Tips for backup all important data at OPPO F1 including contact, text messaging, photo, video, chatting history, downloaded files and some other more. This phone as been release on year 2016 with Android Lollipop 5.1 as default OS. Although OPPO F1 still not get official firmware Android upgrade but many users still use this phone without troubles. However, many users does not aware about data lost issues.  Please consider to backup all data before some bad troubles happen on OPPO F1 like phone lost or stolen or broken or corrupt.

OPPO F1 has limited 16 GB internal memory, but it has external memory card slot that shared with simcard slot 2. We suggest to use MicroSDXC for backup all important data from internal memory.

OPPO F1 has 13 megapixel rear camera and 8 megapixel front camera. We will give simple solutions about how to restore deleted files/photos/videos on OPPO F1? If we’ve backup our important data or photos videos regularly, then we still can restore deleted photos or files, because there are some backup data to restore from other locations. Please follow solutions to do cloud backup for photos videos bellow.

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

Simple BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure On OPPO F1:

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

 

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1

 

Manual BACKUP & RESTORE Procedure for OPPO F1:

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book at OPPO F1

Almost all of us will have many contact or phonebook data at OPPO F1 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 F1 and the other one store at https://contacts.google.com. Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

Bellow are the steps to check that our OPPO F1 already backup to Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1 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 F1 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1 to memory card

 

 

How to Backup Picture/Photo OPPO F1 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality at OPPO F1, 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 F1.

Backup or Copy to External Memory Card:

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1
  2. Connect OPPO F1 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to OPPO F1 memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from OPPO F1, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read OPPO F1 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders at OPPO F1, 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 F1 to Google Photos Cloud Storage:

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from OPPO F1
  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 F1 connected to Wifi

 

Restore Procedure for OPPO F1

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account at OPPO F1

If we reformat or hard reset OPPO F1, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to OPPO F1. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1
  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 F1

  1. Turn on OPPO F1
  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 F1

Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos at OPPO F1

  1. Install Google Photos to our OPPO F1
  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 F1 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 F1:

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 F1 Whatsapp History & Media files on cloud server and local storage.