Backing up your device’s data is one of the most underrated tasks out there, and unfortunately, if you don’t back up the SD card on Android, you are risking your precious data.
Because of this, it’s important that you know some of the different data backup methods out there so that if you are struck by data loss, you can easily recover as much of your data as possible.
Part 1. Using dr.fone – Phone Manager to Backup SD Card on Android Phone
Below are the steps you can use to easily back up the data stored on your SD card with the use of dr.fone.
Step #1 – First, download and install the dr.fone – Phone Manager (Android) program accordingly. After it’s installed, go ahead and launch it.
Step #2 – Once the program is opened and ready to go, connect the Android device containing the SD card or insert the SD card into your computer. Allow a few seconds for dr.fone to detect the connection.
Step #3 – Next, on dr.fone select the “Explorer” option from the top panel. This will allow you to explore the data currently stored on the device fully.
Step #4 – Click on the “Export” bottom towards the top of the menu and select the location where you’d like the backup to be stored. Click “OK” once you’ve done so.
Alternatively, you can use the other method below.
Step #1 – Make sure that dr.fone is downloaded, installed, and launched.
Step #2 – Connect the device you will use to back up the SD card on Android and allow a moment for dr.fone – Android Backup&Restore to detect this connection.
Step #3 – On dr.fone, click on the “Phone Backup” option on the top panel, which will display various features for you to choose from. For this method, click on the “Backup” option.
Step #4 – On the next display, you will be able to selectively back up the SD card on Android by choosing the file types that you’d like backed up, although this isn’t necessary.
A backup will then be taken and stored wherever you had chosen to have it stored. There are other programs out there to help you back up your SD card, such as Samsung Kies, although there is no doubt that dr.fone – Backup&Restore is the most effective program to get the job done out there.
Part 2. Using dr.fone – Backup&Restore to Restore SD Card Data
By following each of the steps below accordingly, you can restore any lost data from your SD card in just a matter of minutes.
Step #1 – Start off by downloading the dr.fone program, installing it accordingly, and launching it when you’re ready to move forward.
Step #2 – Once it’s installed, connect the device impacted by data loss and allow a few moments for dr.fone and your computer to detect the connection.
Step #3 – Once the connection has been detected, click on the “Phone Backup” option from the top panel. This will display a variety of features that dr.fone – Backup&Restore has to offer.
Step #4 – Click on the “Restore” option.
Step #5 – Here, you will be prompted to locate and select a backup that you’d like to have restored to your device.
Note: to make this process a lot easier; it’s a good idea to have a separate folder located on your computer when taking backups so that, if need be, you know exactly where to find it, thus preventing further delays.
Step #6 – After selecting the most recent backup for your affected device, you will be given the option to restore data selectively. Although this is optional, if you want to restore a particular file, this is in your best interests.
Step #7 – Click “Restore,” After a few moments, all of the data you once thought you had lost will be restored onto the SD card, and you will have full access to it again.
Regarding dr.fone, both the backup and recovery methods are incredibly easy. No matter how well you understand computers, dr.fone is undoubtedly one of the most accessible data management programs out there and is the program you want on your side when it comes to data loss.
Data loss is unfortunate, and although that’s the case, if you know how to back up SD cards on Android regularly, you can minimize how much data is lost. There are simply no negatives to back up your data.
It’s worth noting that if you have accidentally deleted important files from an SD card or aren’t able to find something on it that was there earlier, dr.fone – Android Data Recovery can help you recover this data too.