Many smartphones running Android OS don’t have an assistant to help backup and restore contents like contacts, call logs, SMS, music, movies, photos and even applications. In fact, it is very important for all Android users backing up their phone contents to computer. That way, they can keep and restore all Android data from the computer whenever the original one gets deleted or lost during the process of formatting SD card, resetting to factory data, rooting a phone, etc.
So, how can you backup and restore Android data to a computer? Here is a very simple but most powerful solution —Wondershare Dr.Fone Android Data Backup and Restore software to backup contacts, text messages, calendar, Call logs, playlists info, apps, photos, music and videos from Android device with very short time.
Dr.fone toolkit – Android Data Backup and Restore allows you to easily backup almost all types of data including calendar, call history, gallery, video, messages, contacts, audio, applications and even application data (for rooted devices). You can also preview and selectively export any type of data you want. The program also allows you to easily restore the data to your device whenever you need to.
How to Backup your Android Device
Step 1. Download and Install Dr.Fone for Android on your Computer
Step 2. Connect your Android phone to computer. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on the phone. (If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop-up window on the Android phone asking you to allow USB Debugging. Please tap on OK.)
Step 3. Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, select Data Backup and Restore among all the toolkits.
Step 4. After the Android phone is connected, Select file types to back up. By default, dr.fone toolkit for Android has checked all the file types for you.
Step 5. Now click on Backup to start the backup process. The backup process will take few minutes. Please don’t disconnect your Android phone, don’t use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.
How to Restore backup of your Android device
Step 1. Connect your Android phone to the computer using properly working data cable.
Step 2. Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer and select Data Backup and Restore among all the toolkits. Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable.
Step 3. Select the backup file you would like to restore
Step 4. After you click on Restore button, the program will display the files from the latest backup by default. You can click on the drop-down icon to select other backup files.
Step 5. Preview and restore the backup file to the Android phone. Check the files you need and click on Restore to them to your Android phone. The whole process may take few minutes. Don’t disconnect your Android phone or open any Android phone management software.
Note: Don’t disconnect your Android phone, don’t use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.