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Quickly Backup and Restore Xiaomi 11

Like mostly mobile users, Xiaomi 11 users also store their personal and important data in their device. So if the phone is damaged, lost or performed a reset, all data may be erased without recovery. And for some users, they will switch to another phone one day, then a full backup of the old device plays a critical role at that time. Thankfully, there are different ways to backup your Samsung phone. In this article, I will share some best ways to backup and restore WhatsApp, contacts, messages, video, pictures, music, call logs, apps and etc on Xiaomi 11.

Solution 1. 1-Click to Backup and Restore Xiaomi 11

At first of all, you will learn a best solution to backup and restore phone data. Syncios Data Transfer provides professional ways to backup, restore and transfer phone data. Just follow a few steps below to check necessary details.

syncios data transfer
Syncios Data Transfer
  • Backup and restore apps contacts, photos, SMS, music, videos and more easily
  • Transfer apps contacts, photos, SMS, music, videos and more between devices
  • Restore iTunes backup to mobile devices quickly without overwriting
  • Get music and videos from iTunes Library to phones simply
  • Works perfectly with iOS and Android smartphones and tablets

Step 1: Start Syncios Data Transfer

Windows version and Mac version are provided for users. Download the right version on your computer then launch this program. On the main interface, you will see multiple Syncios toolkit, just direct to Phone Transfer. Tap "Phone Transfer" module to initiate it. Now we enter the start-up interface of Syncios Data Transfer.

start syncios data transfer

Step 2: Connect Xiaomi 11 to Computer

Connect your Xiaomi 11 to computer via USB cable. Otherwise, you could not click any button. As soon as you connect the phone, check its connection mode on "Notification Center" of your phone. The connection mode should be Transfer File. And follow instructions to open USB debugging mode when asked.

backup Xiaomi 11 to PC

Step 3: Backup Xiaomi 11 data to PC

Navigate to Backup column. On the lower-right corner, you can check the storage information of your computer. You need to change the output path when there is no enough space. After that, simply click Next. Here you are allowed to select files to backup, such as contacts, messages, video, pictures, music, call logs, apps and etc. Makes a selection then click Next to load data from your phone. To start the backup process, you need to tap the Next button again. After a while, Syncios will create a full backup from your Xiaomi 11 data to PC. The backup folder will pop up automatically, check if all selected contents are backed up successfully.

loading Xiaomi 11 data

Step 4: Restore backup to Xiaomi 11 whenever you need

Now you can restore the created backup to Xiaomi 11 if you need. Just navigate to Restore mode on the main interface. Then tap Local Backup. A pop-up backup list appears. You can choose a backup according to its size, date and device name from all enlisted backups. Then go to the next step to select items from the backup. Tick off contents you need then click Next to start loading data. After that, to initiate the recovery process, just tap Next again. Syncios will restore the backup to your Xiaomi 11 without any data loss.

restore backup to Xiaomi 11


  1. If you need to restore the backup to other iOS or Android devices, just connect the target device to computer, then restore the previous backup to the connected phone.
  2. The device is not limited when backing up and restoring. You can backup any iOS or Android device then restore the Syncios backup to any other iOS or Android device. But note, some types of contents are limited to transfer between iOS and Android. You can check the supported contents on here.

Solution 2. Selectively Backup and Restore Xiaomi 11

Here is another solution to backup and restore your Xiaomi 11 provided by another tool, Syncios Mobile Manager. It provides selectively transfer. That means, you can check all details of all contents by using Syncios Mobile Manager. Then choose files you need to backup and restore. Just follow a few steps below, then you will know how it works.

One-Click Backup and Restore

Syncios Mobile Manager

  • Support to transfer, edit, backup, manage, view mobile data.
  • Manage iOS devices/Android music, edit song details and deduplicate tracks.
  • Preview and export SMS, Call History & Contacts to readable format on computer.
  • Handy tools: HEIC Converter and Photo Conpression.
  • Fully compatible with latest Android and iOS devices.

