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.


Roger Stringer spends most of his time solving problems for people, and otherwise occupying himself with being a dad, cooking, speaking, learning, writing, reading, and the overall pursuit of life. He lives in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada