What is the "blockota" file in MIUI?

Some Xiaomi device owners have noticed that after updating their smartphones, a mysterious file called "miui-blockota.zip" appears in the download folder. On the official MIUI forum, there are many

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crok
You don't even need to install an app to achive this if you have Google Play Store installed: Go to Play Store, go to help, start typing "disable app" and open the article "Delete or disable apps on Android" and in the section "Delete apps that you installed" the
Strikt_socker
Is you band ded?
Dark08
I actually want to put photos in it rather than get rid of it but it says no photos in this device. Haha any available help for this?
Imran Ali
i am using Redmi 5. there is a issue in my Uphone sim. it cannot activate. it shows Could not send activation massage. find device cannot activate sim card 1