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    How to Backup Xiaomi Phone Data to PC

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    How to backup Xiaomi phone data to PC, important data such as android apps, multimedia files (videos, music), SMS, contacts, call logs, etc. It will be very useful when installing custom ROMs or rooting your smartphone. It is considered useful whenever a user migrates from one smartphone to another.


    There are a number of third-party applications to perform a full backup on a root device. But Android devices without root access cannot install these free apps and are looking for full backup apps.



    How to Backup Xiaomi Phone Data to PC

    So, below we share a simple process to make a full backup of your Xiaomi phone which allows you to save pictures, movies, songs, ringtones, videos, SMS, contacts and call logs directly on Windows PC.

    Final report: the following process is compatible with all rooted and non-rooted devices.


    Backup and restore a Xiaomi phone with Mi Cloud

    Mi Cloud allows you to backup your photos, messages, contacts, call logs and more from anywhere. All backup data on Mi Cloud is encrypted from transmission to storage. Please also note that your account requires me to authenticate in two steps to log in, so that only your personal information can be accessed.

    Steps to backup Xiaomi phone data to Mi Cloud:

    1. On your phone, go to Settings> Mi Account and log into your Mi account.
    2. After this, tap on Backup Device> Mi Cloud Backup.

    Steps to restore backup data from Mi Cloud Backup

    1. On your phone, go to Settings> Mi Account and log into your Mi account.
    2. After this tap on Restore from Backup. Select the backup file and tap Restore using this backup.

    PRO: With the Mi Cloud backup service, you can create and access backups from anywhere with Wi-Fi.



    AGAINST: Mi Cloud stores your backups on Xiaomi cloud servers and offers 5GB of space for free. You have to pay to get more storage.


    Sync all settings of your Android apps with Google Cloud

    This is the best method to backup your saved app data and phone settings such as WiFi password, etc. All data will be saved directly to your Google account with the help of this procedure. So, without wasting a lot of time, let's take a look at the following steps.

    1. Go to the main Settings of your Android device and select the option "Backup and restore".
    2. Now from the Backup and Restore page, enable the options "Backup my data"And"Automatic recovery”By touching them. You have now successfully enabled the backup settings.
    3. Now you have to go up Phone settings> Accounts and tap Google Account. Here you need to select the account you want to backup. If you have 2 or more than 2 Google accounts, go through them to make sure all your data is safe.
    4. On the next screen, you need to select the options you need to backup to your Xiaomi's Google Cloud account.
    5. To start the backup process, tap "Syncronizza prays".

    Congratulations! You have just backed up all your important data to the Google Cloud account of your Xiaomi device.

    How to backup media files to PC

    This method is very important for backing up multimedia files such as videos, images, songs, ringtones, etc. It is a simple backup process that requires a USB cable to connect the Android smartphone to the PC.




    1. Connect your Xiaomi to the PC via a USB cable. You will now be able to see your device in the folder Computer resources.
    2. Open the Phone folder and again you will see the list of various folders like DCIM which contains camera photos, wallpapers, music contains all your songs, pictures, ringtones, downloads, movies, etc.
    3. Now select the important files from the listed folders and move them all to your Windows PC.

    You have now successfully saved all your media files to PC which can be easily restored at any time to your smartphone.


    How to Backup SMS, Apps, Contacts on your Xiaomi phone

    Finally, to backup installed applications, SMS, contacts and call logs, you need to download and install a third party backup Android application named "Super Backup: SMS and contacts”From the Google Play Store. With the help of the app, all your important data will be saved on SD card / Google Drive / Windows PC.

    1. Launch the Super Backup application from the app menu.
    2. Now backup your app, contacts, SMS, etc. And transfer them to your PC. This can be done by connecting the Android device to the PC via a USB cable and moving the folder containing the backup files to the PC. Here it is! Now all your app data, contacts, call logs, SMS have been saved on the PC.
    3. To reset your device, install the Super Backup app and move the backup folder to the device's internal storage from your PC.
    4. Launch the app and choose the 'Restore' option.
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