Tips for backup all important data at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3. This phone have big internal memory at 64 GB or 128 GB. The internal memory of this phone enough to keep many important files such as text message, contact, photos, videos, downloaded files and some other files. Some users does not aware about backup which are very important especially when something happen or XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 broken, corrupt or phone lost / stolen.

XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 have good dual main camera which both use 12 megapixel. The front camera is 16 megapixel. We can record video with high resolutions maximum 2160p at 30 fps. The Android operating system is Android Nougat. This phone does not have external memory slot, but the internal memory is already enough to keep many files.



Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3


Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 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 doing login, the 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 NOTE 3 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 NOTE 3 already backup:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI NOTE 3
  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 at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 Manually to SDCard Memory?

Please note, XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 does not have real external memory slots. But we still can keep contact files 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 at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI NOTE 3
  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 NOTE 3 to memory card



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How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3, we will have many important pictures for special moment. There are several option to backup our media like Photo and Pictures to several location.

We can not backup to external MicroSD because XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 does not have external memory slots.

Backup or Copy at Computer:

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

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


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset XIAOMI MI NOTE 3


Restore Procedure for XIAOMI MI NOTE 3


Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI MI NOTE 3, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI MI NOTE 3. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI NOTE 3
  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 NOTE 3
  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 NOTE 3

  1. Turn on XIAOMI MI NOTE 3
  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 at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI MI NOTE 3
  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 NOTE 3 connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.



How to Backup and Restore SMS / Text Message at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3

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 at XIAOMI MI NOTE 3 :

  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.

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