Why to Backup Android to Google?
It is helpful to back up your Android device on Google, which will make it easy to get back the data lost or deleted with the help of the backup files. You can store the backup files on your computer or the SD card on your device, or you can also make one backup file on the Cloud. There are many kinds of Cloud services on the Internet. You may have heard the Google.
Often, the Android devices can back up the data stored on the Google. You can back up the following data on the Android devices: contacts, calendars, Emails and so other data. If you use the Google account to back up your Android device, you can also make the settings to let this tool create a backup file automatically.
All the data that you can back up your Android device to Google are as follows:
- 1. Contacts, calendars, Emails
- 2. Browsing data on the Chrome
- 3. Chat logs ON Google
- 4. Apps and settings on the device
- 5. Data on the Gmail
The Google enables you to back up the data when you connect your device to a steady network. You can see the detailed tutorial on the following passages.
Step 1. On your Android device, go to the “Settings” app.
Step 2. From the menu, find the “Google” option on the “Account” section. And then enter into the option.
Step 3. Then you can see the all the file types on the Android device, including the app data, calendar, Chrome, contacts, drives, Gmail, Google photos and so on. You need to check all the file types that you want.
Step 4. Then back to the “Settings” menu. On the “Personal” section, choose the “Backup & reset”.
Step 5. Then check the “Backup my Data” item on the menu. You can also check the “Automatic restore” item if you want to perform automatic backup. And then input the Google account and password to log in the Google server.
After back up the Android device, you can now view the backup files with the following ways.
Way 1. Use a backup reader
The XtNetwroks is a java-based backup reader on the Internet. You can use it to view the SMS backup files on the your computer. This tool is compatible with the Linux, Mac and Windows computers.
Way 2. Use a web browser
You can use the Chrome or Firefox to view the backup files on your computer. Both the two tools are safe and handy. To use the tools, you need to check the “Add XSL Tag” option or the “Add Readable Date” option on “preferences” section. And then you can do like this:
Step 1. Find the backup file that you want to view on the computer.
Step 2. And then you can open the “xml” file on the browser. And you can see the backup file in the format of “HTML”.
Way 3. Use the MS Excel
Step 1. Launch the MS Excel on your computer.
Step 2. Open the backup file in the format of “XML” on the MS Excel.
Step 3. Then you will get a window named “Import XML”, on which you need to choose the option of “Open without applying a style sheet”.
Step 4. And then choose the “As an XML table” option on the “Open XML” window. And then you can view the backup file on the MS Excel.
Then you have learned the the way to back up your Android device on the Google together with the ways to view the backup files on your computer. Now you must wonder whether there a any way easier to create an Android backup file on the Google.
The answer is the Wondershare MobileGo, which is a professional tool for the users to manage their data on the mobile phones and tablets. The Wondershare MobileGo offers many ways to manage your device, including backing up your data, transferring the data between two different devices, deleting the data unwanted and uninstalling the apps from your device. And you can also download the photos, audios and videos on your device. If your device is running the Android operation system, you can also make it possible to download the apps in batches from the Google Play Store, which will be much more easier to get access to the apps you want.
When you want to back up your Android data, you can choose to store the backup files on your computer or on the Internet, namely the Cloud. If you store them on your computer, you can see it simpler because you don’t have to download the backup files before restoring them on your device. And if you store them on the Cloud, you can get access to them whenever and wherever you like.
Here is a simple tutorial for your reference if you want use the Wondershare MobileGo to back up your Android device.
Step 1. Download and install the Wondershare MobileGo on your computer.
Step 2. Launch the Wondershare MobileGo by double-clicking on the start icon and then connect your Android device to your computer with a USB cable.
Step 3. Then the Wondershare MobileGo will detect your Android device, and the you can see the screenshot of your device on the primary window of the Wondershare MobileGo.
Step 4. Also you can easily find the option of “One-click Backup” on the primary window. Simply click on it and then you can get a new screen.
Step 5. On the new window, you need to choose the file types that you want to back up with the Wondershare MobileGo. By default, all the file types are checked, so you only need to uncheck the unwanted ones.
Step 6. Click on the “Backup” button after you get the backup file a suitable location on your computer. And soon, you will get the backup file on the location.