Backup & restore: Nokia Lumia 530

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Nokia Lumia 530.

 

 

 

Back up apps

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap backup.
  4. Tap apps+settings.
  5. Tap the App backup switch to turn on.
  6. If necessary, sign in to your Microsoft account.
  7. Tap back up now.
  8. Tap continue.
  9. The backup begins and may take several minutes.

 

Back up contacts

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap backup.
  4. Tap apps+settings.
  5. Tap the Contact backup switch to turn on.
  6. If necessary, sign in to your Microsoft account.
  7. Tap back up now.
  8. Tap continue.
  9. The backup begins and may take several minutes.

 

Back up media & pictures

 

From phone

  1. From the Start screen, touch the screen and slide left.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap backup.
  4. Tap photos+videos.
  5. Make selections to automatically upload your photos and videos to OneDrive so you can access them from the phone.
    • Photos
      • Don't upload
      • Good quality (may use data plan)
      • Best quality (needs Wi-Fi)
    • Videos
      • Don't upload
      • Best quality (needs Wi-Fi)

 

Restore apps/contacts/media & pictures

  1. Restart the device after you have backed up your data.
  2. Connect to Wi-Fi.
  3. Follow the setup prompts.
  4. When the Restore phone screen appears, make sure Windows Phone is selected, then tap next.
  5. Wait as the phone is restored. This may take several minutes. The percentage slowly increases and the blue bar moves right until it reaches 100%. The next button remains grayed out until the restore is complete.
  6. Tap next when the percentage shows 100%. The next button is no longer grayed out.
  7. Tap next to the Almost done... screen.
  8. If desired tap the check box to join the Nokia Improvement Program, then tap next.
  9. The restore is now complete.