Android: how to activate automatic backups on your smartphone?

Thanks to the backup copies we can safely keep all the information stored in our smartphone something that is especially useful in case of loss or theft, as well as when we make the change to a new device.

In the case of Android phones this safety function allows us to easily get a backup of applications, photos and videos, SMS messages, call history, device settings and Google account data.

If you want to configure your phone to create backup copies of your files automatically, the most practical way is to use Google One a service that comes pre-installed on different Android devices and that you can also download from the Play Store.

If this is the first time you have made a backup of your cell phone, click Configure data backup. Otherwise, the button will appear Show details. The system will back up your information via Wi-Fi after being idle and charging for two hours.

To view and modify the settings for this feature, tap Manage backup. From there you can select which items will be backed up automatically: device data, multimedia messages, photos and videos. In addition, you can enable the option to run this process with mobile data.

On the other hand, you also have the possibility to create backup copies manually whenever you need it. To do this, follow these steps: