How to Debloat Unwanted Apps from MIUI 12, 12.5

The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is a well-known brand across the world that offers affordable best smartphones in all price segments to compete with some other reputed brands like Realme, Samsung, Micromax, Infinix. Xiaomi is popular for their MIUI skin and now recently update MIUI 12.5 animations and skin almost look similar to iPhone. 

Xiaomi MIUI comes with a lot of bloatware such as MI Pay, MOJ, TAKATAK and more these type of unwanted apps. Some apps can be uninstalled directly and some are locked by OEM.

So in this article share how you can uninstall bloatware from any Xiaomi smartphone such as Redmi, Redmi Note series, and MI series. Here are below a bunch list of Xiaomi’s bloatware package name files

Global Xiaomi’s MIUI Bloatware List

  • com.mfashiongallery.emag
  • com.mi.android.globalFileexplorer| Mi File Manager
  • com.mi.android.globallauncher | Mi Launcher
  • com.mi.android.globalpersonalassistant
  • com.mi.globalTrendNews
  • com.mi.health | Mi Health
  • com.mi.webkit.core | Mi Webkit
  • com.milink.service
  • com.mipay.wallet.id | Mi Wallet
  • com.mipay.wallet.in | Mi Wallet (India)
  • com.miui.accessibility
  • com.miui.analytics | MIUI Analytics (spyware)
  • com.miui.android.fashiongallery | Wallpaper Carousel
  • com.miui.aod | MIUI Always-on Display
  • com.miui.backup | Backup app
  • com.miui.bugreport | Bug reporting app
  • com.miui.calculator | Mi Calculator
  • com.miui.cit
  • com.miui.cleanmaster | System Cleaner
  • com.miui.cloudservice | Cloud service
  • com.miui.cloudbackup | Cloud Backup service
  • com.miui.cloudservice.sysbase | Cloud service
  • com.miui.compass | MIUI Compass
  • com.miui.contentcatcher
  • com.miui.enbbs
  • com.miui.extraphoto | Camera Bokeh effect
  • com.miui.face | MIUI Biometric
  • com.miui.fm | MIUI FM
  • com.miui.fmservice| MIUI FM
  • com.miui.freeform | MIUI PiP service
  • com.miui.gallery | MIUI Gallery
  • com.miui.greenguard
  • com.miui.huanji
  • com.miui.hybrid | Quick Apps (data mining app)
  • com.miui.hybrid.accessory | Quick Apps (data mining app)
  • com.miui.micloudsync | Cloud Sync
  • com.miui.miservice
  • com.miui.mishare.connectivity | Mi Share
  • com.miui.misound | Music app & sound enhancer
  • com.miui.miwallpaper | Wallpaper app
  • com.miui.miwallpaper.earth
  • com.miui.miwallpaper.mars
  • com.miui.msa.global | MSA or MIUI Ad Services
  • com.miui.newmidrive
  • com.miui.nextpay
  • com.miui.notes | Notes
  • com.miui.phrase | Frequent phrases
  • com.miui.player | Music Player
  • com.miui.qr
  • com.miui.screenrecorder | Screen Recorder
  • com.miui.smsextra | Text Message features
  • com.miui.system | MIUI System Launcher
  • com.miui.systemui.carriers.overlay | Carrier name chaging service
  • com.miui.touchassistant | Quick Ball feature
  • com.miui.translation.kingsoft
  • com.miui.userguide | User Guide app
  • com.miui.videoplayer | MIUI Video player
  • com.miui.virtualsim
  • com.miui.vsimcore
  • com.miui.weather2 | Weather app
  • com.miui.wmsvc
  • com.miui.yellowpage | Yellow Page app
  • com.miui.zman
  • com.sohu.inputmethod.sogou.xiaomi
  • com.xiaomi.account | Mi Account (sensitive)
  • com.xiaomi.calendar | Mi Calendar
  • com.xiaomi.cameratools | Camera Tools
  • com.xiaomi.channel
  • com.xiaomi.discover | Xiaomi System apps updater
  • com.xiaomi.glgm | Games
  • com.xiaomi.joyose | Junk and safe to remove
  • com.xiaomi.location.fused
  • com.xiaomi.mi_connect_service
  • com.xiaomi.micloud.sdk | Cloud App
  • com.xiaomi.midrop | Mi Drop
  • com.xiaomi.mipicks | GetApps(Xiaomi app store)
  • com.xiaomi.miplay_client
  • com.xiaomi.mircs | MIUI to MIUI Message
  • com.xiaomi.mirecycle | Mi Security (sensitive)
  • com.xiaomi.mirror
  • com.xiaomi.misettings | Mi Settings
  • com.xiaomi.payment | Mi Pay
  • com.xiaomi.scanner | Scanner app
  • com.xiaomi.simactivate.service
  • com.xiaomi.xmsf | Xiaomi Service Framework
  • com.xiaomi.xmsfkeeper | Xiaomi Service Framework

