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  1. Mattias

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    Hi, I am not too technical so I don't know how to do it.
    I am sending my phone for a repair tomorrow, I've been advised to back up my data. How do I do it so I can restore it when I get the phone back?
     

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  2. Mattias

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    double post, cant delete the message.
     
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    Your contacts should be synched to your gmail account so all you need to do is sign in.

    I use MyBackup to backup texts, the free version works for 30 days
     
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    +1. And if your contacts aren't synced with google, MyBackup can back them up as well.
     
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    Thanks, I should get my phone back in 7 working days ;)
     
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    I use google for my contacts - all hail the cloud :)
    And I use smsbackup+ to back my sms up to google - all hail the cloud ;)
    SMSbackup+ is nice because it automatically backs up when txt arrive and is free.
     
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    That's the same as me. Good thing by backing up your sms this way is that they are also searchable - like emails
     
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    Oh really? That sounds really good.

    I used to back up with wavesecure, but restore always restored everything backed up, so if I did that now, it would restore litereally thousands of texts.

    Edit> Just installed. Looks good. Nice label set up for SMS. Backup and never really need to restore as they're always in gmail.

    Wicked. Thanks guys
     
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    MyPhoneExplorer will do this (and much more) and is free.
     
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