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Acronis Mobile Backup by USB

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Would like to see an option to use Acronis True Image to back up Google Android devices to Microsoft Windows by USB instead of needing a wireless connection.  I see the usefulness of being able to do automated backups wirelessly without having to plug the phone in, but I normally prefer to keep wifi disabled on my desktop PC.  So having the option to choose whether to do wired or wireless backups of mobile devices would be nice.

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Nicole , thank you for your feedback! Passed to the product team for review

Beginner
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I want to back up my Android mobile device to PC via USB cable without using WiFi. I want to backup periodically and not continuously via WiFi. I have found that it seems to be impossible to do this, but if it is possible I would appreciate it if you would let me know how. I am using Acronis True Image 2019. Thanks. 

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Clive, welcome to these public User Forums.

Sorry but no version of ATI provides any method of backup to PC directly via USB - you will need to find another third-party application to provide that functionality.

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Thanks for responding, Steve. Is your answer still valid today or has Acronis improved its product? 
Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office user here - and Android mobile phone backup via WLAN does not work. Please, please add backup via USB connection functionality.

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Siegfried, welcome to these public User Forums.

There is no change with ACPHO in terms of mobile connectivity options - only WiFi is offered.

The Acronis Backup for mobile app is severely limited due to having no root access on the phone.  I gave up using it several years back as it was unreliable even then and of no real backup value!