How to Completely Remove/Disable Ads on MIUI 9/MIUI 8

Xiaomi’s MIUI is one of the popular Custom UI with cleaner looks and loads of features. Despite its cleaner looks, MIUI is loaded with ads at some places. If you are annoyed by these ads and want to remove MIUI ads, then follow the steps listed in this tutorial. Here we share steps to disable ads on MIUI completely.

Disable Ads on MIUI 9

MIUI Ads can be seen in Mi File Manager, Mi Browser, Downloads app, Mi Security app, Mi Cleaner and in a bunch of other places and apps. If followed properly, we can completely remove ads on MIUI 9, MIUI 8 and other versions.

This tutorial is applicable all Xiaomi Redmi and Mi Series devices running MIUI. Let’s now proceed and disable ads on Xiaomi Redmi MIUI.

Disable Ads in MIUI 9/ MIUI 8:

#1 Disable Ads from Mi File Manager

To disable ads in Mi File Manager follow the below steps.

  1. Open Mi File Manager app.
  2. Tap on three horizontal lines at the top corner of Mi File Explorer.
  3. Go to Settings and About.
  4. Turn off Recommendations.

Disable Ads on MI File Manager

#2 Disable Advertising Identifier

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Go to Additional Settings > Privacy > Ad services.
  3. Turn off Personalized Ad Recommendation.Disable Advertising Identifier

#3 Disable Ads from MIUI Security App

To disable ads in Mi Security app follow the below steps.

  1. Open Mi Security App.
  2. Tap on Settings Gear Icon in the top corner.
  3. Under Recommendations turn off Receive recommendations.Disable Ads from MIUI Security App

#4 Disable MIUI Ads from Cleaner app

To disable ads from Cleaner:

  1. Open Mi Security app.
  2. Tap on the Settings icon in the top corner.
  3. Tap on Cleaner under Feature Settings.
  4. Turn off Receive recommendations.Disable Ads Mi Cleaner

#5 Disable Mi Ads from Mi Browser

To remove ads from MIUI Browser:

  1. Open Mi Browser.
  2. Open MIUI Browser Settings.
  3. Go to Advanced > Top sites order. If Top sites order option is missing, then look ever option until you find the recommendations option.
  4. Turn off Receive recommendations.Disable Ads Mi Browser

#6 Remove MIUI Ads from Downloads App

To disable ads from Downloads app:

  1. Open Downloads app.
  2. Tap on three dots at the top corner.
  3. Go to Settings.
  4. Turn off Show recommended content.Disable Ads Downloads App

#7 Disable ads from Mi Music App

To remove ads from MIUI Music app:

  1. Open the Mi Music app.
  2. Go to Music app Settings.
  3. Tap on Advanced Settings.
  4. Turn off Recommendations.Disable Ads Mi Music App

#8 Disable Ads from Mi Folder/ MIUI Folder

To remove Promoted apps from Mi Folder:

  1. Tap on the folder in which you want to disable ads/ Promoted apps.
  2. Tap on Folder Name.
  3. Disable Promoted apps toggle. This has to be done to every folder on MIUI.Disable Ads Mi Folder

By following the above steps we can completely disable MIUI ads from Mi Explorer, Mi Music app, Mi Folder, Mi Security app, Mi Cleaner, Mi Browser, and Downloads app.

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  1. dyreal December 4, 2018

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