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Backup Android contents to PC

Need to free up data on your Android smartphone? Looking to backup important photos and files to your PC for editing? Wish to perform a local backup of your Android photos and files prior to restoring it all to your new Android device?

These are all common scenarios which can be painstakingly achieved without the right Android PC Suite software.

There are a number of Android users who also wish to manage the data on their smartphone without using cloud services, due to the sensitivity of their files, or simply, they do not wish to rely so heavily on external services to securely store their precious photos and videos. Afterall, no cloud service is immune from a data breach.

Nowadays, backing up and restoring your Android photos and files via your PC can be achieved in just a click, there’s no need to manually move each and every photo, video, text message or document stored on your device.

Dr.Fone – Phone Backup & Restore is the most popular Android PC Suite due to it’s simplicity, range of options and pleasing design.

Here’s how you can use the software to better manage your next smartphone backup and restore. You’ll need the following things in order to get started:

1. Your current phone
2. A laptop or PC
3. A USB to smartphone cable
4. You’ll need to download Dr.Fone – Phone Backup & Restore.

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Before we show a step by step of how to backup your smartphone contents, here’s a brief overview of the solution Dr.Fone – Phone Backup & Restore.

Features of Dr.Fone – Phone Backup & Restore

One Click to Backup Your Android Phone
This data backup application is preferred to other software and even cloud backup services due to it’s ease of use. The whole process of backing up your data takes just one click. Once your Android or iOS device is connected via USB, the application will automatically backup data to your computer, without overwriting any previous backups.

Restore Backup Selectively – to Android or iOS
When looking to restore content to your smartphone, you can preview and select the data you wish to restore. The software works seemlessly across operating systems, so you can restore your data to a new Android or iOS smartphone without compatibility issues. The Android PC Suite will even allow for a seemless backup and restore of iTunes data, so moving media files from iOS to Android or vice versa is easy.

OK, that’s the software. Let’s show you step by step how it works:

Step 1. Launch Dr.Fone – Phone Backup & Restore Software

Launch Dr.Fone on your computer, and select “Phone Backup”.

Then connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on the phone. If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up window on the Android phone asking you to allow USB Debugging. Please tap on OK.

Click Backup to start th backup Android phone data. If you have used this program to back up your device in the past, you can view your past backup by clicking on “View backup history”.

Step 2. Select file types to backup

After the Android phone is connected, select the file types you want to backup. By default, Dr.Fone has checked all the file types for you. Then click on Backup to start the backup process.

The backup process will take a few minutes. Please don’t disconnect your Android phone, don’t use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.

After the backup is completed, you can click on View the backup button to see what’s in the backup file.

Step 3. Restore backup to your Android phone

Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. After you click on the Restore button, the program will display all the Android backup files on your computer. Select the backup file you need and click the “View” button next to it.

Step 4. Preview and restore the backup file to Android phone

Here you can preview each file in the backup. Check the files you need and click on Restore to them to your Android phone.

The whole process only takes a few minutes. Please don’t disconnect your Android phone or open any Android phone management software.

That’s it! How easy was that? All of your Android smartphone contents quickly and easily backed up to your PC for safe keeping.

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