Backup & restore: Kyocera Hydro WAVE

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Kyocera Hydro WAVE.

 

 

 

Back up apps

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Under 'Personal', tap Backup and reset.
  3. You must be logged in to a Google account to back up your apps. If necessary, follow these steps:
    1. Tap Backup account > Add account.
    2. Follow the prompts to log in to or to create a Google account.
  4. Turn on the Back up my data switch to back up any account data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers.
  5. Turn on the Automatic restore switch to restore backed up settings and data when re-installing applications.

 

Back up contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Accounts.
  2. You must be logged in to a Google or email account to back up your contacts. If necessary, follow these steps:
    1. Tap Add account and select your account type.
    2. Follow the instructions to sign into your account.
  3. Tap the desired account, then select your email address.
  4. Turn the Contacts switch on.
  5. Tap Menu > Sync now.

 

Back up contacts to SD card

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Contacts.
  2. Tap Menu > Import/export > Export to SD card.
  3. The device provides the storage directory and file name. Tap OK.

 

Back up media & pictures

 

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Photos.
  2. If this is your first time accessing the app:
    1. Tap Sign In and wait for the Google sign in process to start.
    2. Choose to backup over Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi and mobile network, then tap Turn On.
  3. If you have previously accessed the app and signed in:
    1. Tap Menu > Settings > Auto Backup.
    2. Tap the switch at the top to turn back on.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Use the USB cable that came with your device and connect it to your Mac.
  2. Drag down the device's notification bar and tap Touch for other USB options > Media device (MTP).
  3. On the AutoPlay pop up, select to open and view files.
  4. Browse the files and folders on your device. Drag and drop to transfer files.

 

From computer - Mac

  1. Download the Android File Transfer for Mac app.
  2. Open androidfiletransfer.dmg.
  3. Drag Android File Transfer to Applications.
  4. Use the USB cable that came with your device and connect it to your Mac.
  5. Drag down the device's notification bar and tap Touch for other USB options > Media device (MTP).
  6. Double click Android File Transfer on your mac.
  7. Browse the files and folders on your device. Drag and drop to transfer files.

 

Restore apps

This is done automatically the next time you sign into your Google account.

 

Restore contacts

This is done automatically the next time you sign into your Google account.

 

Restore media & pictures

 

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps > Photos.
  2. If this is your first time accessing the app:
  3. Tap Sign In and wait for the Google sign in process to start.
  4. Choose to backup over Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi and mobile network, then tap Turn On.
  5. The device will automatically begin syncing your photos.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Use the USB cable that came with your device and connect it to your Mac.
  2. Drag down the device's notification bar and tap Touch for other USB options > Media device (MTP).
  3. On the AutoPlay pop up, select to open and view files.
  4. Browse the files and folders on your device. Drag and drop to transfer files.

 

From computer - Mac

  1. Download the Android File Transfer for Mac app.
  2. Open androidfiletransfer.dmg.
  3. Drag Android File Transfer to Applications.
  4. Use the USB cable that came with your device and connect it to your Mac.
  5. Drag down the device's notification bar and tap Touch for other USB options > Media device (MTP).
  6. Double click Android File Transfer on your mac.
  7. Browse the files and folders on your device. Drag and drop to transfer files.