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How to Backup Android Phone to PC

June 13th, 2013 · No Comments

In this article we will tell you how to backup android phone to PC. Here’s the complete procedure.

Gone are the days when phones where simply modes of communication and did not do anything more than receiving and making voice calls. But with the scientific advancements the smartphones are totally functional as your desktops and laptops. They are equipped with considerable storage capacities so that we may carry our documents, files, photographs along with as whenever we are moving.

So the smartphones are just invaluable items and any form of data loss from it is like misery. You would never even dream of such a situation of losing important documents in real life! This is the reason why it is essential to have a backup made from time to time for your documents stored in the Android smartphones.

Most smartphone companies have their own platforms where data may be stored and restored if the system on your android crashes. However, there are other apps in the market that you may download.

How to Backup Android Phone to PC

1. Google Backup

Google’s Android operating system gives you the freedom to save your settings like wireless networks, dictionary words and your bookmarks easily. This is how you may enable it-

Step 1:

Open settings–>personal—> backup—>reset. Check both the options like Automatic restore and Backup my data.

Step 2:

Open settings again, then go to personal—>accounts & sync and choose the Google account.

Step 3:

Check all the options so that the available data is synced.

This is the basic procedure, but steps may vary a little with different devices.

2. MyBackup Pro

Google does not save certain data like messages and multimedia messages, alarms, and playlists. Then you must use some third party app like the MyBackup Pro. Your data is either stored in your memory card or transferred to clouds that are protected by superior encryption and accessible on time. You can have the benefit of taking the free trial as it is available in the Android Market or even the Android Appguide of PCWorld.

3. Carbon

Carbon is a free app in the Google Play store. There is a paid version also, but the free Carbon app will well suffice to keep a backup of your data. All you have to do is to install the app on your phone and run it. Then you will have to connect your phone to the computer by a USB. Also, a desktop app is necessary so that the connection may work.

ClockWork Mod is a nice option, and it is operational with the Linux, Mac and Windows OS. While you are running both the apps the very first step may take a few minutes so do not panic! The paid version, costing $4.99 offers cloud backup and compatible with Google Drive, Dropbox and Box.

4. Simple ADB Backup

This host of apps is the one that has genuinely created a stir, and its name is Simple ADB Backup. Developed by the XDA Omegavesko, it uses Android 4.0 and above native facilities of backup over the Debug Bridge android to save complete data from your device. The app is extremely user-friendly and easy to use.

This app is compatible with the Windows and Linux OS, and the benefit of using this app is that it does not need the necessity to root your device for copying the data. Other alternatives like Titanium Backup and Backup Pro both of them require you to root the device. So all those who do not want to root, still enjoy safety and backup, this is the app to lookout for.

Tags: Android