How to backup android apps and data to PC without Root

If you have the rooted phone then there are so many apps are available which allows you take the full backup of your android apps and data on the PC. But non-rooted users can’t enjoy these free apps on the phone and always looking for an android backup and restore app. Today, here in this guide we will show you how you can take the full backup of your phone on your PC. In this method, we guide you how to save all your images, videos, files, apps, videos and songs on your PC. To get started all you need windows PC, USB cable and Android phone. The process is very simple and takes a few minutes to complete the whole process.

This guide will work on all the android smartphone users and one of the best way to save the backup file on the windows PC. Works on all rooted and non-rooted android smartphones. Read the guide carefully and follow all the steps one by one on your phone and PC.

How to backup android apps and data to PC without Root

Save all your Android apps settings on Google cloud

Few month back we posted an article How to Backup Your Android Mobile Data on Google Server. With the help of this method, you can save app data and all of your phone’s settings including Wi-Fi passwords to your Google account.

1. On your phone, go to Settings > Accounts & sync.

2. From here click on your Google account, and tick mark “Auto-sync data”. Next, tap on Google. Now, tap on the Gmail ID you used to sign onto the phone. From here, you can turn on all the options so that all your Google related information gets synced to the cloud. This includes your contacts, photos (uploaded to Google+, privately if you want), app data, calendar events, Chrome tabs, your Google Fit data and more.

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3 Now go to Settings > Backup & Reset. Check Back up my data. That’s it now all you data will save on your Google server. Next time when you login to some other Android phone with the same account all your settings will save n your phone, which include contacts, WiFi settings, applications data etc.

Locally back up media files on your PC

To save all your media files on your PC like videos, images, songs ringtone use this method. All you need a USB cable and Windows PC.

Connect your phone to the PC with USB cable and you will see your phone in My Computer folder. See the screen shot below:-

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Open the Phone folder on the PC and Move all the File which you want to save on your Windows PC. All your Images are saved on your DCIM folder and Songs in Music Folder. See the screenshot below:-

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This way you can save all your files on our PC and restore them easily on your phone.

Backup Android SMS, Apps, Contacts

To take the backup of all your installed application you have to install a free app called Super Backup : SMS & Contacts. With the help of this free app, you can easily backup apps & contacts & SMS & Call logs & Bookmarks & Calendars to the SD card/Google Drive/Gmail or Windows PC.

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Install the app on your phone and take the backup of your app, contacts etc and share them on your Gmail account. Or move them to the PC. To do this connect your phone the PC and copy the SmsContactsBackup folder on your PC. Now all your contacts, apps, call, messages backup are saved on your desktop.

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To restore them on your new phone, install the Super back up again and move the SmsContactsBackup folder on your phone to the PC. And run the restore from the Super Backup android app.

How do you back up your Android phone? Let us know via the comments.

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Sidharth Rathore is Tech Blogger and Gamer, who love's to write about Mobile Tips, How to Guides, Google, Microsoft, Android and Games. Sidharth Rathore lives in Agra, India. And the co-editor and admin of Technobuzz

  1. PB October 28, 2015 at 3:08 pm

    What I want to back up App Data for my App, because I can always reinstall the app from the Play store. And I can’t tell from your write-up, if Super Backup SMS & Contacts will back up the data. Specifically, I want my shopping list from my shopping app backed up before I uninstall and reinstall the app.
    Will this back up the data, and help reinstall the data? Or at least save it in a way that I can find it for importing?
    Thanks!

  2. Kumud November 4, 2015 at 5:36 am

    i updated my phone. After update was complete. i am unable to open anything as the default launcher trebuchet keeps on crashing. how to install any other launcher now? i dont have naything on my phone . no play store nothing. nothing is opening up. Please help. i tried clearing the cache and everything but nothing helps. I was on CWM recovery and now i think i am on cyanogenmod recovery.

    • Sidharth November 6, 2015 at 4:37 am

      Wipe Cache form reocvery