Help keep your memories safe by storing your photos, texts, apps, and settings in the cloud. That way, you’ll have the stuff you need on a new phone—even if your old one is sleeping with the fishes.
To back up settings (including your Start screen layout and accounts) and app data (like high scores or conversation history), swipe over to the All apps list from Start
To kick off a manual backup, go to Settings > Update & security > Backup > More options > Back up now.
To back up your text messages, sync them among your Windows 10 mobile devices. Go to Settings > System > Messaging, and turn on Sync messages between devices.
For photos and videos, go to OneDrive
Article ID: 17232 - Last Review: Sep 7, 2016 - Revision: 11