#Back up your current files & apps

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings img.
  3. Select "Developers" section, then select Linux development enviroment (Beta) img Back up and restore.
  4. To manually back up your Linux apps and files, select Backup.
  5. At the left, under “My files,” choose where to save your files.
  6. Write your file name and select Save.
  7. At the bottom right, a backup progress notification will appear.

Tip: Once backup is complete, you can click the notification to view your files in the Files app.

#Replace your apps & files with a previous backup

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings img.
  3. Select "Developers" section, then select Linux development enviroment (Beta) img Back up and restore.
  4. Next to “Replace your apps and files with a previous backup”, select Restore. A confirmation window will appear that states your current Linux apps and data will be deleted.
  5. Select Restore.
  6. Within “My files,” select the backup you want to restore and then select Open. Important: The backup should be a .tini file.
  7. At the bottom right, a restore progress notification will appear.

#Fix problems with back up & restore

#“More storage space needed”

To back up and restore your Linux files and apps uses a lot of disk space.

  • To make space, delete files from the Files app.
  • To check what is taking up space, go to Settings img Device img Storage management.

#“Couldn’t back up / Couldn’t restore Linux apps & files”

An unknown error occurred, try to back up or restore again.