Among the wide possibilities that MIUI offers us, we find the possibility of block the applications of our Xiaomi. This functionality allows us to add an extra password, a pattern or application lock using a fingerprint.

With this, MIUI offers us the possibility of increasing our security, restricting access to certain applications such as Facebook or WhatsApp among other. A simple and fast way to protect and block the most compromised applications from prying eyes.

In addition, MIUI allows us hide applications of our Xiaomi. With this we will prevent anyone else from discovering what apps we have installed: Tinder, Badoo…

How to block the applications of our Xiaomi

For block the applications of our Xiaomi With MIUI by password, pattern or fingerprint, we only have to make the following settings:

  1. Go to Settings > Apps > App lock
  2. Choose which applications we want to block on our Xiaomi
    • If we want to block all applications, from the Application blocking section we go to the wheel in the upper right and choose the option “Block all apps“.

How to hide the applications of your Xiaomi

If what we want is hide an application installed on our Xiaomi mobile We just have to perform the following steps:

  1. Go to Settings > Apps > App lock
  2. We access in the top menu to “Hidden applications”
  3. We choose all those applications that we want to hide from our Xiaomi

Once done, to be able to see the hidden applications we will only have to spread your fingers on any of the desktops on the home screen. With this, the system will ask us for the access code, pattern or fingerprint in order to see the hidden applications of our Xiaomi.