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dr.fone toolkit - Android Data Backup & Restore: How To

Now with dr.fone toolkit for Android - Data Backup & Restore, backing up your Android data has never been easier. The program makes it easy to back up your Android data to computer and even selectively restore backed up data to your Android device. Now Let’s see how to back up and restore your Android phone.

Part 1. Back up your Android phone

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, select Data Backup & Restore among all the toolkits.

android data backup and restore

Then connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on the phone. If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up window on the Android phone asking you to allow USB Debugging. Please tap on OK.

android data backup and restore

Tips: If you have used this program to back up your device in the past, you can view your past backup by clicking on "View backup history".

Step 2. Select file types to back up

After the Android phone is connected, select the file types you want to backup. By default, dr.fone toolkit for Android has checked all the file types for you. Then click on Backup to start the backup process.

android data backup and restore

The backup process will take a few minutes. Please don't disconnect your Android phone, don't use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.

android data backup and restore

After the backup is completed, you can click on View the backup button to see what's in the backup file.

android data backup and restore

Part 2. Restore backup to your Android phone

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer and select Data Backup & Restore among all the toolkits. Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable.

android data backup and restore

Step 2. Select the backup file you would like to restore

After you click on Restore button, the program will display the files from the latest backup by default. You can click on the dropdown icon to select other backup files.

Android device data backup and restore

Step 3. Preview and restore the backup file to Android phone

Here you can preview each file in the backup. Check the files you need and click on Restore to them to your Android phone.

Android device data backup and restore

The whole process only takes a few minutes. Please don't disconnect your Android phone or open any Android phone management software.

Android device data backup and restore

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