How to Backup and Restore HTC One/Desire HD/Wildfire Data?
Mobile phone lovers are used to texting a lot with their phones, making calls everyday, taking photos and pictures frequently, watching movies and listening to music anytime and anywhere. After daily phone use, set HTC phone as example, you may have stored a lot of contacts, text messages, call history, photos, movies, music and many more on your HTC mobile phone. And there are some times when you need to send your HTC phone for repair. In that case, you will need to backup all important data from your HTC phone to computer and restore them to the phone when the HTC back. Keeping a backup of your HTC phone data on computer or other external hard drive is always a good idea that prevent to lose your phone data.
However, differ from iOS devices, Android hasn't an official file manager like Apple iTunes. You have to search for another way out to backup your HTC data and restore them back to your HTC or other Android phones. Luckily, we finally have the Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which allows you to easily copy contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. from HTC One, HTC Wildfire, HTC Desire HD and HTC Sensation to computer for safe backup. What's more, this powerful software also enables you to restore the backup record to your HTC phone with 1 click. It is quite useful when you switch to a new phone and want to switch phone data.
Preparations: Click on the download button in the below to get the trial version of Coolmuster Android Assistant for free. Double-click the downloaded .exe file and follow the default wizard to install it on your PC or Mac computer. We will set Windows version as an example in the following guide.
Simple Guide on How to Backup and Restore HTC Mobile Phone Files
Step 1. Connect your HTC phone with your computer
Start the HTC data managing software after you download and install it. Connect your HTC phone to the computer via a USB cable and turn on 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.
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".
Step 2: Backup your HTC phone data selectively
Once the connected HTC phone has been detected successfully, you can see all your HTC phone data are scanned automatically and listed on the upper menu, such as Music, Videos, Photos, Contacts, Apps, Books, etc. Choose the target files and click the button of "Export" to transfer them selectively to your computer for backup.
Step 3. Restore backup data to HTC mobile phone
Connect again your HTC mobile phone with the same computer where you backed up your HTC phone before. Launch the Android Assistant, and click the button of "Restore" to choose your wanted backup record to get them back to your HTC phone.