Carbon backup

Carbon (the backup app) is a kick ass way to backup and restore apps and their precious data on your Android phone or tablet. It's simple, looks great, works even better, and doesn't need root or any fancy hocus-pocus to get it to work. We think it's the way Google should have done it. The free version works great, backing up all your data to the device, but the premium version takes things a step further by placing all your data in your Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box.net account. Yay the cloud!

There's one thing that could make it better, and that's getting a free Carbon Premium code. Koush hooked us up with 20 of them to give away, and here's your chance. Comment on this post, telling everyone what data you need to back up, and sometime after midnight (Eastern time) we'll pick 20 winners. No muss, no fuss.

If you're not sure because you haven't tried Carbon backup just yet, now is the time. Hit the Google Play link above and see why everyone is loving this one.

 
There are 1188 comments

flipmoder7 says:

Back up? My life..

rmmyyz says:

I would love an easy way to backup my pics, data, files, etc. I just went through a "brick" event and had to send in my tablet to get scraped - having carbon would have saved a lot of work.

pankey#AC says:

Angry birds for sure. And Swiftkey.

Cowtown101 says:

Probably all of my photos, settings, and appa. Ive lost a ton of data over the years, and Id love to backup my phone's data just in case something happens (they often do)

good luck everyone!

Stayce6 says:

I really really need this for my galaxy tab 2

Cowtown101 says:

Probably all of my photos, settings, and appa. Ive lost a ton of data over the years, and Id love to backup my phone's data just in case something happens (they often do)

good luck everyone!

Cowtown101 says:

Probably all of my photos, settings, and appa. Ive lost a ton of data over the years, and Id love to backup my phone's data just in case something happens (they often do)

good luck everyone!

Cowtown101 says:

Probably all of my photos, settings, and appa. Ive lost a ton of data over the years, and Id love to backup my phone's data just in case something happens (they often do)

good luck everyone!

risingevil says:

I want to backup my apps data, so that I don't freak out when my phone breaks.

Hattori says:

To flash more roms.

harrylin1984 says:

Game data!
Other apps data usually auto-sync after I log into my account. I only need to backup my game data when transferring device or performing a factory reset.
I think Carbon backup suits me more than Titanium backup because of 1) simpler functionality and control, more user-friendly; 2) Holo-theme, conforming to Google's ICS+ design guideline. In a word, Carbon contains and ONLY contains the functions I desire, without tons of complicated options to burden my mind (as Titanium backup does).

nosmohtac says:

I need to back up my game data, my railroad time book, and my ewallet.
Thank you.

elcano says:

I want to backup my ROM Manager settings. ;-)
Especially, the in-app purchase for unlocking the Premium version, if I ever get it working again.

chaosking123 says:

Seems like a beautiful alternative to TiBackup/DataSync all wrapped up in one. I'd love to win a code! Good luck everyone :)

DrLouie says:

I would like to back up my pictures and game data.

batt001 says:

i'll take one and try the future of backup :P

jprins68 says:

Data sync for game saves between my Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 would be awesome. If Google will not bake this into Android then this will have to fill the gap.

david279 says:

Gimmie one

ccano8 says:

I'm a flash-a-holic, so this would be great for storing my data.

JayJ-1974 says:

Wow, hope you've got lots of help Jerry because there's allot of people that want this.
Count me in though, wouldn't mind syncing data between my N4 and N7, especially games...

Good luck to all that have entered.

yungmulauh says:

because I'm such a hoard junkie this would do me quite nicely with all my games and photos. especially when games like dark knight is a whopping 1.81 gb. please pick me

nickarcade says:

I want to backup my gaming data and accounts+settings associated with my applications all without having to use Titanium Backup!

ZigmunD says:

I'm flashing and reflashing ROMs very often and already erased all my data two times. :D

still1 says:

Backup all my apps and data. mainly where my water to cloud. pick me.

nahun7 says:

I backup home screen data from apex. I hate redoing that every time I put a ROM on or something.

Moose24 says:

I need to backup all my apps and data to my cloud drives, so I can sync to other devices later. A code would be soooooo great... Koush is awesome with android programming, make a GREAT APP here!!!!!!