Google Bloatware List on Xiaomi Devices

  • com.google.android.apps.docs | Google Docs
  • com.google.android.apps.maps | Google Maps
  • com.google.android.apps.photos | Google Photos
  • com.google.android.apps.tachyon | Google Duo
  • com.google.android.apps.wellbeing | Digital Wellbeing
  • com.google.android.feedback | Feedback app
  • com.google.android.gm | Gmail
  • com.google.android.gms | Gmail service
  • com.google.android.gms.location.history | Gmail location service
  • com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox | Google Quick Search
  • com.google.android.inputmethod.latin | Gboard
  • com.google.android.marvin.talkback | Talkback feature
  • com.google.android.music | Google Play Music
  • com.google.android.printservice.recommendation | Mobile Printing
  • com.google.android.syncadapters.calendar | Calendar Sync
  • com.google.android.tts | Text-to-speech
  • com.google.android.videos | Google Play Movies & TV
  • com.google.android.youtube | Youtube
  • com.google.ar.lens | AR Lens

Android Bloatware on Xiaomi Devices

  • com.android.bips | Default Printing Service
  • com.android.bookmarkprovider | Bookmark Provider
  • com.android.browser | Web Browser
  • com.android.calendar | Calendar app
  • com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver
  • com.android.cellbroadcastreceiver.overlay.common
  • com.android.chrome | Chrome Browser
  • com.android.deskclock | Stock Clock app
  • com.android.dreams.basic | Screensaver app
  • com.android.dreams.phototable | Screensaver app
  • com.android.egg z| Android Easter Egg
  • com.android.emergency | SOS Calling
  • com.android.hotwordenrollment.okgoogle | OK Google
  • com.android.mms | MMS app
  • com.android.mms.service | MMS
  • com.android.printspooler | Printing service
  • com.android.statementservice | Checks APK files
  • com.android.stk | SIM Tool-kit
  • com.android.thememanager
  • com.android.thememanager.module
  • com.android.wallpaper.livepicker | Live wallpaper
  • com.android.wallpaperbackup | Wallpaper backup feature
  • com.android.wallpapercropper | Wallpaper cropping feature

Third-Party Bloatware File List

  • cn.wps.xiaomi.abroad.lite
  • com.autonavi.minimap
  • com.caf.fmradio
  • com.duokan.phone.remotecontroller
  • com.samsung.aasaservice
  • org.simalliance.openmobileapi.service
  • com.duokan.phone.remotecontroller.peel.plugin
  • in.amazon.mShop.android.shopping | Amazon
  • com.bsp.catchlog
  • com.netflix.partner.activation | Netflix
  • com.netflix.mediaclient | Netflix
  • com.opera.app.news | Opera
  • com.opera.branding | Opera
  • com.opera.branding.news | Opera News
  • com.opera.mini.native | Opera Mini
  • com.opera.preinstall | Opera
  • com.tencent.soter.soterserver | Chinese Payment service
  • com.facebook.katana | Facebook
  • com.facebook.appmanager | Facebook
  • com.facebook.services | Facebook
  • com.facebook.system | Facebook
  • pl.zdunex25.updater | Xiaomi.eu
  • ros.ota.updater | RevolutionOS
  • com.syberia.ota | SyberiaOS
  • com.syberia.SyberiaPapers | SyberiaOS
  • org.lineageos.recorder | LineageOS
  • org.lineageos.snap | LineageOS
  • com.hampusolsson.abstruct | Paranoid Android
  • code.name.monkey.retromusic | Paranoid Android

This thing you have to keep in mind before you proceed a debloating step, Please make sure these 3 app do not uninstall from your device, otherwise, your device can encounter in boot loop.

  • com.miui.securitycenter | 
  • com.miui.securityadd | 
  • com.xiaomi.finddevice 

How to Uninstall System Apps from MIUI 12, 12.5

1. Via ADB Shell Commands

  • Enabling USB debugging on your Xiaomi device

  • Now, make sure that you download the latest ADB and fastboot tools on your computer.

  • Open the extracted folder

  • Next, click on the address bar and type Command Prompt then hit Enter. It’ll open up a Command Prompt.

  • Remember to connect your Xiaomi device to the PC using a USB cable

  • Once the device is connected, run the following command on the command prompt window:
adb devices
  • An authorization prompt on your device, make sure to authorize the USB Debugging prompt on your phone Then type mention command in CMD
  • adb shell
  • Now, make sure to execute the following command to uninstall specific bloatware. [Replace the <package name> in the command line with the actual app package name from the list above]
pm uninstall --user 0 <package name>

2. Via Xiaomi ADB Fastboot Tool

  • First enable Developer Option on your device by following this process
  • Go to Settings – About – hit 6 times MIUI version – after hitting couple of time it prompt You are now Developer
  • Now navigate Developer Option: Go to Settings – Additional Setting – scroll down you can see the Developer Option
  • Enter in Developer options and Enable USB Debugging on your device
  • Now, download the XiaomiADBFastbootTools.jar file from Github.
  • Download and install the latest version of the Java Development Kit.
  • Launch the Xiaomi ADB Fastboot Tools on the computer by double-clicking on the XiaomiADBFastbootTools.jar file.
  • Connect your handset to the PC via a USB cable
  • Once you’ve connected it, you’ll find a list of Xiaomi pre-installed apps.
  • Choose which bloatware you want to uninstall and press the Uninstall button
  • Make sure to click on ‘Yes’ to confirm.
  • Once bloatware has been deleted, reboot your device.

So, this is the easy process of how you can easily uninstall or remove bloatware (pre-installed apps) from your Xiaomi devices running on MIUI 10/11/12/12.5 whatsoever MIUI version running on your device.

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