How to Backup Contacts, Photos, Videos, Apps, Music, Messages, or Other Miscellaneous Files

Objective

  • To back up contacts, photos, videos, apps, music, messages, or other miscellaneous files

Environment

Procedure

Back up Contacts

Back up Photos and Videos

  • Confirm that your photos are synced to your Google account by using a computer to visit photos.google.com
  • Be sure that you're using the same Google account as the phone when logged onto Google's site using your computer.
  • For step by step instructions, see How to Back up Photos with Google Photos

Back up Messages (SMS/MMS and voicemail messages)

There currently isn't a way to move SMS and MMS to your computer or SD card. However, there are third-party apps in the Google Play Store that may be able to backup and restore your messages. See: Can I Backup Texts Using Republic Anywhere?

For saving voicemail on phones running Republic Wireless app version 3.19 or higher see How to Save a Voicemail Message.

Back up Miscellaneous Files


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