The FM radio application is not one of the most used Xiaomi mobile apps, far from it. For many it is just an app that they can uninstall at any time . However, for others it is a good source of entertainment and information since you do not need a data plan or WiFi to listen to the different stations .
Although the company continues to bet on including the application on its devices, there are numerous Xiaomi mobiles that do not have the pre-installed FM radio . For this reason, today we want to talk to you about how the app works, and which are the company's terminals that still have this tool.
How FM radio works on Xiaomi mobiles
The operation of the FM radio is quite simple, since you only have to open the app and start listening to the different stations . The app is located in the "Tools" folder on the main desktop. You can also locate it in the app drawer.
FM radio is activated automatically once you open the application. The interface is quite simple, since it only has three buttons to interact with . A central button to see the list of available stations, and two directional arrows to switch between them.
On the other hand, the Xiaomi FM Radio app works to record your favorite radio programs . Also, from the options menu in the upper right corner, you can set a sleep timer, view all your recordings, and add your favorite station to the preset list.
If you want to amplify the signal, you can plug your headphones into the 3.5mm Jack port to act as an antenna . In the same way, if you want to turn off the radio, it is not enough to close the app, as it remains in the background. His thing is that they click on the off button, which is located in the upper left corner.
Which Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO mobiles have FM Radio
Today it is more common to listen to the radio in third-party applications that do require an Internet connection. However, few devices have a built-in antenna that allows them to pick up radio programs without using the data plan.
Next, we present the complete list of Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO terminals that have an antenna suitable for using the FM radio :
- Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro, Mi Note 10, Mi Note 10 Lite , Mi 10 Lite, Mi 10T Lite, Mi 9T Pro, Mi 9 Lite, Mi A1, Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite, Mi A3.
- Redmi Note 10 Pro, Note 10S, Note 10 5G, Note 9 Pro Max, Note 9 Pro, Note 9S, Note 9T 5G, Note 9, Note 8 Pro, Note 8T, Note 8, Note 7, Note 6 Pro, Note 5 Pro Note 5.
- Redmi 10, Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, Redmi 7, Redmi 7A, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi S2.
- POCO M4 Pro 5G , POCO M3 Pro 5G, POCO M3, POCO X3 NFC, POCO X3 Pro, Pocophone 1.
All the aforementioned devices belong to Xiaomi's mid-range and entry-level range . To listen to the radio on a higher-end mobile, it is necessary to have a third-party application that does require an Internet connection.
Xiaomi devices have pre-installed tools that are quite useful and of great quality. Proof of this is the MIUI calculator, which can do much more than a conventional model . If you are interested in knowing more, read our article on the three MIUI calculator tricks that you may not have known .