Android 11 brought with it certain options that, although they are not available in all Xiaomi phones, in those that if included they greatly facilitate the simple fact of invoking applications or accessing certain settings .
We are talking about the option « Back touch«, one of many settings that we can find in the MIUI options and that allows us, simply by tapping our index finger on the back of our Xiaomi , to invoke applications or for example, to activate the flashlight .
Either by giving two taps or three taps , this functionality allows us to take screenshots, turn on the flashlight, lower the control center or even open the camera. In addition, we can also run the calculator or obtain more information when a failure appears in MIUI.
How to use the MIUI back touch function on your Xiaomi
If your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO is compatible with the Back touch function, in our case we have tested it on the Xiaomi Mi 11 , its use is very simple. To do this, we just have to follow these steps:
- Go to Settings> Additional settings> Gesture shortcuts> back touch
- Once inside we will choose « Double back touch » or « Triple rear touch » and then we will select the action to be carried out.
In this way, tapping the back of the device with our finger , either two or three times, the selected application or setting will be activated. One more MIUI option that undoubtedly greatly facilitates common actions such as turning on the flashlight.
If your Xiaomi is not compatible with this option, we recommend you go through this article where we tell you how to use the Back Tap application and emulate the same operation of the MIUI Back Tap option.