How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia Z Ultra

How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia Z Ultra
How To Backup And Restore - Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Learn how to backup and restore on your Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Use the Backup and restore application to make backups of content to a memory card or a USB storage device. Such backups can be used to restore your content and some settings in cases where your data gets lost or deleted.

Types of content you can back up

Use the Backup and restore application to back up the following types of data:

  • Bookmarks
  • Call log
  • Contacts
  • Applications downloaded from Google Play
  • Multimedia messages
  • System settings (such as alarms, ringer volume, and language settings)
  • Text messages

Note: You do not need to back up music files and photos or videos taken with the camera. They are backed up automatically to the device's memory card.

Note: You may incur additional data transmission charges when you restore applications from Google Play

Preparing to use the Backup and restore application

  • Before backing up your content, you can select the backup destination and the types of data that you want to back up.

To select the backup destination

  1. From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  2. Find and tap Back up & restore.
  3. Tap Back up.
  4. Tap the bar under Where to store data.
  5. Select the destination to which you want to back up your content.

To select the data types to back up

  1. From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  2. Find and tap Back up & restore.
  3. Tap Back up.
  4. Select the data types that you want to back up.

To back up content

  1. From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  2. Find and tap Back up & restore.
  3. Tap Back up, then tap Back up now.
  4. Enter a password for the backup, then tap OK.

Restoring backed up content using the Backup and restore application

  • When you restore backed up content, you must select a backup record to restore from. If you have backed up content several times, you may have several backup records. After you select a backup record, you can then select which types of data to restore.

To restore content from a backup record

  1. From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  2. Find and tap Back up & restore.
  3. Tap Restore.
  4. Select the record that you want to restore from, then tap Restore now.
  5. Enter the password for the backup record, then tap OK.

Note: Remember that any changes you make to your data and settings after you create a backup will get deleted during a restore procedure.

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