[2021] Xiaomi Bloatware List: Remove safely from MIUI

Xiaomi is popular in the smartphone industry for providing good value for money phones. But, the phones ship with a large number of bloatware, also called useless services. These unnecessary apps or bloatware come pre-installed as system applications. So, users do not have access to remove these from the device settings.

Removing the bloatware reduces the number of services on your phone which may increase the device performance up to some extent. In this guide, we will use the complete list of Xiaomi Bloatware and the steps to safely remove it from your phone.

Bloatware removal is an easy process that does not require root permission. All you need to have is the ADB & Fastboot tool on your phone. The list given below includes all the bloatware found in MIUI 10, MIUI 11, and MIUI 12. These can be safely removed and it does not bring any problems to your phone. In case you want to remove required system apps such as camera, file manager etc, then make sure to install an alternative for the app. 

Xiaomi Smartphone

List of MIUI Bloatware

  • 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

List of Xiaomi Bloatware

  • 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

List of Google Bloatware in Xiaomi phones

  • 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

List of Android Bloatware in Xiaomi Phones

  • 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

Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Opera Bloatware

  • 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

[Warning: Before uninstalling any service, it’s recommended to first disable the service and then check if the device is working as usual. If the device is functioning normally, then proceed with the removal.

Don’t uninstall any service for which you are not sure. Important: Do not install the following services, as it may lead to soft brick.

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

Steps to Remove Bloatware on Xiaomi Phones

The Bloatware on Xiaomi phones can be removed in four ways. The first two methods do not require root permissions, while the third one requires root access. Proceed with any of the methods, as per your choice.

  1. Using ADB Shell Commands
  2. Using Xiaomi ADB & Fastboot Tool
  3. Using Android Applications

1. ADB Shell Commands to Remove Xiaomi Bloatware

  • Allow USB Debugging on your Xiaomi phone
  • Download the latest SDK Platform Tools on your computer
  • Extract the SDK Platform Tools file and then open the extracted folder
  • Open Commands Prompt (cmd) here. In Windows, you can do this by pressing Shift + right-click and then tap on “Open PowerShell Window here”.
  • Now, enter the following command
adb devices
  • Authorize the USB debugging on your phone, if prompted
  • Here, you will see your device
  • Now, execute the following command
adb shell
  • Execute the following command
pm uninstall --user 0 <package name>

[Note: replace <package name> with the name of the package you want to uninstall. We have already given you the list of useless packages, that you can remove here.]

  • You can delete useless packages one by one, using the above command. If you want to install all the services in one go then use the steps given below.
  • Download Xiaomi Bloatware File
     and then extract it using any of the ZIP extractors. You will see a file “MIUI Bloatware File”.
  • Change the file extension from ‘.txt’ to ‘.bat’ and save it.
  • Now, copy the file and paste it where the ADB and Fastboot files are located on your computer and run the batch file.

2. Using Xiaomi ADB & Fastboot Tools

Here’s another way of removing bloatware in Xiaomi phones. This method is comparatively easier than the first one.

  • Turn on USB Debugging on your phone through Developer options
  • Download XiaomiADBFastbootTools.jar file from Github and download the latest version of Java Development Kit (JDK) and install it on your computer
  • Launch the Xiaomi ADB & Fastboot Tools by double tapping on XiaomiADBFastbootTools.jar file
  • Connect your phone to computer using an USB cable
  • On you computer, you will now see a list of Xiaomi bloatware
  • Select the bloatware which you want to remove 
  • Tap on Uninstall button
  • Then, confirm the bloatware removal by tapping on “Yes”
  • After removal, if you face any problem, then open the Xiaomi ADB & Fastboot Tools and then tap on “Reinstaller” button to re-install all the deleted packages.

3. Using Android Application

If you have a rooted Xiaomi phone, the you can easily remove the bloatware through an Android app. Use any of the bloatware removal app listed below

All the three bloatware removal methods works for MIUI 10, MIUI 11, and MIUI 12. Feel free to clear your doubts/query in the comment section below.

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