Sudden reboots on Mi 11 Ultra - BUG and solution - UPDATE

Happy Saturday evening friends! Yesterday an unexpected package arrives, I open it and… TATAAAAAN !! The Mi11 Ultra in all its glory! I discard it, I turn it on ... I do all the updates and ... "OH NOOO ... THE DEVICE IS DEFECTIVE". It's not true!

Do you have the Mi 11 Ultra on your hands and what do you do? Don't you try to take a nice photograph? It's a pity that a few seconds after starting the camera app, the device restarts with the MIUI logo in plain sight.
STRANGE! Let's do a nice factory reset again, don't install anything, open the app and… RESTART!

AAHHHHHHHHHHH… WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT !!!

The strange thing is that last night, at home, I was able to take several photos without problems.
I go out to throw out the garbage and take advantage of the opportunity to take night photos ... at least that was my intention ... RESTART!

I was also about to leave the Mi 11 Ultra with the waste but, since it is not mine, better not to risk having to pay it back.

There have been many hypotheses about the malfunction: faulty camera module? light sensor that goes crazy outdoors and restarts the phone? Oh yes ... because I have had many reboots even with the phone simply in my pocket without opening the camera.

In the end, try and try again, also looking for others who have had the same experience as me, I came to the conclusion.

BUG

This anomalous behavior can console us it is not a hardware defect of the device but a simple BUG. Specifically it is a Geolocation BUG.
But to be even more specific it is a MIUI 12.5 BUG in the geolocation sector in the Italian localization device.

SOLUTION

In essence, if we turn off the GPS, the device is working properly. But since the BUG resides only in the Italian localization, if we decide to change language in the settings and put English, we can reactivate the GPS without suffering from any problem.

This thing is actually also why no one in Xiaomi noticed the incredibly obvious BUG before releasing the "stable" version of MIUI 12.5 for MI11 Ultra.

Evidently the tests are not done in Italian, and this is quite understandable given that in Italy, Xiaomi has no technical departments but only commercial offices.

I don't want to justify them, the BUG remains and it is also pretty big! Let's say that, as a programmer, I only find it more understandable that this "bug" escaped the tests.

I talked about the Mi11 Ultra but i don't know if same problem it also plagues other devices for a few days updated to MIUI 12.5. Let me know here in the comments.

Happy Saturday evening… I continue to play with this BOMB… strictly in ENGLISH!

31 / 05 / 2021 UPDATE

So, those who still have reboot problems, make sure you have installed the latest MIUI 12.5.3 STABLE.

Do you have any other reports?

Alessandro Cimino

Always passionate about technology, I was literally kidnapped by all that is put in china once discovered the Xiaomi world. Since then I have seen them cooked and raw but the passion has never passed.

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Authorless
Authorless
9 months ago

I have Mi11 Lite with Miui 12.5.3 version and it turns off when I listen to vocals or during calls. Off position, I will try to put it in English.

sasha63
sasha63
18 days ago

He did it to me with the update to MIUI 13 🙁 I don't think the 'English language' solution can work)

jose
jose
4 months ago

hola I keep a Mi 11 Ultra y ya e probado reseteando de fabrica cambiar la Rom, flasheo y nada when he gives her the gana se reinicia solo, oh a veces se queda frozen y se reinicia oh se queda frozen y lo tengo que reiniciar yo manual desde el Boton Power pulsing it a buen rato,. a que se debe esto, ayudaaaaa

kekko
kekko
7 months ago

mine poco x3 with miui global 12.5.4 restarts continuously

Harald
Harald
8 months ago

Habe das gleiche Problem mit dem 11t 5G sobald Daten im Kamera Chach liegen stratet das händy ständig neu. Ab und zu geht es auch einfach ganz aus.

anonymous
10 months ago

I keep the Versión MIUI GLOBAL 12.5.3 of the Mi 11 Lite model
y if para by re-typing.
The means for guaranteeing the brand and no me dieron solución

Authorless
Authorless
1 year ago

Xiaomi big profits, big problems.

Authorless
Authorless
1 year ago

It seems to me that even on my 9 t pro every now and then its a little varied

Authorless
Authorless
1 year ago

On Mi11 no problem

Sébastien
Sébastien
9 months ago
Reply to  Authorless

Moi j'ai le mi11 et j'ai le même problèmes
Redémarrage sans arrêt !!

Paul
Paul
1 year ago

everything worked up to this update. thanks to your solution I temporarily bypassed the problem, setting the smartphone in English. I saw that 12.5.3 was released. do you recommend to install it?

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