Now many Android Smartphones do not have a feature that allows users to backup their data on a PC or the Internet. Data on your phone is very crucial, and you need to have a separate copy stored somewhere, other than you phone, in the case of an unseen happenstance. SMS, Multimedia, and even applications should be stored as a separate copy for security. It is important to keep all your data on a computer, and here, you will see how to completely backup Android phone data.
No matter how careful you are, going to great lengths to ensure that your Android phone does not get lost or stolen, you will one day have to consider getting a new phone. The old phone may have simply ‘died’ on you due to age. If you have not backed up your data, then you lose everything and have to start afresh.
With the backup feature, you can now store information which you can then access in future. Whether it is pictures of a great vacation, or important contacts, Android backup is the best way to go about securing your data.
You may also have applications running on the phone, and need to restore the information to a new phone; with the backup feature, you can seamlessly get information that you used in applications transferred to your new phone. This way, you will not feel the difference of getting a new phone; you can still play games, interact on social media, and more, using this feature.
Now, there are several ways how to backup Android phone on your PC. There are a myriad of application that can be used to achieve this goal. Most of these can be divided into two main categories: Backing up a rooted phone, or a non-rooted phone.
Now, before you go ahead, you need to know what the term ‘Rooted Phone’ means; this means that the phone has access to the root of the Android system. In other words, you can run the phone as an administrator and make changes to some of the Android features.
When learning how to completely backup android devices, Titanium Android backup is probably the best solution. This is because Titanium allows you to backup everything on your phone at once. You can restore the complete backup at any time, and Titanium allows you to schedule the backup so that you have a regular copy of your phone's data on your PC.
Titanium allows you to backup applications that you are currently using without closing them, and they can be saved as ZIP files. Titanium also allows you to transfer files from the SD card to your phone very easily.
Step 1 Make sure that you have Titanium on your phone and that it has access to root privileges. Your phone needs to have USB debugging enabled
Step 2 You will be presented with three tabs: the first is the Overview tab which gives you all the information on the apps and data on your device. The second one is the Backup/Restore tab which you will use to restore the data on your phone. The third one allows you to schedule regular backups.
Step 3 When you look at the Backup/Restore tab, you will see a list of all the contents on your phone, and icons which show whether the content has been backed up or not. A smiley face indicates backed up files and a triangular warning sign indicates files that have not been backed up.
Step 4 Tap the little document that has a checkmark next to it at the top of the application to start the backup of system data or apps. You will then be taken to the batch actions list.
Step 5 From the list tap Run on the actions that you want done. For example, if you want to just backup your system data, simply tap Run, near the Backup All System Data. You can also tap Backup User Apps when you want to backup the user apps.
Step 6 Wait for a while as Titanium goes through the process of backing up your files.
Step 7 Upon completion, Titanium will label your backup with the date you saved it. Titanium allows you to create a file called update.zip which you can flash to restore all data and apps to your phone. Titanium also allows you to restore files directly.
Step 8 To directly restore data from Titanium, simply go to the batch actions screen and at the bottom you will see the option to restore all data and apps.
Step 9 When you want to restore anything simply tap Run next to the actions that you need to restore.
Step 10 You can then restore everything you backed up or parts of it. Just make your choice and tap on the green mark at the top right side of the screen.
A non-rooted Android phone is one that does not allow you to have access to the root data. This means that you cannot access the system files, and hence it is safer. There are applications which you can use to backup data on non-rooted Android phones.
When searching for how to completely backup android devices, the Play Store has several solutions that you can use to backup none-rooted Android phones. Easy Backup & Restore is a simple application that you can use to backup your text messages, calendar, contacts, bookmarks and call logs.
One downside of this application is that it cannot backup your documents, videos, music or photos. This is because you can easily do this using a USB cable.
Step 1 When you launch Easy Backup & Restore, it will ask you if you want to create a backup. Simply click Yes.
Step 2 You will be presented with at list of data that you can backup. Simply check those which you want to backup and then tap OK
Step 3 The application will ask you for the location where the backup should be saved. Simply type the location and tap OK.
Step 4 You can also save to a cloud service if you have an account. You can also save everything on your SD card.
Step 5 The application allows you to give the backup a unique name so that you can create backups from multiple devices. The time and date of the backup is automatically appended to the file.
Step 6 The progress of the Backup is displayed, and once complete, you get a summary of the data stored, before getting the Backup Completed notification.
There are many other ways how to backup Android devices with just a simple click. these are perhaps the best for those who are new to this process. TunesGo by Wondershare is a great utility for backing up your Android data. With a simple click, you get a full Android backup of your phone on your PC.
Step 1 Download, install and launch Wondershare TunesGo on your computer.
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Step 2 You will find a feature Backup Photos to PC on the interface.One click backup your andrioid phone photos.
Step 3 Select Music tap. Once your media loads, choose your wanted songs and click Export > Export to PC and backup.
Step 4Select Videos tap. Once your media loads, click Add > Add File or Add Folder.
Step 5 Click Photos tap. All the albums will be displayed on the left. Select one to import photos from PC to selected Android photo album to backup.
Step 6Export and Backup Messages. Select Information tap. Click SMS on the left panel. All messages will be shown on the right.
It is very important that you store your Android data so you can access it at any time. Having a full Android backup of your phone on your computer ensures that you have an exact and progressive copy of your phone for future use. If you should lose any of the data, you can simply restore it and still keep the copy on the PC. This is very crucial for all Android device users.