One of our biggest complaints with every Xiaomi smartphone is the ads in MIUI. Xiaomi doesn’t seem to think it’s necessary to give its customers an ad-free experience even after they’ve paid for a smartphone. MIUI is known for sending promotional messages through notifications from pre-loaded apps like Mi Browser, Mi Music and Mi Video. Ads can also be seen within various preloaded apps, even with the latest update – MIUI 10.
Fortunately, there is a way to disable ads on Xiaomi smartphones running MIUI 10, such as Redmi Note 7 or Redmi Note 7 Pro. Follow the long list of steps below to remove MIUI 10 ads on your Xiaomi smartphone. If your phone runs on MIUI 9, follow these steps.
If you’re not sure which version of MIUI your phone is running, you’ll find that information in Settings > About phone. Now check what is next to MIUI version.
How to remove ads from Xiaomi phone running MIUI 10
The first step is to disable the MSA. Xiaomi has gone to great lengths to ensure that this service is not disabled. In MIUI 9, msa deactivation used to take two or three tries, and you didn’t have to wait 10 seconds each time for the Revoke button – all that seems to have changed.
Make sure your Xiaomi MIUI 10 phone is connected to the Internet. You can’t revoke this permission offline. Settings > Additional Settings > Authorization & Revocation > and set msa to Off. Now you’ll have to wait 10 seconds before you can tap Revoke. you can revoke the authorization.” You will see this error at least three to five times before this permission is revoked. Keep trying until you succeed. After this, go to Settings > Additional Settings > Privacy > Ad Services Personalized Ad Recommendations > and turn it to Off.
How to remove ads from Mi File Manager in MIUI 10
These steps will help you get rid of ads in Mi File Manager app.
Open Mi File Manager.Tap the hamburger icon on the top leftTap “About”.Tap Recommendations to turn this off.If you have any app folder on your Xiaomi smartphone, tap on the folder name (as you would if you want to rename it) and then disable the promoted apps. This will remove the promoted apps that appear in various MIUI folders.
How to remove MIUI Cleaner ads in MIUI 10
The MIUI Cleaner app also tends to display ads, which you can remove by following these steps.
Open MIUI Cleaner. Tap the brush icon at the top right. Tap the gear icon at the top right. Tap “Receive recommendations” to turn this off.
How to remove ads from Mi Video in MIUI 10
These steps will help you remove ads from Mi Video app on MIUI 10.
Open My Video.Tap Account at the bottom right.Tap Settings.Turn online recommendations to Off. This will remove the promotional content. Set push notifications to Off. This will remove spam notifications.
How to remove ads from Mi Browser, Mi Security and Mi Music apps from MIUI 10
You can easily disable ads in Mi Browser, Mi Security and Mi Music apps in MIUI 10 through the Settings app on your Xiaomi phone. Follow these steps.
Go to Settings > System app settings > Security > Turn off receiving recommendations. This will disable ads in My Security. Now go to Settings > System app settings > Music > Turn off receiving recommendations. This will disable ads in My Music. Then go to Settings > System app settings > Browser > Privacy and security > Recommended for you > Off. This is a step to remove ads from Mi Browser. To completely remove ads from Mi Music, please go to Settings > System app settings > Browser > Advanced > Set home page > and change it to the URL you prefer . This will disable the default home page which has a lot of promotional content.
How to disable spam notifications in MIUI 10
Follow these steps to get rid of notifications from various apps in MIUI 10.
Go to Settings > Notifications > App Notifications. Now scroll down to each app that is sending you spam notifications and turn them off. Note that this will block all notifications from the app, not just spam. It’s best to follow the instructions above if you only want to block promotional notifications.