Tips for backup all important data on XIAOMI MI 10I. This is mid-end smartphone with Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G processor with big internal storage 128 GB. We will have many important applications and data after use for several months. Many users does not aware about how important to have backup data.

We have to know, when XIAOMI MI 10I lost or hardware broken, all data inside this phone can not access anymore. Therefore we have to backup all data to safe location including email or chat or photos videos and some other more. Android have several automatic backup procedure for some data, we just have to make sure all process already running or not.

Having good camera is very important for our productivity. XIAOMI MI 10I has great rear camera with 108 MP for wide + 8 MP for ultrawide + 2 MP for macro + 2 MP for depth of field or blur effect. We will have many fun and confidential photos and videos. We also have to backup all photos for safety reasons. Follow simple steps bellow to do cloud backup to Google Photos or external memory.

Sometime, we can accidentally remove or delete some photos and videos. How to restore deleted files/photos/videos from XIAOMI MI 10I? We can restore deleted photos videos from Google Photos backup server.

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 MI 10I

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on XIAOMI MI 10I

Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI MI 10I 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 MI 10I 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 MI 10I sync with Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  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 MI 10I Manually to SDCard Memory?

We can keep contact files to external memory if available, or to internal memory and copy or send that files using email or other cloud storage like Dropbox or Google drive.

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook on XIAOMI MI 10I using Export menu at Contacts menu.


  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  2. Open applications: Contacts
  3. Choose all contact to backup: Contacts > Menu > Export / Backup contacts
  4. Choose Export to storage / SD card
  5. The filename of exported file will be show to tell us where the exported file is
  6. Finish backup contact XIAOMI MI 10I to memory card


how to backup & restore data on xiaomi mi 10i

How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI MI 10I ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on XIAOMI MI 10I, 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 to External Memory Card:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  2. Open Home Screen
  3. Find and run File Manage / File Commander
  4. Choose Internal storage, we will see many  folders
  5. Press and hold one folder for select, after one folder selected, we will see menu at bellow
  6. Choose Select all at menu bellow
  7. Choose Copy (or move, but better use copy to reduce the missing files)
  8. Choose Menu > SD Card
  9. Choose the new folder that we want to copy that files
  10. Choose Paste
  11. Please make sure check manually at microSD folder that all files already copied

Backup or Copy at Computer:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  2. Connect XIAOMI MI 10I with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to XIAOMI MI 10I memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from XIAOMI MI 10I, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read XIAOMI MI 10I phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on XIAOMI MI 10I, 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 MI 10I to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from XIAOMI MI 10I
  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 MI 10I connected to Wifi


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset XIAOMI MI 10I


Restore Procedure for XIAOMI MI 10I

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on XIAOMI MI 10I

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI MI 10I, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI MI 10I. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  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 MI 10I
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From SD Card / MicroSD / Internal Memory to XIAOMI MI 10I

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI 10I
  2. Choose Contacts
  3. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  4. Choose Import from storage / SD card
  5. Choose the folder that we have saved our contact
  6. Choose Import vCard file

XIAOMI MI 10I google_photos backup restore

Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos on XIAOMI MI 10I

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI MI 10I
  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 MI 10I connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.




How to Backup and Restore SMS / Text Message on XIAOMI MI 10I

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 MI 10I :

  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 MI 10I ?

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 MI 10I.

The information from this page describe about https://www hard-reset org/backup-restore/easy-way-to-backup-restore-xiaomi-mi-10i-contact-chat-data-picture-sms/. If you need another resource for hard reset, use search function at this homepage or find from our related posts.