How do I install Netspark Mobile on a Xiaomi device?

How do I install Netspark Mobile on a Xiaomi device?

The following steps will guide you throughout the installation process on your Xiaomi device:

On Xiaomi devices, there are several steps that have to be completed before installing Netspark Mobile including the installation of our Plugin that was developed in collaboration with Xiaomi.  This Plugin upgrades our protection on Xiaomi devices to nearly the same level of protection as on Samsung and LG devices.

  1. Netspark Mobile must be installed from the installation link or the Netspark website and not from the Google Play Store.
  2. Before installing Netspark Mobile, please make sure that the Second space option is be disabled. If this option is activated, you must disable it by entering Settings > Special features > Second space.
  3. On Xiaomi models that run the unmodified Android One operating system (like the Mi A1), Netspark can be installed according to the standard Android installation process.

1. Open the download link email or SMS message you received after registering the device and press the Install Netspark Mobile button. If you cannot locate the download link message, you can download the Netspark Mobile app from our home page


2. Press Download . If your browser requires you to allow access permission, please do so.


3. When prompted, download and open the netspark.apk installation file. This file will also appear in your device’s downloads folder.

4. To install Netspark Mobile, you must allow your phone to install apps from Unknown Sources. On devices running Android 8 and above, press Settings and toggle on the Allow from This Source switch then press the back arrow to return to the previous screen.


On devices running Android 7 or less, open your device’s  Settings  app, go to  Security or Lock screen and security  and turn on  Unknown Sources .

5. Press Install and once the installation is complete, press Open.


6. Welcome to the Netspark Mobile filter installation. Press Accept to indicate that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy.

7.  Press Continue and then Download.


8. Download and open   the Xiaomi Plugin installation file. The file will also appear in the device’s Downloads folder.

9. Install and Open the Plugin.


9.  Press Accept to grant device administrator permission and Activate Enterprise Mode. After the activation, your device will automatically reboot.


10. After the device reboots, open the Netspark Mobile app   from your home screen . Press Install and on the next screen, enter your Activation Code and press Install. Your Activation Code is a unique six-letter code that you receive by email and SMS after purchasing a Netspark license. You can also retrieve your Activation Code from the Netspark admin web dashboard.


11 . Press Continue and permit Apps usage access .


12.  Enable the "Uninstall Protection"  feature. This will ensure that the device will remain protected at all times.

13. Press Continue and install our security certificate. If you are prompted, enter your lock screen password.


13. Allow all of the access requests that appear.


14. Netspark installed successfully! Press Continue to open the Netspark Mobile app.

After completing the installation, you will see a VPN icon on the notification bar. This icon will remain within the notification bar when the filter is enabled.

Thank you for choosing Netspark Mobile!