Xiaomi is known for putting out the most budget-friendly smartphones on the market. One of the ways Xiaomi is able to reduce the cost of its devices is by integrating advertisements in its MIUI OS. While everyone likes a good smartphone within their budget, not a lot of people like being subjected to ads while browsing their phones. Luckily, there is a fix for that. In this article, we bring you the best ways to disable or remove ads on a Xiaomi smartphone.
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Disable ads from Settings
Step 1: Launch the device Settings on your Xiaomi smartphone.
Step 2: Scroll down and select ‘Passwords and Security’.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Authorisation & revocation’.
Step 4: Turn the toggle bar off for ‘msa’.
Turn off notifications for ‘Get Apps’
The ‘Get Apps’ marketplace on your Xiaomi smartphone is notorious for routinely sending pesky notifications which are basically ads for other apps. Here is how you can disable these notifications.
Step 1: Go to your Xiaomi smartphone’s home screen. Press and hold the ‘Get Apps’ icon.
Step 2: Select ‘App info’.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Notifications’.
Step 4: Turn the toggle bar off for ‘Show notifications’.
Remove personalised ads
If you don’t want to see any personalised ads on your smartphone, try this trick. You will receive the same amount of ads, but they won’t be personalised anymore. To turn off ads entirely, try the methods mentioned above.
Step 1: Go to Settings and select ‘Passwords and Security’.
Step 2: Tap on ‘Privacy’.
Step 3: Select ‘Ad services’.
Step 4: Turn the toggle bar off for ‘Personalised app recommendations’.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Xiaomi have ads on their phones?
Since 2018, Xiaomi has integrated ads in their MIUI OS across all phones. Even the flagship Xiaomi phones come with ads.
How do I stop ads on my Xiaomi phone?
To completely remove ads from your Xiaomi smartphone, go to Settings>Passwords and Security>Authorisation & Revocation and disable the msa app.
Why do Xiaomi phones have ads?
In order to reduce the market price of their devices, Xiaomi integrates advertisements into its MIUI OS.
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This is how you can disable or remove ads from a Xiaomi smartphone. Disabling the msa app will remove most ads from MIUI, but if you still spot any pesky ads in the notification bar, make a note of the app sending you those notifications and uninstall it from the system. If the app cannot be uninstalled, simply disable its notifications.
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