Tips for backup all important data on XIAOMI 12X. This phone as 6.28 inches LCD screen with Qualcomm processor. It has 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage capacity. All installed data will be saved inside it. We have to make sure all data has been backup at safe locations before some bad troubles happen like phone lost or hardware damage.

XIAOMI 12X has been installed with Android 11 with MIUI 13 when the first time release at the market. This phone basically has its own procedure to backup some important data to cloud storage server, but sometime the backup procedure can not work properly. We have to make sure all data has been working and backup safely.

This phone has triple rear cameras with 50 MP for wide + 13 MP for 123 degree ultrawide + 5 MP for macro. This phone will have many personal and historical photos and videos. We have to backup all photos videos at safe locations. Please follow our guide below to backup all photos videos to safe cloud storage sever for free using Google Photos.

This page will give several information about how to backup important applications and data. There are several applications that we do not need to worry about data, because they are already saved at cloud like email or social media such as Facebook or Instagram and some other more.



BACKUP Procedure for XIAOMI 12X

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on XIAOMI 12X

Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI 12X which are very important for our activity. We have to backup all important data at safety location. One important thing when use Android, that we can synchronize our contact data to Google account, what we have to do is make sure our phone already sign in with our personal Google account.

After login or sign-in, Android phone by default will automatically synchronize or backup data to Google cloud server, so we will have 2 phonebook storage, one is at our XIAOMI 12X and the other one at Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

This steps will show if our XIAOMI 12X sync with Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Open Menu Setting > Account > Google , make sure your Gmail account already setup
  3. If you need to add Google / Gmail account, then click Add account
  4. Please see at your account, and make sure the Sync is ON


How to Backup Phone Book or Contact on XIAOMI 12X Manually to Email or Cloud ?

We can keep contact to several locations, such as cloud storage like Dropbox or Google drive, or other location that we can use from XIAOMI 12X using Export menu at Contacts menu.

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook on XIAOMI 12X using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Open applications: Contacts
  3. Choose all contact to backup: Contacts > Menu > Export / Backup contacts
  4. Choose Export to storage
  5. The filename of exported file will be show to tell us where the exported file is
  6. Send new backup files to email as attachment or upload to cloud storage server
  7. Finish backup contact XIAOMI 12X to memory card



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How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI 12X ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on XIAOMI 12X, we will have many important pictures for special moment. There are several option to backup our media like Photo and Pictures to several location.

Backup or Copy at Computer:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Connect XIAOMI 12X with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to XIAOMI 12X memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from XIAOMI 12X, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read XIAOMI 12X phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on XIAOMI 12X, copy all folder or files to specific location at our computer
  5. If everything finish, please try to open all images from our computer to make sure all data already backup or export or copy without problem

Backup Photo / Videos of XIAOMI 12X to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from XIAOMI 12X
  4. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  5. At Backup & sync menu, please choose our Google backup account
  6. At Backup & sync menu, please choose Upload Size to High quality (make sure we still have enough capacity)
  7. By default the photos and videos will backup to unlimited Google Photos backup when our XIAOMI 12X connected to Wifi


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset XIAOMI 12X


Restore Procedure for XIAOMI 12X

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on XIAOMI 12X

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI 12X, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI 12X. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Go to Menu Setting > Account > Google
  3. Add our Google or Gmail account
  4. In the first time, we can force Sync contact to restore Contacts from Google server to our XIAOMI 12X
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From Email / Cloud Server / Internal Memory to XIAOMI 12X

  1. Turn on XIAOMI 12X
  2. Download previous backup files from email or cloud server
  3. Choose Contacts
  4. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  5. Choose Import from storage
  6. Choose the folder that we have saved our contact
  7. Choose Import vCard file

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Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos on XIAOMI 12X

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI 12X
  2. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  3. Login previous Google account to our Google Photos applications.
  4. Wait for several moment when our XIAOMI 12X connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.



How to Backup and Restore SMS / Text Message on XIAOMI 12X

There are some options to backup SMS / Text Message from our phone. We recommended to use and download SMS Backup & Restore applications from Google Play Store. We can backup all or specific SMS/conversations to phone memory (internal or external memory) or use cloud storage such as Google Drive or Dropbox. Please do the following steps to :


  1. Download SMS Backup & Restore from Google Play Store
  2. From menu inside this apps, please choose Back up now
  3. Choose what to backup at our text message
  4. Choose where to backup. We suggest to use Google Drive as long as we already have Gmail account to sign-in. We also can choose some other options for backup location like Dropbox or internal/external phone memory.
  5. We can choose to backup only once or every specific time


Restore SMS / Text Message on XIAOMI 12X :

  1. This steps only can work if we have followed above steps to backup SMS / Text messages using SMS Backup & Restore application from Google Play Store.
  2. Open SMS Backup & Restore application and choose from menu Restore
  3. Choose where the location we have backup before (Local phone memory or Google Drive or Dropbox), and choose to Login or find the Backup files from our phone.
  4. Choose what we want to restore from that backup files (Message or Phone calls)
  5. Choose Restore button.



How to Backup Whatsapp Chat History on XIAOMI 12X ?

Whatsapp is very famous at several country. We can communicate with any contact across devices. There are many important information that we keep from Whatsapp chatting communication, therefore we have to backup all Whatsapp chat history and restore at new or same phone when some troubles happen. Please follow this page to backup-restore Whatsapp Chat History or Media Photos Videos from our XIAOMI 12X.