Back up & Restore with Memory Card

Back up & Restore with Memory Card

Find out how to back up contacts, photos, and files with a memory card to increase device memory or transfer to another device.

Prenote info
Inserting a memory/microSD card into your device allows you to transfer and store contacts, music, pictures, and videos. MicroSD cards are sold separately. For information about your device's memory, visit the Available Storage tutorial.

1. From the home screen, swipe up to access the Apps tray then select the files app Files app.

2. Navigate to and select and hold the desired file(s), then select the dots Menu icon. Select Copy to. Navigate to the desired location, then select COPY to confirm.

Note: If the Google Files app does not already have premission to acces your SD card, select ALLOW ACCESS TO "SD CARD" then select Allow to confirm.

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