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26th Dec 18

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How to back up your Android phone

26th Dec 18

Megan Ellis
By Megan Ellis34 Followers

There are a few reasons why you might want to back up your phone. You may want to transfer your files to another device, or maybe you’re making some changes to the system that you’re not sure about.

You may also simply want to make sure that you have a backup just in case your smartphone goes missing or breaks.

Either way, backing up your phone on Android is relatively easy. Here’s how to do it.

Step 1: Find the right menu under Settings

The option to back up your Android phone is under your Settings menu. However, the exact section of the menu you need to visit depends on the brand of your phone.

On Huawei phones, this option is under your System menu. On Samsung, it’s under the General Management menu.

You’ll know you’ve found the right menu when you see the option to 'Backup & restore' or 'Create backup'.

Step 2: Select the account for your backup

Your phone will give you a few options regarding which account you want to save your backup to. You can either choose to save it to your Google account, or the account for your phone brand such as your Samsung account.

However, we recommend t...

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