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[Tips] [FAQs]: About Mi ID, How to Setup, and Password Reset

2018-04-11 14:58:59
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Hello Mi Fans,
I hope y'all are doing good!

Everday we get new users and new members registered on Mi Account and Mi Community. Whether if you're a newly registered or long-term account,  I want to share this with you all - a step-by-step guide about Mi Account ID, from how to set it up to frequently asked questions. Hope you will find this thread useful! Let's continue reading

Mi Account is your personal account of Xiaomi. Once you register, users can have access to all kinds of products and services offered by Xiaomi. Such as, Mi Community, Mi Cloud, Mi Themes, Mi Store, F-codes, device finder service, device lock, and much more.

With your Mi Account:
  • Log in to Mi Community, use MIUI cloud services, Mi products.
  • Sync the photos, messages, contact list, messages, call history, audio recordings, calendar, notes to Mi Cloud.
  • Access the data you sync or locate your Mi device (if lost or misplaced) from any browser at anytime, anywhere.
  • Find your lost device, delete phone data remotely.
  • Access millions of themes from MIUI theme store for your Mi phone.
  • Get all your previous phone data on a new phone within few minutes.
  • Post your own threads, provide feedbacks, report bugs, suggest new features and participate in contests hosted on Mi Community.
  • Purchase any product online from Mi store.

How to setup Mi account?
Creating a new Mi account is simple. Follow the steps below.
2. There you have two options to create an account. Either by e-mail or mobile phone number.

                                       Email                                                                                      Phone number

Using E-mail
  • Give the email ID and confirm.
  • Then you will receive a verification link on your email.
  • Click on the link in the email to activate your account.
  • Your account is created successfully.

Using Mobile
  • Give the mobile number and other details required (password, captcha code) and confirm.
  • You will receive a OTP on the given mobile number.
  • Provide the OTP and confirm your identity.
  • Your account is created successfully.
*Please note, Mi ID is a unique number that is generated automatically at the time of registration. It cannot be changed.

How to find out your Mi ID?
1. By logging in to your Mi Account through any browser.
2. From your phone:
  • Open Settings
  • Select Mi Account

3. How to check Mi ID from Mi community profile ?
  • Open Mi community app
  • Select ‘Me’ option from the bottom corner
  • Select ‘View and edit your profile'
  • In the Profile tab,your Mi ID will be displayed

Next step?
After successfully making an account,you can add details like your name, mobile number, recovery email, security questions, change Mi account password, etc. For this, go to Mi Account and login with your Mi Account credentials and change according to your need.
*Please note, make sure that you set a recovery email/phone number, in case you forget your account details.
You can edit your personal information like name, birthdate and gender. You can also view the list of social accounts that are associated to your Mi account. If you want to remove such an account, just click Remove option. Under "Products" tab, all the Xiaomi products/services are visible when you logged in with your Mi account.

Forgot your Mi account password?
Do not worry. Here are ways to recover it. Xiaomi is a very user-friendly platform for users to reset their password.
2. Click on Forgot Password option
3. Now you will be asked to give either your email or mobile number that is linked with the account.

4. You will receive a verification link in your email or you will receive an OTP if mobile number is chosen to reset password.
5. Follow the instructions mentioned in your email or provide OTP to confirm your identity.
6. You can easily reset a new Mi account password now.

Hopefully now you have a better understanding of how your Mi Account works.

Special thanks to the original thread author, Sourav A K

Drop us any questions in the comments below!

2018-04-11 14:58:59
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Czedie | from MI 6


Good share for fellow users who always forgot their Mi account and how to setup the Mi ID.
2018-04-11 15:43:07

Master Bunny

Maji George | from Redmi 3S


thanks for sharing.....very helpful
2018-04-12 09:49:06
Always Believe Something Wonderful Is Happening!
Mi Community India
Good info!
2018-04-12 11:24:13
Very useful!  Thanks!
2018-04-15 05:44:23

Semi Pro Bunny

arjaydee31 | from Redmi Note 4


very helpful especially to newbie users! keep it up!
2018-04-15 09:22:52
Your friendly neighbor IT.
Very useful!
thanks for information.
2018-04-15 18:41:14
Very informative thread... Thanks for sharing
2018-06-22 00:18:41

Rookie Bunny

5190373913 | from mobile


I changed my password today afternoon.....but my password is not reset still?....why is it so?
2018-10-05 17:47:50

Rookie Bunny

5206485719 | from mobile


Mi account new reset password
2019-02-25 14:14:43

Rookie Bunny

5194738557 | from mobile


2019-03-01 23:51:09
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