How To Backup Everything on Your Android Phone?

You can lose your phone when you least expect it, so you need to backup your android photos, music, SMS, and files. Besides, it can fall in the water, and that is how you might lose all your data. Thankfully, there are many ways to back up your android phone, including using Google. Read this article to know how to do so.

Backup Android Photos

Did you know that you need not lose those embarrassing childhood photos and can keep them for your 21st birthday? All you have to do is backup android phone photos with Google Photos. This is a simple but reliable process entailing the following steps;

  • Download Google Photos or the Photo app if you don’t have it
  • Launch it
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  • Tap the profile photo on the top-right corner
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  • Go to Photo Settings
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  • Select Backup & Sync
tap back up and sync
  • Choose the Upload Size
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  • Tap select, and the photos are uploaded!
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Backing Up Android Music

Did you know that you can backup music on your android phone? YouTube Music allows you to back up 100,000 songs and play them when needed. Like Google Photos, you can play YouTube Music with any Android phone you log into. Backing up Android music on YouTube Music is a simple process with the following steps;

  • On your browser, type
Go to
  • Go to Upload Music
  • Select the songs you want to upload
Select music to backup
  • Click upload music
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  • The songs are uploaded

Once you upload music to YouTube Music, you can play them from the website or the YouTube Music application. All you need to do is click Library> Songs> Uploads, and you will be good to go.

Why and How to Backup Android Files?

It is not only photos and music that you want to backup on your android phone. You also want to back up other files so you can have them anytime you need them in the future. Thankfully, Google allows you backing up other android files as well. This time around, you use the Google Drive app, so proceed as follows;

  • Go to Play Store and download the Google Drive app
  • Launch Google Drive
  • Tap on the + (plus) button
Backup Android Files
  • Go to Upload
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  • Select the files you want to back up and confirm the backup by clicking OK
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Backing Up Apps, Calendars, Call History, SMS, etc

Did you know that you can save call history and SMS and view them in the future? Google allows you to backup such on android phone by following the steps below;

  • On the main menu, select Settings
  • Go to Google
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  • Tap on Backup
Backing Up Apps, Calendars, Call History, SMS
  • On the Back Up by Google, One option, toggle the case
  • Select the files you want to back up
  • Go back to Settings
  • Select Back Up now
Backing Up Android Files


Since you can lose data when you lose your phone, you need to backup your android phone to have the data in the future. There are many ways to back up android, and you can use Google for your backup. It is simple and efficient, and it allows you to back up Android photos, calendars, SMS, call history, files, music, etc., as explained in this article.

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