Most MI users do not know how to remove glance from lock screen in Mi. Thus they cannot disable the feature even if they want to. In an attempt to keep the users entertained and well informed, Mi smartphones come pre-installed with Glance for Mi app.
What is Glance for Mi?
This app is dedicated to displaying a new wallpaper along with an article every time the lock button or power button is pressed provided there is an Internet connection. This feature is called Wallpaper Carousel. While the users can see some amazing wallpapers and interesting information on music, sports, entertainment, tech, tourism, etc., it may not be something that everybody wants. This feature could be distracting and useless for some.
How to Remove Glance from Lock Screen in Mi?
If you do not want the Wallpaper Carousel to run on your phone, you can disable the feature.
Here is an easy method that would work on most Redmi and Xiaomi smartphones:
- Go to ‘Settings’
- Click on the option of ‘Lock screen’
- Click on Wallpaper Carousel
- Tap on the ‘Turn on’ button to the left so that it slides to becomes grey and deactivates
That is it. You are done. Next time when you press the power button, the wallpaper would not get changed. If you want to turn the feature back on, simply follow the same steps and tap the ‘Turn Off” button to slide it to the right and get enabled.
Uninstall Glance for Mi app
If you would never want to use the Wallpaper Carousel, you can also uninstall the Glance for Mi app. Here is how?
- Go to Google Play Store
- Search for ‘Glance for Mi’ and click on it
- Click on Uninstall followed by OK on being prompted
Is it Safe to Disable?
It is safe to disable Wallpaper Carousel as it is just an extra feature and would not affect the performance or functioning of the phone in any way.
It is recommended to disable Glance for Mi because:
- It consumes data
- It may cause stutter or lag in some smartphones
- Offer irrelevant content at times
- Interfere with your choice of wallpaper
- Free up space in the device
In fact, it is prudent to disable or uninstall any other app that does not serve any purpose for you.
Well, you can also customize the wallpapers as per your choice with this feature. Either you choose images from their website or store or use images from the gallery to set on the lock screen. Thereafter every time you press the power button, the wallpaper will get changed displaying another one of the images that you set yourself.
Now that you know how to remove glance from lock screen in Mi, you can do it by yourself. I hope you found this guide useful. Share this article with anybody who wants to disable Wallpaper Carousel on their Mi devices. Let us know in the comments below if your Mi Android phone has to be accessed any differently to disable the Wallpaper Carousel feature.