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.”
1) None of the blocked apps will be available
2) MIUI Cleaner app is not using Clean Master app banned by Indian Govt.
3) 100% of Indian user data stays in India
A new version of MIUI coming soon.
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— Mi India (@XiaomiIndia) August 7, 2020
Xiaomi on Clean Master Issue
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.
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.