You know you're enjoying the best of features in your value-for-money Xiaomi phone. However, you would also know that this smartphone experience and the custom MIUI software come loaded with bloatware and unwanted ads.
So if you've been wondering how to get rid of these annoying ads that pop up everywhere, this tutorial is for you. It takes some simple steps and adjustments to a few settings on MIUI 12 to enjoy an ad-free experience on your Xiaomi phone.
MSA—MIUI System Ads—is a service that delivers ads on MIUI's default apps. So the first step is to disable MSA ads by revoking authorization for them.
Since MSA is a System app you won't find it on the Home Screen. So what you need to do is:
GetApps is Xiaomi's app store with many useful apps for Android devices. To stop seeing ads in games and apps from this app store:
Xiaomi phones also deliver targeted ads in the form of personalized recommendations. This is how you can easily remove them by disabling Ad Services:
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It's not enough just to disable ads in MSA and Ad Services. You also need to stop ads from specific apps that come pre-installed on your Xiaomi phone.
The Music app has a variety of features but also shows a lot of ads when you launch it, as well as personalized recommendations. To enjoy the Music app without any interruption, follow the steps below to turn off ads:
Follow these simple steps to disable ads in the Security app:
The Themes app has many cool wallpapers and themes, but also recommendations that it shows from time to time. To disable ads from the Themes app:
The essential File Manager app also shows up ads which can be annoying. Follow the steps below to turn off these ads:Image Gallery (4 Images)Expand Expand Expand Expand
The Downloads app also displays recommended content from time to time. Here's how you can disable that:
If you're bothered by unwanted notifications from an installed app, you can easily turn them off too.
You use your Xiaomi phone and depend on it every day for so many things. So nothing must come in the way of you enjoying a smooth and seamless experience on your device.
And now you know how easy it is to disable those annoying ads from MIUI. So go ahead and enjoy an ad-free experience on your phone.How to Use the Mi Band as a Remote for Android Phones
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