Back Up & Restore Application Data:

  1. Open the apps drawer
  2. Go to “Settings
  3. Scroll to “Personal
  4. Tap “Backup & reset
  5. To back up Wi-Fi passwords, account data, and settings to your Google account, enable “Back up my data
  6. To allow your account to restore data automatically the next time you sign in with your Google backup account, enable “Automatic restore

Back Up & Restore Contacts Using a Google Account:

  1. Access the phone’s “Settings” menu
  2. Go to “Accounts” and tap “Google
  3. Select the account you want to use for backing up the contacts
  4. Make sure the “Contacts” check box is ticked
  5. Tap “Menu” > “Sync now

NOTE: Contacts synced using the method above will be automatically restored the next time you log in with the Google backup account. Otherwise, the contacts can be restored after the login by repeating the steps above, checking “Contacts”, and tapping “Menu” > “Sync Now

Back Up & Restore Media Files on a Windows Computer:

  1. Establish a USB connection between the BLU Life XL and your computer
  2. On the phone’s home screen, swipe the “Status” bar down
  3. If necessary, enable “Media device (MTP)
  4. On the computer, launch the File Explorer and locate the media files on your phone storage
  5. Copy the files and transfer them in the desired backup location on the PC
  6. Once the transfer is complete, eject the phone storage from the system tray
  7. Lastly, safely disconnect the phone from the USB cord

NOTE: To restore media files from a Windows computer, follow the steps above to connect the BLU Life XL to your PC, and then copy the media file backups from the backup location on the PC and paste them back on the phone storage, preferably in the “Media” directory.


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