There are different ways you can backup content on your Lenovo mobile phone. You can backup data from Lenovo phone to a cloud storage service; backup data to the phone’s storage; back up data from Lenovo to computer and optionally save the backup file to a USB drive, flash drive, portable hard drive. The backup of certain data types can be very easy, such as your phone numbers and contacts. You can easily sync contacts and numbers to a cloud service, email account, export to your SD card or computer. Some files however are more difficult to backup, such as your calendar appointments, music, photos, videos, especially those media files that are usually too big to be uploaded to the cloud server and too big to be saved on the phone. Today, we will explain how you can backup Lenovo phone to computer in just several clicks.
Backing up Lenovo phone to computer
First of all, you need to download a third party phone transfer and backup tool. Tunesgo phone manager is our favorite. It offers both Windows and Mac versions. Choose the right version according to your computer OS. The phone backup and restore utilities can be found from its toolbox. See below figure.
On your Lenovo phone, you need to turn on USB debugging first. See how you can enable USB debugging on Lenovo phone here. After that, connect your phone to computer via USB, the phone transfer and backup tool will detect your phone and push a daemon app to your Lenovo device. Allow to install it, your phone can then be detected in this Android phone management and backup software. Switch to the Toolbox tab from the top primary menu, choose Backup Device, then select file types you want to back up, optionally choose the location and folder to save the backup file and finally hit the Backup button to create a backup of your data and files on the phone and save it onto your computer. Supported file types include contacts, text messages (SMS), photos, videos, music, apps, app data, calendar, call history, files and documents.
Backing up Lenovo phone to computer – video guide
Restore backup from computer to Lenovo phone
If you need to restore a saved backup file from PC or Mac to Lenovo phone or tablet, head to ToolBox >> Restore Device, choose a backup file, select data types and finally restore the selected backup file and data included to your Lenovo phone.