Before you lose your android Smartphone or Tablet it is important to backup its content like photos, videos, message or contacts so that you can use them in your new device in case if you will lose your device .While there are so many third party purchase app on Google play who also promise backup solution but in this tutorial we will tell you about a backup solution of Android Smartphone or tablet which you can do by yourself and without any cost, so we will break the tutorial in three steps so that you can understand in simple way .
1-How to Take Backup of App Data, Setting and Google Data on Android Smartphone or Tablet
There are some setting on android device which can safeguard your important data.Go to your setting >Backup & reset now enable the “Back up my data” option it will take backup of your App data ,wi-fi passwords, chrome bookmarks and other setting. There is also a “automatically restore”option which will backed up setting and data to a reinstalled App it is a helpful option for new Android Smartphone as well as Tablet.
Now go to Setting>Account & Sync, then click on Google and tap on you Gmail account to see a list of Google preinstalled apps on your Android Smartphone or Tablet such as contacts, calendar, chrome, music play and you can synced them with Google server if they are not synced with Google server. By synching the data within these apps to Google Server will help you to synch these data with new android device.
2-How to Take Backup of Photos and Videos on Android Smartphone or Tablet
The Simple way to take backup of your photos and videos store on your device are through Google Photos app which is already a preinstalled in Android devices.You can store Photos on Google drive in standard resolution size (2048 Pixels) but if you want to save them in at their full size this count against your Google drive storage limit.Google drives gives a 15GB of storage for each Android Users thereafter you can buy 100GB for $1.99 per month or 1TB for $ 9.99 per month.
Turn on Auto-Backup option by Google Photos App preinstalled on your device by going to Setting >Auto Backup tap three dot button in the top right corner as like image below and slide the toggle button.
You can choose photos size either a Full Size option if you want to save your photos as default or at a Standard Size for unlimited free storage at 2048 Pixels resolution.
To back up your Photos videos and screenshot downloaded by web ,Bluetooth or WhatsApp,open Google photos and tap into three line icon at top left corner of the screen and choose On Device then tap into cloud icon next to each category to backup.
You can also delete photos from this same option just hold and tap the selected item to delete it from your device to make a space on your device. If you have Photos rather than on deice selected you will delete it from everywhere like Google Drive, Photos albums and Google Plus if that will happen to you you can restore them from Trash folder for up to 60 days if you have not emptied the trash.
You can also manually backup your photos and videos by connecting your Android Smartphone or Tablet through USB cable on your computer and copy your content from DCIM folder to your computer.
3-How to Take Backup of Text Message on Android Smartphone or Tablet
Open your messaging App open option menu and look for backup/restore option you also download third party Apps like SMS Backup + which also backup multimedia messages and call logs.