Uninstall all the banned Chinese apps on all Xiaomi devices even if they are pre-installed. Now you can uninstall banned China Apps on Redmi, Mi, Poco phones. A notice on Mi Browser by Xiaomi mentions that you can uninstall the banned Chinese apps on your Mi device with the latest update.
The new MIUI update will allow users to uninstall banned Chinese apps as Mi Browser, Mi Browser Pro and Mint Browser apps.
The Indian government handed over a ban on 59 Chinese apps last month including popular apps as TikTok, UC Browser and CamScanner. The ban on Chinese apps included pre-installed multiple apps on Xiaomi phones.
While the companies didn’t go by the rules back then, now they are offering users to uninstall these banned apps on your device.
Now Uninstall Banned China Apps On Redmi, Mi, Poco Phones
Xiaomi released a clarification confirming that you can uninstall the banned apps from your Xiaomi phones. The new MIUI version will allow you to uninstall the pre-installed blocked apps on Redmi, Mi and Poco smartphones. The smartphone company leads the table in the Indian smartphone market.
Xiaomi has claimed that 100 percent of the Indian user data stays in the country.
Xiaomi will be rolling out the latest MIUI update which will allow uninstallation of all the banned Mi apps on Xiaomi devices. This banned Chinese apps in India includes the Mi browser apps.
If you don’t own a Xiaomi device and still use any of the banned Chinese apps from Xiaomi, the company has urged such users to uninstall them from their phones. If you have Mi Browser, Mi Browser Pro, or Mint Browser installed on your non-Xiaomi phone, the company issued a separate notice encouraging them to uninstall the banned apps.
App Ban: Mi Devices Where You Uninstall Banned Xiaomi Apps
Xiaomi will follow the government order reportedly released earlier this month which bans multiple Chinese apps in the country. The Mi browser apps are in the banned Chinese apps list and with the upcoming update, you can now install all the banned Mi browser apps on your Redmi, Mi and Poco phones.
The contents has released a list of devices where you can uninstall the Chinese apps which doesn’t include multiple older Redmi and Mi devices.
You can uninstall the banned Xiaomi apps on the following devices:
- Mi Mix 2
- Redmi 6
- Redmi 6 Pro
- Redmi 6A
- Redmi 7
- Redmi 7A
- Redmi 8
- Redmi 8A
- Redmi 8A Dual
- Redmi Go
- Redmi K20
- Redmi K20 Pro
- Redmi Y2
- Redmi Y3
- Redmi Note 5 Pro
- Redmi Note 6 Pro
- Redmi Note 7
- Redmi Note 7 Pro
- Redmi Note 7S
- Redmi Note 8 Pro
- Redmi Note 9 Pro
- Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
- Redmi Note 9
- Poco F1
- Poco X2
- Poco M2 Pro
Xiaomi haven’t confirmed the exact timeline of the update, but it’s expected to be rolled out in a few days.
Content Disabled On Banned Chinese Mi Browser Apps
Xiaomi has also informed that the company has disabled content on all the banned Mi browser apps. The notice mentions that the company has complied with the government’s order and disabled all online content feed on Mi Browser, Mi Browser Pro and Mint Browser.
The company has also disabled the news service and game centre.
As far as MIUI 12 is concerned, the company will comply with the current government rules.
So the latest MIUI 12 versions will come without the pre-installed banned apps. The new devices will also ship without the blocked apps. For older users, Xiaomi will allow users to uninstall the banned apps in the new update even though the apps came previously pre-installed.
Realme To Come With A Similar Update Soon: Realme App Ban
Realme also promised to release a similar update where it will allow users to uninstall the blocked Chinese apps on Realme devices. The latest update will allow Realme devices to disable the ‘Clean Up Storage’ feature from its devices. Clean Up Storage’ is powered by Clean Master.
‘Clean Up Storage’ is based on the banned Clean Master app.
Xiaomi will be pushing out the latest MIUI update which will let users to uninstall the banned apps from their devices. The next MIUI 12 software update will come without any of the blocked apps, so no need to manually uninstall Mi Browser, Mi Browser Pro, and Mint Browser.