7 Android-backup applications
Android / / December 19, 2019
1. Titanium Backup
The most advanced application for backups on Android. And even the most well-known and proven. However, note that in order to use it, you need root-rights. Titanium Backup can create full copies of all your installed applications, to reserve settings, messages, contacts and bookmarks, and to fill in all the data in the cloud storage Dropbox, Box and Google Drive.
In addition, Titanium Backup can do custom applications system, remove the system applications, back up on demand and on schedule, and so on. That copy, and what is not, can be flexibly configured using filters. However, to fully appreciate the potential of this monster can only be in the version Pro.
2. Super Backup
Super Backup creates backups of applications, contacts, calls, calendar and photos, and then stores them in your google Drive, FTP-server or on SD-card. You can include copying schedule if desired. However, if you need to copy the setup application, the root needed.
At Super Backup has some interesting features. An application can perform the transfer of data from one to another smartphone - it needs to install it on both devices. Useful if you have bought a new device and want to migrate settings and data without a hassle. Super Backup supports encryption of backups with your photos. Finally, it is able to record telephone conversations.
The application has a clear and intuitive interface. It is not overloaded with unnecessary features and does exactly what you expect from him. However, in the free version a few annoying advertisements, and will have to buy a Pro-version to get rid of it.
3. Helium - App Sync and Backup
Cool tool from the creators of the notorious ClockworkMod - of a custom Android bootloader. Helium trick is that the application is able to create full copies of programs with all your settings, and thus does not require root-rights. It can be used to transfer parameters from one application to your smart phone to another or to restore settings after reset.
If you do not have root, system data you need to provide access Helium as follows:
- Install the app on your smartphone.
- Install Helium Shrome extension on your computer.
- Connect your phone via cable to the computer and let USB debugging.
- Wait until the application will tell the setup is complete. Done.
Now you can disconnect the cable, and copy applications, their settings, messages, and user dictionaries to the local store. More Helium can create copies of the schedule. Loading in Dropbox, Box and Google Drive is also supported, but it will have to buy the premium version.
4. G Cloud Backup
This is one of the easiest-to-use applications from the entire list. It is able to create copies of your messages, calls, contacts, photos, videos, documents, system settings, and other data. By default, the backup is turned on when you put the smartphone on charging and connecting to a Wi-Fi, to save energy and mobile traffic. But you can turn up and hand.
To use the app, you'll need to create an account. The free version of G Cloud Backup provides 1 gigabyte of space in your cloud - more than enough for the contacts and messages, but not enough for photos. The cost of the subscription that extends the storage volume, starts at $ 1.99.
5. SMS Backup & Restore
As it is clear from the title, the application creates a backup of your SMS. Yet it is able to copy the call log. Data can be saved both locally and in the Google Drive cloud storage, Dropbox and OneDrive. In addition, with this application, you can transfer the history of your calls and messages from one phone to another. Supported export backup in XML format to save and view SMS to computer.
Archiving can be configured so that it is executed periodically without your intervention. If desired, the application can be password protected, so that outsiders do not have access to your backup.
Very popular application that gives your Android smartphone to automatically synchronize folders and files with Dropbox - which we can not wait for its official client. Autosync come in handy if you need to create backup copies of documents, music, photos and videos on your phone. Copying messages and contacts it does not support: still primarily a client for Dropbox, rather than a specialized tool for backup.
The application can synchronize the folders at regular intervals. There are several options. For example, you can make a folder in Dropbox and your smartphone look absolutely identical, or vice versa, automatically upload data to the cloud, removing them on the smartphone to save space.
Dropsync free version allows you to sync only one folder (the number of sub-folders is not limited). Premium version can upload to the cloud any number of folders, in addition, it Disable advertisement.
Those who prefer Google Drive, OneDrive and Box, can download the appropriate version of the app from the same developer.
7. List My Apps
Have not updated, but still a useful application. It may not boast an abundance of opportunities, but definitely useful if you bought a new phone or want to reset the data on the old. List My Apps creates a list of all installed applications, together with links to their pages on Google Play, and copies it to the clipboard, so you save the list in a text document. Thus, you will always know that you have installed, and you can easily download what you need, on a clean system.
Install the app, select the desired program in its window (you can choose all together), click the copy button and paste the text from the clipboard into any text editor. Then save the file. The file will be a list of all your applications, together with links to their pages in Google Play. So that you can easily install them again. Cheap and cheerful.
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