Stephen Wong says:

Free code please!!

phadron says:

I want it for game data and keep backup of all the apps

nyreyn says:

I need to back up my titanium backups for ultimate redundancy!

Fussolia says:

I'd like one! This app looks like it should be pre-loaded on every android device. I'd be backing up game files because I flash a lot.

moo53 says:

I don't know how many times I've had to start over on my games when I change devices. Google needs an app data backup solution A.S.A.P. Good thing for carbon to come save the day. Oh... I guess that would be my game data lol.

Need to back up photos, last night my SD suddenly gave out and lost everything! I need backup.

Lanhoj says:

I'd like game saves to be backed up

Tuffgong4 says:

I'm a flashaholic and need a great backup solution!!!

stanlyric says:

Ok my 2 catches to this is.. I'm always damn late for these comps and i never win! haha but anyway, So i flash my S3 a fair bit to stay ahead of the Android versions rather than waiting for it to arrive months later in australia. I would love to backup all my app data because as i learnt afew weeks back, google backup doesnt.. =(( so my apps such as airdroid, my telstra stuff etc all were back to default.

incog21 says:

I definitely need to backup all my game data. So much Angry birds star wars would be lost without it.

itsthedaubs says:

I would love to backup my app data for easy sync between my evo and my touchpad running JB.

I really would LOVE to have this for my Nexus 7. Please!

sagarpruthi says:

I am a crackflasher! I need to backup my apps and data all the time.

mahootzki says:

I'm a power rooter/flasher, so I would love a great backup option..

calrayray says:

Yay

bobbykun says:

back up all my data!

xavier11773 says:

I would love to win i need to back up all my apps, music, photos and having all that stored and be able to back up with just one app is amazing. I have seen many reviews about the app and its amazing

Denny Jacob says:

I want to backup my app springs settings.

bmstew says:

Would love to back up everything. Could really use this!

I'd back up my Titanium Backup backups.

Denny Jacob says:

I want to backup my app settings.

daniel2504 says:

I need to backup all my gaming data and the data of some important apps.

So please let me win ;)

sikmentality says:

I backup all my apps on my Galaxy Nexus just in case. Same with my iPad. Most of time I don't have to worry because it's nothing important but it does make it more convenient in case I have to. I have pictures saved with Instant Upload but that doesn't help with the app data with switching ROMS.

Zlateway says:

Game data, especially Icy Tower 2. But when I think more about it, I like to backup everything.

cerob says:

I simply need to back up everything

mop26921 says:

I want to backup my games.

syang87 says:

Ooooooooooh!!! Me me me me!!!! I want to backup all my apps!

Saleem2728 says:

I want to keep my phone backed up all the time

Cactacae says:

Text Messages, application settings, game saves and APKs so I can quickly wipe and reload my phone.

jatmf says:

Basically I need to backup my life lol

goldensnake says:

There is quite nothing called a free lunch. oh wait! for the heck of it, why not? :)

fdorr says:

I want a copy too!!! :)

fdorr says:

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srkmagnus says:

I have a two year old daughter who likes to play various games on my phone when we are out and about (Kids Connect the Dots, Toddler Tapping Zoo and others)...the problem is that I often forget to re-install these when I install a new ROM.

Using Carbon to backup and sync with my Galaxy Tab 10.1, which has her apps, is a great way to make sure I can load the apps (with data) while we are on the go.

Mastaking says:

I need to backup my titanium backup info... Just in case ;)

paul1035 says:

I could really use a copy for syncing up my Granny Smith games and PBA Bowling Games!

Would love to have my Game data, mainly Plauge inc and Hill climb racer, synced between my iconia tablet and my S3.

Thanks AC and KD

yeliab says:

Verily, this is a comment...

pdl2mtl90 says:

Love the functionality of the free version. Like the pro version to help back up all of my app data.

theseanteam says:

I'm a flash-a-holic and getting the pro version would really help!

madLyfe says:

i need to backup everything basically.. games data is a big one!

iphone4 says:

I would want to backup my app data, game saves, and the apps themselves. It's annoying losing your AB progress. -_-

dprice95 says:

My kids angry birds games, mostly.

AHWagner says:

I find it very important to back up my information to Google Drive, I can access it anywhere then!

