Xiaomi devices data backup and restore

If you’re looking for a simple way to do a backup or to restore your data on Xiaomi Mi5/4/3/2 Android, this article will show simple solutions to backup and restore your Xiaomi mobile phone.

First solution: From the Xiaomi’s built-in backup app in your phone

How to Back Up data and settings

  • Run the Backup App on your Xiaomi device


  • Select the items you would like to backup, by default all items are already selected.
  • Hit the Back up button to start the process
  • After the backup process is completed, you’ll see a Done message on your device screen, tap the button and you’ve created a new backup

How to restore a backup file

  • Just open the Backup App on your Xiaomi device
  • You’ll see all your backup files, select all the desired files you’d like to restore (for example System, Contacts, Accounts and Apps) and tap the Restore button below


  • When the restore is finished, tap on the Done button ,and you’ll have successfully restored your data from the backup file

Second Solution: Backup and restore using a program from your computer

You can use Syncios Mobile Data Transfer (download can be found here), a program that enables you to backup and restore to and from your computer all the important information and media files stored in your mobile phone. It will save all your files in a folder on your PC, without any quality loss. Windows and Mac versions are available. Download a suitable version according to your computer operating system. Once you’ve downloaded the right version you can start to backup and restore your Xiaomi data with just one click.

How to use Syncios Data Backup and Restore Program and connect Your Xiaomi Note to PC

Let’s take a look at the main window. Click the Backup button, the backup window will show up


Select data to backup

  • Choose the desired contents to backup
  • On the right side of the panel you’ll also have the option to change the location of backup data
  • Select the […] blue botton that appears near the computer icon and select where you would like to save the data
  • After that, click Start Copy button in the middle of the page and make sure that Xiaomi device is in a stable connection with the computer
  • Once the extracting process is done, the text Copy Completed will appear, just click Ok and the backup folder will be automatically opened


Restore Xiaomi’s data from Backup File

    • Launch Syncios Data Backup and Restore program and connect your device
    • Go on the homepage and you’ll see the Restore option. Check that the device is connected correctly and click Restore


  • Select a previous backup file from the left panel. Choose data you would like to move to your device in the middle checkbox.
  • Once you’ve done, click Start Copy button and all your selected files will be restored to the target device


With this Xiaomi Mi5/4/3/2 you can backup e restore data like never before!
Download it and take a look!

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