How to Import or Export Contacts from Storage or SIM in Xiaomi MIUI 9

Xiaomi is ruling the mid range segment and all their new devices come with MIUI 9 OS on top of Android OS. With the Redmi 5 or Redmi Note 5 or Redmi Note 5 Pro going on sale, we have seen that many users have been trying to figure out How to transfer or Import Contacts to their new devices running on MIUI 9. So let us look at the steps which it takes  to Import or Export contacts from or to Xiaomi smartphones running on MIUI 9.

Xiaomi has the option to Import or Export the contacts in the Contacts App which is the usual case seen in other device. In MIUI 9 we can find the option to Export or Import contacts under the System App and Contacts. Let us look at the steps required to get to the option.

Steps to Import or Export Contacts on Xiaomi smartphones running MIUI 9:

Tap on the Settings app or go to settings from the drop down bar

Scroll up and find the System Apps option under the Accounts option and tap on it

Tap on the Contacts Option here

You will find the option – Import/Export contacts and tap on it

Here you can find two separate options for Import and Export

Tap on the option accordingly whether you want to Import or copy the contacts from Storage or SIM card onto your new phone.

How to Import or Export contacts in Xiaomi smartphones MIUI 9

Tap on the Export if you want to copy the contacts from the present device onto your Storage or SIM card accordingly.

After selecting the required option, you will be seeing the option Choose vCard file, tap on OK which is the same for both Importing and Exporting Contacts.

Note: MIUI will export all the contacts which appear in the Contacts App which include the Contacts in your SIM, storage and even Google Contacts.

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