Smartphone has become an integral part of our day to day life. They carry a large amount of important information from your Contact lists, Addresses, Bank Account numbers etc. All this information is important and needs to be kept intact and safe just in case of an emergency like the phone being damaged when you change your phone or maybe you lost it or has been robbed. It is important you regularly back up your Android device for such bad days which can just show up out of nowhere. TechnoidHub shows how to quickly backup your android phone. The task is straightforward and easy.
Why You Need A Backup
As we already mention regularly backing up your Android device will prevent you from losing your all important data. The important data can be your contacts, installed apps, saved Wi-Fi networks and passwords and Gmail settings. Having a copy of your backup can be very useful when you dump your old phone and buy a new one or if your phone suddenly fails. You can easily restore your data backup and you are good to go.
How To Quickly Backup Your Android Phone
Android comes with many features to take your backup, yet Google also has its own feature incorporated in the mobile operating system which can take backup. This feature allows you to save your data in your Google Account, this can be easily restored later when again login into your new Android device with the same account. You can find this option in most of the smartphones in the Settings app, though it may at times the location of the option may vary from smartphone model to model.
Go to the Settings app on your Android smartphone.
As you Scroll down you will see Backup and reset menu under System and tap on it. This may vary a bit in various smartphone models, the Backup and reset option might be under a different menu. In the case of Samsung phones, the option is Cloud and accounts. Confirm that the switch behind Back up my data is switched on.
If you are able to perform the steps mentioned above, a backup of your data is automatically made remotely. You will not need to manually take backup. On the same screen, you will notice your Google account is also being backed up. Tap on it to change your Google user account or add a new account. In case you choose Automatic restore option, you need to ensure that your data is immediately restored when you reinstall an app.
Backup Your Photos
When to perform the backup as we mentioned above, it does not include your photos and apps. For this, you can use another smart way to back up your photos and apps by using Google Photos. The Google Photos app allows you to backup all your images onto the cloud. This also allows you to access them anytime and anywhere. In case you need to restore these on your new phone, you simply install the Google Photo app on your new phone and all your images are synced with the new device.
Backup Your WhatsApp Messages
We are almost done but one last thing we need to take care of is your WhatsApp messages. You will need to backup your WhatsApp messages separately. You can read our article on how to backup your WhatsApp messages. WhatsApp now uses Google Drive to make all your backups.