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How to Backup Sony Xperia Media Files

If you simply want to transfer the files to your memory card, here is a guide you can follow:

1) Click "Menu" > "Organizer" > "File Manager"
2) Select the tab "In phone" and open a folder where the media files are.
3) Tap "Options" > "Mark" > "Mark all"
4) Select "Options" > "Manage file" > "Copy" > "Memory card"
5) Choose a destination folder and tap "Paste".

But, if you want to backup Sony Xperia media files to a computer, two ways are provided in this article—both are extremely easy to handle. There are two steps for each method. Please read for more details. And before that, download Sony PC Companion and Mobile Transfer first. You are going to need them.
 


Part One: Save Media Files on a Sony Phone with Sony PC Companion


Sony PC Companion contains several modules, of which "Backup & Restore" is the most frequently used one. It is quite convenient to save the content with a few clicks.

Step 1.Connect the Sony Handset after Installment
This software is available at the Sony website. Click the hyperlink above and have it downloaded. The next move is to install Sony PC Companion. After that, launch it and plug your device in via a USB cord. You will see this window. Find "Backup & Restore" and click it. The first time you use the module, the application will download it. After that, press "Start" to continue.

Backup Sony Media Files

Step 2.Select Sony Media Files and Save Them
On the interface below, tap "Backup" in the middle. (You can also click "Setting" on the upper right corner and set the time interval between two backups. For example, you can make the software copy your files every other week.)

Backup Media Files from Sony Phones

And then, you will choose what kind of file is to be backed up. Tick "Music" and "Videos". Next, click on the button "Next" 

Save Sony Media Files

After that, you are allowed to change the name of the backup file and the folder. If you have no intention to do that, skip to the next move. Then, the content will be saved.

Transfer Media Files from a Sony Phone to PC

Press "OK" at the end. (The types that you choose are going to be listed in the "Summary of the content backed up".)

Save Sony Audios and Videos

Part Two: Backup Sony Audios and Videos with Mobile Transfer


Mobile Transfer makes data transfer easier between two Smartphones, or between a handset and a computer. It is also good choice when you need to backup the Sony media files.

Step 1.Have Mobile Transfer Download and Plug the Phone in
Click one of the buttons below to have a right version for your system. (Choose the left one if you are now using Windows; and the right one is for Mac.) After this is done, set up the software so that you can run it. Then, you need to connect the handset to PC.

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Save Videos and Audios on a Sony Handset

Step 2.Transfer Sony Data to PC
You will now see this window. The phone is on the left while the computer is on the right. The existing files are to be scanned automatically. After that, tick "Music" and "Videos". Click "Start Copy". And you need to wait for a moment until the software says "All selected files are backed up completely."

Get the Sony Media Files Backed up

Save Sony Audios and Videos as a Backup

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Hope you can make it and restore the very Android files when necessary. If you have questions concerning these two applications, Sony PC Companion and Mobile Transfer, leave us comments please.