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How to Backup SD Card on Android Phone and Tablet?

When should you back up your SD card on Android phone/tablet?

Feel heartbroken about losing your important data on the SD card in your Android phone or tablet after your Android phone is damaged or stolen? Therefore, the first reason why it's important to ensure that you have backed up your Android regularly is that the device can get stolen or broken at any point of the day. Keeping a backup of the Android data helps to ensure that a copy is available on your computer, which makes it easy to restore the backup record back to your device.

There are special applications available on the web that are designed to help users back up their data from Android device to their computer. Maybe they not only offer the users the ability of backing up data but also other important functionalities such as sync functions, contact manager, SMS features and entertainment features among others. This article introduces you a handy Android backup tool and provides you with a full guidance on how to backup Android SD card data.

Android smartphones and tablets today are the lifeline of many people which means the data and information contained in the device is very valuable. Coolmuster Android Assistant (Windows) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is an all-in-one Android manager that can help the users to backup Android SD card data and information to computer or even another SD card. It offers you an easy access to Android SD card, to let you extract all the apps, contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, documents and more from SD card and transfer them to your computer for backup quickly and conveniently.

Coolmuster Android Assistant is fully compatible with overall Android devices, namely Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Huawei, LG, Sony, Google and so on. Just download the excellent Android SD card backup tool to have a try.

Full Guide to Backup Data from Android SD Card to Computer

Step 1. Get your Android phone/tablet connected

Connect your Android phone or tablet to the computer by using a USB cable or WiFi network. Then, launch the installed Android Assistant and open USB debugging on your Android device to let the program detect it smoothly.

Backup SD Card on Android Phone and Tablet

Follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging on your Android phone. If you did it before, you can skip to next step.

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".

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.

Backup SD Card on Android Phone and Tablet

Step 2. One-click Android SD card backup to computer

When your Android device is detected, you will see the window as below. You can see all data in your Android SD card is displayed in categories like contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. You can open each category and select the files to backup on your computer by clicking the "Export" button.

Backup SD Card on Android Phone and Tablet

The guide above is based on Windows platform. If you are using a Mac, you can turn to the Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac to backup Android to Mac.

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