MIUI 12.5 Tips: How to enable RAM Expansion feature in Xiaomi smartphone

Introduced with the closed beta for Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, MIUI 12.5 RAM Expansion feature will make its wider rollout with MIUI 13 skin. It works the same as the name mentions, it converts part of the device’s internal storage to virtual RAM.

Initially, the capacity was capped at 1GB but has now improved to 3GB. Depending on your device storage configuration, you get 1GB, 2GB, or 3GB virtual RAM. As of now, both mid-range and sub-premium Xiaomi phones have got the feature.


However, it will take up part of the storage space, thus, one should use it when the storage space is sufficient. The virtual expansion is effective when the smartphone has a small amount of RAM.

Fortunately, enabling the RAM Extension function in MIUI 12.5 is simple. To know about it, do check the steps given below.

How to enable RAM Extension in Xiaomi

  • Head over Settings
  • Scroll Down and find Additional Settings
  • Below you will see Memory Extension
  • Enable the toggle, and you’re done.

how to enable RAM Extension in Xiaomi

It should be noted that if you don’t see the “Memory Extension” under additional settings, it means your device hasn’t got the feature yet. You will have to wait for Xiaomi to enable it in future updates.

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