Microsoft Lumia 735 - Back up and restore data on your phone

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Back up and restore data on your phone
Accidents can happen – so set your phone to back up your settings, such as your start screen

layout, and other stuff to your Microsoft account.
You need a Microsoft account to back up your phone.
1. On the start screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS >


2. If asked, sign in to your Microsoft account.

3. Select what to back up and how. You can set your phone to automatically back up your app

list, settings, and text messages. To automatically back up your future videos or best-quality

photos to OneDrive, you need a Wi-Fi connection.

Tip: You don’t need to back up your contacts and calendar events separately. Your

phone automatically backs them up and keeps them in sync with your Microsoft account.

If some of your downloaded apps are not included in the backup, you can re-download them

from Store, as long as the app is available. Store remembers the apps you’ve bought, so you

don’t need to pay for them again. Data transmission costs may apply. For more info, contact

your network service provider.
Your phone backups are not visible in the main view of OneDrive, but you can find them in

the OneDrive settings. Check for your backed up contacts and for your calendar events.
For info on data security in OneDrive, go to


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To back up other content, such as music, connect your phone to your computer, and follow

the instructions on the computer screen. You have 2 options: either sync content between

your phone and computer using the Windows Phone app for desktop, or drag and drop

content from phone to computer in your computer’s file manager, such as Windows Explorer.
Back up the photos you’ve taken earlier to OneDrive

Tap Photos > , select the photos or albums you want to upload, tap > OneDrive, select

where you want to upload the photos, and tap .
To check the photos you’ve backed up, log in to your OneDrive account on any device and

check the folder to which you saved the photos.
Restore backed up data

You can restore your backed up data after resetting or updating your phone software, or when

setting up a new phone. Sign in to your Microsoft account, and follow the instructions shown

on your phone. To reset your phone, on the start screen, swipe down from the top of the

screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS > about > reset your phone. Resetting restores the factory

settings, and erases all your personal content, but you can restore your backed up data after

signing in to your Microsoft account.