Tips for backup all important data at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 including contact, text messaging, photo, video, downloaded files and some other mode. This phone will have many important data after use for several months, the important data have to be backup before something happen or XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 broken, corrupt or phone lost / stolen.

XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 is Android smartphone which have 5.5 inches LCD screen size using Android Marshmallow when the first time release in the market. The internal memory of XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 have 2 options, first with 32 GB and the other option is 64 GB.  If we need more storage then we can replace simcard slot 2 with external memory MicroSD type maximum 256 GB.



Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4


Almost all of us will have many contacts or phonebooks data at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 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 REDMI NOTE 4 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 REDMI NOTE 4 already backup:

  1. Turn on XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4 Manually to SDCard Memory?

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4 to memory card


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How to Backup Picture/Photo XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4, we will have many important pictures for special moment. There are several option to backup our media like Photo and Pictures to several location, the easier step is backup our media to external microSD memory card. But for this step we need to prepare our MicroSD card first and insert it into memory card slot at our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4.

Backup or Copy to External Memory Card:

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

  1. Turn on XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4 connected to Wifi


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4

Restore Procedure for XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account at XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4

If we reformat or hard reset XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4. This is how to restore:


  1. Turn on XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From SD Card / MicroSD to XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4

  1. Turn on XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4

  1. Install Google Photos to our XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 4
  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 REDMI NOTE 4 connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] I do have backup file for contacts but not able to restore. Please guide.
[A] Hi, as far as your previous phone already have Google account, then the contact will be automatically sync to Google Contact server. Please try to browse at using Internet browser either from PC or smartphone. However, if your phone has finished hard reset then please login with same Google account to make it restore the contact automatically to your Xiaomi Redmi Note.