Shift Calendar

About Backup/Recover

When to use

  1. When you get a new phone, you can execute Backup on the old phone first. Then, with the steps described below, you can Recover your data on the new phone.
  2. Not keeping too much data in databases can speed App's performance. However, when old data is also important for you, you can consider backing old data in SD card.
[Google Drive™][SD Card with Google Drive, Gmail, and so on]

[How to delete data / solve the problem on Google Drive]

When you have a new phone, how to retrieve your data with Google Drive? (since Version 1.38)

  1. The calendar on the old phone.

  2. The main page of Backup/Recover. (Select 'Google Drive')

  3. Click 'Backup to Google Drive'. If this is the first time that you use this function, you have to choose your Google account.

  4. After successfully backup, the new backup will appear in the list.

  5. Now, switch to the new phone and install Shift Calendar. You will get an empty calendar.

  6. The main page of Backup/Recover. (Select 'Google Drive')

  7. Click 'Load from Google Drive'. If this is the first time that you use this function, you have to choose your Google account.

  8. You will get a list of backups stored on Google Drive.

  9. Click the backup that you want to recover. A dialog will be shown.

  10. Click 'Recover' and return to the main page. You will find the data have been recovered.

When you have a new phone, how to retrieve your data? (since Version 1.33)

  1. The calendar on the old phone (HTC Desire).

  2. Menu -> Backup/Recover

  3. Click 'Create a backup manually'

  4. Long click the created backup

  5. Click 'Compress and Send'

  6. In this example, I use 'Google Drive'. (You can also use 'Gmail' and so on.)

  7. Google Drive example.

  8. After uploading, a notification will be shown.

  9. Now, turn on the new phone (HTC M8) and execute Google Drive.

    Long click 'Shift Calendar Backup' in Google Drive.

  10. Click 'Download a copy'.

  11. Install 'Shift Calendar' from Google Play.

  12. Menu -> Backup/Recover. The default folder is /ShiftScheduleCalendar/backup.

  13. Change the folder to /Download. You will find a zip file. Click it.

  14. Unzip this file.

  15. You will find an available backup.

  16. Recover data.

  17. Congratulation!