The AOD of Redmi Note 10 lasts only 10 seconds, but it can be extended

redmi note 10 always-on display

The Redmi Note 10 series is officially among us and represents the latest chapter of the very popular and best-selling low-cost series from Xiaomi. The more time passes and the more the Redmi Note models also benefit from technological evolution, acquiring specifications that until a few years ago were exclusive to the top of the range. High megapixel cameras, stereo speakers, 120 Hz refresh rate but above all the very welcome AMOLED screen. Compared to LCDs, this technology allows for lower energy consumption, superior visual quality and also additional features such as the Always-On Display . This screen allows you to take advantage of the peculiarities of AMOLED to have various information, such as time, notifications and so on, with the screen off.

Redmi Note 10 has a limited Always-On Display mode

redmi note 10 always-on display

But since the Redmi Note 10 series models started making their way into the market, some of their owners have complained about an AOD limitation . As evidenced by the various posts and threads in the Xiaomi community, on these smartphones the Always-On Display lasts only 10 seconds , after which it turns off. In this way the effectiveness of the modality is lost, since it should guarantee a perennial display of the aforementioned information. The reason for this stake is soon said: Xiaomi and MIUI have always cared about the optimization of autonomy and this can lead to limits.

Trying to go to the settings of the Always-On Display of the Redmi Note 10 series, it is found that the voice relating to 10 seconds cannot be changed. The only option that can be activated is that relating to energy saving, therefore with its deactivation when the battery is in saving mode. Although autonomy is an element that must always be taken into consideration, it is also true that we are talking about 5,000 mAh smartphones, so why oblige users not to take full advantage of the AOD?

How to keep the Always-On Display active

Fortunately, it didn’t take long before someone discovered a trick to remove the limit and ensure that the Always-On Display always remains active. If you also want to do it, here is the procedure to follow:

  1. Go to ” Settings / System info / All specifications ” and click repeatedly on the item ” MIUI version
  2. Go to ” Settings / Additional Settings / Developer Options
  3. Scroll down and disable the item ” MIUI optimization

Once this is done, the Always-On Display screen on your Redmi Note 10 series model should remain constantly active. We will see with the next updates if the constant power on option will be added in MIUI, but it is also possible that this trick will be disabled.