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How to Backup and Restore Huawei P10/P10 Plus?

Two of the most promising Android smartphones have showed their faces to the world in late February, 2017. Unlike the missing Samsung Galaxy S8, Huawei P10 and P10 Plus came as expected at a press conference the day before Mobile World Congress 2017 kicks off in full in Barcelona. These two new flagship smartphones of Huawei company have a lot more to offer than their predecessor Huawei P9 with respect to design change, upgraded processor, camera, and software. Maybe just as its slogan said "Redefine Modern Portraiture", these two can be the ones to change. Let's check the detailed specs first.


reviewHuawei P10 Specs

  • Display: 5.1 inches LCD touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera: Main Camera (Dual 20 MP + 12 MP); Front Camera (8 MP)
  • Battery: Non-removable 3200 mAh battery
  • CPU: Kirin 960, Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • OS: Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Storage: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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reviewHuawei P10 Plus Specs

  • Display: 5.5 inches LCD touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera: Main Camera (Dual 20 MP + 12 MP); Front Camera (8 MP)
  • Battery: Non-removable 3750 mAh battery
  • CPU: Kirin 960, Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • OS: Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Storage: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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Solution 1: Backup and Restore Huawei P10/P10 Plus via Huawei Built-in Backup App

Huawei is also thoughtful, it equips with a built-in backup tool for its phone series, with which, you can backup and restore Huawei P10 or P10 Plus data like contacts, photos, agenda, message and etc.

Step 1 : Go to Backup icon on the desktop, hit “Backup” button after entering the software backup page.

Huawei Backup Assistant

Step 2 : Choose the location to which you want to back up your data, and touch Next. On the Select data screen, depending on your needs, you can choose the data you want to back up. After you have completed your selection, touch Back up to begin.

Tips: When you choose the bakup location, there will be four choices for you: SD card, Internal storage, USB storage and Computer.

  • SD card: Recommended when you switch phones. You can insert the SD card into the new Huawei phone and click "restore" to recover data.
  • Internal storage: Recommended when SD card are not supported. Please only backup data that takes little space.
  • USB storage: Recommended when you switch phones. You can insert the USB storage into the new phone and restore data.
  • Computer: Backup up your data to your computer via HiSuite. (This program will pop up every time you connect your device to computer, kind of annonying, not recommended)
  • Huawei Backup Assistant

    Step 3 : Your phone will back up differently depending on the type of data you want to back up. If the data includes Contacts, Messages, or Call log, the system will prompt you to set a password. After you set one, touch Next or you can touch Skip if you don't want to set a password.

    Huawei Backup Assistant

    Step 4 : If you wanna restore the encrypt data on Huawei P10/P10 Plus, you need to return the homepage of Backup page. Simply click the encrypt backup and input the password, the data can be recovered.

    Reminder: Huawei Built-in Backup & Restore App can only support backup your Huawei P10/P10 Plus data to internal storage (or SD card), If SD card has limitation storage, you can only backup part data on Huawei P10/P10 Plus or delete some data storage in SD. in this case, you may lose some essential data. To avoid this frustrating experience, we will recommend another safe way to backup and restore everything including contacts, videos, music, photos, call logs, SMS, Apps, Ebooks, etc on Huawei P10/P10 Plus via Syncios Mobile Transfer Tool.


    Solution 2: Backup and Restore Huawei P10/P10 Plus via Huawei Data Transfer

    Step 1. Download Syncios Huawei Transfer Program

    Download and install Syncios Mobile Backup & Restore Program on your computer before doing the Huawei P10/P10 Plus backup and restore job.

    Enable the USB debugging mode, plug in your Huawei P10 or P10 Plus to computer and then run Syncios. (Any detection problem, please check here)

    Click "Backup to PC" button in the left corner to bakup your mobile contents to computer.

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    Huawei Backup Assistant


    Step 2: Backup All Contents on Huawei P10/P10 Plus

    On the Backup window, you are allowed to select items you would like to back up onto your computer.

    You can change or choose the location of the backup data in lower right corner. Click "Flip" to change the target and resource devices.

    By default, all contents you can backup are ticked. You can also just tick your desired ones. Then, click "Start Copy" button to backup your Huawei P10/P10 Plus contents to computer.

    choose data to backup to pc from huawei p9

    Step 3. Restore from Backup Files to Device

    Go to the homepage of Syncios, click "Restore from PC". All backups you have made with Syncios will be displayed on the left panel, just select your previous backup files from it, check data you would like to restore to your Huawei P10/P10 Plus and click "Start Copy".

    This handy transfer tool also supports to recover iTunes backup and iCloud backup to your Huawei P10 or P10 plus device.

    Tips: If your switch to a new phone one day, even an iOS device, Syncios is also capable of restoring your Huawei backup files to it, or directly transferring your Huawei data to other iOS/Android devices. Learn more>>

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    Why choose Syncios Data Transfer?

    Huawei P9 Transfer

  • One-Click backup multiple files between iOS & Android devices and PC, including audio, video, contacts, call logs, SMS messages, photos, apps, etc.
  • Extract iTunes and iCloud backup to mobile devices.
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