Xiaomi MiTalk announces that it will stop service on February 19


Chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi, has many businesses most of which are doing quite well. However, not all its subsidiaries are doing well while some are even going under. According to the company, it will completely terminate Xiaomi MiTalk at 12:00 on February 19, 2021. If you are a user of this service, you will have to export the chat history by yourself. Also, note that after Xiaomi MiTalk stops service, you can not export any personal data and information in the system. If your device is on Android v8.8.70 and above, you can use batch export. 

Xiaomi MiTalk

Xiaomi launched this messaging platform at its inception in 2010. Initially, it was a very popular messaging platform with millions of users. However, over the years, the company lost touch with users. It lost its place to the likes of WeChat and other younger messaging platform. As much as we hate to see MiTalk go, we must admit that its users are not that much. Attempting to maintain such a platform would probably be a loss for Xiaomi.

Xiaomi MiTalk – official message from Xiaomi

Here’s the full message from Xiaomi;

Dear MiTalk users:

Since its release, Mi Talk has been deeply supported and loved by everyone, and the Mi Talk team is deeply grateful. Due to business changes, we will stop the Mi Talk service at 12:00 noon on February 19, 2021. The specific schedule is as follows:

-At 12:00 on February 1, 2021: Account registration and messaging will be stopped;

-At 12:00 on February 19, 2021: Stop the MiTalk login and shut down the server. Then and after that, you will not be able to log in and use MiTalk.

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Users are requested to export their chat history and personal data and other information before stopping the service (Android v8.8.70 and above support batch export). After stopping the service, they will not be able to export any user information in MiTalk. In addition, the relevant information collected legally when we provide services to you will be stored in accordance with national laws and regulations and the “MiTalk Privacy Policy”. After the retention period, we will delete or anonymize your personal information.

Finally, I would like to thank every MiTalk user for their support and company in the past. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by the suspension of MiTalk. In the future, the Mi Talk team will work hard to bring you more new services.

January 19, 2021

Mi Talk Team

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