Xiaomi App Store detects and removes 1,192 illegal apps in January 2022


Recently, Xiaomi App Store released the statistics of privacy violation App submissions in January 2022. There were a total of 1032 compliant apps. However, there were also 1192 illegal apps and 92 had to leave the store. The illegal apps are those applications that violate some of the App Store rules. The problems of the 1,192 violating apps center on privacy settings. Most of these apps do not have a “reject button” for their privacy settings. Furthermore, some of the applications do not have an account logout function. However, the apps that were deleted had features such as virus Trojans that harm users and other issues.

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For comparison, in December 2021, the Xiaomi App Store tested a total of 1,189 compliant apps, rectified 1,020 apps within a time limit, and removed a total of 104 apps. The Xiaomi App Store said…” it actively implements its platform management responsibilities and insists on submitting the list of privacy violation apps to the supervisory unit on a daily basis. It will give priority to allowing developers to make rectifications by themselves within the specified time limit. Subsequently, it will take down apps with problems such as overdue rectification or refusal to cooperate”.

Including the test results in January, the Xiaomi App Store has detected a total of 14,241 compliant apps, a total of 14,841 illegal apps, and a total of 1,010 apps removed from the shelves.

Xiaomi successfully registers the “XIAOMI PAY” trademark

Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd. application for registration of the “XIAOMI PAY” trademark status now has approval. Back in December 2021, the status of the application changed from pending to registered. The international classification is financial property management and the trademark application was in April 2021. It is worth mentioning that Xiaomi has previously applied for a number of “MI PAY” trademarks. As of now, the company already has approval for the application of the international classification. However, this is the first time that it is getting approval for a financial property management application.

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Mi Pay is also Xiaomi’s payment service. Users open the wallet app in the MIUI system, click “Mi Pay” to add a bank card, etc., and complete the information authentication to add successfully. The user double-clicks the power button to verify the fingerprint. Mi Pay, show the QR code to complete the payment.

However, it is important to note that you may not be able to use MI Pay outside China. Furthermore, after removing the “Mi” name from its business, it is logical that Xiaomi applies for a Xiaomi Pay trademark.

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