How to make a backup of your device
- Start Sony PC Companion.
- Connect your Sony Xperia Z1 to the computer using the USB cable.
- Scroll to the right.
- Choose Start under Backup & restore.
- Tick one or more options.
- Under Backup name, enter a backup name.
- The backup will be started.
- Depending on the amount of data, this procedure may take a few minutes.
- A backup will be created of all data saved on the Sony Xperia Z1.
- To restore a backup, repeat the previous steps, but instead choose Restore under Backup and restore.