Friday, 12 July 2013

How to backup pictures from Android Phone

Afraid of losing your precious pictures from your android phone? You've come to the right place then.
You can take backup of your android pictures in the following 3 ways:
1. The Manual way
2. The Automated way
3. Using android apps

The Manual Way:
In order to take the backup of you android photos manually, follow these simple steps:
1. Connect your android phone to your computer using USB cable.
2. Open your computer's Windows Explorer. In windows, you can open it by making a right-click on the start menu and selecting Windows Explorer then.
3. You will see your phone name in the explorer at the left. Click on it and look for the pictures.
4. Look for a folder named Photos or Images.
5. If you are unable to find any pictures, make a search typing *.jpeg in the search field.
6. Once you've found your pictures, select them all and copy > paste them in a secure location on your computer.
7. You will see a progress bar indicating the copy process. You're done once it completes.

The Automated Way:
Here's another way to backup your android pictures. You can back them up using Google plus. Follow these simple steps in order to do so:
1. Go to the applications folder in you android phone.
2. Find and open the Google plus app.
3. Once it opens, click on the three dots at the top right corner.
4. Select Settings from the drop down menu.
5. Select Instant upload now.
6. In the upper right corner flick the switch to the right to enable photos to upload to your Google plus account.
7. Once you have done this you will now be able to customize how and when the uploads will take place.

Using android apps:
Another way to backup your android photos is using android apps. You can search for android apps at the Google Play Store here.


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