Backup & restore: T-Mobile SpringBoard

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the T-Mobile SpringBoard.

 

 

 

 

Back up data

 

Back up apps

We're sorry, this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Back up contacts

We're sorry, this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Back up media & pictures

 

To back up your media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using computer - PC

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap USB computer connection.
  6. Tap to select the Media device (MTP) check box.
  7. Plug the small end of the USB cable into the USB/charging port on your tablet.
  8. Plug the large end of the USB cable into the USB port of your computer.
  9. A Portable Device window may open on your computer’s desktop. Click Open device to view files using Windows Explorer and then click OK.

 

Using computer - Mac

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap USB computer connection.
  6. Tap to select the Media device (MTP) check box.
  7. Plug the small end of the USB cable into the USB/charging port on your tablet.
  8. Plug the large end of the USB cable into the USB port of your Mac computer.
  9. On your computer, navigate to the Applications folder and double-click Android File Transfer.
  10. A Finder window named SpringBoard will open and allow access to folders and files on the tablet’s internal storage and the memory (SD) card (if available).
  11. Click Internal Storage to access the tablet’s folders and files.
  12. Drag and drop the folders or files from the tablet onto your computer desktop or into another folder on the computer.
  13. When you are finished, close the SpringBoard Finder window or exit the Android File Transfer application.
  14. Disconnect the USB cable from your computer and then from your tablet.

 

 

Restore data

 

Restore apps

We're sorry, this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Restore contacts

We're sorry, this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

Restore media & pictures

To restore backed up media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using computer - PC

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap USB computer connection.
  6. Tap to select the Media device (MTP) check box.
  7. Plug the small end of the USB cable into the USB/charging port on your tablet.
  8. Plug the large end of the USB cable into the USB port of your computer.
  9. A Portable Device window may open on your computer’s desktop. Click Open device to view files using Windows Explorer and then click OK.

 

Using computer - Mac

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Storage.
  4. Tap the Menu icon.
  5. Tap USB computer connection.
  6. Tap to select the Media device (MTP) check box.
  7. Plug the small end of the USB cable into the USB/charging port on your tablet.
  8. Plug the large end of the USB cable into the USB port of your Mac computer.
  9. On your computer, navigate to the Applications folder and double-click Android File Transfer.
  10. A Finder window named SpringBoard will open and allow access to folders and files on the tablet’s internal storage and the memory (SD) card (if available).
  11. Click Internal Storage to access the tablet’s folders and files.
  12. Drag and drop the folders or files from the tablet onto your computer desktop or into another folder on the computer.
  13. When you are finished, close the SpringBoard Finder window or exit the Android File Transfer application.
  14. Disconnect the USB cable from your computer and then from your tablet.