Although Google has constantly tried to prevent malicious software from entering its own app store, 100% prevention is virtually impossible . That is why, even if you have installed a certain application on your Xiaomi from Google Play, it may be stealing your data or putting your privacy at risk .
Fortunately, among the MIUI settings we find an option, which without the need to install third-party software, allows us to fully analyze the terminal , detecting any malicious application.
This functionality comes from Google and is installed by default on all Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO that have at least the European/Global version of MIUI . If you want to know how, continue reading.
How to analyze the applications you have installed on your Xiaomi
If you are someone who installs countless applications and games, it is convenient that at least once a week or every two you perform a scan for possible harmful applications . To do this, you just have to perform these steps:
- Go to Settings > Security status
- Once inside, you just have to enter Google Play Protect and start the analysis
In this way we can check all the applications that we have installed , detecting if any of these are harmful to our Xiaomi, for our privacy or the security of our bank accounts, etc.