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Xiaomi Mi WiFi router 3 FAQ -- tips & tutorials

Xiaomi Mi WiFi router 3 FAQ -- tips & tutorials

By  GB Blog Official 2017-05-15 143033 476

You will have a wonderful world if you own a Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router 3. But you may encounter some problems when using it, here are some solutions for you.

Q: HELP! My Mi Router 3 can't connect to the internet.

1. Reset your router to factory default settings (press and hold the reset button for 5-8 seconds until the light turns yellow).

reset Mi Router 3

2. Flash your router if the reset doesn't work. Make sure the light is blue before proceeding:

Download stable / developer version of ROM to the computer. Click the links to download Developer version or Stable version.

Set in router manager: Router Setting-->Advanced Settings-->Upgrade Manually.

Click "Scan" and select the downloaded ROM package to install it.

If the router still fails to connect, contact the after-sales service.


Q: My Mi Router 3 makes noise.

Configure a FAT or FAT32 USB stick and follow the operationslisted below:

Download corresponding ROM, copy the file to the root of USB driver and named "miwifi.bin". Click the links to download Developer version or Stable version.

Plug the USB into the router after you have turned the power off.

Press and hold "Reset", then turn the power on and release "Reset" until yellow light is flashing.

Wait from 5 to 8 minutes, the system reboots automatically into start-up status (LED light turns into blue) ---that means the recovery is completed.

Flash again or change to another USB driver if it fails to read the USB and if the red light is flashing.

If the problem persists contact the after-sales service.



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Q: How to set up an account for Mi Router 3?

Turn the power on and plug in the Ethernet cable---one side plugged in WAN interface of the router and the other side is connected to the internet.

Connect Mi router 3 via your phone or PC (search WiFi named Xiaomi xxx on the device and connect).

Initialize your Mi router on your browser (address

set up an Mi Router 3 account

Then the system will detect automatically whether your internet needs dial - up connection. If so, enter your broadband account and password and then set wifi name and password. If not, click "next" to set.

Mi Router 3 password

You can use the WiFi after setting.


Q: The speed of my WiFi is too slow.

Turn off smart speed limit if it's opened.

Broadband and users affect the WiFi speed. Your WiFi will be very slow if more than 2 people are using the net and some of them are watching videos or downloading software when the broadband is 2M.

The bandwidth affects the WiFi speed. Remove bandwidth settings if you have set (like IP bandwidth control).

Restore your router to factory default settings (press hand hold reset button for 5-8 seconds until the light turns into yellow).


For Gearbest customers:

If you've purchased the Xiaomi WiFi router from us, but the post above doesn't solve your issues, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Just fill in the ticket with your questions at our Support Center and send it to us. We will do our best to deal with your problem as soon as possible. We are always happy to help.


Some of the pictures are selected from the internet, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


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