4 Best Android Data Backup Software for Mac [Updated 2019]

Nov . Posted by to Android Topic

All of us know about the importance of backing up data on our Android phone. It can be considered as the last assurance in case all of the data on your phone got lost. If you usually customize Android phone, losing data is unavoidable. The data can be lost in several ways like accidental deletion, phone damaged, failed software update, custom ROM installation. So, you should learn the value of data backup.

It is not hard to find Android backup software on PC but it is really hard to get one at Mac as there are much less options available. We spent several days to find all possible Android data backup software on macOS. Below is the curated list of best Mac Android data backup software.

 

Android Backup Software for Mac #1: Android File Transfer (Free)

Android File Transfer is a less-known app developed by Google. The main purpose is to make Android device management much easier on a Mac computer. Unlike Windows, you can browse the internal storage like a folder when an Android being connected. It is much different on Mac.

The very first step is to download a copy of Android File Transfer and install it on Mac. Make sure drag the app icon to Application folder. Now connect Android phone to Mac and Android File Transfer app will be opened automatically when the device is found. You can browse the internal storage like a file explorer now!

Android File Transfer

 

Cons:

  • * New devices not found by the app.
  • * Only available to backup media files like photos, music, video.

 

Android Backup Software for Mac #2: Android Manager ($20)

For the best Android backup software for Mac, you can not skip Android Manager from Androidphonesoft. With this backup tool, you can easily backup all types of data stored in Android phone like contacts, videos, photos, apps, call history to Mac. The software lets you preview and export types of data you want.

Download and install Android Manager on a Mac. Connect Android phone to Mac. Make sure you have already turned on USB debugging mode on Android phone. You will see a popup message on the screen, prompting you to enable USB Debugging option. Simply tap on OK.

android backup select data

 

Once your Android phone is connected, choose types of data that you want to back them up. By default, the software will back up all. Next, click on the "Backup" button to begin the process. The process will take minutes, depending on the data size. Remember not to disconnect Android phone from your Mac during the backup process.

Cons:

  • * Need to download the "Backup & Restore" module.
  • * Running slow on old Macs.

 

Android Backup Software for Mac #3: TunesGo ($30)

Another great software that you can use to backup data of your Android phone to your Mac is TunesGo. It’s an inbuilt tool, allowing users to easily back up, transfer, restore data on Android phones on Mac. You can back up Android contacts, messages, and media files from your Android phone to your mac. Nơ, continue to read on to know how you can backup data of your Android on Mac.

Download TunesGo software on your Mac. When done, install it on your computer. Installing it is as easy as other apps. Connect Android phone to Mac through an USB cable and you will be in the home screen of TunesGo software.

You will see several tabs displayed on the top menu bar. Click on the tab and choose the files you wish to backup. Next, click "Export" button and the chosen data will be then backed to Mac.

TunesGo for Mac

 

Cons:

  • * Can not find Android device.
  • * Less file type supported for backup (photo/music/video/app).

 

Android Backup Software for Mac #4: Syncios Data Transfer ($30)

Many people choose the Syncios Data Transfer software as a backup tool for Mac. You can easily back up all types of data stored on Android phone without affecting any of them. Aside from that, it allows you to easily restore the data from a backup. The software comes with a simple interface and you do not need much to get used to with it.

Download & install Syncios Data Transfer software on your Mac. Open the software and then connect your Android phone to the computer. During this step, an app called Syncios app will be installed on your Android and it starts automatically. Actually, this app is the communication bridge between Android and Mac. If the device is not detected by the software, disconnect the device and use Wi-Fi connection instead.

In the main window, click on "Backup " option from left sidebar. Next, choose the type of data that you want to backup. Finally, click on "Next" button to start backing up Android data on a Mac.

Syncios data transfer

 

Cons:

  • * Wired connection is not stable.
  • * App crashes from time to time (adb error).

 

Conclusion:

While there are dozens of software to backup data on Android to Mac computers, those mentioned ones above are the best ones that you should consider. Android Manager is the most well-known and popular software that are used by millions of users to back up data.

 

Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

Senior editor

Sophia is a senior editor of Androidsoft. She discovered the fascinating world of Android and constantly share the most practical tips and tricks for Android users.

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