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    Question Android Backup to NAS

    Has anyone done backups of your phone to a home network NAS? My contacts are on Google, but I think I would feel a bit safer if I could have some sort of backup (and a method to do a restore, if necessary). And my NAS box has a ton of room on it without incurring any further cost.

    Anyone? Help, direction & thoughts are appreciated in advance.
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    Default Re: Android Backup to NAS

    Quote Originally Posted by b2d2 View Post
    Has anyone done backups of your phone to a home network NAS? My contacts are on Google, but I think I would feel a bit safer if I could have some sort of backup (and a method to do a restore, if necessary). And my NAS box has a ton of room on it without incurring any further cost.

    Anyone? Help, direction & thoughts are appreciated in advance.
    Do you want to back up the contents of the phone to the NAS? I use ES File Explorer to transfer files, pics, etc. to my NAS Server.
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    Default Re: Android Backup to NAS

    Essentially, yes. In the same way that I have a backup copy of my laptop contents for "God-forbid" situations, I'd like to have something similar for my phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2d2 View Post
    Essentially, yes. In the same way that I have a backup copy of my laptop contents for "God-forbid" situations, I'd like to have something similar for my phone.
    Yep, try ES File Explorer from the play store. It will find the NAS if it is connected to your home network.

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    Sounds good. I'm familiar with ES File Explorer.

    Another wrinkle: without rooting the phone (I probably could but I choose not to), is there something (preferably free, but...) that I can install that will schedule a backup of my device?
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2d2 View Post
    Sounds good. I'm familiar with ES File Explorer.

    Another wrinkle: without rooting the phone (I probably could but I choose not to), is there something (preferably free, but...) that I can install that will schedule a backup of my device?
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2d2 View Post
    Sounds good. I'm familiar with ES File Explorer.

    Another wrinkle: without rooting the phone (I probably could but I choose not to), is there something (preferably free, but...) that I can install that will schedule a backup of my device?
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