How to Backup Android Device Easily
This is the first post on this newly launched Android Technology blog, we started this blog with mind set to help Android users to consume the power of Android Operating system more effectively, to improve the usability of phones, and other devices, and to make it very easy to carry out complex tasks. In this post, we will discuss methods to backup an Android running phone or any device using applications (free, and paid both), and with some pro utilities.
No matter, if you have rooted or non-rooted device, we have listed most recommended apps, and methods to backup it. It always been recommended to backup your Android phones before installing an new update, custom Rom or any third party mods. This guide will help you backup your install Application, Games, SMS messages, downloaded files, and especially will tell you how to backup your Rom or firmware for future aspects.
Go through the Part 1 and Part 2 to make complete backup of your phone.
For Non-Root User
For non root user, backup process is limited to some extent, because most powerful apps such as Titanium Backup(paid), are built for root users only. For ordinary, and non root users, their are several application are available for free. Best of them are
Both the applications are completely free, and offers comprehensive features. Using these application, you can easily backup, install apps, games, messages and contact to SD card or external memory of the phone. Once you made backup, you can easily restore them using these same application.
Note: – These apps won’t be saving installed applications, and games data, they will only backup the .apk file, and restore them as well in same manner.
For Root User
Root actually gives the access to real power of device. It opens the access to hardware of device through several apps, and utilities. The best application to backup install apps, and game with their data is Titanium Backup. The application comes in both, free and paid version. If you don’t want to spend money, don’t worry, the free version is good enough to fulfill your backup requirements.
- Titanium Backup ★ root – Google Play Link
But free version is limited to backup apps only, using it you cannot backup the SMS, Contact, and call logos. For that purpose, you can simply use one of the app listed for Non-root users. We recommend to use Super Backup : SMS & Contacts with Titanium Backup free version.
How to use these backup apps
Each app listed in here, is very easy to use, and very user friendly. To get started with them, first install them from Google Play Store through the links provided above. After you done with installation process, run the desire application, then follow the on screen buttons to backup apps, messages or whatever you want.
Backup Phone’s Rom [Nandroid Backup]
To backup phone’s Rom, a utility call Custom recovery is needed. So, basically to make Nandroid Backup, your phone should have Custom recovery [CWM or TWRP] installed on it. The most of the root users have already installed one of it, but non root user, first have to install it, and then backup can be perform.
→Guide for Root & Custom Recovery installed Users
Making backup is very easy, just need to boot to recovery mode through key combination or simply through using app such as Quick Boot, then look for “Backup and Restore” option, and select it. Under it, you’ll get “Backup” option, select it to perform backup process on your phone. It will make backup of your current Rom.
→Guide for Non Root with no Custom Recovery Users
We recommend to simply install Custom Recovery [CWM or TWRP anyone of these] and simply follow the exact procedure to backup current Rom listed above.
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