How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia C3 Dual

How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia C3 Dual
How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia C3 Dual

Learn how to backup and restore on your Sony Xperia C3 Dual. Generally, you should not save photos, videos and other personal content solely on the internal memory of your device. If something should happen with the hardware, or if your device is lost or stolen, the data stored on its internal memory is gone forever. It is recommended to use the PC Companion or the Sony Bridge for Mac applications to make backups which save your data safely to a computer, that is, an external device. This method is especially recommended if you are updating your device software from one version to another.

Once your data is safely backed up to a computer, you can also make a quick backup of basic settings and data to the SD card in your device or to an external USB storage device by using the Backup and restore application. This backup method is useful, for example, if you are doing a factory data reset and are not updating the software version.

Backing up data to a computer

Use the PC Companion application or the Sony Bridge for Mac application to back up data from your device to a PC or an Apple Mac computer. These backupapplications let you back up the following types of data:

  • Contacts and call logs
  • Text messages
  • Settings
  • Media files

To back up your data using a computer

  • Make sure that the PC Companion application is installed on a PC or the Sony Bridge for Mac application is installed on an Apple Mac computer.
  • Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Computer: Open the PC Companion application or the Sony Bridge for Macapplication. After a few moments, the computer detects your device.
  • Computer: Click Backup & restore, then follow the on-screen instructions toback up data from your device.

To restore your data using a computer

  • Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Computer: Open the PC Companion application or the Sony Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, the computer detects your device.
  • Computer: Click Backup & restore and select a backup file from the backup records, then follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from your device.

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