Backup & restore: LG K20

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the LG K20.

 

 

 

Back up apps

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap the Back up my data then move the slider to ON or OFF.

 

Back up contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup.
  4. Tap Save and restore and tap Back up data.
  5. Under 'Back up to', select one of the following:
    • Internal Storage
    • SD Card, if inserted
  6. Select Personal data > START > OK.
  7. After the backup completes, tap DONE.

 

Back up media & pictures

 

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup > Back up data > Save & restore.
  4. Select Media data (Internal storage). Deselect the non-media options.
  5. Expand the Media data folder and make desired selections.
  6. Tap START > OK.
  7. When back up completes, tap DONE.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect your phone to a PC using the MicroUSB cable attached to your LG charger.
  2. If prompted, select Media sync (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 apps

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup.
  4. Tap Save and restore and tap Restore from backup
  5. Locate and tap the backup file.
  6. Tap START > OK.
  7. After the restore completes, tap DONE.
  8. The phone reboots to complete the restore.

 

Restore contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup.
  4. Tap Save and restore and tap Restore from backup
  5. Locate and tap the backup file.
  6. Tap START > OK.
  7. After the restore completes, tap DONE.
  8. The phone reboots to complete the restore.

 

Restore SD card contacts

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup.
  4. Tap Save and restore and tap Restore from backup
  5. Locate and tap the backup file.
  6. Tap START > OK.
  7. After the restore completes, tap DONE.
  8. The phone restarts to complete the restore.

 

Restore media & pictures

 

From phone

  1. From any home screen, tap Settings.
  2. On the General tab, then tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap LG Backup.
  4. Tap Save and restore and tap Restore from backup
  5. Locate and tap the backup file.
  6. Tap START > OK.
  7. After the restore completes, tap DONE.
  8. 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. If prompted, select Media sync (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.