Backup & restore: HTC Amaze 4G

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

 

 

 

 

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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