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How to Backup Files from Android Phone/Tablet to Computer?

As a mobile phone user, data transfer is an eternal topic during the whole life process of your Android phone, no matter you are using Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola or other Android cell phones. There are many reasons we need to transfer files from or to our Android phones. And the biggest advantage is doing backup to in case of the Android data from losing and you can restore the backup data back to your Android phone with ease. On the other hand, after transferring files from Android to computer, you can free up your phone memory space for more data.

Following, we will tell you the simplest solution to backup your Android files, and the tool you will need is the Coolmuster Android Assistant( Win/Mac), which is a professional data transfer program for Android users to transfer everything between Android device and computer. With it, you can one-click to backup contacts, photos, videos, music, apps and more from any Android phone or Android tablet to computer. And you are also allowed to transfer files from computer to your Android device with ease.

Download a Windows or Mac version of the Android Assistant here according to your needs. Just try it out for free. Then, read the detailed guide in the below to see how to backup files from Android to computer.

Three Steps to Copy Data from Android to Computer( Windows/Mac)

Step 1. Launch software and connect Android to PC

Here we set Windows PC as example. Launch the installed Android Assistant on your PC, then connect your Android phone or Android tablet to the computer via a USB cable. If needed, you should open USB debugging on your Android phone. The program will pop up the instructions to teach you how to do it. After that, the program will find and detect your connected Android device.

enable usb debugging

Step 2. Preview and select the files you want to transfer

After identifying your Android device, this software will automatically scan your phone data deeply. Then you will get an interface with all your Android files categorized. Just preview these files in details.

phone info

Step 3. Selectively backup Android data to computer

You can use the program to export contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps and more from Android to computer. Therefore, you should select those you want to backup and finally click "Export", choose the saved path to backup them to our PC selectively and instantly.

preview sms

That's how to backup data from Android device to computer. If you want to transfer files from computer to Android phone, you can click "Import" button directly on the program window.

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