Phone backing up.

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Watty
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Phone backing up.

Post by Watty » Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:50 pm

Can anyone recommend a good place to back up all my phone contacts/photos / videos etc?
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by StormyRob » Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:15 pm

Are you with o2 mate? They can do it instore.

Also there is a way to back it all up to google.
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by Watty » Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:04 pm

StormyRob wrote:Are you with o2 mate? They can do it instore.

Also there is a way to back it all up to google.
Yes O2 Rob. Thanks for that :thumbup:
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by Salty Dog » Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:51 pm

Smartphones are actually set up to back up your personal data via a given email address.
Then when you swap phone or lose a phone, you just grab the new phone, enter your email and password and all your contacts, calendar and email sync across to the new phone

As for Photos, most people use a USB cable back them up to a PC, or you can use one of the many Cloud Services, like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc

Alternatively, you could use a third party program to back up your phone to a PC.
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by Wicky » Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:54 pm

For back ups the more ways the better: PC, pen drive, external hard drive, cloud, burn it on a DVD... don't rely on just one backup if the SHTF.
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by Salty Dog » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:08 pm

With an OTG cable, you can actually back your phone up to a thumb drive, directly from your phone, no PC required.
(That is if its an Android phone)

If its an iPhone, well that have iTunes

If its a Windows or other, good luck ;)
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by Watty » Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:00 pm

Thanks chaps will get it done ASAP :thumbup:
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Re: Phone backing up.

Post by freeridenick » Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:56 pm

As an aside. If you smash your screen onand Android device plug in a micro USB mouse and you get a pointer. Which means you can still use your phone.

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