Step-by-Step Guide on How To Use Android Data Backup & Restore
So, here is the complete guide that will help you on how to use Android Data Backup & Restore. This tool allows you to easily backup data of your Android device to the computer and restore backed up data back to any Android device.
Now, let us see step-by-step guide on how to back up and restore Android phone.
Part 1. Steps To Backup Android Data To PC
Step 1: Connect Your Android Phone To PC
First, download, install and launch Android Data Backup & Restore on your PC and select the option “Phone Backup“.
After this connect your Android phone to your PC with the help of USB cable. Make sure USB debugging mode is enabled on your phone. If your Android OS is 4.2.2 or above, then you will get pop-up message on your Android phone that will ask you to allow USB Debugging, simply tap on OK.
Once, your phone gets connected, you can then click on Backup to begin the backup of Android phone data.
If you have used this tool in the past for backing up your device, then you can also view your past backup by clicking on “View backup history”.
Step 2: Select The File Types To Backup
Now select the file types (photos, videos, contacts, call history, messages, calendar, gallery, audio, applications, app data) that you want to backup. By default, the program checked all the file types. After this click on Backup to begin the backup process.
Just be patient because backup process will take few minutes of time. So, don’t disconnect your Android phone and even don’t use your device during the backup process.
Once, the backup is completed, you can then click on “View the Backup” to see what’s in the backup file.
Part 2. Restore Backed Up Data To Android Phone
Step 1: Connect Your Android Phone to PC
Launch Android Data Backup & Restore and select “Phone Backup” option. After this connect your Android phone to the computer with the help of USB cable.
Step 2: Select The Backup Files That You Like To Restore
After clicking on Restore button, the software will display all the Android backup files on this computer. Select the backup file that you want and then click on View next to it.
Step 3: Preview and Restore The Backup Files to Android Phone
Here you will be able to see the preview of each file in the backup. Now select the file that you need and click on Restore button to restore them to your Android phone.
The complete process just takes few minutes of time. During the restore process, please do not disconnect your Android phone and even do not use your Android device.