How to disable swipe up to open Google Assistant or Mi Browser in Xiaomi smartphones

Xiaomi smartphones after being updated to MIUI 10 has got a new annoying feature according to some users – On swiping up from the bottom of the screen, Google Assistant / Search or MIUI browser is opening up. This option was available on Long pressing the Home button, but now has been given on swiping up from the bottom of the screen not just from the home screen but from any app. Some users have asked for a work around or an option to disable this feature without the use of any third party app or rooting the phone.

Xiaomi has included an option to directly disable this feature from the settings which we will be showing you below.

How to Disable Swipe up to open Google Assistant in Xiaomi smartphone?

Step 1: Go to Settings

Step 2: Now tap on the Home Screen option under Settings

You will see the option – Swipe up on the Home screen to open search

Tap on the toggle button on the right of the option to turn it off

This will turn Off the option and you can check whether it is working or not

This is actually a very useful feature but by including it in the Gesture of swiping up, it sometimes comes in the way of using an app properly.

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