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How-to Motorola Moto G6: Back Up & Restore App Data, Contacts, and Media Files

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    Back Up & Restore App Data:

    1. Launch “Settings
    2. Go to “Personal
    3. Tap “Backup & Reset
    4. Enable “Back up my data” to back up app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords to your backup account
    5. Enable “Automatic Restore” to allow app data, settings, and passwords to be restored automatically the next time you log in with the backup account

    Back Up & Restore Contacts:

    1. Open “Contacts
    2. Go to “All contacts
    3. Select the account type and the desired account to use for backup
    4. Ensure the “Contacts” check box is ticked
    5. Then tap “Menu” > “Sync Now

    NOTE: Contacts can be restored automatically the next time you log in with the backup account or by manually syncing the account data and contacts with the Android phone.

    Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

    1. Connect the Android device to the computer via USB
    2. On the phone, enable “Media device” / “File Transfer” at the prompt or from the Notification area
    3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
    4. Locate the media files on the phone
    5. Copy and transfer the files to the desired backup location on the PC
    6. Once the transfer is done, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the phone from the USB port

    Restore Media Files from a PC:

    1. Connect the Android phone to the computer via USB
    2. On the phone, enable “File Transfer” / ‘Media device” at the prompt or from the Notification area
    3. Open the File Explorer on the PC
    4. Locate the media backup files on the PC
    5. Copy and transfer the files to the phone storage, preferably in the folders of origin
    6. Once the transfer is done, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the phone from the USB port
     



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