Backup & restore: HTC Sensation 4G

Learn how to back up apps, contacts, photos, and data on the HTC Sensation 4G. Find out more on this page.

 

Back up data

Restore data

 

 

Back up data

Back up apps

To back up your apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.PNG key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Tap Sync All.

 

 

Back up contacts

To back up your contacts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu menu.PNG key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Tap Sync All.

 

 

Back up media & pictures

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

 

  1. Connect the included USB cord to the phone, then to your computer.
  2. On your phone, a Choose a connection type message appears.
  3. Tap Disk drive.
  4. Tap Done.
    Note: Some applications in use may be stopped or may not be available until you disconnect USB storage.
  5. On a Windows computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Double-click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
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  6. On a Mac OS X computer, double-click the virtual drive icon that appears on the desktop.
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  7. On the computer, double-click the desired folder to access the memory card files:
    • .android_secure
    • folder: downloaded apps
    • Download folder: downloaded ringtones
    • DCIM folder: photos and videos
    • media folder: installed ringtones and notification tones
    • My Documents folder: audio recordings
    • Music folder: albums and song files
  8. Other files that may not be in any folder: audio recordings (filenames ending in .3gpp), audio greetings (filenames ending in .amr), and files from Polaris Office – Word documents (filenames ending in .doc) and Excel spreadsheets (filenames ending in .xls)
  9. Drag and drop the files onto your computer desktop or into another folder.
  10. On a Windows computer, when you are finished, click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray in the lower right-hand corner of your computer desktop.
  11. Click Safely Remove USB Mass storage Device.
  12. On a Mac OS X computer, when you are finished, drag and drop the virtual drive icon into the Trash/Eject.
  13. Disconnect the USB cord from your computer and then from your phone.

 

 

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Restore data

Restore apps

To restore backed up apps, follow these steps:

 

Apps will restore automatically the next time you sign into your Gmail account.

 

 

Restore contacts

To restore backed up contacts, follow these steps:

 

Contacts will restore automatically the next time you sign into your Gmail account.

 

 

Restore media & pictures

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

 

  1. Connect the included USB cord to the phone, then to your computer.
  2. On your phone, a Choose a connection type message appears.
  3. Tap Disk drive.
  4. Tap Done.
    Note: Some applications in use may be stopped or may not be available until you disconnect USB storage.
  5. On a Windows computer, a Removable Disk window appears. Double-click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer.
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  6. On a Mac OS X computer, double-click the virtual drive icon that appears on the desktop.
    image102.png
  7. On the computer, double-click the desired folder to access the memory card files:
    • .android_secure
    • folder: downloaded apps
    • Download folder: downloaded ringtones
    • DCIM folder: photos and videos
    • media folder: installed ringtones and notification tones
    • My Documents folder: audio recordings
    • Music folder: albums and song files
  8. Other files that may not be in any folder: audio recordings (filenames ending in .3gpp), audio greetings (filenames ending in .amr), and files from Polaris Office – Word documents (filenames ending in .doc) and Excel spreadsheets (filenames ending in .xls)
  9. Drag and drop the files onto your computer desktop or into another folder.
  10. On a Windows computer, when you are finished, click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray in the lower right-hand corner of your computer desktop.
  11. Click Safely Remove USB Mass storage Device.
  12. On a Mac OS X computer, when you are finished, drag and drop the virtual drive icon into the Trash/Eject.
  13. Disconnect the USB cord from your computer and then from your phone.

 

 

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