How to backup Android phone via WiFi

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MyPhoneExplorer iconThere are many backup utilities for Android phones, but most of them are only able to store their backup files on phone's data storage. However, there exist a free useful utility called MyPhoneExplorer, that is capable to backup your Android phone to your computer simply through WiFi network.

MyPhoneExplorer was originally developed as a management and backup software for Sony Ericsson mobile phones, such as K700, K750, K800 etc., but later developers also included support for smart phones with Google Android operating system regardless of their manufacturers.

With the program users can manage their contact lists, calls, calendar, alarms, SMS/MMS messages, files in phone data storage, applications etc.

How to backup Android Phone with MyPhoneExplorer

MyPhoneExplorer is able to connect to an Android phone via WiFi, Bluetooth,or USB cable. This simple tutorial will show you how to create backup of your contact list, tasks, notes and SMS messages through WiFi network.

MyPhoneExplorer main window

Step 1 - Installation of MyPhoneExplorer

Install the MyPhoneExplorer application to your computer and MyPhoneExplorer Client to your Android Phone, which is available for download on Android Market. After that connect the phone to your WiFi network.

MyPhoneExplorer Client for Google Android

Step 2 - Synchronizing Phone and PC

Run the MyPhoneExplorer application and select FileSettings menu option. In Connection option set Phone type to Phone with Google Android-OS, Connect via... to WiFi and press the OK button.

MyPhoneExplorer connection settings

Run the MyPhoneExplorer Client in your Android phone and select the FileConnect menu option in MyPhoneExplorer. MyPhoneExplorer will establish WiFi connection with the phone and automatically synchronize contact list, calls, organizer, messages.

Step 3 - Backup data from Android phone

To backup the data from your Android phone, select the ExtrasCreate backup menu option. Set a name for the backup file and press Save button. By default MyPhoneExplorer backups are stored in Documents folder as a files with MPB file extension.

MyPhoneExplorer create backup

To restore the backup from your computer, select the ExtrasRestore backup menu option and chose the backup file, which you want to restore.

Related software and links:

Google Android icon

Google Android    Google Android platform
One of the most popular OS for mobile systems

MyPhoneExplorer icon

MyPhoneExplorer    Microsoft Windows platform
A utility for Sony Ericssons phones

MyPhoneExplorer Client icon

MyPhoneExplorer Client    Google Android platform
An utility for synchronizing Android phones with MyPhoneExplorer


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