59292: Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Acronis Cyber Backup: how to back up a mobile device

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Last update: 01-05-2020

A mobile backup is your guarantee that your data on your mobile device is safe and can be recovered in case of corruption or loss. You can also use the backup to transfer your personal data and settings from your old smartphone to a new one.

The following data can be backed up:

  • Contacts
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Calendars
  • Reminders (only on iOS devices)

To back up data on your mobile device:

  1. Start the mobile app.
  2. Click type in your login e-mail and click Sign in:
  3. Provide your account password to complete the sign-in to your account.
  4. Select the data categories that you want to back up. By default, all data is selected.

  5. To unselect a category, clear the checkbox next to it:

  6. If you want to protect your backup with a password, toggle the Encrypt backup switch and specify password fo your backup
  7. Once data is selected, tap Back up at the bottom of the screen
  8. [Only on iOS devices] Allow the app access to your personal data.

When the backup is complete, your data is uploaded to the cloud storage. If you want data changes (for example, new photographs) to be backed up automatically, make sure the Continuous backup setting is turned on. You can turn off continuous backup or change it to Only when charging in the app settings. If this setting is turned off, the new data is backed up only when you tap Back up. You can turn Continuous backup on and off in Settings.

What you need to know

  • You can back up the data only to the cloud storage.
  • If an SD card is present, the data stored on this card is also backed up.
  • To avoid data charges, select Use Wi-Fi only in app settings