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3 Easy Ways to Reset Xiaomi Mobile for Beginner Users

As a Xiaomi cellphone user, you need to know the ins and outs of this cellphone so that you can provide first aid if a problem occurs. One of them is resetting for the convenience of the cellphone.

How to reset a Xiaomi cellphone is a topic that is asked a lot. Not everyone knows how to reset a Xiaomi cellphone. Generally, resetting or hard resetting the cellphone means returning the cellphone settings to factory or initial settings. Reset will erase all apps, settings and data from the phone. However, for those of you who are afraid of losing important data when restoring Xiaomi phones. We have tips on how to reset Xiaomi phones without causing any other problems.

Reset Via Power Button

The first way is to use the phone's power button. This reset method is often called a hard reset. First of all, don't be afraid of the hard word in it, because actually this method is completely harmless to your cellphone. This is also the easiest way to do it. Here are the steps:  

  1. Turn off the Xiaomi phone first
  2. Enter the settings and select the Xiaomi recovery menu
  3. Then press and hold the power button together with volume up
  4. Press until the Xiaomi logo appears
  5. Then enter Mi Recovery
  6. Choose your language
  7. Click Hard Reset or Wipe Data
  8. Select All Wipe Data
  9. Then press the yes button to confirm.
  10. Wait for the process to finish
  11. After the process is complete, turn on or restart the cellphone  

Reset via Mi Cloud

The next method that you can try is Mi Cloud. You could say this method is the most unique, because other cellphones don't have it. For those of you who still don't know how to reset your cellphone with Mi Cloud, here are the steps. Make sure the cellphone battery is full so that the reset process runs smoothly.

  1. Register for a Mi Cloud account at https://i.mi.com/
  1. Select find device (Find device)
  1. Then select your device
  1. In the upper right corner, select wipe device
  1. Then select wipe to confirm the reset 

Reset Via on MIUI 12

How to reset Xiaomi phone on latest MIUI 12? Reset in MIUI 12 may differ from previous versions of MIUI. With the factory reset menu in MIUI 12, you can reset data: Accounts, contacts, photos and videos, apps, backup data, data on MicroSD cards or elsewhere. 

You can reset data in each option separately. For example, if you only want to reset photo and video data, you can select the photos and video option. However, if you want to erase all data, you can click the erase all data button below.

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Following are the steps for hard resetting Xiaomi phones on the latest MIUI 12:  

  1. Open the settings menu
  1. Then select about phone
  1. Select factory reset
  1. Select the part you want to reset
  1. If you want to restore all data, select all erase data

That's how to reset the Xiaomi cellphone correctly. You can try it after you have backed up all the data safely. Hope it is useful!

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