How to Backup Documents on Android


Jan 11, 2018 09:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

Hi there! Please advise whatever tools that can help me backup my important documents in order to keep them save. Thanks a lot!

Backups always save the day when your Android handset is lost or broken, when you delete files by mistake or when the operating system is upgraded. Backup can help you get back your lost data.

Therefore, don't be lazy to create backup from time to time. Especially there are some free backup utilities for Android out there, Google Drive, OneDrive for example.

Additionally, I'd also like to introduce a paid backup tool but worth to have, which is called FoneLab Android Data Backup & Restore.

Backup Android Documents

This program makes it easy to backup and restore contacts, messages, call logs, gallery, videos, audio, and documents between Android device and computer. With the help of FoneLab, you can backup documents on Mac or PC without any hassle.

Moreover, you can restore any data from the backup to your device without data loss. Why not download and install it on your computer to have a try.

1. Backup Documents from Android to Computer with FoneLab

Use FoneLab Android Data Backup & Restore, you are able to backup android videos, contacts, photos, messages, call logs, audio and documents.

Besides, almost all Android devices are compatible with the software including Samsung, HTC, OnePlus, Motorola, Sony, Huawei and so on.

Now let’s go through the small tutorial:

Download FoneLab with above link and install it on your computer after that. It will automatically open after finished. Choose Android Data Backup & Restore on the interface.

Choose Android Data Backup & Restore

Plug your Android device into the computer with a USB cable. You will be asked to enable USB debugging if you haven’t done that before. Follow the on-screen instruction to enable it.

Click OK to allow the USB debugging when it shows up on your device screen.

Allow USB debugging

After it is successfully connected, you can choose to either back up or restore. To do a selective backup, choose Device Data Backup, or else, choose One-click Backup to backup all. To restore optionally, choose Device Data Restore, otherwise select One-click Restore to restore all. You can also make your backup encrypted by marking the box before Encrypted Backup.

Choose Backup Method

Now you can choose whatever contents you want to backup. Check the box before Documents to backup documents only and click Start.

Choose Backup Content

Select a location to save your backed up data on the computer and click OK to continue.

Choose Output Directory

Keep your device connected during the procedure.

Begin Backup Android

2. Backup Documents to Google Drive

Google Drive is a cloud storage service for backing up, syncing, and sharing files on Android phone or tablet.

You need a Google account and the app installed on your device. Then you can start to upload many types of files like documents, images, audios, videos, etc to Google Drive.

  • Make sure that your Android device is connected with Wi-Fi hotspot or open cellular.

  • Open the Google Drive app on your Android device and login your account.

Backup Android Documents to Google Drive

Hit the circle icon at the bottom right corner.

Choose Upload.

Choose files you want to backup.

Tap the Done button, then Google Drive will upload those files to the cloud.

3. Backup Documents to OneDrive

OneDrive is powered by Microsoft company which gets you to share your documents, photos, and other files from your Android device, computer, and any other devices.

Especially when you’re on the go, you can easily work with your working documents if you use this app.

OneDrive Layout

To backup document from Android smartphone or tablet to OneDrive, follow these steps:

Sign up an OneDrive account and install its mobile app on your Android device.

Launch the app and sign into your account to proceed.

After logging in for the first time, you will be asked whether to turn on camera backup. If you don't want to backup your photos to OneDrive automatically, tap Not now.

Tap on the menu (three dots) located at the top. Choose Add Items.

OneDrive will ask you for permission to access your specific data. Tap OK to continue.

After the documents are backed up to OneDrive, you can manage them from the app with no hassle.

That’s all. Please drop us a comment in the following section and let us know which app you prefer to use for backing up your Android?

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