According to discovery, the Clean Master app on MIUI uploads the filename and location information to Clean Master’s servers. That is not the only thing, It does not stop there. The Cleaner app has got all the sensitive permissions and there is no way to revoke them. One wonders why Xiaomi is still integrating the dodgy app.
Honestly, this kind of shady behavior is not just limited to MIUI but also extends to Realme UI and ColorOS. So if you want to uninstall the Cleaner app from MIUI, RealmeUI, and ColorOS, follow our simple guide.
How To Uninstall Clean Master from MIUI, ColorOS and Realme UI
Step 1. First of all, set up ADB on your computer. We have written a detailed guide for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS. So no matter which computer you are using, you can easily install ADB by following our tutorial.
Step 2. Now, connect your Android smartphone to the computer and execute the below command to verify the connection. If the terminal outputs a serial number, you are good to go.
Step 3. Next, run the below command.
Step 4. To completely remove the Cleaner app from MIUI, enter the below command and hit enter. The terminal will output ‘Success’ which means the Cleaner app has been successfully uninstalled from your device.
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.miui.cleanmaster
Step 5. If you are using an Android device running Realme UI or ColorOS then execute the below command. It will instantly uninstall Clean Master from your Realme device.
pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.coloros.phonemanager
Step 6. If you are running some other Android skin then you can find the package name of the Cleaner app by installing the Package Viewer app (Free). This is how you can execute the command to uninstall a Cleaner app.
pm uninstall -k --user 0 <package name>
Remove the Cleaner App and Reclaim Your Privacy
So that is how you can uninstall the Cleaner app from MIUI, Realme UI, and ColorOS. If the Cleaner app is known by another name on your Android skin then you can follow step #6 to uninstall it. If you are facing any issue then comment down below and let us know. We will definitely try to help you out.