Tips for backup all important data on XIAOMI MI A3. We have to prepare some backup for worse case. This phone has two options of RAM with 64 GB or 128 GB. By default, all data will be keep on this internal storage. Some users use external memory MicroSD which located on slot 2 network simcard. We have to know that some important data like contact, chatting history, photos videos will be lost when some problems happen on our XIAOMI MI A3 such as stolen or damage. For safety reasons, we have to backup all.

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 it is already saved at cloud like email or social media such as Facebook or Instagram and some other more.


BACKUP Procedure for XIAOMI MI A3

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on XIAOMI MI A3

Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI MI A3 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 A3 and the other one at Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

Bellow are the steps to check that our XIAOMI MI A3 already backup:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI A3
  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 A3 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 A3 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI A3
  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 A3 to memory card


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How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI MI A3 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on XIAOMI MI A3, 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 MI A3
  2. Connect XIAOMI MI A3 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to XIAOMI MI A3 memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from XIAOMI MI A3, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read XIAOMI MI A3 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on XIAOMI MI A3, 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 A3 to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI A3
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from XIAOMI MI A3
  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 (free unlimited storage)
  7. By default the photos and videos will backup to unlimited Google Photos backup when our XIAOMI MI A3 connected to Wifi


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Restore Procedure for XIAOMI MI A3

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on XIAOMI MI A3

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI MI A3, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI MI A3. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI A3
  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 A3
  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 A3

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI A3
  2. Choose Contacts
  3. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  4. Choose Import from storage / SD card
  5. Choose the place that we can save our contact
  6. Choose Import vCard file


Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos on XIAOMI MI A3

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI MI A3
  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 A3 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 A3

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 A3 :

  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 A3 ?

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 A3.