When will Xiaomi Mi Mini Router be available with English language interface?
When will Xiaomi Mi Mini Router be available with English language interface? The Xiaomi Mi WiFi Mini Dual Band 2.4GHz/5Ghz router has a high speed transfer rate of 1,167Mbps coupled with the MiWifi app. The interface language is for now available only in Chinese language. We all wonder if and when the Xiaomi Mi Mini router will be available with English language interface.
Lets take a look at Xiaomi Mi Mini router first
Xiaomi motto “Simple is Beautiful” is reflected across all Xiaomi products. The Xiaomi Mi Mini Router is no exception as it is packed in the traditional white cardboard box that truly protects the content within.
The topside of the Xiaomi Mi Mini Router has two antenna on both sides along with a LED indicator. The two antennas on the side blends in well with the stylish and exquisite shape of the Xiaomi Mi Mini Router very similar to “Magic Trackpad”. Both antennas are rotatable up to 180 degree.
It’s powered by MediaTek’s MT7620A SoC — so you may even be able to load DDWRT onto the Wi-Fi Mini, and it has a whopping 128MB of RAM.
Xiaomo Mi Mini Router packs a 2×2 dual-channel 802.11AC router and is powered by MediaTek’s MT7620A SoC — so you may even be able to load DDWRT onto the Wi-Fi Mini, and it has a whopping 128MB of RAM. 2×2 dual-channel provides flexibility in connection simultaneously providing two channels, 2.4Ghz for widespread usage and a 5Ghz channel for consistent bandwidth. Dual Band AC capability is further utilized by double antenna that is designed to provide two times the coverage signal. 802.11AC is up to three times faster than traditional routers. Additionally, Xiaomi Mi Mini router offers three modes: adjustable energy, standard and ghost (through-wall) mode.
Setting up the Xiaomi Mi Mini router
If you speak Chinese, setting up the Mini router should be easy due to the simplicity of UI (user interface). However, for non-Chinese speaker it is almost impossible.
Xiaomi does have a plan to translate and create user interface for non-Chinese users on English in the near future. It is not clear when we can expect it, however custom solutions for interface language are available. Now, for all of us who don’t have knowledge and/or experience to create custom solution, or to do the translations here is step-by-step guide on how to setup and enjoy this low price, new age, high quality router:
Connect Xiaomi Mi Mini router to the power.
Plug in the signal source (LAN port) from internet gateway (modem in most cases).
LED indicators: Blue
– ready to use, Yellow
– initializing, Red
Open network and sharing center.
Go to wifi settings and search for Xiaomi_XXXX – connect to it.
Read and confirm the user agreement.
Enter network name (SSID) and password.
If you wish to install Xiaomi Mi Mini router console management application for mobile device, scan the QR code with your mobile device.
Wait for Xiaomi Mi Mini router to reboot.
Connect to the network and log in to the management console using previously created password.
Note* Xiaomi Mi Mini router is packed with various network security features. You can find the full list here: http://bbs.xiaomi.cn/thread-9644977-1-1.html