Android Full Backup: 3 Best Ways to Backup Everything on Android Phone
Nowadays people depend on their phones every day, and losing data is a big trouble for all of us. As life is unpredictable, no one knows when he may have his data deleted or lost by chance. Therefore carefully backing up your phone data is vital important. Most major smartphone platforms have such a function to back up data to computers or to the Internet. However if you want to create an Android full backup automatically, you still need some software to realize it. In this article I will share the best ways to fully back up your Android phone.
Part 1: How to Fully Back Up Your Android with Coolmuster Android Assistant
Part 2: How to Back Up Everything on Android with ADB Backup
Part 3: How to Back Up Your Android Phone Completely with Google Account
Part 1: How to Fully Back up Your Android with Coolmuster Android Assistant
The best method is to fully back up your Android data with Coolmuster Android Assistant. It almost supports to backup all kinds of files on Android devices, such as contacts, SMS, call logs, music, videos, movies, photos, books, documents, apps, etc. Also it allows you to backup and restore overall Android phone's data on PC with 1 click and retains high quality, and it is capable to achieve fully Android backup to the computer.
What's more, it is fully compatible with almost all Android phones and tablets, including the latest Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Plus/S10e， Galaxy Note 9/Note 9 Plus, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, HUAWEI Mate X/Mate 20/Mate 10 Pro, HTC U11+/U11/10 M10H, LG G7/G6+, etc. So just have a try to create Android complete backup for data security.
Now let's check how to backup your Android phone completely step by step.
Step 1: Install and launch the Android Assistant.
Install and launch the program on your computer, and connect your device to the computer with a USB cable or via Wi-Fi.
Step 2: Detect the data on Android.
When Android device is successfully connected, the program will go through your phone data. You will see the interface appearing on your computer with all your phone data presenting on it.
Step 3: Choose the option of "Backup".
Go to "Super Toolkit", you'll see an interface like below. Choose the option of "Backup" to continue.
Step 4: Choose the data that you want to back up.
Select the contents you want to backup and choose an output location on your PC to save these backups. Then click on "Back Up" button to save them to the destination.
Now the data has been automatically backed up to your computer, thus you have created an Android full backup successfully. Here is a video tutorial for you to see more details on Android backup and restore.
Want to selectively back up some of Android files you need the most? Or you don't want to backup whole Android phone? The Coolmuster Android Assistant can also help you realize that. After having your Android phone recognized, please go to "My Device" and enter the file category that contains the files you need, choose the items you want and click "Export" button. Done! So easy it is.
If you want to back up your Android phone completely without rooting your device, you can take this method of using ADB backup tools, also called Android system backup. It might be a little time consuming but helpful. This method requires you to set up the Android SDK on your computer, which is used to initiate the backup and restore process on your Android. If there is Android SDK on your computer, you can skip the Step 1 and start from Step 2.
Here's how the Android ADB backup works:
Step 1: Ran the Android SDK on PC.
Download and install the latest version of the Android SDK on your system and launch it.
Step 2: Allow the USB debugging on your Android.
Connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB cable, and follow these steps to enable USB debugging on your Android phone.
- Connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB cable.
- Go to "Settings" > "About Phone" and tap the "Build Number" several times until it enables "Developer Options".
- Then go to Developer Options (under Settings) and turn on the feature of "USB Debugging".
- Click "OK" on the popup window to allow the debugging and a command prompt will appear on your computer.
Step 3: Find ADB tools on your computer.
Go to the folder where you have installed the ADB tools and type "ADB devices", then choose "ADB Backup - All" to fully back up your Android. The backup will be saved as "backup.ab".
Step 4: Provide an encryption password for restore usage.
A full backup window will show on your computer. It is a prompt that you should provide an encryption password which is used to restore the data afterward. Then tap on the "Backup my data" option to fully back up your Android.
Just wait for a while to finish the ADB backup process of fully backing up your Android.
It is a common method of fully backing up Android with Google Account. You can make use of it with a few simple steps to back up your contacts, text messages, app data, and more.
Let's see how to use it.
Step 1: Go to "Settings" > "Personal" > "Backup and reset", and select both "Backup my data" and "Automatic restore".
Step 2: Go to "Settings" > "Personal" > "Accounts & Sync", and select your Google account.
Step 3: Select all of the option boxes listed to ensure that all available data is synced to the cloud.
Now your data has been backed up to your Google account. There might be some differences in specific procedure between Android devices. However the process is generally the same.
Note: Google can back up most of your data but maybe not able to back up all. Other specific files backup may need support of three-party apps.
Comparison among Three Methods
Needless to say, with powerful functions and assured security, Coolmuster Android Assistant is on top of the method lists in terms of data backup. No matter what kind of files you want to back up, it will solve your problem. Besides data backup with 1 click, it also enables you to restore these backup files to any Android devices with 1 click. Both processes are automatic. If you are looking for an effective way to fully back up your Android, just try this one first.
Thought ADB tools and Google account can meet your demands to back up Android completely, they are a little unsatisfactory: either too many steps or not able to fully back up at one time. However you still can have a try if you like, for they are also helpful.
Above are the methods I want to share with you. In fact, there are many other methods except these three, but I have summed up the most useful and common methods here. If you have a need to fully back up your Android, try them on your device to see whether they are available.