Tips for backup all important data on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT such as contact, photos, videos, chat and some other more. There are many files and data that we will have after use this phone for several months. Some users does not aware about how to backup data. Please note, that we will loose all data when our XIAOMI POCO X3 GT get some troubles or phone lost, therefore we have to backup all important data before bad things happen.

XIAOMI POCO X3 GT work with MediaTek MT6891Z Dimensity 1100 5G processor. It has big storage at 128 GB or 256 GB. This phone does not have external memory for backup destination. We will backup all files to other location and cloud storage regularly. Android 11 is ready to use when we open this phone from the box. It have several automatic backup procedure, but we need to make sure all process already running or not.

It is very important to backup our photos videos inside XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, because it has triple rear cameras 64 MP for wide + 8 MP for 120 degree ultrawide + 2 MP for macro. Please follow some steps bellow to backup all photos videos to free cloud storage server like 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.




Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT

Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI POCO X3 GT 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 POCO X3 GT 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 POCO X3 GT sync with Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  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 POCO X3 GT Manually?

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 POCO X3 GT 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 POCO X3 GT using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  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 created backup files to email as attachment or send to cloud storage server
  7. Finish backup contact XIAOMI POCO X3 GT to memory card



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How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI POCO X3 GT ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, 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 POCO X3 GT
  2. Connect XIAOMI POCO X3 GT with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to XIAOMI POCO X3 GT memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read XIAOMI POCO X3 GT phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, 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 POCO X3 GT to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  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 POCO X3 GT connected to Wifi


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset XIAOMI POCO X3 GT


Restore Procedure for XIAOMI POCO X3 GT

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI POCO X3 GT. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  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 POCO X3 GT
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From Internal Memory to XIAOMI POCO X3 GT

  1. Turn on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  2. Download previous backup files from our Email or Cloud Storage 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 POCO X3 GT

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI POCO X3 GT
  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 POCO X3 GT connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.



How to Backup and Restore SMS / Text Message on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT

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 POCO X3 GT :

  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 POCO X3 GT ?

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 POCO X3 GT.


This phone has IP53 rating that can work with dust and splash or water protection, however we can not bring this phone to swim. There are several steps that we can choose to backup data and doing autobackup on XIAOMI POCO X3 GT, but the most important things to do is always make sure all backup process has been work properly.