Mi Branded phones from Xiaomi sell out within seconds of its availability on online marketplaces. Their top end specs at affordable pricing make them highly attractive. If you are reading this, chances are high that you might have recently jumped the ship and bought yourself a Xiaomi phone. Now that you have bought yourself a Xiaomi phone, the next challenge is to migrate the data. Xiaomi has launched a p2p (Peer to Peer) Android app that helps you to do this. Xiaomi calls it the “Mi Mover” and it helps you to Migrate Data Apps from Any Android Phones to Mi Phones. In this post, we will give you step by step instructions to do this. Read along to know how.
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The Mi Mover app uses the new device as a “WiFi Hotspot“. The app does not use any Mobile data or WiFi internet to move your data. It connects to your old Android phone over WiFi directly and transfers data at 6 Mbps or more, depending on the WiFi speed. Using the Mi Mover app you can download the following data type/formats:
The entire migration process takes about approximately 30 minutes (Half-Hour) to complete, depending on content size. You will also get the option to migration your SD Card content in case you have one. However, if your new phone does not have an SD card installed, uncheck this option. You can always do this later or simply switch the SD cards from old to new. The WiFi connection is using encryption which ensures that your data transfer process is not being spoofed upon. Here are the connection detail screenshots.
Follow these steps given below, in order to kickstart the migration process.
Here are the screenshots below for the process mentioned above for your reference:
The entire process is very user-friendly. If you follow the steps diligently, the transfer process should complete with ease. However, some users have had issues with the app. Here are some few tips.
For users who is facing issues with the app not working correctly, here are some steps to ensure that the migration process works fine.
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