Your Android phone is broken, or stolen, unfortunately all your important data trap on it? Feel heartbroken about it? You don't have to. Instead, you can easily get all your data back as long as you have ever backed up your Android phone to PC or cloud. This article provides you with a full guidance on how to backup Android apps, contacts, messages, photos, call logs, music, video and more.

Part 1. Backup Android data one by one manually

1. Backup Android contacts and calendars

It's a piece of cake to backup contacts on Android. You can easily do it by yourself. Just go to Contacts app and export all contacts to SD card. Then, use a USB cable to backup Android contacts to PC. If your Android phone enables you sync Google account, you can go to Settings > Accounts & sync to backup contacts and calendars on Android to Google account. Or, if you prefer to use a third party tool, you can try Wondershare MobileGo for Android. Here are three ways to backup Android contacts step by step.

2. Backup Android SMS

Unlike contacts backup, Android SMS backup turns out to be a bit difficult. You can't do it on your own. Instead, you have to rely on some third party tools, like SMS Backup +, SMS Backup & Restore, Wondershare MobileGo for Android, etc. Here, I show you best 3 Android SMS backup apps to help you backup Android SMS messages and MMS effortlessly.

3. Backup Android audio and video

To Backup audio and video from Android, you can try the traditional way. Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone to PC. Your Android phone will be set as a removal disk drive. Navigate to this removal disk drive and open it. Find the folder named Music, Video or something like that. Drag and drop them to your PC for backup.

4. Backup Android photos

Love to take photos with your Android smartphone? However, it's not safe to leave photos there. You may delete photos accidently. Worse still, too many photos will capture too much space. In the case, you may like to backup Android photos. Here is a step-by-step guidance on how to backup camera photos and imported photos to computer and Google +.

Part 2. All-in-one Android Backup to PC

Get tired of backup Android data one by one and looking for some way to backup everything at a time? You come to the right place. The following part shows you 4 easy ways to backup Android to PC. Just read on and select your favorite one and try it later.

1. Backup all Folders on Android phone to PC

Actually, this way is to let you make a full copy of the Android SD card and backup it to PC. By using this way, you can backup audio, photos, video, documents and apps. If you have exported all Android contacts to SD card, you can also backup contacts.

Note: In this way, app and app data may be damaged.

2. Wondershare MobileGo for Android

One click to backup all contacts, SMS, apps, app data, audio, video, photos, call logs and calendars.
Selectively backup SMS, video, app, contacts, music, photos, document files.
Restore your Android from backup file without any hassle.
Manage everything on your Android phone from PC.
Work well with HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG, Motorola, HUAWEI, ZTE, Google.

Note: The Mac version doesn't let you backup music, video, photos, app data and document files for the time being.

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Step 1. Get your android phone connected

Connect your Android phone to PC by using a USB cable. If you use the Windows version, you can also connect your Android phone via WiFi. Once connected, your Android phone will be shown in the primary window.

The first time to use this software wirelessly? You should install the must-have Wondershare MobileGo APK file on your Android phone manually.

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Step 2. One-click Android backup to PC

Go to Tools you may like section and click One-Click Backup. This brings up the backup window. From the window, you can easily find that this software lets you backup contacts, messages, photos, calendars, call logs, music, video, app and app data. You can uncheck any content you don't want to backup. Then, click Back Up.

By default, the backup file will be saved at D: \Documents\Wondershare\MobileGo\Backup. You can also change the save path and store the backup file to anywhere you like.

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Step 3. Selectively backup data on Android phone

What if you'd like to backup part of the data? Just go to the left column. All data on your Android phone are categorized there. Click one category, like Apps. Then, on the right panel, select your desired files and backup them to a PC.

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3. SyncDroid: another Android backup to PC software

In fact, SyncDroid has two versions, one is for Windows PC, the other is for Android devices. Both versions allow you to backup SMS, contacts, call logs, audio, video, photos in the camera and SD card and browser bookmark. The Android version backup your Android phone to SD card or Dropbox.

Follow the tutorial on how to backup Android to PC:

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to the PC and download and install the Windows version of SyncDroid on PC.

Step 2. Once connected, your Android phone will be shown on the left of the primary window.

Step 3. Click Backup tab. Then, select file categories you want to backup.

Step 4. Enter a name for the backup file and make some note about the backup if you like.

Step 5. Click Backup. SyncDroid begins to backup your Android phone. When it's completed, click Finish or Open Backup to view the backup file.

Wondershare MobileGo for Android VS SyncDroid

Comparison Wondershare MobileGo for Android SyncDroid
Backup contacts
Backup SMS
Backup call logs
Backup music
Backup video
Backup photos
Backup browser bookmark
Backup app and app data
Backup calendars
Backup Document files
Selectively backup data
Manage everything on Android
Work with a Mac computer


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