Helium - App Sync and Backup APK

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Helium is the missing app sync and backup solution for Android.Helium does NOT require root. All Android users can use...[read more]
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Size‎6 MB
File Namecom.koushikdutta.backup-v1.1.4.6.apk
Requires Android VersionAndroid 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich)
RecommendedAndroid 5.0 (Lollipop)
Package Namecom.koushikdutta.backup
Author's NotesBackup, restore, and sync your apps!

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SHA-1: E7AF13476FBE172F92DC08F6ADB5B478CDF874DF
SHA-256: EFCEA2AC5D73B89D92FC028297102125DF8A4B5A458A25596EC04590F0343080
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MD5: 79753D41AFAE23C4D9AD95E69CA537D6
SHA-1: 5882B12043E63BF11B1D4B1EE1EBC3D9D46087B0
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About Helium - App Sync and Backup APK

Helium - App Sync and Backup APK Download for Android
Helium - App Sync and Backup APK Download for Android

Latest updates

What's new in version

Android N support
UI redesign
fixed Artem's button


Helium is the missing app sync and backup solution for Android.
Helium does NOT require root. All Android users can use Helium to backup and sync Android applications.

Helium lets you backup your apps and data to your SD card or cloud storage. With Helium, you can sync app data from your other Android devices-- even if they are not on the same network. Set up backup schedules with Helium, and never lose data again.

Helium Setup
1. Install Helium on Android
a) Root user? You're done!
2. Install and run Helium Desktop (link below)
3. Connect Android to computer.
a) You may need to set your USB Connection Mode to "PTP". (Nexus 7, Nexus 10, etc)
4. Helium on Android should now be enabled.

Support Wiki

Helium (Free) features:

Backup and restore to SD card
Backup and restore from PC

Helium (Premium) features:

No ads
Automatic Backup schedules
Android to Android sync
Cloud backup and restore
* Dropbox
* Box
* Google Drive

b>Note: Some Sony devices have issues with Helium. This includes the Xperia S and Xperia Z. Sony has *disabled* backup on these devices completely.

Helium Desktop Installer (non-rooted users):
Chrome browser user? Try the Chrome app: http://bit.ly/1zOvH2F
Not a Chrome user, or want the desktop installer? http://www.clockworkmod.com/carbon

Why do you need so many Permissions?
Contacts - Backup call log and sms
SMS - Backup call log and sms
Accounts - Backup and restore from Drive
Phone State - Uniquely identify phone for Android to Android sync
Read Logs - Debugging and bug reports
Wifi - Make sure scheduled backups only happen on wifi

User's Reivew

2 ★ It used to work but ever since i got Galaxy Note 8 with 7.1.1, restore does not work anymore. My backups are created from my galaxy note 7 edge. Actually, it seems like backup does not work too. I tried to back up a small app. To SD and nothing is backed up. This was my go to app for back ul and restore after deciding not to use titanium backup which require root. Hopefully developer will fix this soon.by YT Chang on November 27, 2017
5 ★ Below issue has been resolved. I was able to connect through my home network using a web browser and perform the backup that way. I love this. It works like a charm! Restored backups of my games keep my progress as expected. I love that now I can, in theory, save app data, but I don't have an option to save to my external SD card and my internal storage is too full. I tried Dropbox, but that still puts a copy on my internal storage. I don't use Google Drive or Box, so I'm stuck effectively unable to use this app. If I can get this functionality I will rate 5 stars.by Diana Dinh-Andrus on January 02, 2017
1 ★ First tried copying backed up "carbon" folder from PC to phone storage but apparently they isn't supported, then used the "helium server" option to restore .ab files 1 by 1 and that doesn't work either "invalid backup file". I'm not computer illiterate and this app claims to be a easy and workable solution for backing up apps and data without root on Android devices and it just doesn't work.by Mike Roberts on January 08, 2017
1 ★ No longer works for me. When attempting to back up an app (either just the data or the full app. I get a screen titled "Full Backup" that asks me to specify a password for the backup. When I tap the text field, it slowly enters five return characters automatically before letting me enter text. Clicking the continue button doesn't do anything. On the computer end, it downloads a zip file with a single 15 byte json file inside, which specifies {"packages":[]}by adewdd ssgedff on December 16, 2016
4 ★ Once it has connected and the app functions on your phone, it works! I don't know why but I also had a lot of trouble getting it to that part but I worked! I checked a few games by playing the game before the save data, and then doing the sync. And yes it was able to get the game right back where I was on a different phone! This is awesome!!by Kuran Mcqueen on October 28, 2016
1 ★ When it use to work, it was great. The Chrome extension no longer works. The Android app would have a nag/prompt on every load saying that it doesn't always work with root. Now it won't even detect root on my device! I have to run the app on my computer to enable backups, but it no longer runs from Chrome!by Nicholas Caito on March 31, 2017
5 ★ I absolutely love the cloud backup and restore with premium however I do have some recommendations (1) Doesnt backup apps samsung bundles part of the Rom such as whatsapp.(2) I really wish there is a way to backup account & settings. (3) Also i cannot restore or backup to & from SD directly. (4) ability to save helium app groups to cloud (I flash my device frequently & I don't want to reconfigure app groups everytime). I thank the developer as I'm closer to stress free android backup without rootby Fahed Barakat on October 01, 2016
4 ★ Great app , but now that I upgraded my rom to android 5.01 Lollipop Helium won't allow me to restore from external card. Or backup to it either. How do I grant helium access to it, like other apps do?by Michael BR on December 05, 2016
1 ★ I work in IT. I know how to set up the PTP USB connection. I was able to back-up my old phone. I was unable to restore the backup to my new phone (LG G6). I contacted Helium Support & they didn't even respond. So if the app works for you, great. But if it doesn't or you run into problems, you're completely out of luck.by Beth McCrea on June 24, 2017
5 ★ A well-written app that (unusually) does not require root. The PC interface, to back up to and restore from desktop, is easy to use; the Chrome app is a thoughtful addition. The PC interface is vital for people who either do not have fast broadband or who have limited online storage. The PC interface falls down badly on one point: you cannot selectively restore individual apps from the PC. This function is fortunately available for the cloud and on the phone's internal storage. Nevertheless, this app has been a lifesaver on more than one occasion; it's worth every penny.by Paddy Landau on November 18, 2017

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  • Confirm with OK

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