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How-to LG V40 ThinQ: Back Up App Data, Contacts, and Media Files

Discussion in 'LG' started by DustenRust, Oct 18, 2018.

  1. DustenRust

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    Back Up App Data:

    1. Open “Settings
    2. Go to “Phone Management” > “Backup & Reset
    3. Select “Google Backup
    4. Enable “Back up my data

    Back Up Contacts to an LG Account:

    1. Launch “Settings
    2. Access “Phone Management” and tap “Backup & Reset
    3. Tap “LG Backup” > “Backup & Restore
    4. Select “Back up my data” and sign in with your LG account
    5. Expand and select “Personal data” and deselect the other options
    6. Ensure “Contacts” is checked
    7. Tap “Start” > “Done

    Back Up Contacts to SD Storage:

    1. Open “Settings
    2. Go to “Phone Management
    3. Tap “Backup & reset” > “LG Backup & Restore
    4. Tap “Backup data” and select “SD Card
    5. Select the desired contacts and tap “Start” > “Done

    Back Up Media Files:

    1. Launch “Settings
    2. Access “Backup & Reset” > “LG Backup
    3. Tap “Backup & Restore
    4. Select “Media data” and deselect the other options
    5. Expand “media data” and select the desired files, then tap “Start” > “Done

    Back Up Media Files to a Windows PC:

    1. Connect the Android phone to the PC via USB
    2. On the phone, enable “Media device” / “File Transfer” at the prompt or from the Notification area
    3. Launch the File Explorer on the computer and locate the media files or “.sbf” backup files you want to back up
    4. Transfer the files to the desired backup location on the PC
    5. After the transfer completes, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the device from the USB cord
     



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