How to use the PC mode of the Xiaomi Mix Fold on your mobile

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The Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold is considered by many to be a clone of the Galaxy Fold. From the form factor to the T-shaped plastic caps used to prevent small particles from entering the hinge, there are too many similarities between this Xiaomi foldable and Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold series. But there is something in which the Mi Mix Fold is 100% original and that differentiates it from any other folding on the market: the desktop mode .

Also known as PC mode, this functionality of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold allows you to change the MIUI interface to a horizontal layout that closely resembles the Windows start screen . It’s like Samsung DeX mode, but it doesn’t require an external screen, it works directly on the device’s screen.

If you want to try the desktop mode of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold, you do not necessarily have to have this folding mobile. Next, we explain how to use it on any mobile with Android 11 or higher .

Downloading the desktop mode of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold and using it on your mobile is that easy

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MIUI desktop mode was designed exclusively for the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold, so it only works on Android 11 or higher. If your mobile has Android 10 or lower, we are sorry to tell you that you will not be able to install it. The good news is that it works both on Xiaomi phones and on devices from other brands , since it is a launcher that is not built into the system. This in theory.

According to user experience, the only devices where this desktop mode works well are the Mi Mix Fold and other Xiaomi with MIUI 12.5 and Android 11 .

To install the desktop mode of the Mi Mix Fold on your mobile, you must download its APK (via Telegram) from the following link:

Download | Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold PC Launcher APK

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After downloading it, install the APK on your Android as you would any other and then activate the desktop mode from the Control Center or from the system desktop. You will have to restart your mobile the first time you activate it .

Now turning it off is a bit more complicated . We recommend that you go to this Telegram bot and send it the command “/PCLauncher” (without the quotes) so that it responds with the video that explains in detail how to deactivate the desktop mode of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold.

If you couldn’t install the Mi Mix Fold PC Launcher on your mobile with this APK, don’t worry. Many users are experiencing the same problem, so better optimized APKs will surely come out in the future . Here we will notify you when there is a better option to use this desktop mode.