Best Way to Make Android Backup for Your Handsets


December 27, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

Hello there! I accidently deleted the important messages on my Android phone. So I realized that I should make an Android backup of my data in case of accidents happened again. Please how to backup Android phone?

Sure you should back up your Android device from time to time because accidents happen more often than you think. For example, your phone slides out your pocket. Or may be you have to factory reset your device for trouble shooting.

To avoid suffering data loss, backup Android phone or tablet is necessary.

Android Backup

Backing up Android phone to Google account is a good option.

Google can backup almost everything for you, like system settings, apps you have installed, contacts, calendars and more.

1. Backup Android to Google

Just follow these steps on your Android device to back it up via Google.

  1. Open the Settings app on your phone or tablet.
  2. On the Personal section, tab on Account.
  3. Choose Google to sync with.
  4. Select an account and log in.
  5. You are allowed to back up app data, call logs, device settings, Calendar, contacts, audio, photos and videos to Google drive.

Or you can back it up with Android backup service:

  1. Go to Settings, then Personal.
  2. Locate Backup & Reset.
  3. Choose an account to backup your data. If you don't have a Google account, you can add one.
  4. Make sure that the box behind Back up my data is toggled on.

Another question is how to restore Android phone from Google backup?

Actually, the previous backup will be restored to your handset right after you log into your Google account.

Of course, there are many other applications that can help you back up your Android files like Google Photos, One Drive, Google+, Google Play Music, etc.

You are able to restore the backed up photos and videos by installing Google Photo App and sign into your Google account.

To restore the backed up files and folder by installing Google drive, you can restore documents, images, videos and audios.

Read more about How to backup call logs from Android.

2. Backup Android with FoneLab


You may have already noticed that all above tools can’t back up messages. So you have to find another way for Android backup text messages service.

In this case, I would like to introduce a powerful Android backup app called FoneLab Android Data Backup & Restore.

Let's see what this Android backup software can do for you:

  1. Backup Android data to your computer easily and selectively.
  2. Restore Android data from backup to your device without hassle.
  3. Preview data in detail before Android data backup and restore.

Here is the step-by-step guide to backup and restore android data using the software.

Free download and install the software on your computer with above link according to what operating system you are using.

It will launch automatically after installing. Choose Android Data Backup & Restore on the interface.

Choose Android Data Backup & Restore

Connect your Android device to the computer using USB cable. Enable USB debugging if you haven’t done yet.

Allow USB debugging when it pops up on your Android device.

Allow USB debugging

After the device is connected successfully, choose to back up or restore. To selectively back up, click Device Data Backup. Otherwise, click One-click Backup to backup all.

Choose Backup Method

You are allowed to choose whatever contents you want to backup and make it encrypted or not. Click Start to move on.

Choose Backup Content

Choose a directory to store your backed up files and click OK.

Choose Output Directory

Please keep your device connected during the backup process.

Begin Backup Android

It’s done. The software supports Samsung, HTC, Huawei, Google, LG, Sony and many more. It is easy to backup Android phone.

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