Backup & restore: T-Mobile G-Slate

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the T-Mobile G-Slate.

 

 

 

 

Back up data

 

Back up apps

We're sorry, but this feature is not available for this device.

 

 

Back up contacts

To back up your contacts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Under Manage accounts, tap an account you want to sync manually.
  5. If available, tap the options you want to sync, such as Sync Contacts or Sync Calendar.
  6. To synchronize all categories of data all at once, tap the Sync now icon in the upper right corner of the screen. IfAuto-sync is turned on, then your accounts will be synchronized automatically.

 

 

Back up media & pictures

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

 

On a Windows computer


  1. Connect the included USB cable to the device, then to your computer.
  2. On your computer, click Start and then click My Computer to view your computer’s folders and files.
  3. Under My Computer, find the device name, LG-V909.
  4. Double-click LG-V909 and then double-click Device Storage to view your device’s folders.
  5. Double-click the folder that contains the files you want to move or copy.
  6. Drag and drop or copy and paste the files from the device folder onto your computer desktop or into another folder on the computer.

 

On a Macintosh computer


For Macintosh computers running Mac OS X 10.5 or later, you need Android File Transfer to access and transfer files between your Mac and an Android device running Android 3.0 or later. To download Android File Transfer, browse to www.android.com/filetransfer on your Macintosh computer. Click Download Now. When the download completes, double-click the Android File Transfer virtual disk on the Mac desktop. In the installer window, drag the Android File Transfer character to the Applications folder icon.

  1. Connect the included USB cable to the device, then to your computer.
  2. Double-click Android File Transfer to open it the first time (subsequently it opens automatically).
  3. If prompted, click Open.
  4. The folder LG-V909 will open, showing the folders on your device.
  5. Double-click the folder that contains the files you want to move or copy.
  6. Drag and drop the files from the device folder onto your computer desktop or into another folder on the computer.

 

 

Restore data

 

Restore apps

To restore backed up apps, follow these steps:

 

Apps will be available for re-download the next time you sign into your Gmail account.

 

 

Restore contacts

To restore backed up contacts, follow these steps:

 

Contacts will restore automatically once you sign into your Gmail account.

 

 

Restore media & pictures

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

 

On a Windows computer


  1. Connect the included USB cord to the device, then to your computer.
  2. On your computer, click Start and then click My Computer to view your computer’s folders and files.
  3. Under My Computer, find the device name, LG-V909.
  4. Double-click LG-V909 and then double-click Device Storage to view your device’s folders.
  5. On the computer, double-click the folder on your device into which you want to move or copy the files.
  6. Double-click the folder on the computer that contains the files you want to move or copy.
  7. Drag and drop or copy and paste the files from the folder on the computer to the folder on your device.

 

On a Macintosh computer


For Macintosh computers running Mac OS X 10.5 or later, you need Android File Transfer to access and transfer files between your Mac and an Android device running Android 3.0 or later. To download Android File Transfer, browse to www.android.com/filetransfer on your Macintosh computer. ClickDownload Now. When the download completes, double-click the Android File Transfer virtual disk on the Mac desktop. In the installer window, drag the Android File Transfer character to the Applications folder icon.

  1. Connect the included USB cable to the device, then to your computer.
  2. Double-click Android File Transfer to open it the first time (subsequently it opens automatically).
  3. If prompted, click Open.
  4. The folder LG-V909 will open, showing the folders on your device.
  5. On the computer, double-click the folder on your device into which you want to move or copy the files.
  6. Double-click the folder on the computer that contains the files you want to move or copy.
  7. Drag and drop the files from the folder on the computer to the folder on your device.