Before Android ADB backup / restore

You must prepare your device (phone/tablet) and computer.

Prepare Android device (phone/tablet) for ADB

On your device, open Settings / About phone (/tablet) and tap Build number until on screen shows message like: You have enabled development settings

Now go to Settings / Developer options and enable Android debugging

If you need to protect backup/restore operation with password, then open Settings / Developer Options / Desktop Backup Password and set a password

Prepare your computer with Windows/Mac/Linux for ADB backup

You must download ADB for your system. ADB For

Testing connection

After installing ADB, connect your device to computer via USB cable and open terminal window. In terminal type: adb devices And press ENTER. If device is correctly plugged, show List of attached devices.