Back Up App Data:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Access “Phone Management
  3. Tap “Backup & Reset
  4. Select “Google Backup
  5. Enable “Back up my data

Back Up contacts to an LG Account:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Phone Management” and tap “Backup & Reset
  3. Tap “LG Backup” > “Backup & Restore
  4. Select “Back up my data” and log in with your LG account
  5. Select and expand “Personal data” while deselecting the other options
  6. Tick the “Contacts” check box and tap “Start” > “Done

Back Up Contacts to SD Storage:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Access “Phone Management” > “Backup & Reset
  3. Tap “LG Backup & Restore” > “Backup data
  4. Select “SD card
  5. Select the desired contacts then tap “Start” > “Done

Back Up Media Files:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Backup & Reset
  3. Tap “LG Backup” > “Backup & Restore
  4. Select “Media data” and deselect the other options
  5. Expand “Media data” and select the desired files
  6. When ready, tap “Start” > “Done

Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Android device to the PC via USB
  2. Enable “File Transfer” / “Media device” on the phone, when prompted or from the Notification shade
  3. Open the File Explorer on the PC
  4. Locate the media files or the “.sbf” backup files you want to back up to the PC
  5. Copy and paste the files to the desired backup location on the computer storage
  6. Once the transfer completes, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the device from the USB cord

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