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    Default What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    Is it Google + or Dropbox?
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    What are you trying to backup? Just pics/videos?
    G+ gives you more free storage last I checked, so that's what I use.
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    I think Titanium Backup Pro is the best way, but you need root access for it to work
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Carrtman View Post
    I think Titanium Backup Pro is the best way, but you need root access for it to work
    If he has root (and custom recovery), the best way is a nandroid backup. But he asked about Google+/Dropbox, so I'm assuming he wants to backup just photos and not his entire system.
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    I use Google... There's a lot of added value and tight integration. The Photos app blends local and cloud pics and Google+ adds some photo management, not to mention Picasa.
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    Quote Originally Posted by LeoRex View Post
    I use Google... There's a lot of added value and tight integration. The Photos app blends local and cloud pics and Google+ adds some photo management, not to mention Picasa.
    Built in photo editing is very nice too
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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
    If he has root (and custom recovery), the best way is a nandroid backup. But he asked about Google+/Dropbox, so I'm assuming he wants to backup just photos and not his entire system.
    Yeah you are right but I didn't assume he has a custom recovery too. Personally I'm just so used to TBP and TWRP because I think its the safest and best way.

    in terms of online I don't know and certainly don#t trust the cloud so
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    I use Google to back up my devices
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    I'm cheap. I use nandroid. There's nothing valuable on my tablet anyway. Just a way to roll back changes when I go trying different stuff ☺
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    MyPhoneExplorer is a great free tool for backuping.
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    I use dropbox and Google + to backup my photos.
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    dropbox works well
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    The best way to backup your phone is to stand over his shoulder and look intimidating.

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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    I use myBackup Pro and cloud accounts in addition to Google Drive on Box, Bitcasa, Copy as well as a few others.
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    I use Google for my everyday storage. It works quite nicely accross different devices.

    Dropbox for large file transfers.
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    "What is the best way to back up your smartphone?"

    Be sure to practice backing up as you learn how to operate a cell phone. Find an empty mall parking lot and try various turns. Practice backing into parking spaces. After each attempt get off of the phone and see how you are positioned in the space. Make this a part of your Learn to Phone Checklist.

    In the parking lot do a 360 degree circle going forward and study the area it takes to create the circle. Now do a 360 degree circle backing up. You will notice the phone turns much sharper and creates a much smaller circle when backing up. Keep this in mind if you are ever in a situation where you have limited calling room.

    During your phoning test you will be asked to back up and stop when told. Keep your eyes looking to the rear until the phone stops. Your call examiner will be looking for this.
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    Beautifully explained. Just go teach a class, why don't you?
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    Default Re: What is the best way to back up your smartphone?

    Quote Originally Posted by ffejjj View Post
    The best way to backup your phone is to stand over his shoulder and look intimidating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RumoredNow View Post
    "What is the best way to back up your smartphone?"

    Be sure to practice backing up as you learn how to operate a cell phone. Find an empty mall parking lot and try various turns. Practice backing into parking spaces. After each attempt get off of the phone and see how you are positioned in the space. Make this a part of your Learn to Phone Checklist.

    In the parking lot do a 360 degree circle going forward and study the area it takes to create the circle. Now do a 360 degree circle backing up. You will notice the phone turns much sharper and creates a much smaller circle when backing up. Keep this in mind if you are ever in a situation where you have limited calling room.

    During your phoning test you will be asked to back up and stop when told. Keep your eyes looking to the rear until the phone stops. Your call examiner will be looking for this.
    Finally two more twerps like me who enjoy taking a tempting thread title literally.

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    I had to do a factory reset recently and I used helium to backup all my app data. It doesn't require root and I found it worked pretty well.

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    I use Wondershare MobileGo ant it is one of the easiest ways to connect phone and PC. It covers pictures, videos, and other media in its backups.

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