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Android Backup

Steps to backing up your Android

The steps are as follows (keeping in mind that all Androids are different and may operate and function differently from computer to computer):

  1. Connect your Android device to your computer (Windows or Mac should both work) via the USB cable.
  2. On your Android, pull down the main menu (swipe down from the top of the screen) and select “USB connection.”
  3. On the next page, choose USB Mass Storage and hit OK.
  4. You’ll see a new drive or “Removable Disk” appear on your computer for the phone/SD Card. Open it/them up, and copy all the files inside to a new location on your computer.

Files you may be interested in (but not limited to):

  • Downloads
  • DCIM
  • Media
  • Ringtones
  • Pictures
  • Music
  • Movies
  • Documents
  • Podcasts