Older HTC phone models that have Android
5 Lollipop and earlier still support the HTC Backup
Here's what can be backed up:
||Home wallpaper, widgets, and home screen layout.
|Accounts and passwords
||Stores the login credentials for many popular email and social network accounts, such as Exchange ActiveSync, Outlook.com, and POP/IMAP.
||Free apps you installed. App screen's grid size and sort order.
|Apps settings and data
||Data from HTC apps which include contacts, text messages, and call history.
||Ringtones, Wi-Fi networks and their passwords, and certain device settings.
Important: Using a
Wi-Fi connection is recommended.
Depending on the amount of content, doing a manual backup through data connection may incur additional data costs and take a long time.
- Go to Settings, and then tap Backup & reset.
- If this is your first time to set up and use HTC Backup, tap .
Log in to your HTC Account by using your
Google, Facebook, or email account. Then choose the cloud storage account you want to use for backing up your phone.
- Tap Back up now to manually back up your phone.
It's recommended you do a daily backup of your phone when it's connected to a Wi-Fi network. Just turn on automatic backup.