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Factory reset Reset WiFi, mobile data & Bluetooth Reset camera settings Reset app settings

Factory reset

The "Erase all data" function resets the Xiaomi smartphone to factory settings or factory default. All data is irrevocably removed from the internal memory, including:

  • The Google Account (removed from the device)
  • System and app data (and the respective settings)
  • Installed Apps
  • Music, Videos, Photos
  • All user data
Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  About phone
Step 3:  Tap on  Factory reset
Step 4:  Tap on  Erase all data
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on About phone
  3. Tap on Factory reset
  4. Tap on Erase all data

Reset WiFi, mobile data & Bluetooth

This function resets all network settings on the Xiaomi smartphone, including:

  • WiFi
  • Mobile data
  • Bluetooth

Note: If the network connection settings are reset, all associated data will be deleted and cannot be restored.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Connection & sharing
Step 3:  Tap on  Reset Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and Bluetooth
Step 4:  Tap on  Reset settings
Step 5:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password  and follow the instructions on screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Connection & sharing
  3. Tap on Reset Wi-Fi, mobile networks, and Bluetooth
  4. Tap on Reset settings
  5. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password and follow the instructions on screen

Reset camera settings

The Xiaomi smartphone's camera app offers a wide range of settings. if a user doesn't get the results they want or hope for, all camera settings can be restored to default.
When restored to default settings, existing photos and videos remain saved and are not deleted.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Restore default settings
Step 5:  Confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Tap on Restore default settings
  5. Confirm with OK

Reset app settings

This function resets app preferences on the Xiaomi smartphone, but saved app data is retained. The following areas are reset:

  • Disabled apps
  • Disabled app notifications
  • Default apps
  • Background data restrictions for apps
Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps
Step 3:  Tap on  Manage apps
Step 4:  Open the  menu
Step 5:  Tap on  Reset app preferences
Step 6:  Tap on  Reset apps
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps
  3. Tap on Manage apps
  4. Open the menu
  5. Tap on Reset app preferences
  6. Tap on Reset apps

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