The reasons for rrestore a Xiaomi device to factory settings they can be several, either because you have installed a new update and prefer to perform a clean installation or because you are going to sell your smartphone,

Carrying out this process is quite simple. Still, restoring to factory defaults often raises some questions, whether it’s about the files and documents that will be lost or in relation to whether the same version of MIUI or Android will be maintained.

Does your Xiaomi go back to the previous version after restoring its factory settings?

The short answer is no. MIUI version is not affected by factory reset. After executing this process, only important user data will be deleted; such as photos, videos, applications, contacts, etc.

Rolling back the device to a previous version of MIUI is a somewhat more complex process. For that reason, when we restore a Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO device, your version of MIUI is maintained as before starting the process.

How to restore factory settings on your Xiaomi device

Restoring factory settings is a fairly simple task. Yes, before starting the process. make sure you back up your data to the cloud. If you have no idea how to do it, in this link we explain the steps to follow. After that, just follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings > About phone > Factory reset
  2. Once inside, click on the option “Delete all data

When you turn on the device again, this is going to be like fresh out of its box. Only, this time, it will not be necessary to update it to the latest version of MIUI.