how to import, export, backup contacts in xiaomi phone

How to Import, Export, Backup Your Contact in Xiaomi Phone [MIUI Guide]

If You have a redmi phone and you want to import and export your contacts, then this place is right for you. it is a bit tricky to import or export your contacts in Xiaomi’s redmi devices. But do not worry, here we are sharing a useful tutorial in a few simple steps that will guide you to solve this problem.

You can easily make an online backup of your phone’s data such as photo and video (that can be automatically uploaded to a cloud service such as Google Drive or Dropbox), but making a backup of the contact is not easy, There are several ways to move your contact from your Xiaomi device to another, but these methods are easy or effective and others are not so user-friendly. So, this article will address an easiest ways to import export contact on your Xiaomi device safely.

Also Read:- How to Check Recently Used Apps in Your Xiaomi Redmi Phones.

How to Export Xiaomi Contacts to Phone Storage

Exporting the contact of your xiaomi device to the phone’s storage is one of the easiest ways, Where you can save the contacts file safely in your SDcard memory. Simply follow the steps below to do it.

Step 1. Open your phone and enter its settings.

Step 2. If you scroll down you will get an option of “System App” and tap on it.

how to export contact in xiaomi redmi phone

Step 3. Here you will see many other options to choose from. click “contacts”.

how to export contacts in xiaomi device

Step 4. Here you have to select the option of “Import/Export Contacts” as show in the screenshot below.

how to export contacts in xiaomi phones

Step 5. Now you will see a small number of options to export xiaomi contacts, from which to select “Export to Storage”.

how to export contacts in xiaomi smartphone


Step 6. Export all your contacts in the vcf file format by clicking on “OK” in the pop-up window that appears on the screen.

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This time you have to wait until the contact file is exported. after few seconds a 00001.vcf file (vCard file) will be generated in the SD card. Which will contain the complete information about your contact including Name, Mobile Number, Address etc.


Import Contacts in Xiaomi Phone from Storage

In this section of the article, we will tell you how to import contact from the phone’s storage into your xiaomi device. This is a simple process but you must have a vcf file (vCard file) in the internal storage that you want to import into xiaomi contact list.

firstly open your device, then going to Settings > System Apps > Contacts > Import/Export Contacts > Import From Storage and then a pop-up window will appear on the display in which you have to pick the “phone” option, After that another window will appear on the screen and to import contacts, select the VCard file and click on “OK“. if you find it annoying, Then the screenshots below can help you.

Step 1. In your Xiaomi phone setting, tap on “system apps” and then “Contacts”.

how to import contact on xiaomi phones

Step 2. Selecting Import/Export Contacts > Import From Storage.

how to import contact on xiaomi phone

Step 3. A┬ápop-up window will appear on the display, Now you have to choose the “phone” option and then tab on OK.

how to import contact on xiaomi device


If you want an easy and simple way to import the contacts of your Xiaomi device, there is another way here, in this method you will have to browse your vCard file in the file manager and then click on it. at that time a “Import vCard” message will display on the device, you have to click on “OK”, so that all the contacts will be added to your phone’s dialer.


How to Backup Contacts on Xiaomi Redmi Smartphones

If you have a vCard file of contacts from xiaomi phone, then you can upload it directly to Google Drive through an app or browser. Besides, you can also keep a backup copy of your phone’s contacts in your computer’s hard disk for which You can use USB cable to transfer your contact file (vcf file) to a computer.

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So in this article you saw how to import, export, Backup contact in Xiaomi phones. hopefully Using this article one can easily understand the import, export, as well as your backup contacts. if you have any questions or problems then drop your comment below.