Ask the Readers: How Do You Backup Your Mobile Data?

Unlike your desktop or the server at work, it’s pretty darn easy to misplace a mobile device. This week we’re interested in hearing your tips and tricks for keeping your mobile data backed up and synced so a missing smartphone doesn’t mean missing data.

However you back your data up: via cable, over the air, by manually dragging files or setting up a script to batch copy your contacts, we want to hear all about it. Sound off in the comments with your best trick for keeping your mobile data secure so that should your phone go missing your data doesn’t vanish with it.

Check back on Friday for the What You Said Roundup to see how your fellow readers are getting the job done.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.