How To Recover Deleted Files On Xiaomi Phones?

Sometimes users lose important data from their Xiaomi phones, which is unpredictable and unavoidable. But do not worry, because if you have accidentally deleted some important files on your phone, you can easily recover the deleted files by using one of these 5 methods, which we’ll talk about below. 

1. Restore Data from Xiaomi Backup App

Probably, you have heard about the backup process. The purpose of the backup is to create a copy of data that can be recovered in the event of a primary data failure. Xiaomi also provides backup opportunities for its users with the Xiaomi Backup App. Here you can backup various data and when you need that data you can easily restore them back to your smartphone. 

Thus, if you have created a backup of the data by using this app, then to restore that data you only have to open the app. Further, select the data that you would like to restore, then simply click on the “Restore” button to get them back. 

2. Retrieve data from Mi Cloud Backup

If you have created a backup of your Redmi phone to the Mi Cloud, you can restore the data to your Xiaomi phone. Follow these steps to recover the deleted data from the Mi phone by using Mi Cloud. 

  1. Login to your Mi Account on your device
  2. Go to Settings > Mi Account > Mi Cloud > Restore from Backup
  3. Select the backup file that you’d like to recover
  4. Click on the “Restore” button
  5. Well done!

3. Restore photos, videos, and audios by using Google Drive Backup

Each Android smartphone user links their phone with a Google account, right? You can use Google Drive in order to back up the deleted photos, videos, and documents. So, if you have uploaded your phone’s data to Google Drive before deleting them, you can easily get back them to your device. 

Here are the steps that’ll help you restore deleted data with the help of Google Drive.

  1. Download the Google Drive app or you can open it on any browser
  2. Go to the My Drive section 
  3. Select the images, videos, or documents you want to restore
  4. Preview the data and tap on the “Download” button to get them back

Note: If you have deleted some data from Google Drive and it’s not old than 30 days, then you can also recover the data by using Google Drive Trash by following the steps below

  1. Download the Google Drive app or you can open it on any browser
  2. Go to the “Trash” option
  3. Here, you’ll find the list of the deleted files. 
  4. Select the data, that you want to recover 
  5. Tap on the “Restore” icon

4. Recover photos from your Xiaomi phone using Google Photos App

If you have taken a backup of your photos to Google Photos, here is the way to restore them

  1. Open Google Photos and login into your Google account
  2. Tap on three horizontal lines (Menu) at the top left side
  3. Tap on Trash / Bin and choose the photos which you’d like to get back
  4. Click on the “Restore” button
  5. That’s it!

Also Read: How to Import And Export Contacts on Xiaomi Phones

5. Recover deleted data from Xiaomi devices without backup via Recover (Android)

If you do not have a backup and you accidentally deleted or lost files from your Xiaomi phone, we’ll highly recommend you to try Recover (Android). It is a perfect Xiaomi Data Recovery software to restore lost or deleted data from a Xiaomi phone without backup. 

The Mi Data Recovery software obtains various types of data such as photos, contacts, videos, audios, voice memos, notes, text messages, calendars, documents, and even WhatsApp conversations. 

It is also worth mentioning that this Recovery tool is available for both Windows and Mac computers. It recovers lost/deleted data from both device’s internal storage and external SD memory card. 

In addition, this program recovers deleted data from Redmi phones that have been deleted due to mistaken deletion, water damage, factory reset, broken screen, virus attack, black and white screen of death, and also forgotten screen lock PIN/pattern/password and so on. 

Avoid losing your phone data again!

Even though you have successfully recovered your deleted data from your Xiaomi device, it’s time to back up your phone data. You don’t want to lose it again, right? Simply use one of the methods mentioned above to make a backup, and try to cover all the file types you don’t want to lose. You can backup your Mi phone files to Mi Cloud, Google Drive, Xiaomi backup app, and etc. There is also another app worth mentioning called Mi File Backup & Restore. You can use this tool to backup different types of files as well as selectively backup files and then selectively recover them when they get lost or deleted from your device. Importantly, do so regularly, as prevention is better than cure.

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