SETTINGS & SERVICES
Backing up your data locally
SETTINGS & SERVICES

Backing up your data locally

If you want to separately back up your content such as contacts and text messages on HTC One X/One X‍+, here are some tips on how to export or import your data.

Backing up your contacts

  1. Open the Contacts app.
  2. On the Contacts tab, tap > Manage contacts.
  3. Tap Import/Export contacts > Export to phone storage.
  4. Select an account or type of contacts to export, then tap OK.

Restoring contacts

You can only restore contacts that were backed up using the Export to phone storage feature.
  1. On the Contacts tab, tap > Manage contacts.
  2. Tap Import/Export contacts > Import from phone storage.
  3. If you have more than one account set up, tap the type for the imported contacts.

Backing up your text messages

Keep important text messages by backing them up to the phone storage. You can easily restore backed up text messages after you've deleted them from your message list.
  1. Open the Messages app.
  2. Tap > Back up/Restore SMS > Back up > Back up SMS.
  3. Enter a name for your backup file, and then tap OK.

Backing up text messages by email

Important: You need to set up your email account in the Mail app.
  1. On the Messages screen, tap > Back up/Restore SMS.
  2. Tap Back up > Back up SMS via mail.

    The backup file is attached to an email.

  3. Enter your email address.
  4. Compose your email message, and then send it.
To restore your text messages to HTC One X/One X‍+, open the email message with the backup file attachment from the Mail app. Tap the attachment to download it first, and then tap it again to open the backup file to import.

Restoring text messages

You can only restore text messages that were exported using the Back up SMS feature.
  1. Open the Messages app.
  2. Tap > Back up/Restore SMS > Restore.
  3. Choose how you want to restore the messages, and tap Next.
  4. Tap the backup file to import.
  5. Tap OK.

Backing up your personal dictionary

You can back up new words you’ve added to the predictive text dictionary.
  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Language & keyboard.
  2. Tap HTC Sense Input.
  3. Tap Personal dictionary > > Back up to storage or Back up to email.
  4. When prompted, tap OK.

Importing your personal dictionary

  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Language & keyboard.
  2. Tap HTC Sense Input.
  3. Tap Personal dictionary > > Restore from storage.
  4. When prompted, tap OK.

Backing up or restoring tasks

  1. Go to the list that contains the tasks you want to back up.
  2. Tap > Import/Export.
  3. Tap Export to phone storage to back up your tasks, or tap Import from phone storage to restore tasks on HTC One X/One X‍+.
 
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