PWC Realtor says:

would be a big help to backup all those free Amazon apps.

cessnao3 says:

I'd love to win a code! I have loved Carbon from the betas, and can't wait to unlock the Play version's full potential!

MrMara says:

I want to back my stuff up because I never learned to read.

Word to your mother.

criggy says:

to have a back up of all my gaming data is definite must have for me.

shelbz says:

I want to backup game and app info. There is nothing worse and beating Angry Birds and then having to start from the beginning when your kid wipes your phone or tablet.

Pmac25 says:

Need to back up my app data but must important I need to back up my workout data and sync it between my phone and tablet.

Wiizoc says:

Carbon is really an amazing app! I would love the paid version to back up all my gaming data and sync them between my devices!!! Nothings worse than having to play the same level on angry birds multiple times on multiple devices to get my 3 stars! :D Thx AC, you're the best!!

mercado79 says:

Don't get me wrong, I love Titanium Backup, but the fact that it requires you to store your files on your phone's internal storage makes it a little tough to stomach when you don't have an external SD card to expand your storage with (Nexus 4). Carbon Backup looks like a great option to me!

I would love to use Carbon for syncing my data between my phone and tablet. Thanks!

alantsay says:

I'd love to be able to sync any app data between my phone and my tablet...
Thank you Koush for developing the app, and AndroidCentral for hosting the contest :)

Game data of course! It's frustrating to start all over again when you switch devices.

Need to back up all my game data so I can easily switch from my Evo LTE to my N7 and then hopefully to my M7 when it comes out.

Krynn says:

Pretty much everything?
Specifically I'd like to back up a few of my apps that don't support direct cloud storage yet (I'm looking at you, aCar!)

DraconisV says:

I'd like to do a full backup over the cloud and also sync my game data too.

munchy_cool says:

can I have one, swap a lot of devices so need to backup everything

rayfin says:

Game data. As a guy that constantly flashes ROMs, this would come in handy.

brandonx1000 says:

I switch between a DNA, S3, and my Nexus 7. Having a backup for all 3 to share would be epic.

g0dchaser says:

Oww...Owww... Pick me - Pick me!

Jays2Kings says:

Sure I'm in

scabbard says:

I need to backup everything I'm a flashaholic.

Being a flashaholic on my nexus7 and galaxy nexus back ups are a must

P-Men says:

God, I'd be forever in your debt if I win this.
I'm currently using Carbon, and a few days ago I backed up my Temple Run 2 data to my Dropbox account and my internal storage. Couple days later, I installed a new rom and found out the hard way that my internal storage's backup didn't work(there was a bug on the app that is now fixed), and my only option is to buy the app to recover from Dropbox (have to be a premium owner to recover from cloud).

I've stopped playing Temple Run 2 altogether because of this. I had too much progress there to start again. I almost bought the app because of this.

I'd use it for everything(I like to flash different ROMs alot), but mainly games between my phone and tablet.

deltatko says:

I would love to be able to replace titanium for when I flash roms

rykolol says:

Game data and application settings mmmmm

Extremesti says:

Winner Winner Chicken dinner

Ernie Hornak says:

Yes please

SDWolf says:

I want one, I need to back up my pictures and videos.

Ameri-CAIN says:

I need it to sync my saved game data. I have a Nexus 4 and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. I am constantly getting further along on my tablet then having to play catch up on the phone.

teacherhax says:

I need to back up my top secret password to the NORAD nuclear launch codes, my winning lotto numbers, and 3 GB of nude photos of your sister. It would really help if I had a Carbon Pro account so I don't have to do it all by hand...
Thanks!

This would be excellent for backing all my preferences to the cloud.

On my tablet, I am way in level in Temple Run. But when I go back to my phone, I am just starting. Would it be nice if those are sync? (Not the starting part but obviously where I have already invested a lot of coins in Temple Run)

Syed Salleh says:

I would like to backup my application from top to bottom with the auwsome power of the cloud, that could be done automatically with the premium account which I WISHED TO GET . Some of the application include games, working applications, social application, entertainment application, games and more more more games.

It be a pretty huge help when ever I flash custom firmware, as all the aps can be recovered with just a click.

