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Method 1: Keep Your Device and Apps Updated

Regularly update your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device and installed apps to ensure you have the latest security patches and bug fixes. Here's how:

  1. Open the Settings app on your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device.
  2. Scroll down and tap on "Software Update" or "System Update".
  3. Tap on "Check for updates" or a similar option.
  4. If an update is available, follow the on-screen prompts to download and install it.
  5. Similarly, keep your apps updated by visiting the Google Play Store, tapping on the menu icon, and selecting "My apps & games". From there, you can update individual apps or tap on "Update all" to update all apps at once.

Keeping your device and apps updated helps protect against known security vulnerabilities.

Method 2: Install a Reliable Antivirus App

Install a reputable antivirus app from the Google Play Store to scan for and remove viruses and malware on your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app on your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device.
  2. Search for a trusted antivirus app, such as Avast, McAfee, or Bitdefender.
  3. Select the antivirus app from the search results.
  4. Tap on "Install" and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  5. Once installed, open the antivirus app and run a full device scan.
  6. If any viruses or malware are detected, follow the app's instructions to remove them.

Using a reliable antivirus app adds an extra layer of protection against malicious software.

Method 3: Be Cautious of App Downloads and Unknown Sources

Exercise caution when downloading apps and only install them from trusted sources such as the Google Play Store:

  1. Avoid downloading apps from third-party app stores or unfamiliar websites, as they may contain malware.
  2. Before installing an app, read user reviews and check the app's ratings to assess its credibility.
  3. Enable the "Play Protect" feature on your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device, which scans apps for potential security threats. Open the Google Play Store, tap on the menu icon, select "Play Protect," and enable the feature.
  4. Disable the "Unknown sources" option in your device settings to prevent the installation of apps from unknown sources. Open the Settings app, tap on "Security" or "Lock screen & security," and toggle off the "Unknown sources" option.

By being cautious of app downloads and restricting installations to trusted sources, you can minimize the risk of downloading malicious apps.

Method 4: Exercise Safe Browsing and Email Practices

Practice safe browsing and email habits to avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading attachments from unknown sources:

      1. Avoid clicking on suspicious links in emails, text messages, or websites.
      2. Be cautious when opening email attachments, especially from unknown senders.
      3. Use a secure and up-to-date web browser, such as Google Chrome, and enable safe browsing features if available.
      4. Consider using a reputable email security app that scans incoming emails for potential threats.


By exercising safe browsing and email practices, you can reduce the risk of encountering viruses and malware.

Following these methods will help you detect and remove viruses or malware on your Xiaomi Redmi 12 Android device, ensuring its security and protecting your personal information.

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