How and where to backup the phone memory card?

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Nobody wants to lose important data on the SD card in the Android phone or tablet if the phone is broken or stolen. Therefore, the first reason why it is important to make sure that you back up your Android regularly is because the device could break or be stolen. And having a backup of your Android data aside helps ensure that “at least” a backup copy is available on your computer, making it easier to restore your device.



So how to backup Android phone / tablet SD card? It is very easy if you read this post. Check!


How to backup memory card to computer?

Today, Android smartphones and tablets are the lifeblood of many “arts” people, which means that the data and information contained in the device is very valuable. Therefore, a comprehensive Android management tool is recommended to help users backup Android SD card data to their computer or even backup Android to SD card.

Android data management programs allow you to easily access your Android SD card and make sure you can copy all apps, backup Android contacts to your computer, SMS, photos, videos, music, documents and more from the your SD card and transfer them to your computer for quick and easy backup.


There are several apps for Android data management, but they all follow the simple steps below or slight variations of these.

Download and install your favorite Android data recovery and management program.

  • You can use Remo Recover, Wondershare and Recuva and many more ...

Step 1: Connect your Android phone / tablet to the computer




Open the downloaded program and connect your Android phone or tablet to the computer via a USB cable or WiFi network, then enable USB debugging on your Android device to allow the program to detect it smoothly.

To enable USB debugging, open Settings, select About device. Press Build number / Build version / Version number 7 times. Go back to Settings and choose developer options and enable it. Enable USB Debugging.

After USB debugging is finished, you can go to the device screen to tap the “Allow” option. Then the device parameter information including phone model, system version and storage size will be displayed in the main interface.


Step 2: Backup Android SD card with one click to computer

When your Android device is detected, you will see a window with the data on your Android SD card shown in categories like contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. You can open each category and select the files to back up to your computer by clicking the “Export” button.

Back up your calling card to your computer by following simple steps to avoid losing your information.

Backup Android SD card to PC with USB cable

With a single USB cable, you can easily transfer files from Android SD card to computer. In this case, the Android phone and tablet are mounted as an external hard drive. Below are detailed instructions, just do it;


1. Make sure your SD card is inserted into your device, then remove an Android USB cable to connect your Android device to your computer.


2. On your computer, find the external Android hard drive. Then open it with two clicks to go to the SD card folder.

3. Scan the folders to select the files you want to transfer from the SD card to your computer. Just copy the files you want and paste them into your computer.

While it's a free and easy way, you need to know that you can't back up apps and app data. Also, it's only available for Windows.

Backup Android SD card on Mac with a program

Android File Transfer is a small piece of software that allows you to access your Android phone and tablet's SD card and transfer data from SD card to Mac in one click. There are other programs, but they follow the same procedure for backup.

Step 1. Download and install Android File Transfer on your Mac. Launch it and connect your Android phone or tablet to the same Mac.

Step 2. When the connection is enabled, Android File Transfer will detect your Android phone or tablet and automatically open the SD card folder. Now you can select the desired files and folders on your SD card and back them up to your Mac.

How to recover deleted photos from SD card

How to recover deleted photos from SD card by installing reliable recovery software on your computer. Eject the SD card from your Android device and then insert it into a card reader. Connect the card reader to PC and recover deleted files using recovery software.


  1. Long press the power button to turn off the android phone.
  2. Remove the SD card from its slot.
  3. Get a card reader or OTG pen drive or modem that can read SD card.
  4. Insert the SD card into the slot.
  5. Turn on the PC if it is not already active.
  6. Plug the card reader into an appropriate slot on your PC.
  7. Connect your PC to the internet and download reliable recovery software to recover deleted photos from SD card.
  8. Install it and recover deleted photos from SD card.

Is it possible to back up a damaged SD card?

  • You can use Remo Recover, Wondershare and Recuva and many more ...

Do you want to backup Android SD card files to your computer, only to find that they have been lost? You can use the same file management and data recovery program from the beginning of this article to recover lost data and back it up to your computer.


This software allows you to recover anything saved on your Android SD card including photos, videos, apps, documents, books and more. Also, with this software, you can easily recover lost data from Android SIM card or internal memory. Now, let's see how to backup lost SD data on computer.

Step 1. Download the correct version of the software and open it on your computer. After that, connect your Android phone to the computer via the USB cable.

Step 2. Then let the software detect your device and you will see the interface where different modes are organized in the main interface.

Step 3. Choose the Android SD card recovery mode to continue the process. The program will detect your device and search for all files saved on the card. Enter the right file tab to view more detailed information about the file.

Step 4. While viewing, mark the desired files and hit the Recover option to restore them to your computer. Now the lost data has been copied from the SD card to the computer.

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