Tips for backup all important data at OPPO A16 such as contact, photos, videos, text messaging, chatting history, downloaded files and some other more. Some users does not understand why we have to backup data. This is important because we do not know when will our OPPO A16 lost or the hardware get broken, at this time we can not access our data anymore. Therefore we have to backup automatically.

OPPO A16 use MediaTek MT6765G Helio G35 processor. The internal storage of OPPO A16 is 32 GB or 64 GB or 256 GB. All version has external memory options for MicroSD. We can use MicroSD for as our backup destination. This phone has been installed with Android 11 as factory default operating system. By default this phone has some built-in features that will do automatic backup on OPPO A16, but we have to make sure that features are working properly.

This phone has triple rear cameras with 13 MP for wide + 2 MP for macro + 2 MP for depth of field. We will have many historical photo videos, therefore we also have to backup all photos videos. How to backup our photos on OPPO A16? Do not worry, we will give simple steps to backup all photos videos automatically to free cloud storage, Google Photos.

Please consider to backup all data before some bad troubles happen on OPPO A16 like phone lost or stolen or broken or corrupt. There are some applications that already store their data on the cloud, like Facebook or Instagram or Gmail and some other more, we can skip to backup some applications like this.

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


Simple BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure On OPPO A16:

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

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  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 A16


Manual BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure for OPPO A16:

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book at OPPO A16

Almost all of us will have many contact or phonebook data at OPPO A16 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 A16 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 A16 already backup to Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  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


how to backup & restore data on oppo a16

How to Backup Phone Book or Contact at OPPO A16 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 A16 using Export menu at Contacts menu.


  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  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 A16 to memory card


How to Backup Picture/Photo OPPO A16 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality at OPPO A16, 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 A16.

Backup or Copy to External Memory Card:

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  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 A16
  2. Connect OPPO A16 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to OPPO A16 memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from OPPO A16, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read OPPO A16 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders at OPPO A16, 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

OPPO A16 google_photos backup restore

Backup Photo / Videos of OPPO A16 to Google Photos Cloud Storage:

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from OPPO A16
  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 A16 connected to Wifi


Restore Procedure for OPPO A16

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account at OPPO A16

If we reformat or hard reset OPPO A16, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to OPPO A16. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  2. Go to Menu Settings > Users & 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 A16
  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 A16

  1. Turn on OPPO A16
  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 A16

Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos at OPPO A16

  1. Install Google Photos to our OPPO A16
  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 A16 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 A16:

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 A16 Whatsapp History & Media files on cloud server and local storage.