No one can guarantee the life of your smartphone. If anything happens within the warranty period, the manufacturer will take care of the same.

But what next? Well, you have to figure it out by yourself. That’s why you should keep an extra copy of important files (called backup).

Nowadays, people choose cloud platforms for backing up files rather than any physical drives. Maybe you know it. But have you ever thought of backing up the files on your Android device on the cloud?

How to Backup Android Phone to Google Drive

How to Backup your Android Phone to Google Drive?

You should have a Google account linked with your device to use Drive. So, make sure you have it.

Google Drive provides free 15 GB cloud space to every user. In case you want extra space, you should spend some bucks. But 15 GB is enough to store important files I think.

So are you ready to find out how to backup Android to Google Drive? Here you go!

Step #1. Check the list of apps on your phones. And, ensure you have Google Drive app. If you don’t, head over to Play Store and install it right away.

Step #2. Now you have Drive app on your device. Don’t hesitate to open it quickly. It will take you a file manager-like screen.

Open Drive app on your android device

Step #3. You can see a blue ‘+’ button at the bottom-right part of the screen. Tap on it.

Clicking on blue ‘+’ button

Step #4. Now, You will see three different options (leave the rest as of now).

After Click, you see three different options

Folder: If you choose this one, a new folder will be created into which you can store files.

Upload: This second option allows you to upload any files to the Drive. It is possible to save video, picture, document or anything no matter what.

Scan: In case you don’t have a soft copy of a document, you can choose this option to capture an image of the same.

That’s all. You can select multiple folders or files to be stored in your Drive account.

Wrapping Up

I hope you know how to backup Android phone to Google Drive now. You can reach out to me if any issue pops up. I will be more than glad to help you out.

The highlight of Drive is that you can access it from anywhere using any device.

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