Back Up and Restore App Data:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Scroll to “Personal
  3. Tap “Backup & reset
  4. Enable “Back up my data” to back up app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords to your backup account
  5. Enable “Automatic restore” to allow app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords to be restored automatically when reinstalling apps or signing in with the backup account

Back Up & Restore Contacts:

  1. Open “Contacts
  2. Access “All contacts
  3. Tap the account type and account you want to use for contact backup
  4. Tick the “Contacts” check box
  5. Tap “Menu” > “Sync Now”

NOTE: You can restore the contacts the next time you sign in with the backup account.

Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Android phone to the computer via USB
  2. Enable “File Transfer” / “Media device” when prompted or from the Notification area
  3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Copy and paste the files in the desired backup location on the computer
  5. After the transfer is done, eject the phone storage via system ray and safely disconnect the device from the USB

Restore Media Files from a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Android phone to the computer via USB
  2. Enable “File Transfer” / “Media device” at the prompt or from the Notification area
  3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Locate the media file backups on the PC
  5. Copy and transfer the files to the phone memory, preferably in the “Media” folder
  6. After the transfer is done, eject the phone storage via system tray and safely disconnect the device from the USB port



See More: Sony Xperia XZs: Back Up & Restore App Data, Contacts and Media