If app locking is enabled on the Xiaomi smartphone, we can hide apps on the home screen.

Note: To make the apps visible again, we tap with two fingers on the start screen and pull them apart, in the following window we are asked to enter the password/unlock pattern of the app lock.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps
Step 3:  Tap on  App lock
Step 4:  Tap on  Hidden apps
Step 5:  Hide or unhide an  app
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps
  3. Tap on App lock
  4. Tap on Hidden apps
  5. Hide or unhide an app

Xiaomi Instructions