The power of carbon cloud rules!

coolbreeze says:

Would love to be able to back up game data.

hi my name is hamad from saudi arab...i want to buck up my apps for my new nexus 4

redball says:

I want one. :-)

simon.ponder says:

I need a key so that when I need to back up my applications as I move to my next developer phone, it is easy, much like another great backup application we have all come to love. The great perk with this one is that no root is needed. Maybe Google will take the application and fold it into the AOSP tree, who knows. Koush is a great developer. From a fellow developer, I would like to say, Great Job, keep up the good work, and give me m a key.

Oh yea, see you at IO 2013.

sbcbdn says:

All of it, duh.

sensory says:

Syncing podcast data between phone and tablet so I can easily continue listening to the best Android podcast in the world while on the go!

Fronc says:

I'm in for a chance to win a code. Thanks!

Josh Mcgrath says:

I'd Like to back up, well everything! rooting needs even better backups and carbon is the best way to do it!

nickacs says:

I need to backup my pr0n, playboy app and all the pictures of my hottie ex!. C'mon Carbon, I need ya bad! :) Thank you!

kicks says:

I would backup my important angry birds progress and superbrothers progress

lloydoz says:

I need to backup all my apps and data to make tranfers between phones easier.

chants92 says:

Want to back up game data and lots of other app data to gDrive so I can easily sync with my Nexus 7 and any other Android device I own in the future.

mnfats127 says:

Hook me up, just got Ics on the thunderbolt and would like to factory reset without losing all my app data.

IceDree says:

Sweet

hmendez787 says:

I downloaded the app yesterday I need to backup all my apps data, etc. I lost my phone 5 days ago and now on my new phone I have carbon but I want The cloud sync!!!!!!

bwood20 says:

I'd use mostly for game data. super hexagon ftw!!

I need to backup ALL THE THINGS! (particularly app configuration settings)

Doan says:

Game data, MMS/SMS, and call logs.

verdantly says:

I'd like to back up all my app data for when I update my ROMs.

jorgerios21 says:

This is a great app. Is so cool to back up everything to the cloud, especially your app data. All my passed levels of bad piggies will thank you :)

Bamzilla says:

I'd love to win a free premium copy. I'd backup everything to the cloud for a potential tablet purchase and for my next upgrade to transfer all my data over. Not to mention custom rom changes.

Brainerd says:

Game progress, podcast settings, etc. Some of these have manual backups, but man, it would be nice to do it all at once.

bmulayim says:

i really would like to backup/sync my games as well as my book reader apps. I want one...

d12d says:

I've got almost 400 apps installed and need everything backed up. Would love a copy!

buzzard says:

I always want to backup my anMoney data - I use this app to keep track of my cashflow. Also like to keep text messages backed up (particularly when changing ROMs). And tags from Shazam.

Oxagarh says:

simply, i love it. it's perfect to keep safe every college project and game saves

tagrzadz says:

With multiple devices I would use it to sync all my games data between them.

kwoodall#AC says:

Toss my hat in the ring for a freebie! It's a great app!

I would love a copy of carbon!

Amazins71 says:

I would back up all my data on my apps to Box.net which I already have..

devleo says:

I would like to backup. EVERYTHING!

Shiftastic says:

Mostly game data but I'm sure I would find more I could use it for.

eliter1 says:

I'd like a code please.

northend999 says:

I'm a flashoholic. So using this to backup my app data would be awesome.

juicybuffy says:

i'm broke. and i need to backup everything on my android smartphone. my smartphone is running out of space. i have cloud storage but its not an option. and just as i opened up my email.... BOOM! 20 unlock codes to giveaway for my favorite backup app! right on! so please spare 1 for me... asking u from The Philippines. Thank you Koush & AndroidCentral!

baldypal says:

I need Carbon for all reasons a rooted user needs backups. But more importantly to share my Granny Smith progress from Nexus 7 to Galaxy Nexus and back again. Its easier to play on the N7 at home but not at work.

rjenkin41 says:

Apps! And some pics

DEES_BANGER says:

I need this to back up those damn angry birds! Smh..... So anoying to start evey game from scratch.

