Remove bloatware from Poco X4 Pro 5G

We all know that Xiaomi, MI, and Poco devices run on MIUI. Besides good performance, they are also known for a lot of bloatware apps which are also treated as system apps. That means you cannot uninstall them to free up your phone memory. Not just that, but Xiaomi has incorporated advertisements inside the operating system. As these advertisements are present everywhere, this can be really irritating and disturbing at times. So, if you are willing to stop the advertisements and remove bloatware from Poco X4 Pro 5G, here are some steps you can use.

How to Remove Bloatware from Poco X4 Pro 5G?

You can do this by using two different methods, but before starting with the troubleshooting methods, you have to carry out the steps mentioned below.

Turn on the USB debugging on your device so that it can get recognized by your PC in ADB mode. For this, you have to go to settings> the about phone section> tap on MIUI number seven times> go back to settings> head towards system and then advanced system> go to developer options> enable USB debugging.

In the second step, download and install the Android SDK platform-tools and Xiaomi USB Drivers on your PC. Make sure to download the latest version if you are willing to use the Xiaomi ADB fastboot tools. You will also need to have Java 11 on your system to use this. If you are willing to use the ADB command route, you will not need these applications.

Method 1: Via Xiaomi ADB Fastboot Tools

First connect your device to the PC using a USB cable

Next select the PTP mode

Now, select all those applications you are willing to remove from your device and click on the uninstall button.

Method 2: Via ADB Commands

First, connect your device to the PC using a USB cable and ensure that the USB debugging is enabled throughout the process.

Go into the platform-tools folder and type CMD in the address bar, hitting enter. Now, the comment prompt will appear on the screen.

Now, execute the following commands and get alphanumeric characters with the device keyboard.

adb devices

adb devices Poco x3 NFC

  • Next, execute the following shell command that will display your device’s codename on the CMD window

adb shell

  • Now, to remove the bloatware, you have to use the below syntax

pm uninstall –user 0 <package name> ( replace the package name with the application package name you are within  to remove)

Now, let’s know how to remove ads from Poco X4 Pro 5G:

Here are the methods to eliminate ads from:

The initial step – Disable MSA 

As the initial step, you have to disable the MIUI system ads ( MSA). For doing this, follow the steps mentioned below:-

Go to the settings option on your device and tap on the password and security option.

Here, you’ll see the option of authorization and revocation

Disable the MSA toggle

Go back to the authorization and revocation page and go to privacy

Move towards the ad services option and disable the personalized ads recommendation option

How to remove ads from various applications in Poco X4 Pro 5G

To remove ads from folders

  • Hold the folder name for a few seconds and disable the promoted apps Option

To remove ads from themes 

  • Go to the personalized option situated at the bottom right and then go to the settings. Disable the Show ads and personalized recommendations option.

To remove ads from Google Play Store

  • After installing an application from the Google Play Store, switch to the other screen. Tap on the Settings option and disable the option of receiving recommendations.

How to remove ads from MIUI apps?

Remove ads from the security app

  • Tap on the settings above the startup screen and disable the receive recommendations option

 Remove ads from Mi Music

  • Go to the settings application above the startup screen and the advanced setting option. Scroll down and toggle off the show ads option. You can also toggle off the online content services option.

Remove ads from Mi Browser

  • Go to the personalized sector at the bottom right and tap on the settings. Scroll down to the other section and then tap on advanced settings, followed by toggling off the show ads option.

 Remove ads from Mi Video 

  • Go to the settings and disable the personalized recommendations option.


  • Go to the settings and disable the show recommended content option.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.


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