Back Up & Restore App Data:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Go to “Backup & Reset
  3. Enable “Back up my data” to back up app data, passwords, and settings to your backup account
  4. Enable “Automatic Restore” to allow app data, settings, and passwords to be restored automatically when signing in with the backup account or reinstalling apps

Back Up & Restore Contacts:

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

NOTE: Contacts can be automatically restored the next time you sign in with the backup account or by manually syncing the account data, including contacts, with the Android device.

Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

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

Restore Media Files from a PC:

  1. Connect the Android phone to the computer via USB
  2. On the phone, enable “File Transfer” / “Media device” at the prompt or from the notification area
  3. Launch the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Locate the media file backups on the PC
  5. Transfer the files to the phone storage, preferably in the folders from where they originate
  6. Once done, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the device from the USB



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