How to Back up Android Phone Data on Computer?

Keisha Alice
Aug 31, 2022

Uh-oh! Your Android cell phone fell down to the ground and it was crippling. Then, you leave no means untried to bring the dying phone back to life and regret not backing up your Android phone data on computer beforehand. It is an actual phenomenon that most industrious users have this consciousness to back up their desktop machines, but fewer people remember to backup their Android mobile phone on computer. That's the reason why more and more Android users are suffering from the pain of losing important Android data without backup.

Why it is essential to backup Android on computer?

Keeping a backup for your Android phone is extremely necessary in case of unexpected disaster strikes to your phone. If your Android device is unfortunately stolen, or you dropped your phone by accident, or you install a bad ROM, or your mobile phone is infected with malware or virus. All can lead to the data loss issue. Here are many backup tips for you to backup your Android device to computer. But here in this article, we are going to show you an one-stop method to copy your Android contacts, text messages, photos, videos and more files to PC for backup.

Among those multifarious Android backup applications available on the Internet, Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions) with its Mac version Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is regarded as the best Android mobile backup tool and plays an important role in backing up valuable Android data. With this handy and marvelous Android backup assistant, you can enjoy the easiest way to backup contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, documents, eBooks, apps, etc., in a word, almost everything on your Android phone or tablet to computer with just a few simple clicks.

Learn more:
* Android SMS Manager
* Android SD Card Manager

Now, you just need to free download the Android backup assistant and follow the steps below to have a try!

Tutorial to Sync & Copy Data from Android Phone to PC

Step 1. Run the program and connect your Android device to computer

First of all, install and launch the Android Data Transfer tool on your computer, then you can use a USB cable to connect your Android phone or Android tablet to this computer. You may need to enable the USB debugging on your device to make it detectable by the software. If you have already set it, you can skip to the next step.

Backup Android Phone Data on Computer

Follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

When the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up.

Backup Android Phone Data on Computer

Step 2: Analyze and preview the scanned out Android phone data

Your Android device will be detected by the program and all your Android data, such as Music, Videos, Photos, Contacts, Apps, Books, etc. will show up in the upper window. Just choose each category and preview the contained files in details. Please note the text messages are contained in the Contact tab.

Backup Android Phone Data on Computer

Step 3. Select and start backup Android files to computer

Choose the files you want to transfer to your computer and click the button of "Export" to bring out the path choosing dialog. Specify an output folder for saving the exported Android data and then the transfer process will begin at once.

Data backup is an efficient solution to protect your precious Android phone data and Coolmuster Android Assistant is a life saver for those who want to backup everything from Android on PC.

Video Tutorial

How to Backup Android Device on Computer with Mobile Transfer?

We have another tool to help you backup your Android phone/tablet to computer. It is Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac, which is specially designed to transfer data, such as contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps and etc. between two mobile phones without any data quality loss. Now, we would like to tell you that it not only features with powerful phone to phone transferring ability, but also can help you backup your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, apps etc. to computer and restore them easily whenver you want. You can read the following guide on how to use the Mobile Transfer to backup Android device on computer in 3 simple steps.

Step 1. After downloading and installing the Mobile Transfer on your computer, launch it directly. Connect your Android device to the computer and the program will detect the connected device as soon as the connection is successful.

Step 2. From the main window of the program, choose "Backup on Computer" option to enter the backup window. All the transferable data on your Android device is displayed and categorized in categories.

Step 3. Click each of the file folders and preview to select the files you want to back up. After that, click "Start" button to copy all these selected Android data to computer.

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