Backup and Restore Windows 8 Apps Data

This article explains how to backup and restore apps data in Windows 8.

Introduction

This article explains how to backup and restore Windows Store Apps data. Windows 8 provides many new features compared to the previous version of Windows , Windows 7, and one of them is the new Windows Store that allows you to install apps using your Microsoft ID. But when you install Windows Store Apps, you cannot change the location or get data directly from the install location unlike the software installations in Windows 7. There might be instances where you want to backup your Windows Store apps data because you are doing a clean install of Windows 8 or installing it on another PC.

Windows Store app Data Backup is one useful freeware tool for Windows 8 that allows you to take a backup of the data from the installed apps and this can include settings, points, game levels etc. You can restore it back to the new installation.

You can download Windows Store app Data Backup from this link

How to backup apps data in Windows 8

Step 1

Download Windows Store app data backup and run it. click on "Backup".

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Step 2

A list of apps will be shown. Select the apps from the list that you want to create a backup of and click on "Backup Now".

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Step 3

If you want to create zip file of the backup data then click on "Yes" and select the location where you want to save it to.

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Step 4

When the backup has completed, a backup complete message will be displayed.

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How to restore apps data in Windows 8

Step 5

Now if you want to restore your Windows Store apps data backup, click on "Restore". If you have a backup zip file then click on "Yes" and locate the zip file.

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Step 6

Now select the app from the list that you want to restore and click on "Restore Now".

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Step 7

When the restore has completed, a restore complete message will be displayed.

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