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How to Backup and Restore Huawei P9/P9 Plus?

 

About Huawei P9 and Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei announced two new handsets on April 6th as it seeks to compete in the high-end handset market: the Huawei P9 and Huawei P9 Plus. The main talking point of these phones is the new camera setup. While dual camera offerings are nothing new, there's brand new camera tech, with two 'Leica-certified' 12MP cameras on the back of the phone. One camera shoots in color, while the other is designed solely for black and white pictures.

The Huawei P9, which could end up as the manufacturer's first branded flagship headed for the U.S., features a 5.2-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. Under the hood is the Kirin 955 SoC, which contains four Cortex-A72 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores. The unit will offer expandable memory. The Huawei P9 Plus is equipped with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. The Kirin 955 chipset also drives this model, which will come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable internal memory. And a 3400mAh juicer keeps the hamster's wheel spinning.

Finally, you've purchased newest Huawei P9. Have you ever been wondering how to backup Huawei P9 data such as contacts, videos, pictures, music, etc and how to restore data on Huawei P9? In this article, we will show you two methods to backup and restore Huawei P9/P9 Plus data.

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Reviews for Huawei P9 and P9 Plus

Huawei P9

  • Display: 5.2 inches IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen 1080p (1920 x 1080).
  • Camera: Main Camera: Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27 mm, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash. Front Camera: 8 MP, 1080p
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 955, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • OS: Android™ 6.0
  • Internal:32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Huawei P9 Plus

  • Display: 5.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 1080p (1920 x 1080).
  • Camera: Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27 mm, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery
  • CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 955, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • OS: Android™ 6.0
  • Internal:64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Solution 1: How to Backup and Restore Your Huawei P9/P9 Plus via Huawei Built-in Backup & Restore 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 P9 or P9 Plus data like contacts, photos, agenda, message and etc.

Huawei P9/P9 Plus Data Backup and Recovery:

1) Backup Huawei P9/P9 Plus:

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

Step 2: Select the desired data like message, call record, contacts to backup, press 'backup' button to start backup Huawei P9/P9 Plus.

Step 3: Once backup data process finished, click “OK” on the bottom of the page to end backup date.

2) Restore Huawei P9/P9 Plus:

Step 1: After entering the backup homepage, click the backup record and head to the page of recovery, then select content you need to recover, hit ‘Recovery’ button on the bottom of the page. 

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Step 2: Once the restore process is complete, click "Ok" option to end recovery.

Note: if you wanna restore the encrypt data on Huawei P9/P9 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 P9/P9 Plus data to internal storage (SD card), If SD has limitation storage, you have to backup necessary data on Huawei P9/P9 Plus or delete some data storage in SD. in this case, you may lose some data. Frustrating, right? Well, we will recommend another safe way to backup and restore everything including contacts, videos, music, photos, call logs, SMS, Apps, Ebooks, etc on Huawei P9/P9 Plus via Syncios Mobile Phone Backup and Restore Tool.


Solution 2: Backup and restore Huawei P9/P9 Plus Data via Android Data Transfer Program ?

Step 1. Get your phone connected to computer and run Syncios Huawei Backup & Restore Program

Download and install Syncios Mobile Backup & Restore Program on your computer first before doing the Huawei P9/P9 Plus backup and restore job. Open the USB debugging mode, plug your Huawei P9/P9 Plus to the computer and then run Syncios. Click "Backup" button on homepage.

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Step 2: Backup all contents on Huawei P9/P9 Plus

In the main window, you are allowed to select items you would like to back up onto your computer. On the right panel, you will also have the option to change or choose the location of the backup data.

By default, all contents you can backup are ticked. You can also just tick your desired ones.

Then, click "Next" button to backup your Huawei P9/P9 Plus content to computer.

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Step 3. Restore Huawei P9/P9 Plus videos, contacts, pictures, music and more from backup files

Go to the homepage of Syncios, click "Restore" and choose Syncios Backup. 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 P9/P9 Plus.

Press Next button, all of your selected files will be restored to the target 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 other phone data to your Huawei P9/P9 Plus. Learn more>>

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