Backing up the data on your smartphone is one of the smartest things you can do especially for professionals who also use their phones for business matters. Of course, casual users also have other important data in their phones like pictures and videos or sentimental messages. You never know when something unfortunate happens to your phone, an important app become corrupted, a virus attack, or “severe misplacement,” so having a backup of your files on a separate device or on a cloud storage can help get a load off your mind. Read on for the top 5 Backup apps for Android in 2015:
The only backup app in this list without a free version, My BackUp Pro will cost you $3.99 but that price tag is well worth it. With support for the most diverse type of content ranging from applications to alarms and calendar events, this app can backup and restore down to the smallest detail, even on an entirely different device. You have the option to send the files to your SD card or to online storage such as RerWare Cloud or Dropbox for more accessibility. You don’t even have to root your phone to use the app.
Ultimate Backup is an app that not only functions as a backup tool but also as an applications manager for your phone. The productivity of it is already very high, even with the free version. It allows you to install, uninstall, and send or share apps to other devices. You can also use it as a task manager where you can force close running apps that slow down your device or clear the cache to remove unnecessary files on your phone’s storage. Buy the premium app to enjoy scheduled and automatic backups and restores without the ads.
Securing your SMS, contacts and apps with Super Backup is easy enough for anyone to do in a small amount of time. The interface is sure to please minimalists, with as few buttons as possible in the main menu. App data can also be backed up and restored in batches with rooted devices. The app saves your backup to the internal storage by default however, so remember to change it in the settings or you may have to manually transfer the files to the external or online storage. Buy the pro version to enjoy the automatic uploads to online storages feature.
Helium – App Sync and Backup is a decent app for securing your data without having to root your device. Aside from the option to backup and restore to SD Card or online storage, you can also use a PC for your important files although you will have to download a separate program named Helium Desktop. If you want, you can choose to backup app data only for faster performance, wherein you will just be prompted to re-download the app from the Play Store during restore. Note that users of the Xperia S and Z may encounter issues when using this app.
Currently the backup app with the highest rating in this list, Titanium Backup is the best to use for your rooted android device. You can backup and restore all your user and system apps including the data and market links, and if you availed the pro version, you can also freeze bloatware or apps that come pre-installed on your phone that you don’t really use that much but still take up space and memory on your phone. This feature-rich backup app can do so much, that it boasts of being the top-voted backup app on Twitter. How’s that for credentials?
Shelling out a few bucks to ensure that the data on your phone is perfectly secured in a separate storage is a sound investment since you don’t have to worry all that much about losing them in case your phone gets in some sort of trouble. These are the top backup apps for android; which one is your pick?