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3 Ways for HUAWEI Backup & Restore

author Emily Watson
date Tuesday, April 23, 2019

HUAWEI has demonstrated its innovation and creativity for years rolling out delicate and powerful Android phones iteration by iteration. However, no matter how edge-cutting an Android device is, data loss issue is somehow inevitable on every cell phone.

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That's why you really should back up your HUAWEI, like P30/P20 or Mate 20/10/9 rather than get regretful after you lost something important. Here may I introduce three methods to fully back up your HUAWEI phone. Let's not beat around the bush and right cut to the chase.

Way 1: Back Up HUAWEI Via Professional Backup & Restore Tool

Android Backup & Restore (opens new window) is an essential feature within FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window). It allows users to selectively back up Android data to computer with ease, including HUAWEI, Samsung, HTC, Sony and more. The backup files can only be viewed by the program as well. If you want to put a lock on the backup, it's also feasible with the tool.

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Supported Data:

  • Contacts
  • Messages
  • Call Logs
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Audio
  • Documents

Step 1. Launch the Tool

Above all, you should have Android Backup & Restore on your Win. Then, launch the software and connect your HUAWEI phone to it with USB cable. Pleaseenable USB debugging (opens new window)and your device will be detected soon.

Launch the Tool

Step 2. Backup Device Data

Android Backup & Restore supports either selectively or with one click back up Android data.

  • If you want to do an one-click backup, please click on "One-click Backup" button and the software will by default make a backup for supported data. Note that you cannot choose certain data by yourself.

  • If you want to do a backup for certain data, you should click on the image above "Device Data Backup".

Backup Device Data

Now, you'll be asked to select your desired types of data. Please finish your selections. If you want to encrypt the backup, you should switch the bar from "Standard Backup" to "Encrypted Backup". Then, click "Start" button to get it started.

Backup Device Data

Step 3. Check Out Data that Are Backed Up

The process completes according to the size of your data being backed up. Please wait until it's done. After that, you're allowed to preview those backed up just now.

Preview Photos

Way 2: Make A Full HUAWEI Backup Through HiSuite

HiSuite is an official Android manager tool developed by HUAWEI company. It allows users to manage App, Contacts, Images, Messages and Videos as well as Backup and Restoration. To get a further knowledge, please scroll down and read on.

Supported Data:

  • Contacts
  • Messages
  • Apps
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Songs
  • Call logs
  • Emails
  • Agendas

Steps to Backup & Restore HUAWEI via HiSuite:

Step 1. Download and install Hisuite on your Windows PC (Support Win Only).

Step 2. Launch the program and connect your HUAWEI to it with USB cable.

Step 3. Enable USB Debugging (opens new window) on your HUAWEI.

Step 4. Enable HDB via "Settings" > "Advanced settings" > "Security" > "Allow Hisuite to use HDB".

Step 5. On the home interface, you can see "Back Up" and "Restore" buttons.

  • To backup your HUAWEI, click "Back Up" and select desired types of data on the screen. You can choose whether to encrypt the backup with a password. Then, click "Back Up" and wait until it completes.

  • To restore HUAWEI from previous backups, select "Restore" and choose an available backup file, which you can check what data it includes in advance. Then, click on "Restore" and wait until it completes.

Huawei Hisuite

Way 3: Directly Drag Your Files to the Computer As A Backup

The simplest way to go is directly transfer your files via dragging the content from HUAWEI to PC. However, this method only works to move the data stored on SD card to the Windows PC only like Songs, Videos, Photos and Documents. There is a tutorial for your consideration.

Step 1. Use the included USB cable to connect HUAWEI to your computer.

Step 2. The HUAWEI phone will be detected and mounted as an external hard drive.

Step 3. Navigate to the external hard drive of your HUAWEI and open it. Now, you can see a whole list of folders in the SD card.

Step 4. Now, go to the related folders of Video, Movies, Photos, DCIM, Pictures folders., and check out the included content.

Step 5. Preview the desired data and copy them directly to the folders on the computer.

Huawei SD Card

You should definitely raise the awareness of backup's importance. Having a backup is able to save you a lot of time and money as well. If you lose significant data before backing them up, you should try FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window) to get them back.

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