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How to lock your Xiaomi in case of theft or loss

If your Xiaomi has been lost or stolen, it is very likely that you are wondering how you can lock it remotely . The truth is that doing it is very simple and for this you only need to make use of the Xiaomi cloud, that is, My Cloud .

In addition to being able to locate our Xiaomi or even make it sound remotely , Mi Cloud allows us to activate the lost mode on our smartphone , be it a Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO, in order to block its access and therefore prevent anyone from being able to see our data stored in this.

If we activate the lost mode this will chain certain actions on our smartphone:

  • The device will be blocked when connecting to the network. In order to access, you will have to enter the username and password of the associated My account.
  • MIUI will try to regularly update the information regarding the location. If your device is turned off, an SMS message will be sent to try to locate it.
  • The cards associated as payment methods will be automatically eliminated.

How to lock your Xiaomi by activating lost mode

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If unfortunately your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO have been lost or stolen, we recommend that you activate the lost mode as soon as possible . To do this, it will be enough to carry out the following steps:

  1. Go to and log in with your Mi account.
  2. Once inside, you just have to access the " Find device " section and then locate the smartphone that you have lost or stolen in the list.
  3. After that, all you have to do is press and activate the « Lost mode «

In addition, before activating the lost mode, Xiaomi allows us to customize the message that will be displayed on the device screen , as well as a contact telephone number. Thus, if someone finds it, they can contact you and return it to you.

In this way, anyone who tries to access the data of our lost mobile device will not be able to unless they have the authentication data of our MI account . Of course, this change will only be activated if the device continues to have Internet access.

The entry How to block your Xiaomi in case of theft or loss was first published in xiaomist: Xiaomi news and news website .


  1. Can someone assist me with a locked phone. I tried to sell my redmi phone, but it wouldn't activate sim cards of the new owner. He returned, but I have since struggled to unlocked after he applied factory reset on the phone. I've consulted Google who told me that the problem is not on their since I can verify my Google account on the phone. I have also consulted Xiaomi support who simply referred me to Google. This is really frustrating. Please help

    1. You need IMEI number to recover ur Mi Account back.

  2. Got myself sorted thanks to a youtube 🙏🏾🙏🏾

  3. I activated lost mode but now I am unable to login into my mi account again in another phone to check

  4. I always used phone login as way to login oncey phone was lost . I accessed mi cloud using duplicate sim after , getting it from my ISP. And did lost mode. But now I'm unable to login again in mi cloud

    1. Because your account is hijacked. You should report immediately your lost SIM card to your carrier.
      Thieft just use your active sim card to resset your password and when he have access to your mi cloud, he just remove your number associated with your account.
      Sorry bun nothing you can do anymore!

  5. hey, my redmi note 10 pro was stolen but when i follow these procedures, it doesnt give me the option to lock and erase! only 'delete device'
    someone help please


  6. Hi there my phone was stolen I did every step and I see location only once, is location is accurate and if the phone is factory reset is every xiaomi account erase thank you

  7. Hi... My account was stolen but i login my MI account on an other phone and also got my SIM card from frenchise . I want to ask that If i enable Lost mode then can i get location of my phone if my lost phone is off ??? Or i will get location when phone is on or connected to internet??? Kindly answer ma ASAP.
    Thank you.

  8. hi . Somebody help me to lock my stolen phone? i want to lock it in order not to be used by a theif. It was stolen two days ago and still i can not find it through google account. Who can do it for me if i give imei code to lock it.

  9. i dont have mi account or any account in my stolen phone, IMEI is the only thing i have right now....can someone tell me how to block my stolen phone using IMEI

  10. If you have enabled Find My Device feature on your Xiaomi phone, you can log in to your Mi account on another device and use this feature to remotely lock your phone. You can also locate your device, ring it, or erase the data on it.

  11. I lost ma redmi 9 phone and i am unable to find it

  12. I lost my redmi note 7s phone and i am unable to find it i have its imei number and box.

  13. How do I Locked my Xiaomi phone as my phone is Stolen

  14. Does lock mode activate even if it's not connected to the internet?

  15. my redmi note 12 4g phone is lost so how to my drive lock

  16. my phone is lost so how to lock my phone drive

  17. i lost my redmi mobile how to lock don't remember the gmail password or mi password

  18. How would I lock my stolen xiomi phone permanently? I also don't have any MI account onto it as well as I might not have made find my device On. Any suggestions hurry!! Please

  19. I entered I see my phone but if I go to the find phone it says 0 devices. Is there a way to get it see the phone and put the lost mode? thanks in advance


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