Tips for backup all important data at OPPO A12 including contact, text messaging, photo, video, chatting history, downloaded files and some other more. This phone use Android Pie 9.0 as factory default operating system and powered by Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35. The internal memory use 32 GB or 64 GB. By default all data and installed applications will be keep on internal memory.

Sometime by accident we have deleted some photos and videos from this phone. We will give simple solutions about how to restore deleted files/photos/videos from OPPO A12? If do backup our important data or photos videos regularly, then we still can restore deleted photos or files, because we have backup data to restore from other locations. Please follow solutions to do cloud backup for photos videos bellow.

Many users does not aware about data lost issues.  Please consider to backup all data before some bad troubles happen on OPPO A12 like phone lost or stolen or broken or corrupt.

Please note, some menu maybe different because of firmware Android upgrade to latest version

Simple BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure On OPPO A12:

On most Oppo smartphone, we can find Oppo backup and restore procedure with simple one click steps:


  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Open Menu Setting > Additional Settings > Backup and Reset (on some version goto Settings > About Phone)
  3. Please choose to turn on Back up my data option
  4. If we need to add Google / Gmail account, then click Add account
  5. Please choose to turn on Automatic Restore option
  6. For Create New Backup: please click Backup & Restore menu, then click Create new backup button
  7. Choose select all data to backup and press Start backup button, then choose Back up to phone storage or Back up to external storage
  8. For Restore Backup Data: On steps no.6, we will see list of backup data that we have been created before, then choose which date we want to restore
  9.  Make sure all data that we want to restore is selected, then click Start Restoring
  10.  Wait until all data finish restoring on OPPO A12


Manual BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure for OPPO A12:

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book at OPPO A12

Almost all of us will have many contact or phonebook data at OPPO A12 which are very important for our activity. We have to backup all important data at safety location. One important thing when use Android, that we can synchronize our contact data to Google account, what we have to do is make sure our phone already sign in with our personal Google account.

After login with Google account, by default this phone will automatically synchronize or backup data to Google cloud server, so we will have 2 phonebook storage, one is on our OPPO A12 and the other one store at Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

Bellow are the steps to check that our OPPO A12 already backup to Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Open Menu Settings > Users & Account > Google , make sure your Gmail account already setup
  3. If we need to add Google / Gmail account, then click Add account
  4. Please see at our account, and make sure the Sync is ON


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How to Backup Phone Book or Contact at OPPO A12 Manually to SDCard Memory?

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook at OPPO A12 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Open applications: Contacts
  3. Choose all contact to backup: Contacts > Menu > Export contacts
  4. Choose Export to storage / SD card
  5. The filename of exported file will be show to tell us where the exported file is
  6. Finish backup contact OPPO A12 to memory card



How to Backup Picture/Photo OPPO A12 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality at OPPO A12, we will have many important pictures for special moment. There are several option to backup our media like Photo and Pictures to several location, the easier step is backup our media to external microSD memory card. But for this step we need to prepare our MicroSD card first and insert it into memory card slot at our OPPO A12.

Backup or Copy to External Memory Card:

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Open Home Screen
  3. Find and run File Manage / File Commander
  4. Choose Internal storage, we will see many  folders
  5. Press and hold one folder for select, after one folder selected, we will see menu at bellow
  6. Choose Select all at menu bellow
  7. Choose Copy (or move, but better use copy to reduce the missing files)
  8. Choose Menu > SD Card
  9. Choose the new folder that we want to copy that files
  10. Choose Paste
  11. Please make sure check manually at microSD folder that all files already copied

Backup or Copy at Computer:

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Connect OPPO A12 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to OPPO A12 memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from OPPO A12, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read OPPO A12 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders at OPPO A12, copy all folder or files to specific location at our computer
  5. If everything finish, please try to open all images from our computer to make sure all data already backup or export or copy without problem

Backup Photo / Videos of OPPO A12 to Google Photos Cloud Storage:

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from OPPO A12
  4. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  5. At Backup & sync menu, please choose our Google backup account
  6. At Backup & sync menu, please choose Upload Size to High quality (for more files to backup with less file-size)
  7. By default the photos and videos will backup to unlimited Google Photos backup when our OPPO A12 connected to Wifi


Restore Procedure for OPPO A12

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account at OPPO A12

If we reformat or hard reset OPPO A12, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to OPPO A12. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Go to Menu Setting > Account > Google
  3. Add our Google or Gmail account
  4. In the first time, we can force Sync contact to restore Contacts from Google server to our OPPO A12
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From SD Card / MicroSD to OPPO A12

  1. Turn on OPPO A12
  2. Choose Contacts
  3. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  4. Choose Import from storage / SD card
  5. Choose the place that we can save our contact
  6. Choose Import vCard file


Follow Tips and Tricks to Fix & Hard Reset OPPO A12

Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos at OPPO A12

  1. Install Google Photos to our OPPO A12
  2. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  3. Login previous Google account to our Google Photos applications.
  4. Wait for several moment when our OPPO A12 connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.



How To Backup & Restore Whatsapp Chatting History & Media Files On OPPO A12:

Whatsapp is popular chatting applications installed from Google Play Store. We will have many confidential data and important chatting history on Whatsapp, therefore we need to make sure all data are securely backup on our phone and also at cloud servers. Please follow this steps to backup and restore OPPO A12 Whatsapp History & Media files on cloud server and local storage.