How to Block System App Ads in Xiaomi smartphones running MIUI 9 or MIUI 10

Xiaomi is one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in China and India selling millions of smartphones in the mid-range segment. The company offers great specifications at an affordable price point. But Xiaomi tends to make up for the loss in Hardware by showing ads in their MIUI System Apps which in most cases is annoying. We are used to ads in websites or Videos etc but if the Apps show up in your System Apps like Settings etc it can be very annoying at times.

If you are irritated with the Ads in your in0built System Apps in your Xiaomi smartphones like MI 8, Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 6, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 5 etc. There is a simple trick which lets you Block the system ads without the need to Root your device. All you need to do is change some settings and you will be good to go.

How to Stop Ads in System Apps in Xiaomi devices running MIUI

How to Block Ads in System Apps in Xiaomi Smartphones:

Follow the steps mentioned below to stop Ads from showing up in your Xiaomi smartphone system ads.

Step 1: Tap on Settings App in your Xiaomi smartphone running on Android MIUI

Step 2: Now tap on Additional settings under the System & Device

Step 3: Here you need to tap on  Authorization & Revocation option in the Additional settings page

Step 4: Here you need to scroll down to select “msa” which will be turned on

Step 5: Tap on the Toggle switch on the right of the option, you will be seeing a pop-up message asking you about “Revoking authorization

How to Stop Ads in System Apps in Xiaomi smartphones

Step 6: Tap on “Revoke” on the pop-up and you will be done

Note: MSA stands for “MIUI System Ads” Xiaomi has cleverly hidden it with the short form.

By turning off the Toggle switch you will be stopping Ads from showing up in System Apps in Xiaomi smartphones which will be a very big relief. It is good that Xiaomi has included an option to turn off the Ads in System Ads under MIUI. Do share it with your friends who own a Xiaomi device to help them in fixing this problem.


  1. By batus22


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