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[Tutorial] How to Disable Ads in MIUI

2019-01-03 06:59:18
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Hello Mi Fans!

As observed, many of the users has an enquiry about the Ads disability in MIUI device. As MIUI is always user friendly which has a smart solution to every problem. In this thread, this will show you step by step, how to disable ads from System, Mi Music, Mi Security, Cleaner, Mi Browser, Mi File Explorer, Downloader and many other apps which is available in our MIUI.

Now don’t waste your time and let's start it without getting late!

Disable Ad Service

Disable MSA (MIUI System Ads)

✒ To disable msa from Authorization & revocation:
  • Open "MIUI Settings"
  • Go to "Additional settings"
  • Go to "Authorization & revocation"
  • Now scroll down and disable "msa"
  • Tap Revoke in the pop-up
  • You will see an error that reads “Couldn’t revoke authorization” when you do this for the first time. Try step 4 and 5 until you’ll see a message saying that it’s been revoked.

Disable Ads From App Lock

✒ To disable ads from app lock:

  • Open "MIUI Settings"
  • Go to "App lock"
  • Tap on the "Settings" icon as shown in the screenshot
  • Receive recommendations - Turn it OFF!

Disable Ads From Your "Mi File Manager" and "Security" App

✒ To disable ads from Mi File Explorer App:
  • Open "Mi File Explorer"
  • Tap on 3 Dash Symbol at the top corner of the Mi File Explorer
  • Go to "Settings"
  • Recommendations - Turn it OFF!

Note: For Mi File Explorer Recommendation feature is applicable in v1-180116 version. If you haven't updated yet update soon to receive this feature.

✒ To disable advertising identifier:
  • Go to "Settings"
  • Go to "Additional settings"
  • Go to "Privacy"
  • Go to "Ad services"
  • Use advertising identifier - Turn it OFF!

✒ To disable ads from your MIUI Security App:
  • Open "Security"
  • Go to "Security settings"
  • Receive recommendations - Turn it OFF!

Disable Ads From Your "Cleaner", "Mi Browser" and "Downloads" App

✒ To disable ads from Cleaner:
  • Open "Security"
  • Go to "Security settings"
  • Tap on "Cleaner"
  • Receive recommendations - Turn it OFF!

✒ To disable ads from Mi Browser:
  • Open "Mi Browser"
  • Go to Mi Browser's "Settings"
  • Then go to "Advanced"
  • Tap on "Card Setting"
  • Recommend for you - Turn it OFF!

✒ To disable ads from Downloads App:
  • Open "Downloads"
  • Tap on the 3 dots at the right hand top corner of this Downloader
  • Go to "Setting"
  • Show recommended content - Turn it OFF!

Disable Ads From Your "Mi Music", "MIUI Themes" App and APK Installer/Security Scanning Screen

✒ To disable ads from Mi Music:
  • Open "Mi Music"
  • Go to Mi Music's "Settings"
  • Then go to "Advanced settings"
  • Recommendations - Turn it OFF!

✒ To disable ads from MIUI Themes:
  • Open "MIUI Themes" app
  • Go to "Profile"
  • Then go to "Settings"
  • Show advertisements - Turn it OFF!

This feature is only available from the MIUI version of 8.7.26 (Beta)

✒ To disable ads from APK Installer/Security Scanning Screen:
  • Try to install any apk file
  • After successful installation you will see a security scanning screen, from here tap on the "settings" icon as shown in the screenshot
  • Receive recommendations - Turn it OFF!

Disable ads from Installed Apps

✒ To disable ads from Installed Apps:

  • Open "Security" app
  • Go to "Manage apps"
  • Tap on 3 dots located in the top right corner of your mobile screen
  • Go to "Settings"
  • Recommendations - Turn it OFF!

Disable ads from Boost speed

✒ To disable ads from Boost speed:

  • Open "Security" app
  • Tap on "Boost speed"
  • Tap on settings button - (After the scan results)
  • Go to "Settings"
  • Recommendations - Turn it OFF!

That's all for today, see you again with another interesting tutorial.

(Written by: Akash Sarkar of Mi Community India. Reposted with permission)

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Acatubig | from MI 8 Lite


nice!! thank you so much for this. very helpful because I sometimes find those ads so annoying. lol
2019-01-03 11:03:17

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Ernani A. Cawagdan | from MI 6X


Thanks for the info.
2019-01-03 11:04:04


NetteCastle | from MI 8 Lite


thank you for this great info!
2019-01-03 19:19:25
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Wendell | from app


This is great!
2019-01-03 19:21:52

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Smokin` | from app


thanks for this!
2019-01-04 04:23:07

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Xelwaren13 | from app


usefull thanks
2019-01-04 09:06:47

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Quain | from MI 8 Lite


that's a lot but safe, if you are lazy Just root ur phone and install adaway app
2019-01-04 09:49:44

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dieg | from Redmi Note 5


great nice
2019-01-04 10:22:32

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jelotin | from MI 8 Lite


Thanks for the info
2019-01-04 11:11:03
Great discussion
2019-01-04 18:32:21
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