- Google backs up application data, WiFi, passwords and other settings if you allow it to.
- Open the Settings menu by touching the Settings icon in the device’s app drawer.
- Look for a Backup & Reset option, or a Privacy option, depending on your version of Android.
- Check Backup My Data to allow Google to collect settings and other data over time. Then check Automatic Restore, which will allow automatic settings to be restored when you reinstall an app.
- Now, when you migrate to a new device, your Google-retained settings will load to the new device when you sign in on setup.
- Look for a “Cloud” or “Backup” adjective in any of your preinstalled apps in the app drawer on your device.
- Open the app.
- Follow the prompts to sync the data to the cloud. When you want to access the data in the future, open the app and then choose the content type, such as picture or music. Find the file in the list and touch and hold the file-name label to select and download it.
- Download the Verizon Cloud app to your PC and choose Manage My Content.
- Remove the included smartphone USB charging cable from its included wall transformer plug.
- Connect your smartphone to a PC with the cable. The smartphone will mount as a drive — a bit like an SD card does.
- Copy and paste files from the smartphone to Windows using the Windows Explorer interface.
Google Play store
- Browse to the Google Play store on your device.
- Choose a backup app by searching for My Backup Pro or Titanium Backup.
- Allow the app to install and then follow the prompts to configure it.
- Rerware’s My Backup Pro, priced at Rs.311.28
- Titanium Backup Pro Key Root, at Rs.329.12