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How to eliminate ads from Xiaomi phones with MIUI?

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 22, 2019, 2:05 pm IST
Updated Aug 22, 2019, 2:05 pm IST
Every MIUI runner knows where the company sources its most of the revenue from.
Xiaomi decided to push ads in its user interface and since then it has affected many.
 Xiaomi decided to push ads in its user interface and since then it has affected many.

Low price margin has been a major attraction for the Chinese tech giant, Xiaomi. And it totally makes sense as a buyer to invest money in products which offer all the new innovations in a device that is actually affordable. But, how does the company itself profit from this?

Now, every MIUI runner must know where the company sources its most of the revenue from. To everyone’s surprise, last September, Xiaomi decided to push ads in its user interface and since then it has affected many. As Xiaomi promised to forever cap hardware profit margins at 5 per cent, the Beijing-based company has adapted to different means of making money, and one of them is through ads.

 

To remove ads from your phones MIUI, follow these simple and easy steps:

Disabling MSA app

MSA, short for “MIUI System Ads,” is responsible for most of the ads integrated into the phones user interface, so stopping it would, of course, solve many of your issues.

Open Settings app -> Additional Settings -> Select Authorization and revocation -> Find MSA and switch it off.

Disabling recommended personal ads

Initially while setting up your Xiaomi device for the very first time, the phone asks for your permission to tap into your usage habits and other data in order to recommend things as per your preference.

Open Settings app -> Additional Settings -> Privacy -> Switch off personalized ad recommendations.

Disabling Mi Security ads

Open Mi Security app -> Tap on cog icon on the top-right corner -> Switch off recommendations -> Go back to the app’s settings -> Select Cleaner -> Switch off recommendations.

Disabling Mi Browser ads

Go to Mi Browser app -> Tap on hamburger menu button in the bottom-right corner -> Settings -> Advanced -> Select Top sites order -> Switch off recommendations.

Disabling Mi Music ads

Open Mi Music app -> Tap on hamburger menu button on the top left corner -> Settings -> Advanced Settings -> Switch off recommendations.

Disabling Mi Video ads

Open Mi Video app -> Account -> Settings -> Switch off recommendations and push notifications.

Disabling Mi File manager ads

Open File Manager app -> Tap on hamburger menu button on the top-left corner -> Settings -> About -> Switch off recommendations.

Disabling ads in Download app

Open Downloads app -> Tap on hamburger menu button on the top-left corner -> Settings -> Switch off recommendations.

Disabling Folder ads

Tap on the folder you want to disable ads for -> Tap on folder name as you would do for renaming -> A Promoted apps section will pop up -> Switch it off.

Disabling MIUI Theme ads

Go to MIUI Themes app -> Account menu -> Settings -> Switch off recommendations.

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