How to backup on Android

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Do you want to save files, photos, contacts and applications on your smartphone or tablet? Here's how to make a full Android backup.

The backup allows you to have a copy of the files and applications in order to protect you from any problems and data loss. Have a backup it is important not only on the PC, but also on the smartphone or tablet. For this reason you can use some programs that allow you to make a complete copy of the files, saving all the contents of the device.



The first way to save various information on your smartphone is to use the synchronization of the Gmail account. As you know, in order to function properly, the Android smartphone needs to be configured with a Google account, which allows access to numerous features. By starting the automatic synchronization of your Gmail account, you can have all your contacts and email addresses on every Android device.

For example, if you use the same Google account on smartphones and tablets, using the synchronization you can always have all the telephone contacts synchronized online and on all the devices, without having to manually transfer them each time. This way your information is saved online in a dedicated space.

In order to synchronize photos and videos you can use the official Google Photos application, which, thanks to a simple and immediate interface, offers you the possibility to store your new shots online. For the contacts address book, application data, WiFi passwords and other information can be backed up on the Android smartphone, available in the smartphone settings.

 

Backup applications

Now let's see some programs that allow you to save more deeply the data and apps available on the device.


The first application is called Titanium Backup and allows you to backup data and information. For example, you can save all the apps installed with their data, passwords, contacts, call logs, SMS. It is one of the best apps for backup Android and is available in the free and paid version, which offers advanced features. For example, you can also save backups to cloud services such as Dropbox and Google Drive.


The only one disadvantage of Titanium Backup is that in order to work it needs a rooted device. So if you want to use this software to make complete backups of your smartphone, you must have the administration permissions of the terminal. In some cases, the root can lose the warranty of the device, so it is important to carefully consider whether to carry out the procedure.

 

Another free software you can use for backup is Easy Backup & Restore. The program can execute some automatic backups that can be planned according to your preferences. It can save SMS, MMS, call log, calendar, bookmarks, dictionary, contacts and applications.

The saved data can be stored on the memory card, Dropbox and other cloud services. If you lose any files and information on your smartphone, you can safely restore the backup you created to recover lost data.


If you have a Samsung terminal, you can manage Android backups via Choose, a software to install on the PC, available for both Windows and MAC OS.

 

Making Android backups: conclusions

If you want to protect your data and avoid losing sensitive information, it is important to make a copy of all files. Using some of the best app for backups listed in this article, you can archive everything you want in a practical and fast way, making a backup copy.


If you have lost your files and you failed to recover them, you can contact us for advice. We will know how to recover lost information from Android smartphones, tablets and other devices. We also have the necessary equipment to recover data from memory chips in the most extreme cases.

You can protect your devices also with our IPSP service.

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