Backup & Restore Data

1. Backup Android Data+
  1. 1 Android Full Backup
  2. 2. Backup Android SMS
  3. 3. Backup Contacts on Android
  4. 4. Backup Music on Android
  5. 5. Backup Android App Data
  6. 6. Backup Android to USB Drive
  7. 7. Backup Photos on Android
  8. 8. Clone Android Phone
  9. 9. Backup Android Call Logs
  10. 10. Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/S5
  11. 11. Backup Android SD Card
  12. 12. Backup Android Bookmarks
  13. 13. Backup Everything on Android
  14. 14. Backup Android Voicemail
  15. 15. Backup Android App Data Without Root
  16. 16. Backup Android Tablet
  17. 17. Backup Android Phone Number
  18. 18. Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/8/15
  19. 19. Android SMS Backup Apps
  20. 20. Backup Android APK
  21. 21. Old Facebook Messages
Backup Android to Cloud+
  1. 1. Backup Android to Dropbox
  2. 2. Backup Android to iCloud
  3. 3. Backup Android Contacts to Google
  4. 4. Backup Android to Google
  5. 5. Backup Android Contacts to Gmail
Backup Settings+
  1. 1. Backup Android Settings
  2. 2. Backup Android WiFi
  3. 3. Backup Android Stock ROM
  4. 4. Backup Android EFS Partition
  5. 5. Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/8/7
Restore Data+
  1. 1. Restore Contacts from Gmail
  2. 2. Backup & Restore Data to New Android
  3. 3. Backup & Restore Android MMS
  4. 4. Backup & Restore Apps with Google Drive
  5. 5. Restore Android Phones
  6. 6. Restore Android Calendar
  7. 7. Extract Data from Android Backup
  8. 8. Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/8/9
  1. 1. Alternative to Titanum Backup
  2. 2. Android Cloud Backup
  3. 3. Backup Android Online
  4. 4. Android Google Backup
  5. 5. Backup Android Photos with Google Photos
  6. 6. Top 10 Android Backup Apps
  7. 7. Top Android Backup Service
  8. 8. Delete Auto Backup Photos
  9. 9. Best Android Contact Manager Apps

• Filed to: Backup Android • Proven solutions

The IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) on Android devices is a unique number which helps you track and black list lost devices, even without any SIM card. It is essential to backup IMEI on Android, to protect the device from misuse and prevent IMEI loss during flashing or updating ROM (firmware) on Android (Mediatek) devices. Hence, performing a backup of Android IMEI becomes imperative. This is where we are going to help you by showing you a way to backup IMEI on Android and restore it (when needed) without any hassle.

Part 1: How to Backup IMEI on Android Phone

You can make use of this third-party App called ‘MobileUncleTools’ to backup and restore Android IMEI of your device. If you lose the IMEI by any means (for instance, flashing ROM), then even a call won’t go through the device. In order to avoid any such difficulties, let’s have a look on the step by step guide of MobileUncleTools to backup IMEI on Android

Note: Root access is compulsory for using this app, so root your device prior to installing MobileUncleTools and initiating to backup IMEI on Android.

Step 1: Install and run the aforementioned app, then you will see a pop-up prompting for ‘SU app’ permission. Ensure to tap ‘Grant’ to allow root access to your Android phone.

Step 2: Now, from the long list of options available on your screen search and click on the ‘IMEI Backup Restore’ option. You will be redirected to a new screen now where you’ll have four options (2 options for backup and 2 options for restore). Select the preferred backup location.

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Note: The first option saves the IMEI backup on your device’s internal memory; whereas the second option will do the same thing on to the SD card.

Step 3: Now, confirm your action by tapping ‘OK’. Upon seeing next pop-up window with the saved file’s name, click ‘OK’ to proceed.

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Step 4: Lastly, double-check the saved IMEI backup file on your SD card and then tap ‘Quit’ to exit the application. It is advised to store the backup file for Android IMEI on your PC as well.

Part 2: How to Restore IMEI on Android Phone

With the same aforementioned app, you can easily restore the IMEI number of your device using the IMEI backup file saved on Android phone in the above procedure. Restoring the lost IMEI for the same device will enable your Android to behave normally again. Here are the steps for restoring IMEI on Android.

Step 1: On the same rooted device used in “backup Android IMEI” procedure above, launch the ‘MobileUncleTools’ app again and select ‘IMEI Backup Restore’ option.

Step 2: Now, select the preferred restore option (third one [internal memory] or fourth one [SD card], whichever shows the available backup) from the list, and then click ‘OK’ to confirm.

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Note: If you have saved the IMEI backup of Android in your computer, then transfer it to your phone’s internal/SD card storage prior to starting the restore action.

Step 3: Upon seeing a pop-up window with the backup file’s name, click ‘OK’ to proceed. Confirm all the positive options and that’s it your IMEI’s restored to your Android device. Now, click ‘OK’ to reboot your device.

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Part 3: How to Backup Android Phone to Computer

When you have restored your Android’s IMEI from the IMEI backup file on Android, you might need to backup the device data to your computer and restore it later depending on your requirements. dr.fone - Android Data Backup & Restore enables you to completely or selectively backup and restore your device data in a matter of few clicks. A safe tool that prevents any data loss throughout the process.

  • The toolbox is a smart solution allowing you preview the data prior to performing backup or restore.
  • You don’t have to bother about old backup files being overwritten by the new ones, while using this tool.
  • It supports backup and restore of a wide variety of files on your Android device including media files, call logs, messages, contacts, calendar, applications, and app data, etc.
  • You can exclusively choose the desired data to restore and backup, rather than the entire data of the device.
  • It supports a wide range of Android devices and offers full support to the devices with latest Android versions as well.

Let’s explore the step-by-step guide to back up your Android device using dr.fone - Android Toolkit.

Step 1: Get dr.fone - Android Toolkit installed on your computer
Install and then launch the software on your computer. Now, tap ‘Data Backup & Restore’ from the main screen. Connect your Android device through a USB cable, and hit ‘OK’ if prompted for USB Debugging permission. dr.fone detects your device on its own and then hit the ‘Backup’ option to proceed.

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Step 2: Device Scanning
The tool will scan your device and present you the list of data types to back up on the screen. Click ‘Select All’ for entire data or check the desired category, and tap ‘Backup’ button to proceed.

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Step 3: View Backup
Once the backup process is over, click ‘View the Backup’ to see the backed up data. As you can see from the image below, your messages on Android phone have been backed up to the computer!

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See how to use iSkysoft Androdi Data Backup & Restore tool to backup specific files from Android to Computer:

How to Backup Text Messages from Android to PC

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Computer for Backup

How to Sync App or App Data from Android to PC

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