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Xiaomi brings Security app to Google Play for faster updates

The app comes pre-installed in Xiaomi smartphones and moving to Google Play Store is definitely good news for many as the updates will be quicker than before.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Jul 03 2020, 08:43 IST
Xiaomi's Security app comes pre-installed in smartphone and is now easier to get updated.
Xiaomi's Security app comes pre-installed in smartphone and is now easier to get updated. (HT Tech)

Xiaomi has decided to tighten the security grip not only for its own smartphones by making its MIUI Security app for the Play Store. This means that the brand will be able to update the app faster and in an easier way. For those who are not aware of the Xiaomi Security app, the app is responsible for delivering features like app lock, cleaner ad battery saver. 

It also scans the smartphones for system security and data usage, so there is no anomaly. The app comes pre-installed in Xiaomi smartphones and moving to Google Play Store is definitely good news for many as the updates will be quicker than before.

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“Being an integral part of the MIUI software ecosystem, Security contains a powerful set of protection and optimization tools. App lock, Data usage, Security scan, Cleaner, Battery saver, Blocklist, and many other features will keep your phone fast and secure,” says the description of the app.

On a related note, Xiaomi has rolled out its MIUI 12 operating system to more smartphones in its home country China.The Android-based interface that was introduced back in April this year, has already been seeded to some users as who are a part of the beta process, in China and globally. Now, it has been reported that MIUI 12 will be coming to a total of 13 smartphones for now, as per a new report.

The list includes Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9 Explorer Edition, Mi 9, Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30, Redmi K20 Pro Exclusive Edition, Redmi K20 Pro, and the Redmi K20.

Also read: Xiaomi announces ‘Privacy Brand' to secure your personal data in smartphones, to launch alongside MIUI 12 

Xiaomi is going for a more minimalist look with MIUI 12 but at the same time it has also added many new animations for app launches and closing as well. The new animations are said to be faster and more fluid. In addition, there's a new virtual ID security tool that's supposed to prevent apps from accessing device information.

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First Published Date: 03 Jul, 08:43 IST
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