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What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud – Know Everything

What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud - Know Everything
What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud - Know Everything

You really don’t know about What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud? Here, you can able to know everything about xiaomi cloud or mi cloud with all the possible aspect.

Today we bring you a very interesting guide that many Xiaomi users do not know. We talk about Mi Cloud, the Xiaomi cloud that helps us preserve all our data and files safely.

What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud - Know Everything
What is Xiaomi Cloud or Mi Cloud – Know Everything

My Cloud is an online platform that saves our data on servers hosted in other countries, this benefits us a lot since if something happens to us with our mobile terminal we can always recover the files and information of our apps with just a few mouse clicks.

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What is Mi cloud or Xiaomi cloud?

When we receive our smartphone and make the first power up, some configuration screens appear where it invites us to create our account with My Cloud , many people omit this part of the configuration and never reconfigure it, so if you are one of those people you have Read this guide carefully to perform the first configuration of My Cloud .

Xiaomi Cloud on Smartphone

The first thing you have to do if you have not already done so is to register in the My Cloud application . To access My Cloud we have to go to Settings> My Account> My Cloud> and the screenshots that you will see below will appear.  The My Cloud application has been removed by incorporating the settings on these screens.

mi cloud
mi cloud
term and condition of xiaomi cloud
term and condition of xiaomi cloud
xiaomi cloud permission
xiaomi cloud permission

Registration is very simple if we do not have an account, it would be like that of any application you have to register for. If you have an account on My Home or another Xiaomi platform, it will automatically login.

xiaomi cloud storage option
xiaomi cloud storage option
home page
home page

Once we have registered in the application we will have an interface similar to the one you see on the screen.

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In this menu we can choose which files are the ones we want to select for Xiaomi to make backup copies. In my case I have marked all the options since it seems right to preserve all the files hosted on my smartphone.

In each of these sections if we enter we will have several options to activate if we want Mi Cloud synchronize all sections correctly and with all the files we have. This part is very important since if it is not done correctly it could synchronize the files in half and not all of them.

Now that we know the files that My Cloud is going to synchronize we will have to enter the first section of Locate device, and activate the tracking options. This will allow us if we lose our mobile or steal it we can find it through GPS positioning. We also have

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 this option with Google and our email account associated with the Play Store. 

The next step will be to configure the system backup. This is going to allow us that if we make some type of ROM modification or something goes wrong with an update of an app we can return to our previous state.

We can schedule the time with which the Mi Cloud app will perform this information dump on Xiaomi servers. And also in this section we will be able to load the backup copy in case we are needed in case of problems. In this way we can return to a point where our smartphone does not contain errors or failures.

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Another great virtue of having configured the My Cloud app is the ability to recover deleted photos, notes, contacts and messages . We can do this when we have configured My Cloud and have spent time with the backups made. 

xiaomi cloud on pc home
xiaomi cloud on pc home

Xiaomi with Mi Cloud gives us free 5GB which we can always use, empty and transfer the files to our computer . If we need to hire more space, it is possible by paying a quarterly, semi-annual or annual fee. Payment is made in the HK Dollards currency, and the transfer of the money through Paypal, we can renew it automatically so that the payment is made when the expiration date expires. The price is cheaper than other proposals from other companies in the cloud sector.

mi cloud different option
mi cloud different option

Currently I have 25GB of memory in the cloud of Xiaomi Mi Cloud thanks to a free promotion that the Chinese company made almost a year ago in which many users were rewarded with this extra space. It is important to emphasize that the auto renewal option was active, but not having a credit account to My Cloud would not make the payment of the service to be renewed. 

Now to finish the configuration from our terminal we must go to Settings- Additional Settings and go to the Backup section. Here we must finish configuring the backup service so that all our files are well secured and backed up.

In this section we can make a backup copy locally, this means that the backup this time instead of being uploaded to the Xiaomi server this time would be saved on our smartphone. This option can be done if we have enough memory in our terminal.

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In the case of having problems, errors or a bug that prevents us from using our mobile with total normality, we can restore the phone from a backup or restore it from the factory. The latter means that everything that has not been synchronized with the cloud or we have extracted from our mobile will be deleted and the terminal would be as it was the first time you bought it.

Finally, we comment on the last point with which My Cloud reinforces the use of the application and adjustments we have made.

Now we are going to talk to you about the web part, which is the most important as it complements the smartphone

 

The web address to access the desktop version of the Xiaomi cloud is:  https://i.mi.com/?_locale=en_US

To access this panel we must login with our My Cloud account . Once we access this panel we can access all the information we have synchronized with the backups we have made from our mobile terminal Mi.

 

Here we can download all our contacts, photos, messages, recordings and locate our terminal or all that we have associated with our My Cloud account. 

Downloading the images is a real joy through our web browser, they are downloaded as a file and we can select only the files we want to download, delete or preserve. Being the most useful function.

The GPS tracking function works very well, even if we do not find it at home we can make our mobile sound and so we can find it. The remote lock function of the terminal also works very well and is very useful for loss or theft of the mobile terminal.

As you can see My Cloud is really useful , so follow all the steps and do not forget that your information is very valuable. Therefore, the best is an information manager in the cloud like Mi Cloud , one of the best file managers in the network.

We hope you found this tutorial and Guide very useful. Now share with your family and friends if they also have a Xiaomi brand device.

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Luiz Correia Dias

Hello, Luiz Correia Dias and I am the founder of DoctorXiaomi.com. According to my background, I am an Environmental Engineer, but my vision is something different from my background. I like blogging in a technological niche. I want to spread all the information about Xiaomi to the hardcore lover of Xiaomi. So, decide to start the blog.

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