above steps did not work for you, then try connecting your phone to a different Wi-fi connection and see if it’s the same or not. You may want to show your phone to the service center for any defects.

Cellular network issue or Mobile Data Problem on the Xiaomi Mi 8

If your phone is not getting the proper signal or mobile data network is not working as it used to work before then try the steps below.

How to fix Cellular network and Mobile Data network on Xiaomi Mi 8?

    1. Firstly, Take your sim card off and put it again.
    2. Turn on Airplane mode for 30 seconds and then turn it off.
    3. Tweak network settings from the settings menu on the Xiaomi Mi 8.
    4. Finally, go to the service provider and make him/her do the rest.

Also, Install Custom ROM on the phone.

Your phone will work as expected by following steps. if you have any more issue regarding the network then drop a comment below.

Apps not downloading from the Play store on Xiaomi Mi 8

This is one of the common issues among Android users. Take the following steps.

How to Fix Apps not downloading from play store on Xiaomi Mi 8?

  1. First, Go to settings on the Xiaomi Mi 8 and clear app data of the app Play Store.
  2. Then, Clear local search history from the Play store app.

Also, Unroot the phone and go back to Stock ROM.

This should solve your issue. If you have any other problems regarding play store do let me know in the comment section below. I will be happy to help you. 😀

That’s it we have covered all the issues and problems regarding Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone and How to FIX them. If there are any more issues with your Xiaomi Mi 8 then drop a comment and I will update the article.

About Xiaomi Mi 8

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 6.21 inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 by 2248 pixels. A total of 402 pixels per inch.
  • And Mi 8 also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, Mi 8 has a Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB Ram and 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Mi 8- 12 MP + 12 MP dual rear camera and 20 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the Xiaomi Mi 8 is a non-removable 3400 mAh.