How to Remove or Block Ads in Redmi Phones with MIUI Rom

Xiaomi is a brand that sells premium smartphones with excellent specifications at a cheap rate. However, the way they make money is entirely different. As you can see, Xiaomi phones running Xiaomi’s custom user interface MIUI shows occasional ads and other promotional content on the go. It is their way of making money. However, it can become irritating for the users. Here is how to remove or block ads in MI Phones. It includes Redmi, Mi, K20, Poco, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and other series as well.

Xiaomi shows ads based on your smartphone activity and internet browsing profile. Most of these ads are not harmful. But still, some people find it a burden and want to get rid of them. MIUI is a deeply customized custom UI, and it has the solution for almost all possible problems. Here we have two methods to disable ads in MIUI for Xiaomi devices. One of them is turning off ads for each app individually. The second option is using the unofficial method to disable the ads altogether.

How to Remove or Block Ads in MI Phones (MIUI)

There are two ways to stop ads in MI phones. The first can be done by disabling service, while the second one needs to you install a third party service.

  1. Disabling MSA Service
  2. Installing AdBlocker in Mi Phones

Make sure to create a backup of your phone before trying out any of these solutions.

1] Disabling MSA Service

It is the proper method to either disable it globally or manually for the individual app. To turn off globally, Open Settings > Additional Settings > Authorization and Revocation and disable ‘MSA.’ If this doesn’t stop showing advertisement, try disabling on the individual app level.

Disable MSA in Xiaomi Phones

But this method is irritating and time consuming for many people. But if you are worried about unofficial methods, you can try this.

How to Remove or Block Ads in MI Phones (MIUI)

Steps to disable or block ads in Mi File Explorer app:

  1. Open Mi File Explorer
  2. Tap on 3 Dash Symbol at the top corner of the Mi File Explorer.
  3. Go to Settings and find an option named Recommendations.
  4. In recommendations, tap on Turn it OFF.

Steps to disable or block ads in the Security app:

  1. Open the Security app on your smartphone.
  2. Go to the Security settings option.
  3. Find the option named Recieve recommendations, then turn it off.

Steps to disable or block ads in the Cleaner app:

  1. Open the Security app in your device.
  2. Go to the Security app’s settings.
  3. Find and tap on Cleaner.
  4. Find the option named Recieve recommendations, then turn it off.

Steps to disable or block ads in the Mi Browser app:

  1. Open the Mi Browser app in your device.
  2. Go to settings and tap on advanced settings.
  3. Find and tap on Card settings.
  4. Find an option named Recommend for you, then turn it off.

In this way, you can disable ads from any Mi app you want. You can find the option to turn off receiving recommended content from all Mi apps and settings. However, we have the easiest way to do that.

2] Installing AdBlocker in Mi Phones to block ads

Warning: This method is very safe for your device and it won’t cause any serious damage to your device. However, The Geeks Club is not responsible for any harm to you or your device during this process. Do it at your own risk. 

Follow the steps carefully.

  1. Go to Settings → About phone → System updates.
  2. Here tap on three dots in the top right corner and choose the “Update package.”
  3. Download Ad Blocker.zip file to your device and navigate to the file and tap on it.
  4. Your phone will reboot, and all ads will be blocked on your Redmi device.

How to Remove or Block Ads in MI Phones (MIUI)

That’s it. Your Xiaomi phone is now free of advertisements and unwanted content recommendations. However, you can roll back to the previous state at any time by flashing this file: Ad Restore.zip

Let us know if this helped you to Remove or Block Ads in MI Phones (MIUI). In case disabling the MSA is not working for you, proper methods work just great.

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