APDMichael says:

New Nexus 4 needs to be kept safe.

vansmack says:

App data, app data, app data - across devices! That's the clear advantage of Carbon Backup.

ki11ak3nn says:

I'd like to back up my game saves, passwords, and news app data. I'm glad it works without needing to root.

mysticaly4u says:

i would use it to back up my pictures my text, all my apps, and phone settings. thank you for the chance

dlozanout says:

i need to back up all of my high scores and gaming data!!

JediJesus95 says:

I need it to transfer over my saved game data. Google should have been all over this year's ago.

dhatam says:

I like to back up APP settings and data, give me one. PLEASE

dhatam says:

I like to back up APP settings and data, give me one. PLEASE

Gialakias says:

All my game data!

mysticaly4u says:

disregard this one it double posted

drhere says:

My photos of my family. I am the last and I' d hate to not have a backup of what I have.

jjdavola says:

I need to backup more apps on my DROID RAZR, ASUS Transformer and HP TouchPad with CM10 than anyone can imagine.

BTW Android Central and Carbon rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Niscandia says:

Being able to backup everything, would be helpful. Games and apps alike.

prycem22 says:

Having tried the free version, only my lack of an international credit card has stopped me from buying this app. it works beautifully. Getting the ability to backup off device would be sweet.

chrisfl1963 says:

That would be nice to backup everything on my phone.

highbulp says:

I'd back up all of the ebooks and academic papers I read on my N7

sjshowal says:

I need to backup everything on my S3. This app sounds like just the ticket...

sjshowal says:

I need to backup everything on my S3. This app sounds like just the ticket...

zamora.jc says:

I want one, mostly to backup game progress and apps.

smeghead4269 says:

What do I need to backup? Pics, game data, pretty much everything.

fooman03 says:

I would really enjoy a code so I could backup essentially everything on my phone, most importantly my pictures. If my phone was stolen I would be screwed. Pictures are priceless and irreplaceable.

jayochs says:

that's sick; koush rocks. i backup everything since i'm constantly flashing new roms..i'm a flashaholic :( went through like 5 Gs3 roms within one week once lol..ugh was awful. but yeah, i'd love to use carbon!

ashraff_tech says:

I need backup my whole phone (apps and pictures especially) :)

davidk365 says:

I've been thinking about this for a while. Why doesn't Google/Android have something like this built in because switching between Android phones can be a hassle.
This is great for backing up apps and their data that doesn't require root.
Now people can switch phones without worrying about their game progress being lost, or having to re-setup everything for an app.
GOOGLE. YOU HAVE TO GET THIS.

<3 Koush

damianza says:

When changing ROMS or factory resetting back up is a crucial role for Android devices. Until Carbon there has been no real way to backup App data without root.I use the free edition of Carbon and find it is great. A free version of the Premium edition would make me SMILE!

Ekreed says:

I'd like to try this out. The regular edition seems fine, but I think cloud syncing between devices is the big feature.

GrapeApe says:

Need to back up everything since this old phone needs to be reset so often.

GrapeApe says:

Need to back up everything since this old phone needs to be reset so often.

Samik Parekh says:

i would like to backup of all my games.....

Fr3lncr says:

Just got my Nexus 4 and installed the free version and would love the full version!

RasJacob says:

Angry Birds Star Wars. Very important.

return_0 says:

I need to back up literally everything on my N4 and N7, because Google's default automatic backup is useless.

albertxnyc says:

I back up my games before switching ROMs. Tough to replay over and over.

disenhour says:

Being a firefighter I use my phone for a lot of work related stuff. The biggest things to back up for me are pictures and videos (unique things in the district, code violations, short training clips filmed out in the field etc.), apps used for training/incident responses and downloaded documents (policies, pre plan info, forms, Incident Command worksheets etc.)

SpyderHawke says:

I would like to use it to backup the saves for my games and the settings for some of my apps.

Soapinmouth says:

Please meeee

alhedr2316 says:

I have a Photon 4G and because the microUSB slot is damaged, I know I won't have long to save everything from total loss. I have a ton of applications and the one my soul loves(My wife :) ) loves playing some games on it and I know that if I am able to save everything, I'll be able to surprise her when everything gets transferred to a new android device in the near future! Thank you for your awesome contests!

