How to Back Up Everything From All Your Apps and Devices

You know you should back up your files. But it’s a chore that’s easy to ignore until you accidentally delete that Facebook album—right after deleting those same pictures from your phone.

Accidents happen. Even your most-trusted gadgets and apps could go haywire and lose your data. Or, more likely, human error could wipe-out your treasured files.

Backups give you some peace of mind. They’re your insurance for all kinds of digital disasters. And trust me: You’ll be grateful for your backup when your smartphone hits the pavement.

Here’s how to back up anything and everything—including your web app data—to make sure you always have a second copy in case of emergency.

Most of this is common sense, but still a handy guide to keep around for backing up and restore data across various apps and devices.