App: Helium
Version: (1551925477)
Languages: 75
Package: com.koushikdutta.backup
Downloads: 8,150
6.55 MB (6,870,872 bytes)
Min: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
Target: Android 9.0 (Pie, API 28)
Permissions: 26Features: 6
Uploaded March 7, 2019 at 4:09AM UTC by HoldTheDoor

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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 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:
Not a Chrome user, or want the desktop installer?

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

This release comes in several variants (we currently have 2). Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

October 2, 2016
Android 4.0+
nodpi APK
March 7, 2019
Android 5.0+
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File size:6.55 MB


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