Xiaomi blocks users from installing Google’s GMS on its smartphones in China

Xiaomi has its personal Android-based working system named MIUI and the corporate has been often updating it. Not too long ago, some customers of MIUI began reporting that they weren’t in a position to set up Google Cellular Companies (GMS) on their smartphones.

The restrictions appear to have come after the rollout of MIUI 12.5. Now, the China-based smartphone maker has responded to these experiences and stated that the corporate now not permits customers to put in or sideload GMS functions due to compliances.

The corporate confirmed that the gadgets that don’t include the Google service framework received’t be capable to set up GMS functions. This isn’t shocking as a lot of the gadgets in China don’t have assist for GMS as Google providers are banned within the nation.

Whereas Xiaomi has not revealed the checklist of fashions affected by this coverage change, some customers have reported that Redmi K30 Extremely and Redmi 10X 5G are amongst these fashions that don’t assist sideloading GMS apps.

It’s noteworthy that the restrictions apply to gadgets within the firm’s dwelling market, i.e. China, and customers in different areas ought to be capable to set up Google Cellular Companies in addition to associated functions on their Android smartphones.