Back up your files easily, meaning you'll never lose your data again. Huawei provides phone backup and Huawei HiSuite, comprehensively protecting your data. Scene one:
With so many useful tools, how should you choose the one most suited to your needs? When your phone has an SD card installed, it is recommended that you use Huawei's backup feature, which allows you to easily back up your contacts, photos, and all your apps and their data. Scene two:
What if you don't have an SD card or a new phone? Don't worry: There is always HiSuite, allowing you to save your data to your computer. Once you have repaired your phone you can recover your data.
2 Phone Backup
You might easily overlook the backup app, but once you use it, you'll discover just how powerful and useful it is. Find the Backup app on your home screen.
Choose the location to which you want to back up your data, and touch Next . On the Select data screen, depending on your needs, you can choose the data you want to back up. After you have completed your selection, touch Back up to begin.
Your phone will back up differently depending on the type of data you want to back up. If the data includes Contacts , Messaging , or Call log , the system will prompt you to set a password. After you set one, touch Next or you can touch Skip if you don't want to set a password. The following example is for a user who wishes to set a password. After this is complete, touch Next to begin backup.
Once you have simply and easily backed up your data, how do you restore it? As before, go into the Backup app, touch Restore , choose the source of the data to be restored, and touch Next
If you have set a password for your backup data, when you restore your data you will need to enter your password and then touch OK to access the Select data screen. If you did not set a password when you backed up your data, you will access the Select data screen directly. Select the data to be restored and then touch Start restoration .
After you touch Start restoration , a Select data dialog box will pop up. You can choose a location to restore your backed up data from Videos , Photos , Audio , and other locations. Once you have made your choice, touch OK to begin restoration.
In this way, you can easily and quickly complete data backup and restoration.
Note: In the preceding procedures, the latest version of Huawei phone backup is used. When conducting a backup, follow the actual onscreen instructions of the backup function on your phone. Different phone brands may use different formats during backup, leading to unsuccessful backup and restoration. Please check your phone.
3 Huawei HiSuite
3.1 Enabling HDB
1. Run HiSuite on your computer desktop.
Connecting and recognizing your phone: In general cases, your phone is set to enable HDB so there is no need to turn on USB debugging. You can connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable. If you cannot connect, check whether your phone has HDB enabled. If your phone does not have HDB, turn on USB debugging manually and connect to your computer. See section 3.2 " Enabling HDB " for more details on the steps required to enable HDB. See section 3.3 " Enabling USB Debugging " for details on how to enable USB debugging.
After a connection is set up successfully, the screen shown in the following figure is displayed.
3.2 Enabling HDB
1. Go to Settings > Advanced settings .
2. In Advanced settings , touch Security , and then turn on Allow HiSuite to use HDB .
The phone can then connect to your computer.
3. Go to Settings > Apps > HiSuite . Touch Permissions and select the required app permissions.
3.3 Enabling USB Debugging
If your phone does not have HDB, manually enable USB debugging .
1. Go to Settings > About Phone . Once you find the model number, touch it seven times and then there will be a message "You are now a developer!" This means you have turned on Developer options .
2. Go back to Settings , touch the newly displayed Developer options , and turn on USB debugging .
Touch Home , then Back up , and then select the data you want to back up.
On the data backup page, select Alarms , Weather , or other content as required. Select a backup path and then touch Back up to begin.
The system will prompt you to set a password. You can choose to set a password and then touch Next , or you can touch Skip to avoid setting a password.
When backup completes, there will be a notification: Complete .
On the home page of HiSuite, touch Restore to access the restoration page.
On the data restore page, you can select the data to be restored as required, and then touch Restore .
When data backup is complete, there will be a notification: Complete .