Gone are the days when switching to a new phone meant only to backup the contacts on the SIM card. Today, when phones have become an extension of one’s self, it’s imperative that we take the whole lot of settings, apps, and conversations safely over to the new device.
Thankfully, we now have a whole lot of nifty apps and ways to help you to shift things easily. You can even backup your browser’s bookmarks, for that matter. Here’s a complete guide on how to take backup of your Android phone.
An Android phone and apps go hand in hand. My phone gets loaded with new and unique apps, the moment I see interesting ones (provided they’re safe, of course). So, when the time comes to switch phones, I have some 120+ apps to transfer. And that’s when an app that takes backup from other apps comes in to play.
What’s best about this app is that you can upload a backup copy of your apps to Google Drive. The showstopper feature of this app is the automated one touch install method.
The showstopper feature is the automated one touch install method.
Once the Accessibility permission has been granted, all you need to do is tap on Restore and leave the app to do the rest of the work for you.
App Backup Restore also sports a number of interesting setting options that you can explore to make your backup process seamless.
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2. Photo Backup
Even if you aren’t switching your phone, an effective photo backup mechanism should always be present. Not only does it save your phone’s storage from getting filled up unnecessarily, it also provides a fall-back mechanism in case your phone is lost.
6. Everything Else: System Settings, Alarms, Dictionary and more
Setting up a new phone isn’t as easy as it seems. From setting WiFi passwords to alarms, it’s can certainly eat up a chunk of your time. But why to do these things manually, when you have an app to take care of it.
My Backup is a handy app which takes care of all your system settings, alarms, dictionary, playlists, and even your APN files.
Select New Backup > Data > Local and select the options and the necessary backup file will be created.
Did You Backup, Yet?
So, this was how you can backup all your important files and folders. having a backup is an imperative part of phone maintenance, for you never know when you might end up losing your device.