Safeguard Your cell Phone Data with a Backup

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain

Increasingly people have essential data stored on a fragile ,easily misplaced communications device that they carelessly toss around .Here's how to back up the data on your cell phone .
1 .Check your handset manual or Product's web page .A backup program dasigned specifically for that phone may be available for download .For phones with a USB charger,connect the handset to your PC via a USB cable with a mini USB plug on one end.Use the software you find on the vendor's site to back up contact information to your PC.

2. If your phone does'nt have such an application ,check out FutureDial SnapSync II( ,a Rs 1350 utility that supports most cellphones .Click the Is My Phone Supported?link on its site to make sure yours is on the list .A data cable costs an additional Rs 1350.SnapSync can also sync your data with microsoft Outlook as well as export numbers back to the phone .If Snap Sync does'nt support your phone ,consider Susteen DataPilot Universal Pro ( ,which includes seven phone connectors, iPod and Bluetooth adapters and Backup software .It supports hundreds of phones to check for yours before you buy ,go to

3. Another option is Spark Technology's CellStik (Rs 1800; ) ,which looks like a USB thumb drive and attaches directly to your phone .A USB conector on teh other end lets you hook up to a PC to back up and edit the data ,which you can then transfer to the phone.