A member over at the XDA Developer forum, by the username hx4700Killer, has come up with a backup tool for your Windows Phone 7 device. It's a simple .Net program that allows users to backup their device via Zune and can be used for restoration when you use the "update" option.
There are a few prerequisites that need to be seen to before-hand:
- Zune software installed (sorry OS X users)
- Windows Phone Support Tool installed (x64 (opens in new tab) or x86 (opens in new tab))
- An update package from any phone (link (opens in new tab))
Should you be missing any of the above the application will alert you and even open a web page to point you in the correct direction for the absent link in the chain. To download and find out more information, check the source below.
Source: XDA Dev Forum (opens in new tab), via PocketPC.ch; Thanks Stevie B., for the heads up
Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
Now Microsoft needs to add this feature to Zune and we will be all set.
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