I need to backup everything. I change phones WAY too often. I have a problem. I feel great shame. Please help me.

Dshoe#AC says:

I develop my own personal custom ROM and do data wipes frequently. Being able to schedule backups into different categories of apps would help me tremendously, I've lost too many Battleheart saves!!

random_robbi says:

It would be great to not have to constantly remember to backup my Titanium Backup folder and be able to access it on any of my other devices.

You can never have too many backups when dealing with your personal data.

sic4672 says:

I think the android to android backup is the best part. I can sync my game saves between devices so I never have to replay an angry birds level again!!!

MattDet says:

Gotta save that Angry Birds Star Wars progress.

tbhuang2 says:

I need to backup my app data!

Nilbus says:

I'd use it to backup data *gasp*

Guardian4673 says:

I use it for sync and backup, of games and other app settings.

adam8810 says:

I want one please!

andrd0928 says:

Love to keep some login app data around.

snppr22 says:

I need to back up all my files for all my flashing and handset swapping.

Merschz says:

I'd back up all I got

kandrelly says:

I want to get jelly bean on my phone, but I need to back it up first! Please pick me!

kwips says:

I need to backup everything from my Galaxy Nexus to my Nexus 7. My game saves are especially important.

tke693 says:

i need to back up my game data to my dropbox

I need my game backups saved because with every new rom, i have to start my games all over. i beat angry birds 3 different times and i have nothing to show for it

free willie says:

i like to back up all my apps

Settings, gaming data and documents!

Jon1029 says:

I would like to use carbon to back up my business info from phone.

Settings, gaming data and documents!

Ponic says:

Would love one! Backing up apps, settings, and pics would be much smoother!

dnathan13 says:

I need to backup everything, but especially my 3 year Olds games. She gets tired of redoing the same numbers letters and puzzles when I flash new roms.

dowenprs says:

Would really love to be able to sync my app data between my multiple devices.

Thanks

Dan

avataranjie says:

Gotta backup app data for my unquenchable thirst for new roms.

dnathan13 says:

I need to backup everything, but especially my 3 year Olds games. She gets tired of redoing the same numbers letters and puzzles when I flash new roms.

elias0441 says:

uh just paid for it yesterday

KeithSouth says:

Would be nice to reinstall this...

lto15 says:

I need to backup everything on my phone to flash new roms all the time and this would make it much faster and easier

dotB says:

As a ROM addict, this would be a nice user friendly alternative to Ti Backup...

actechhd says:

I backup apps, app data, and settings

JahmeZZ says:

Backing up my game data is so crucial. This was one the Reasons I hated starting over from scratch when I returned my S3 for my Galaxy Note II.

dontknow61 says:

I would love a copy to back up all my Angry Birds save games. Lol

biga187 says:

I would love to back up my game data.

ledzepfan33 says:

I would back up my application data first and foremost. Apps can be downloaded easily but i lost some useful application data that had no easy means of backup when my Galaxy Nexus took a spill.

MRedmon says:

I need to back up my photos, primarily. But backing up everything would certainly make upgrading ROMs easier!

kiuca says:

If you are a ROM maniac you'll love to restore all the boring acounts and passwords in a touch.... Presto!! All done right.

please I'd love one
I never win anything

please I'd love one
I never win anything

scubastevegk says:

Need to back up my not-yet-rooted Nexus 7! Would love a code!! Thanks!

dboftlp says:

Yes, Koush knocked it out of the park with this one.
I'd utilize the sync to Box for all my Nexus devices.

Enderend says:

Winning would be great. I'm about to trade up my EVO LTE to a Note 2.

nnhs says:

I need to backup my game data.

jswenson3 says:

I don't always flash ROMs, but when I do, I'd like to use Carbon Premium to back up my apps, app data, preferences, settings and messages.

bobby35ny says:

Backup my photos.
-bobby

m8cb0y says:

Longtime iphone user turned android user here. Used my iphone for 5 years, dumped big blue for Ting.com and reluctantly got my first android (Samsung Galaxy Nexus). That was about a month ago.

Now I'm happily flashing nightly updates for Cyanogenmod 10.1. Would LOVE a free promo code to what sounds like an EXCELLENT backup utility.

