How to Backup Android Phone to Computer/PC
"To avoid suffering from losing files from Android mobile phone without warning, I decided to backup Android phone to computer. However, I failed to copy contacts and text messages when I connect my phone to the PC via USB. Is there anything wrong with my Android phone? Do you know how to freely transfer files from Android phone to PC?"
Take it easy. There is no problem with your Android smart phone. In fact, all Android users are forbidden to directly copy contacts or messages from Android device to the computer. Want to completely backup Android phone to computer? You should turn to a third-party program. Then I'd like to recommend you Coolmuster Android Backup Assistant, which allows you to transfer files from Android phone to PC as a backup by removing all restrictions. It supports to save contacts, SMS messages, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. from your Android mobile phone to the computer in batches. It is pretty practical, isn't it?
Apart from this, you are able to preview detailed info of the files before backing them up. Then you can selectively mark some of them for exporting. Of course, this program also enables you to mark all contacts, messages or other files with one click. In addition to the above functions, this Android Backup Assistant has more useful features. Now you can download the free trial version to have a try by yourself.
Note: Here we provide you with both Windows and Mac versions. Please choose the right one according to your computer system. Otherwise, it will fail to operate well on your PC.
Guide to Transfer Files from Android Phone to Computer as a Backup
Step 1. Install and Launch the Program on PC
After downloading the Windows or Mac version on your computer, please install and work it as the direction. After connecting your Android device to the computer via USB, you will see a menu as shown. Follow the steps to enable USB debugging on your phone, and then press "USB debugging opened" and "Next" to continue.
Step 2. Install USB Driver, Scan Android Phone
In this step, this program will install USB driver on your computer automatically. Please wait for a while. After that, it will scan your mobile phone thoroughly. Then you will see the whole files on your Android phone are displayed on the panel. Now you can preview apps, music, photos, video, contacts, messages, etc. at will.
Step 3. Backup Android Phone to Computer in Batches
After viewing them, you are able to backup all data to your computer with simple operations. Let's take the contacts as example. Touch the "Contacts" option and click "All contacts", the entire contacts list will be arranged on the menu. There are several icons on the interface. Then you can mark contacts and hit the "Backup Contacts" icon. Soon you will save all contacts to the targeted location on your PC easily.
In this way, you can work this Coolmuster Android Backup Assistant to transfer SMS messages, photos, videos, music, books, and more files from your Android smart phone to the computer with ease.