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Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

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Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

it should be selected by default

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Settings -> privacy -> Backup my data and Automatic restore




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

the Backup & Restore was designed for the 2010 Xperias but work with the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Xperias

Go to settings -> applications -> Unknown sources must be selected

screenshot_2012-04-30_1259.png

the Backup & Restore app will backup your SMS, MMS, Call Logs, Settings, Apps & Contacts.

Use one of these links to download the apk


Link 1

or

Link 2

or

Link 3

or

Link 4

or

Link 5

Xperia Z's backup & restore apk

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByrrmqPijqISczBuUFpkNjFfMmc/edit

How to install it

download the app, transfer it to your SD card

Download

Apk Manager

open "Apk Manager" and voila select the apps that you wan't to install

or check the other options on how to sideload apps

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Contacts

this is how to manually backup your contacts with Google/Gmail

open your phonebook

press MENU button -> tap on Send Contacts -> select all -> send it to your email

on your computer

-> download the file -> go to your gmail -> click on contacts -> click on more actions -> on the drop down menu click on "import" -> choose the file -> and click import

SMS Backup + (SMS/MMS/Call Log)

this app it's great it will sync your SMS/MMS/Call Log with your Gmail

SMS Backup +

Save MMS (MMS)

Save MMS


Call Logs (call logs)

Call Logs


SMS Backup & Restore (SMS)

this is by far the fastest way to backup/restore SMS

SMS Backup & Restore

Apps


Don't worry so much about backing up your apps

on your computer go to: market.android.com -> log in -> click on My Library -> and send all your apps to your phone

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How to sideload apps

unkown sourcess MUST be selected


1st Method

download OI File Manager (or any other file manager)

OI File Manager

download the app on your computer, transfer it to your SD card, use OI file manager to find it -> tap on it -> install it

2nd method

download the apk on your computer, send it to yourself through email, make sure you send it to your Gmail

now on your phone

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

wait for the email, once  you get the email, open it, and instead of downloading the attachment it will allow you to install it, voila, done

3rd Method

go to box.com and upload the apks from any computer

install the App on your phone -> open BOX -> tap on the app -> install it

BOX

4th Method

download the app, transfer it to your SD card

Download Apk Manager

Apk Manager

open "Apk Manager" and voila select the apps that you wan't to install

Forum Legend
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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

the Backup & Restore was designed for the 2010 Xperias but work with the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Xperias

Go to settings -> applications -> Unknown sources must be selected

screenshot_2012-04-30_1259.png

the Backup & Restore app will backup your SMS, MMS, Call Logs, Settings, Apps & Contacts.

Use one of these links to download the apk


Link 1

or

Link 2

or

Link 3

or

Link 4

or

Link 5

Xperia Z's backup & restore apk

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByrrmqPijqISczBuUFpkNjFfMmc/edit

How to install it

download the app, transfer it to your SD card

Download

Apk Manager

open "Apk Manager" and voila select the apps that you wan't to install

or check the other options on how to sideload apps

Forum Legend
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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

It's wise to have this software

Sony Update Service (SUS)

PC Companion (PCC)

Bridge (for Mac)

Media Go

other 3rd party alternatives

Xperia S

Arc/Arc S

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One time poster
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I have my xperia z1 2 days and its blacked out and turned off 5 times in one day and now is near impossible to start akso the screen is very dull and not anyway bright
Inhabitant
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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

@cairo630

 

Smiling Face with Horns Face with stuck-out Tongue Welcome to the world of Sony (Xperia) Nauseated FaceGrinning Face with smiling Eyes

I'm another embarassed owner of Xperia U.
Pioneer
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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

My Phone Explorer gets serious warnings from NOD32 antivirus because it has access to everything you don't want it to have access to.

Powerfull yes, a bit too powerfull maybe?


who knows knows
who doesn't doesn't
3jo
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Re: Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

Thanks for your help