I need cloud backup space, since my N4 doesn't have room for all of the backups I'd like to keep handy.

kkapoorr says:

I want to backup,
All my life,
Apps, Games, contacts, messages, and calls
I wish to save em all!

rockigirl says:

I definitely need this for backing up.

lucilgood says:

Hello,

My nexus phone died today. I will be overnighted a new nexus. I am backuped with carbon but, need premium to reinstall saved files. Your timing is impeccable.

Thanking you in advance!

Lucy

kuoirad says:

Would love to start backing up my wife's phone.

BrockS. says:

I back up everything, at least everything that I can. I need to be able to back up my app data for the apps I use in conjuction with running my business like Cashbook. I'm using the free version which I like but would love to get a license so I can back up to my box or dropbox accounts

jfenix says:

Put me on the game data bandwagon. Seriously, I wish we had something like Whispersync on all our games on non Kindle devices.

I have years of data that needs to be backed up. This would be perfect!!!!!

noname2062 says:

I need to backup my app data. Good luck everyone!

sconrad308 says:

I need to back up my data.

sdax2 says:

Would love this to keep my tablet and phone in sync with games.

jrwatt says:

Gotta back up everything! Isn't that what it's all about?

Suntan says:

I need to back me up some game saves!

-Suntan

warriors0584 says:

I need to back up all my apps for when I get a new phone that's not rooted! Thanks Koush and Android Central!

Mr. Creeper says:

Notes. So many notes to back up. Plus all the PDF files I keep on here. And work stuff... Man, I'm getting anxiety just thinking about all the data I could lose if something were to happen to my phone...

gabbott says:

I could really use one for backing up when flashing different roms.

winsettr says:

I lost months of pictures thanks to the 4.2.1 update(and thanks to not backing up my pictures)... Should have had Carbon!

ghprice1952 says:

I am constantly trying new roms on pad and phone....I back up all apps and data

nineback says:

Looks simpler and easier to use than Titanium Backup for everyday use.

Eitan Jakob says:

I'd like to backup all my widget apps and everything that needs customization so when I load new roms I can easily restore them.

CZonin says:

I'd like to backup all of my game data.

Jeeper94 says:

I need to backup pictures and apps/data.

duke82722009 says:

I would ike to back up all of my game data. I've invested too much time in World of Goo to let that get left behind or lost.

Y2Dre says:

I need to backup my Temple Run 2 progress. Oh yeah...pics, too.

greyhd says:

I need to back up all my apps plus my resumes.

robnhl says:

I need to back up all my apps because I constantly flash roms.

eyeramid says:

I need to back up 3 devices, That's like 500 apps!

DavidJ726 says:

Maybe I need to start backing up... ? It's probably make my life easier at least 2 or 3 times a year :-)

Denenatse says:

I'd backup my kid's game progress between ROM swaps! Thanks!

AJC1973 says:

Pick me pick me lol

I just want to sync my game progress across multiple devices

twcook says:

Wife's phone needs backup pretty bad.

rdcamero1 says:

I had recorded a voice mail my Aunt had left me for my birthday with the voice recorder app.I ended up having to do a factory reset while trouble shooting with verizon and lost it.I wish I would have had a way to have backed it up.She passed away from cancer a few months ago and I had been saving that message so I could hear her voice when I missed her.

twilite2000 says:

Thanks Jerry for your quick reply. You guys are awesome.

Since I've lost everything once before and know I've never been able to replace it all especially the pictures of my family I would have to say I would backup everything. Good luck everybody.

Obsession says:

I would love to back up my apps between flashing roms. :)

whoisjlk says:

I want a backup solution for devices that are not rooted. Also any competition is great for the user not on titanium. thanks!

tazman13 says:

A carbon unlock key would be great to help me backup all of my texts, photos and apps.

Would love to have a reliable safe way to backup and restore my apps pictures and videos when installing various roms on my galaxy nexus which has issues with the internal storage wiping the device means losing everything unlike other phones where the pictures stay on a micro sd card safe from a data wipe.

boylert says:

I have an unlocked Verizon Galaxy Nexus and was trying to avoid rooting because of instability with my OG Droid after rooting. After months of frustration and watching every other carrier version pass me by, i have been exceedingly frustrated and ready to take the plunge and flash a custom ROM. The only thing holding me back is the hassle of losing all of my settings and data. Carbon seems like the perfect solution! Please pick me!

