Xiaomi now has their own version of Mi PC Suite for Windows Computers and many users aren’t aware of this. It can Backup & Restore your phone, Software update, Internet sharing, Screencast & screenshot. These features come handy to remotely access & file transfer to the device from your PC. With recent updates many performance improvements came and but there are few bugs to be fixed.
Mi PC suite for Windows:
With Xiaomi Mi PC Suite for Windows lets you connect the supported Redmi devices with your Computer. List of supported device includes Xiaomi Mi 4/4i, Xiaomi Mi 5/5C, Redmi 4A, Redmi 1/1S/, Redmi 2/2S/2A/, Redmi 1/1S/Note/2, Xiaomi 3/4/4i/Note/Pad, Mi Max/Max 2, Mi Mix/Mix 2. More support will be added in the future versions.
Note: The PC suite requires proper USB drivers to work. If you haven’t had them, then Download the Xioami USB Drivers from here.
Features of Mi PC Suite – Windows – English Versions
Mi PC Suite for Windows interlinks your PC computer and Xiaomi smartphone. It supports various user actions and features as explained below.
1. Backup & Restore with a File Manager:
Users can back up their Media like Photos, Videos, Music and Contacts from their device to PC. There is a phone manager option using which you can then restore the backups made if you accidentally lost the data on the device.
The backup feature can also useful when tinkering with Android ROMs to backup and restore the internal data whenever needed.
There is an inbuilt File manager to manage your device storage. You can manually copy the required folder between the device.
Using the Screen mirror feature, Users can easily cast their phone screen on the large Computer screen. Though many apps can do this as well, It is the best way to do this with minimal effort. Also, there is an option to take screenshots remotely from the connected device and store them on your PC.
Another interesting feature is its ability to share the PC’s internet with your Redmi device. It’s a simple way to share the connection without any hotspots. And, Vice versa is always is possible with the USB tethering options from the device settings.
3. Update the device:
Users can also a software update their device using this suite. It can also, Flash Firmware zip, provided your device is bootloader unlocked. This feature is extremely useful in case of accidental bricks.
Download Mi PC Suite For Windows 7/8/10:
File: MiSetup3.2.1. Size: 37.3 MB
As of now, this PC Suite may not be compatible with all devices and may not work fine. So you should try an alternative like Airdroid or Airmore which provide more or less same features. It is reported that the Pc suite is no longer supported by devices running Android 6.0(Marshmallow). Wait for the update.
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