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How to save photos and videos on Xiaomi automatically

You know very well how unpleasant it can be to lose all the photos and videos saved on the memory of your smartphone, especially if it gets damaged or lost. In these cases, it is a good idea to synchronize all the photos and videos with a cloud service, so as to keep all your memories in a "virtual" space, regardless of the fate of your phone. If you have an Xiaomi device the advantage is even more evident, since the integrated cloud! In this guide I will show you howsave photos and videos automatically on Xiaomi, taking advantage of the automatic backups offered by the service I Cloud.

Who owns an iPhone knows the excellent service offered by iCloud, well, Mi Cloud is a function that is very close to that of Apple. This is one of the reasons why Xiaomi is currently the fourth world smartphone manufacturer, offering services comparable to those of much more well-known brands. Read on to find out how easy it is to save photos with your Xiaomi device.

Save photos and videos on Xiaomiautomatically

Have you got iCloud, Apple's filing system? Well, I Cloud something similar. You can store all data automatically, for free up to 5GB, such as messages, Contacts, Photos, etc. and access it with other devices. Not only this, you also have the possibility ofsearch for your devicewherever it is, and if you have lost it, you can do a factory setup from your PC. But now let's see how you can conveniently save your photos or videos in the Xiaomi cloud.

Subscription to Mi Cloud

Before you can save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud, you must register with Mi Cloud, otherwise you will not be able to use the free space to synchronize your data.

If you haven't set up a Mi account when you first start up your phone, you can do so at any time by using the following link.

LINK | Registration My Account

save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud

Enter as country Italy and provide a valid email address to register the account, then press the Create Account button. If you want to associate the account using the phone number (much more convenient, even for password recovery) use the key Create using a phone number. Whatever path you take on the second screen, you will be asked for your personal information and will need to choose an access password for your account.

Once you have created the My Account, turn on your Xiaomi smartphone and go to the menu Settings -> My Account to log in.

save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud

Enter the email or phone number as the username and the password chosen when creating the account. Once the device is associated with your account you will see the item appear in the respective menu I Cloud.

save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud

Save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud

Now that your device is associated with the Mi Account, you can save photos and videos automatically on Xiaomi. To do this, turn on your Xiaomi device and take it to the menu Settings -> My Account -> I Cloud,then you tap on the item Other items in sync.

save photos and videos on the Xiaomi cloud

In the window that opens you tap on the item Gallery to see all the sync options.

save photos and videos automatically on Xiaomi

Check the first item to save photos and videos automatically on Xiaomi. With the second option you can have backups performed only when you are connected to a WiFi network (recommended since synchronization can be very expensive in terms of data).

If you want to save photos and videos automatically on Xiaomi and at the same time save space in the internal memory by activating the item Ooptimize the local storage space after backup,which allows you to keep the original files saved in the cloud while on your mobile device only low resolution copies will be kept, so as to occupy much less space.

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