Xiaomi India to Launch a new version of MIUI without Banned Chinese Apps!


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India recently banned an array of Chinese apps, most notably TikTok and WeChat, but also the Mi Browser Pro; The Mi Community was blacklisted in the earlier list of 59 apps back in June including TikTok. MIUI is facing serious complications after the  Mi Browser Pro getting banned in India; The business has now issued a statement, describing its customers that; none of the pressed apps is functional on its phones anymore and a new version of MIUI is in the works with none of those blocked applications.

Xiaomi India to Launch a new version of MIUI

The new version of MIUI without blocked apps will be rolled out in phases over the next few weeks in the country, added the brand. Following the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Redmi 9 Prime smartphones in the country, the company addressed the problems raised on Clean Master. The letter also stated “Please note that Clean Master is a common industry name”; appending that “MIUI has its own cleaner app and we are not using the Clean Master app that has been blocked by the government.”

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The letter continued that the native MIUI Cleaner application only used the boundaries set by the Clean Master application; to recognise what elements to clean on the phone. Manu Kumar Jain also responded to the criticism over pre-installed Clean Master on its phones. He said that the company was no longer using Cleaner Master application that has been by the Indian government.
The company also confirmed that going forward, all new and upcoming smartphones from Xiaomi India will have the updated software. This means all new and upcoming Xiaomi devices will not come pre-installed with the banned Mi apps. The company said, “developing software, testing it, and deploying it in smartphones is a time-consuming process and we appreciate your patience.”

The open letter from Xiaomi India extended to embellish on the brand’s agreement with all data privacy and security requirements under the Indian Law.

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This arrives after the company’s Mi Browser had come under attack recently for collecting user information and passing it to Chinese servers; However, the company has disputed the allegations. The company preloads a series of its own apps onto smartphones it sells in India; Some of which include Mi Video, Mi Browser and more.

The company, similar to other applications on the banned list; has sent its replies to the Indian government’s 77 questions and is expecting an individual consultation from the government. Some of the other banned applications in India include TikTok, WeChat, UC Browser and more.

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