What is Bloatware on Xiaomi Devices?
The Bloatware term is used for smartphone apps that are locked by the vendor. Some known vendors are Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, etc. In order to make the device’s user interface unique, they use this irksome technique of locking apps on the phone.
Unless you root the device, which is a tedious task in itself, you cannot uninstall or disable the bloatware. Here, I have compiled a few methods through which you can finally get rid of MIUI apps that feed off your RAM without going through the rooting process.
How to Uninstall/Disable MIUI Apps in Xiaomi Devices Without Rooting?
MIUI Hidden Settings
The Hidden Settings for MIUI app makes it easy for developers to perform formerly complex tasks in a few taps. For instance, you can access the Notification log, which was challenging to get into before.
The app has tabs for different Android versions including Android 7, Android 8, and Android 9. You can opt for any one of the Android versions, depending upon the MIUI version installed on your Xiaomi device. With the help of MIUI hidden features, you can get rid of some (not all) pre-installed apps (You can also uninstall the Google apps).
Remove Xiaomi Bloatware using MIUI Hidden Settings:
1. Open the MIUI Hidden Settings app.
How to remove bloatware in Redmi
Tap on the “Disable” or “Uninstall” option.
Then tap on the “Disable app” button in the pop-up.