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How to Restore iCloud and iTunes Backups to Xiaomi Mi 8

Just switched from another iPhone or Android phone to Xiaomi Mi 8? After getting new Xiaomi Mi 8, we are eager to transfer our previous backup data to the new Xiaomi Mi 8 and enjoy new journey with our new phone. For iDevice users, they perfer backing up phone data with iCloud or iTunes. And generally, the iCloud backup and iTunes backup are only able to be restored to iOS devices, but not for an Android users. But if we want a way to transfer our iCloud and iTunes backup to Xiaomi Mi 8, we'll find a way. Now let's see how to make this work.

To restore iCloud/iTunes backup to your Xiaomi Mi 8 easier, we highly recommend a third-party data transfer tool, Syncios Data Transfer. A good tool makes things easier.

Syncios Data Transfer is a professional iOS & Android synchronizing tool, which enables your to backup or transfer messages, contacts, call logs, music, video, audio and other files between iOS & Android devices and computer with only few clicks or directly phone-to-phone transfer. We'll restore iTunes and iCloud backups to Xiaomi Mi 8 with the help of Syncios Data Transfer in this post.


Part 1. Restore iTunes Backups to Xiaomi Mi 8

Step 1 : Download and install Syncios Data Transfer on computer. Windows version and Mac version are available. Make sure you've installed the latest iTunes on computer even though you don't need to open it.

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Step 2 : Then turn on USB debugging mode on your Xiaomi Mi 8. Launch Syncios Data Transfer, and go find from iTunes backup button under 'Restore Phone from iTunes', tap on it.

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Step 3 : The iTunes backups on your computer will be detected and listed on the left panel. Choose one iTunes backup and select items from the middle content box. After selecting, click on Start Copy to transfer iTunes backup files to Xiaomi Mi 8.

Note: please enter the right iTunes backup code when the pop-up message appears.

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Part 2. Restore iCloud Backups to Xiaomi Mi 8

Step 1 : Also, download and install Syncios Data Transfer then launch it. But this time, we choose Restore Phone from iCloud mode.

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Step 2 : Turn on USB debugging mode on your Xiaomi Mi 8, then connect Xiaomi Mi 8 to computer properly.

Step 3 : When the first time we restore iCloud backup files, we need to click on Download more iCloud backups on the bottom of right to download iCloud backups. A pop-up message will show then, enter your right Apple ID and you'll be asked to select iCloud backup(s) to download.

Step 4 : Click on Download behind the iCloud backup you need and tick off the exact contents you need to download. After downloading iCloud backup, close the pop-up message.

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Step 5 : All downloaded iCloud backups will be displayed on the left panel, choose one then select contents from the middle box. Finally, click on Start Copy to transfer iCloud backup files to Xiaomi Mi 8.

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The End: It's easy to transfer data to your new Xiaomi Mi 8 with Syncios Data Transfer. You can retrieve data from another iOS or Android device, retrieve data from iTunes and iCloud simply with this professional data transferring tool. It's worth a free try!


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Restore iCloud and iTunes Backups to Xiaomi Mi 8

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