Backup & restore: LG G Stylo

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the LG G Stylo.

 

 

 

Back up apps

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Select the Back up my data check box.

 

Back up contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Tap LG Backup.
  6. Tap Backup & restore.
  7. Tap Back up data.
  8. Tap Back up to and check that "LG Cloud" is selected.
  9. If prompted, sign in to your LG Account to continue backup.
  10. Select Personal data.
  11. Deselect the other options.
  12. Expand the Personal data folder and ensure Contacts is selected.
  13. Tap Start to begin the backup. This may take several minutes.
  14. When 'Back up completed' displays, tap Done.

 

Back up contacts to SD card

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Tap LG Backup.
  6. Tap Backup & restore.
  7. Tap Back up data.
  8. Tap Back up to and check that "SD Card" is selected.
  9. Select the items you want to backup.
  10. Tap Start to begin the backup. This may take several minutes.
  11. When "Backup completed" appears, tap Done.

 

Back up media & pictures

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Tap LG Backup.
  6. Tap Backup & restore.
  7. Tap Back up data.
  8. Select Media data. Deselect the non-media options.
  9. Expand the Media data folder and make desired selections.
  10. Tap Start to begin the backup. This may take several minutes.
  11. When Back up completed appears, tap Done.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect your phone to a PC using the MicroUSB cable attached to your LG charger.
  2. Open the Notifications panel and select Media device (MTP).
  3. On the PC, open My computer.
  4. Right-click the backup file (ending with .sbf) and select Copy.
  5. Right-click location to save backup file to on computer.
  6. Paste the backup file to the PC.

 

Restore contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Under LG BACKUP, tap Restore from backup.
  6. Locate and tap the contacts backup.
  7. Tap Start to begin the restore. This may take several minutes.
  8. When "Restored" appears, tap Done.
  9. The phone reboots to complete the restore.

 

Restore media & pictures

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. If using Tab view, tap Menu > List view.
  4. Under PERSONAL, tap Backup & reset.
  5. Under LG BACKUP, tap Restore from backup.
  6. Locate and tap the media backup.
  7. Tap Start to begin the restore. This may take several minutes.
  8. When the "Restore completed" message appears, tap RESTART.
  9. The phone reboots to complete the restore.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect your phone to a PC using the MicroUSB cable attached to your LG charger.
  2. Open the Notifications panel and select Media device (MTP).
  3. On the PC, open My computer.
  4. Right-click the backup file (ending with .sbf) and select Copy.
  5. Right-click location to save backup file to on the phone folder on the PC
  6. Paste the backup file to the desired phone folder on the PC.