MajorTankz says:

All my news, music streaming, and task/schedule apps would be backed up with carbon.

BloodBlight says:

All of the things I forgot to backup BEFORE switching to a new ROM. :/

joelnet says:

BACKUP ALL THE THINGS!

godsaviour93 says:

Backing up game saves across my 3 devices would be amazing

phillykish says:

Need to back up the videos of my kids.

fubu04 says:

I need to backup everything on my phone. I'm always concerned of losing my data no matter how unimportant it is.

amjadfirst says:

Backup of games and important apps and I love the sync feature... nexus s, nexus 4 and nexus 7 all on the same page.. been waiting for this for so long

jstotts says:

I need one! I'm always switching phones and it'd be so much easier if things would just backup!

ankeHD says:

Marvelous app! I think it woud be marvelous for me to being able to backup my work important data and notes, apps of course and being able to flash without worries of losing or reinstalling everything or dealing with complicated solutions. :D

jimjr says:

I have lots of data to back up... files and apps and settings.

GUHoya94 says:

I would love to back up the pictures I take off Harry and if I decide to start angry birds again from scratch.

backing up my data and syncing between devices is crucial, as i am an IT tech and having multiple devices with me is pretty much the norm. so getting things backed up and synced in a neat and organized way (such as all apps for remote support, etc) will be a HUGE help.

oh, im a Nexus user BTW, Galaxy and N7.

I would love have to my games' app data backed up!

tookie88 says:

I want to back up all my app data, as I flash new ROMs often to try them out :)

i will be getting a new phone soon, i would love one of these so that i can back up my game levels and move between devices

johnowoss says:

My pics of my twins would be the first thing I would back up.

ebnight says:

I'd like one :-D. I love Carbon!

bigrednemo says:

It would make switching ROMs infinitely easier.

I'd love to be able to back up my apps, especially since I like to try out new ROMs from time to time.

dacmcbibs says:

I'd love to have an unlock code so i can store my data in on a white puffy thing ;)

dabaum says:

I would use this like crazy. I just installed the free version because of AC's review just a couple of days ago and look forward to trying it out when I get home. Thanks AC.

JimelJ says:

i was just looking at this today pick me !

Stocklone says:

I will of course use it to backup my apps between messing around with custom ROMs. I already got my Note II running JellyBomb and I've only had it for 5 days. The cloud storage will come in super duper handy since I just got 50GB for free with DropBox for two years because of the Note II.

Even if I don't win, I'm really excited about Carbon. TBPro and Nandroid backups are great for power users, but they aren't something your average person can use easily. I haven't been able to recommend an 'average person' backup tool for all the people I switched over to Android over the past 3 years. But now I do! Finally, Apple users can quit rubbing iCloud in my face because I will have Carbon Premium. Hopefully.

I would like to back up all of my apps and media files

mandar_h says:

Give me one.

chadmd23 says:

I'm getting a warranty replacement tomorrow for my N4, I'd really like to make a backup of everything before I switch to my new one.

Awesome. I want one

GPSninja7734 says:

I need to back up everything and the full features of this app are awesome for switching between devices. Please pick me.

rohail6 says:

I have like 100 apps and I don't wanna root cause I'm waiting for 4.1.2 for T889V and I would exceptionally appreciate this.

enyce9 says:

backup everything

Warrenisit says:

My phone (EVO 4G LTE) has basically become my computer so to be able to back up all my documents, pictures, videos, apps, etc to one place would be really awesome. Breaking my phone or having it "brick" would totally suck without having everything backed up.

I'm new to the Android world and one thing i've been looking for is the simplicity of Carbon. Back ups on the cloud is what i've been looking for and they done it in the way it should be done. Awesome app... Now i just need the full version to take the full advantage of it!

ChaSiuBao says:

i need to back up all my app preferences! takes awhile to set everything back up after a reset

chedberg88 says:

Have to back up all the mobile game progress.

dougltc says:

I need to backup my game saves...

edd247 says:

Need this to back up all my apps without the need for cables

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