Step 1: Start Syncios Mobile Manager

Syncios Mobile Manager Windows version or Mac version needs to be installed on your PC. Choose the compatible version to download and install. After the installation, on the start-up interface of Syncios, choose Mobile Manager module. This step is important. Then connect your Xiaomi 11 to computer with a USB cable. Choose Transfer File as the connection mode. Turn on USB debugging mode on your phone when asked. After your phone is connected well, let's move to the next step.

Step 2: Backup Xiaomi 11 to computer

You can find "Music", "Video", "Photos", "Information"(contacts, messages, call history), "Apps", "Files", "Toolbox" on the menu bar. Navigate to the content you need to backup, tap it. Then view all details and select files. Click Backup/Export button to copy them to computer.

Here we take "Music" as an example. Go to the photo tab and you will see all songs on your phone. Select songs then click Export to save the music track to computer. You can also de-cuplicate your songs before the transfer to save storage on your computer.

export Xiaomi 11 photos to computer

Step 3: Restore the backup to Xiaomi 11

To restore the backup, just go to the corresponding tabs and click Recover/Import/Add button to retrieve them from computer. In addition, without any Syncios backup, you can also import media files, such as music, videos, photos from computer to your phone directly.

Here we take "Music" as an example. Go to the photo tab. Then click Add to select a music file or music folder from computer. Select songs you need from computer and import music to your phone.

For iOS devices, you can directly import music to a playlist or create new playlist via Syncios Manager.

import photos to Xiaomi 11

Solution 3. Backup and Restore WhatsApp on Xiaomi 11

We provide this method as a supplement. WhatsApp is one of the most used social app among phone users. To backup and restore WhatsApp, you may suffer a lot. Here we select a most convenient way to help you to backup WhatsApp chats, photos and videos offered by Syncios WhatsApp Transfer. And actually, without any help, it's difficult to backup and restore WhatsApp easily.

Transfer WhatsApp Messages
Syncios WhatsApp Transfer
  • Selectively transfer WhatsApp messages and attachments between iOS and Android devices.
  • Backup and restore WhatsApp on iPhone/Android
  • Export WhatsApp backup to HTML and CSV files.
  • Selectively Restore WhatsApp data from iTunes backup.
Download button win
Download button mac

Step 1: Choose "Backup" mode on the main interface

Start Syncios WhatsApp Transfer on your computer, Windows version or Mac version are available. From the start-up interface, choose "WhatsApp Transfer", open it after its downloading. Then choose Backup WhatsApp.

backup whatsapp

Step 2: Backup Xiaomi 11 WhatsApp to PC

Connect your Xiaomi 11 to computer via a USB cable. Syncios will start backing up your WhatsApp data. Unlock your phone and keep a well connection. You will see a prompt when it finishes the backup process.

Step 3: Choose a backup to check details

If you need to restore WhatsApp data later to Xiaomi 11 or other iOS or Android device, just choose Restore WhatsApp from local backup on the main interface. Then you can select the previous backup among all enlisted backups according to its device name, size and date. Click Browse, all WhatsApp chats and attached photos, videos are displayed.

backup and restore whatsapp

backup Xiaomi 11 whatsapp

Step 4: Select WhatsApp conversations to restore to Xiaomi 11

To restore WhatsApp conversations to your phone, go to WhatsApp Chats. Select conversations you need. Then go to the lower right, tap Recover to device. And choose Recover to Xiaomi 11 or other target device you wish to restore WhatsApp to. Tap Recover to launch the recovery process. Wait till it's completed. Afterwards, check WhatsApp on your phone.

select WhatsApp backup

recover whatsapp message to Xiaomi 11


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How can I identify which tool is the best for me?

  • Syncios Data Transfer: Directly backup and restore contents on iOS and Android devices with one click.
  • Syncios Mobile Manager: Selectively backup a phone with a detailed preview then restore the backup to a phone.
  • Syncios WhatsApp Transfer: 1-click to backup WhatsApp conversations of a phone. Selectively restore the WhatsApp to a phone with a preview.