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As we all know, macOS Catalina was released on October 7. However, Catalina's new features are more than those we saw in the past macOS upgrades. There are some new applications, as well as other applications with major new features and user interface revisions. For example, music, Podcasts, and Apple TV apps will replace the iTunes app. Performance and user experience may be improved in the future.
In any case, there’re always many people wonder how can we backup an Android phone to macOS. Now two best ways about how to backup your Android phone to the latest macOS Catalina will be introduced to you all.
Syncios Mobile Manager for Mac is a free iTunes alternative to easily manage iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android phones without iTunes, which allows us to backup songs, playlists, videos and other from iOS or Android devices to macOS. What’s more, you can manage all your phone personal information, including contacts, messages and call history, in a simple but safe way on macOS.
NOTE: Because the latest macOS Catalina becomes much more difficult to run software that downloaded from other ways (except for App Store) than before. You may meet some difficulties when you’re going to open Syncios on macOS and you can refer to this tutorial to solve your problem: How to Open Syncios on macOS 10.15 Catalina
Step 1 To backup music from Android devices to Mac, connect your Android phone to Mac, and then go to ‘Music’ module on the top panel of Syncios Manager for Mac. You will see 5 items ‘Add’, ‘Export’, ‘Delete’, ‘Refresh’, ‘De-duplicate’ under the main window.
Step 2 Choose the songs you want to backup to your Mac and click ‘Export’ option. Choose the save path and click ‘Open’ option to begin data backup. You can go to ‘menu’ > ‘settings’ to find the default path if you want.
NOTE: If you want to check and merge duplicated songs on your Android phone after transferring them into Mac, tap ‘De-duplicate’ option to finish the step.
Step 1 To backup videos from Android devices to Mac, go to ‘Videos’ module on the top panel of Syncios Manager. You will see 4 items ‘Add’, ‘Export’, ‘Delete’, ‘Refresh’ under the main window.
Step 2 Check the mp4 files that you want to backup from Android to Mac. Now, tap ‘Export’ option. In the pop-up window, choose the save path as you like and then click ‘Open’ option to begin data backup.
Step 1 To backup photos from Android devices to Mac, go to ‘Photos’ module. As you can see, all the photos are sorted as 4 types: Camera, Picture, Screenshots and Sample Pictures.
Step 2 If you just want to backup certain photos of Picture album, tap Picture option on the left panel of the page. There are 5 buttons ‘Select all’, ‘Import’, ‘Export’, ‘Delete’ and ‘Refresh’s available for us. Check the target photos and then tap ‘Export’ option to find a smaller window. Choose the save path and click ‘Open’ to begin the process of backup.
Step 1 Go to ‘Information’ module. In this module, you’re allowed to backup your Android contacts, messages and call history. If I would like to backup certain messages this time, just tap Messages option on the left panel of the page.
Step 2 As the screenshot below, you can see 4 buttons: ‘Backup’, ‘Recover’, ‘Delete’ and ‘Refresh’. Check the messages that you want to backup from Android to Mac. Simply click ‘Backup’ > ‘Open’ option.
Please note that there is a little different between Contact and the other two types of data. When you click Contact option, you will see ‘New’ button, which allow you to create a new contact to your phone and the details of contact will show on the right panel. You can click ‘Edit’ button there to add detailed information to your contacts, such as number, email, address and etc.
Apps: You can add, uninstall or backup Android apps.
File: You can browse, export, add, new or delete files of your Android phone on Mac.
If just want to backup all your Android phone data to macOS Catalina as soon as possible, Syncios Data Transfer for Mac is the procedure that you’re finding, which enables us to backup almost all data from iOS/Android devices to macOS Catalina by one-click, including contacts, videos, music, photos and other types of data.
Step 1 Firstly, download and install Syncios Data Transfer for Mac.
Step 2 Launch Syncios Data Transfer for Mac, and you can see there are three modules of this procedure.
Transfer: transfer almost all files, including contacts, video, SMS, photos, call logs, music, bookmarks and more between unlimited mobile devices.
Restore: restore data from iTunes/iCloud backup or from iTunes Library to mobile phones. (Android devices and iOS devices)
Backup: backup your phone data to Mac without any loss.
Step 3 Now go to Backup module. You can change the save path if there's not enough storage available on the default path.
Step 4 Click ‘Next’ option to the next step. In this page, you can see your phone data are be divided into three parts: Media, Information and Other. If you want to backup all of these data, directly click ‘Next’ > ‘OK’ option to begin the process.
Now you know how to backup your Android phone to macOS Catalina. You can backup your Android phone to macOS Catalina selectively via Syncios Mobile Manager for Mac or backup your Android phone to macOS Catalina just by one-click via Syncios Data Transfer for Mac.
How to Backup Android to macOS Catalina