[Nexus 5 Backup] Backup Google Nexus 5 Data in Three Different Way

30 December 2013, Comments: Comments Off

If you have stored many important data on your new Google Nexus 5, it is very important to make a Nexus 5 data backup. Once you delete your important data by accident, get your Nexus 5 stolen or format your LG Nexus 5, you will lose part or all your data. Thus, it is very necessary to backup your Google Nexus 5 all important and valuable data so that you can get them back once lost them easily.

However, many people still have no idea about how to make Google Nexus 5 data backup. To ensure safety of your important data, I will teach you three effective and simple ways to backup Google Nexus 5. You can choose any method to backup Google Nexus 5 to PC, another smartphone or your Google account! Please just continue reading and try it yourself.

Method 1: Backup All Nexus 5 Files to PC

Almost all Google Nexus 5 users have computer, thus backup Nexus 5 data to your PC is the most convenient way. During daily use, you may find that you can easily transfer files including videos, music and photos from Google Nexus 5 to PC via a USB cable. However, other files including calendar, contacts, apps and more may also contain important information, thus you should find a new way to backup all files.

Here I recommend you a professional and effective program – Wondershare MobileGo for Android (for Windows user). With help of the program, you can easily backup all files on your Google Nexus 5 including SMS, contacts, pictures, songs, apps, call history, calendar, playlist info and movies from Google Nexus 5 to PC in just one click!

With so many advanced features, Wondershare MobileGo for Android is also a user friendly tool. No matter whether you are primary users or experts, you can always complete the task with ease. Below is the detailed spec to show you how to backup Google Nexus 5 to PC step by step.


Good news for you! We now offer you free trial version of the program. Please download it in the site first and install it on computer. Then run it by double clicking to bring up the starting window.

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Step 1. Now, please connect your Google Nexus 5 to PC via a USB cable or via WiFi. To enable WiFi connection, please ensure that the MobileGo has been installed on PC. If not, just install it first. The program will start to detect your Google Nexus 5 as soon as possible and then display it in the starting window. You can also view all files classified in different categories in the window.

Step 2. Now please click One-Click Backup. You will then see a backup window. In the backup window, you can see all files that can be backed up listed there. Since all files are marked by default, please remove marks before the data you don’t need to backup. Then please click “Back Up“, the program will start to backup files for you automatically. When the backup process comes to the end, please click “OK” to finish the process.

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After the backup, you can check all backed up files of your Google Nexus 5 by clicking “Open Folder”. Thus you can get all important files in the folder by clicking Toolkit > Restore even though you encounter data lose.

With MobileGo for Android, you can not only backup files in folder, but also backup selected file with ease. As you can see in the left side column, all files are listed there. Please click on the data you would like to backup, such as Photos, to bring up a new Window. The corresponding window appears on the right panel. Then please tick the files you want to backup to PC.

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Our program also provide you a search feature. For example, if the files you would like to backup is PDF, TXT, Word, Excel and so on, you can navigate to File to find all satisfied data that are saved on your phone internal memory card or SD card.

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Method 2: How to backup files from Google Nexus 5 to the other Mobile phone or tablet

If you want to backup Google Nexus 5 files to other phone or tablet, Wondershare MobileTrans (Windows) or Wondershare MobileTrans (Mac) can help you, too. As a professional tool for all iOS/Symbian/Android users, Wondereshare MobileTrans can help you transfer contacts, photos, music, SMS and more from Nexus 5 to another phone/tablet in an easy way without data loss. Here are ways for you to backup Google Nexus 5 files to any one iOS/Android/Symbian phone or tablet device step by step. Just follow me to have a try.

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Step 1. Now, you can download the free trial version of Wondereshare MobileTrans in the site. Please install it on your computer and launch it. Please then connect both Google Nexus 5 and other smartphone to your computer via a USB cable. The program will detect both your two devices and then display them in the starting window. By default, all data that can be transferred are ticked.

According to different phone models, files that can be transferred varies.

  • Backup Nexus 5 to an Android device: You can transfer files including calendar, Music, Photos, Contacts, SMS, Videos, Apps, Call Logs.
  • Backup Nexus 5 data to iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4: You can transfer files including calendar, Music, Photos, Contacts, SMS, Videos.
  • Backup Nexus 5 data to Nokia smartphone: You can transfer Contacts.
  • Backup Nexus 5 to iPad/iPad Mini/iPad Air/iPad/ iPod Touch (running iOS 8,7,6,5): You can transfer files including photos, music, videos and contacts.

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Step 2. Once tick all the files you want to backup, please click “Start Copy” in the window to start the transfer. Please keep your two devices connected to your computer all the time.

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Method 3: Backup Google Nexus 5 data to your Google account

In addition to transfer files to computer, another phone/tablet, you can also choose to backup files to Google Account, if you have one. Please turn to your Google Nexus 5 and click “Settings” in your phone. Then choose “Backup & reset”. Then please log into Google account & tick “Back Up My Data”. In this method, it let you backup data such as your app data, bookmarks, WiFi password and so on. Just have a try!

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