Nowadays in the altered competitive landscape, Apple iOS is not the champion any more because Google's Android OS has been equipped into more and more mobile phones and more and more people buy smartphones running Android OS than buy iPhones. Android operating system became famous and the need for Android file transfer also increases for its integration of several advance and particular features. And the main reason of its popularity is the open mobile platform and vibrant open source community provided by the Android OS. And because of this openness, we should worry about the safety of our Android data and wish to transfer Android data on computer for backup.
Just like other electronic devices, wrong operations and system errors will damage your Android files and even make them lost. There are various situations can make Android phone/tablet data damaged, lost and corrupted:
* Viruses and malware attack your Android device
* Drop down or water damaged your Android phone or Android tablet
* Corruption in Android operating system
* Reset Android device to factory settings
* Accidentally deleted some important files from the Android device
To prevent your Android data from losing or damaging, it is essential to take some precautionary measures before you face this troublesome situations. Below, we will introduce 3 different solutions to help you backup your Android to computer.
Solution 1 - Transfer Android Files to Computer with Android Assistant
Solution 2 - Back up Android Data on Computer with Mobile Transfer
Solution 3 - Transfer Files from Android to Computer with A USB Cable
Keeping a backup of your Android data on computer is regarded as the best and most efficient solution to safeguard your Android files. So whenever you need to transfer Android files to computer, you can pick up the best Android File Transfer tool - Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac to help you transfer everything from your Android phone and Android tablet to PC or Mac computer, such as contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, apps and more. The following guide will show you how to do it easily by using Android Assistant. It is compatible with overall Android devices, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola and so forth.
Step 1. Run the Android File Transfer and connect Android to PC
Use an effective USB cable to link your Android device to your computer (here we set Windows PC as example), launch the Android Assistant after you downloaded and installed it. Then, it will detect the connected Android device automatically and ask you to open USB debugging on the phone if you haven't done it before.
Follow the instructions in the article to learn how to enable USB debugging on Android device. If you did it before, you can skip to next step.
After you finish the USB debugging, you can go to your device screen to tap the "Allow" option. Then, the parameter information of your device, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface.
Step 2: Transfer files from Android phone/tablet to PC
After enabling the USB debugging on your Android device, the Android file transfer tool will start to scan the device and show all the data on your Android in categories, including Video, Music, Book, Contact, SMS, Call Logs, App, etc. Press the file types. Just open each tab to preview the contained files in details. Mark the files you want to transfer to your computer and click the button of "Export".
You can download the demo version of this software from the following button. If you are satisfied with its functions, then go for its full version.
Please note: you can also use the new 1-click backup&restore feature of Coolmuster Android Assistant to backup your Android data to computer. What you need to do is just launching the Android Assistant and connect your Android device to the same computer. Choose "Super Toolkit" from the top menu and click "Backup" to start the 1-click backup process. Also, you can click "Restore" to let the program provide you a 1-click restore process.
Another Coolmuster tool to help you transfer files from Android device to computer is Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac. As its name implies, it is specially designed to transfer data between two mobile phones. But it also features with the function of backing up data from phone to computer. And what's more, it is able to restore the backup files to your other phone with once click. Next, we will show you how to use the Mobile Transfer to backup your Android data on computer. Please note it is also compatible with overall brands of Android phones/tablets:
Step 1. Have the Mobile Transfer set up and double click to open. Connect your Android device to the computer and the program will detect the connected device as soon as the connection is successful.
Step 2. Choose "Backup Up Your Phone" option to enter the backup window. All kinds of data will be listed under the name of your phone. Click each file category and all contained files will show up.
Step 3. Choose all the data you want to transfer to computer and click "Start" button to backup them on your computer.
Just have an Android phone, a PC and an original USB cable that shipped with your phone? Those also enables you to transfer files from your Android device to your PC. This method is effective even though it may not as smooth as using an app like above. Follow the steps below to learn how to transfer data from Android to computer by using a USB cable.
Steps: Connect your Android device to your PC with the USB cable, go to your phone's Settings > Ththering & portable hotspot and choose the USB tethering option. Then, turn to your Windows computer, open Windows Explorer and search for your Android device. Now, you can double-click to open your device to find all files and folders in your phone memory, and drag-n-drop them on your computer.
Here, you should note that if it is the first time you connect your Android phone to the computer, Windows will ask you to install the relevant drivers, and this may require some dedicated data-syncing software be installed.
No one wants to go to this step. But if you have already lost or deleted precious data on your Android phone or tablet unfortunately, never lose hope! We have a professional application to help you rescue them back. Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (for all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (Mac) is all what you need. It is able to recover lost and deleted contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, call logs and more from Android mobile phone and tablet.
1. Download, install and launch the Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android;
2. Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the computer;
3. All detectable file types are displayed on the left, where you can open each category to view more contained files;
4. Preview and select the deleted files you want back and click the "Recover" button.