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[] Phone Data Backup with Xiaomi Cloud and Google Sync.

2021-03-05 05:42:01
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It is a good idea to use Xiaomi Cloud and Google Sync to backup the data on your phone. I use both to make sure.   

Once set up backups should take place automatically in the background when you are not using your phone.   

Check that you have this set up on your phone.   

First go to Settings. Then Mi Account.   

Next Xiaomi Cloud.

Then select the items you wish to backup. I leave Gallery off as photos and videos can be large files and I prefer to transfer them to my computer. You can turn it on if you want to.

Then go back to Settings. Then Accounts and sync.

Turn on Auto-sync data and Wi-Fi only.

Next select Google. Data you backup here will be saved in your Google Drive account.

Then select the items you wish to backup. Make sure you select Contacts. You can just turn them all on unless there is any you do not use.

Next go back to Accounts and sync. Here you will find a list of other apps that are also set to backup to your Google Drive account. For example WhatsApp. You should not need to change anything. If it is on the list it should be backed up, But you can check the settings if you want to.

All screenshots are from my Mi 10 Lite 5G. There may be some slight differences on your phone.

If I have missed anything please let me know in the comments below. Thank you.
2021-03-05 05:42:01
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Master Bunny

'PG'.., | from app


Most informative, thanks for sharing.
2021-03-05 13:09:27

Master Bunny

Evermore | from app


Thank you for this! Just wish we had more space on the Xiaomi cloud on the free account!
2021-03-05 15:04:06

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South of the Humber Author | from app


Thank you for this! Just wish we had more space on the Xiaomi cloud on the free account!

5 GB is not a lot if you start filling it up with photos and videos. If you just have a few important photos you need to backup it is a good option, But I agree more free space would be nice.
2021-03-05 15:12:07
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Great thread, thanks :D
2021-03-05 15:19:27

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Nad. nan | from app


thanks for sharing
2021-03-05 18:05:28
2021-03-06 02:18:09

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Mi2000rs | from app


Thanks for posting
2021-03-06 07:49:50
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