How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone Easily and Quickly

Want to backup data from locked Android phone but don’t know how? This article is going to share you a practical tool which can help you unlock locked Android phone, as well as extract data from it to make a backup.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Mar. 13, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 13, 2018
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It is known that you can’t access your locked Android phone if you forget the screen lock password or pattern, all the data on your Android device cannot be reached, let alone to backup data from locked Android phone. To backup locked Android phone, you must unlock your locked Android phone in advance.

Many ways can help you unlock a locked Android phone, such as Factory Reset, Gmail account, Find My Mobile, etc. However, these methods may not apply to all kinds of Android phones and some of them will cause data loss. So, here in this guide, we’ll show you a better choice – using PhoneRescue, which can help you quickly remove lock screen just in 3 steps, without losing data, and also enables you to selectively extract and backup data from locked Android phone.

Why You Need PhoneRescue

Before talking about how to backup data from locked Android phone with PhoenRescue, let’s have a brief understanding of the tool we’ll use.

PhoneRescue is a professional iOS & Android data recovery, and PhoneRescue for Android dedicates to help Android users recover various types of lost or deleted data, such as contacts, photos, messages, videos, calendar, and more. At the same time, it also provides a free feature called Android Screen Lock Removal to help users unlock Android phone without password, pattern, and fingerprint.

More than anything, it also enables you to scan and preview all the existing data on your Android device, like photos, videos, contacts, messages, songs, etc., you can selectively extract data from your locked Android phone to computer for making a backup.

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone

Now, download PhoneRescue for Android on your Mac or PC computer, and follow steps below to backup data from locked Android phone.

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Step 1 Install and launch it on your computer > Connect your Android phone to the computer with USB cable > Click Lock Screen Removal.

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone - Step 1

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone – Step 1

Step 2 Click on Start Unlock button to start the process.

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone - Step 2

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone – Step 2

Step 3 After successfully remove the screen lock, click Back button and select Data Recovery. Tick the type of data you would like to backup and click the right arrow to quickly scan your device.

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone - Step 3

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone – Step 3

Step 4 After scanning process finish, all current files and data on your Android phone will be listed by categories as below. Preview and choose the files you want to backup and click the To Computer button to extract them to your computer.

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone - Step 4

How to Backup Data from Locked Android Phone – Step 4

The Bottom Line

As you can see from above, using PhoneRescue for Android to backup locked Android phone is easy and quick. Moreover, when you encountering data loss, you can also use it to get your lost data back. Such a practical tool, download it to have a try, it won’t let you down.

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, use Apple products for years, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of Apple related problems.

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