Backup and Restore Android in MEmu

How to Backup and Restore Android in MEmu App Player

In this blog, you will learn how to backup and restore Android in MEmu App Store Emulator. When we try to reinstall MEmu Android Emulator, apps and user data will be revived along with the Android image. The same thing occurs when you play MEmu Emulator in another system. With the MEmu Multiple Instances Manager, you are permitted to backup and restore these data in easy steps.

Backup and Restore Android in MEmu

Before you start you may like to Know more about MEmu App Player.

This is a very significant topic to discuss as sometimes we have multiple accounts data backed up. So that it would not be a bother to get the same data (backup) as earlier after reinstallation MEmu or new installation on another system. The same thing occurs when you run MEmuPlay on another system.

How to Backup User Data in Memu App Player

With the MEmu Multiple Instances Manager, you are permitted to export and import user data in easy steps. In this guide, we will learn how to backup data in the Memu emulator using the export feature. Note: The ova backup file is probably to be very big if you installed a lot of apps before, so the backup process will take time to restore data.

Click on the… button and then the Export button to back up the apps/data into an ova file.

Multiple instance manager export

MEmuPlay compact options, click ok.

Multiple instance manager compact options

I have created a folder named “Backup APK” in MEmu installed directory. Click Save

MEmu export path

Exporting MEmu data is in progress.

Exporting multiple instance manager

Successfully backed up MEmu Android.

MEmu export path memu.ova

User Manual – Restore User Data

How to restore user data in MEmuPlay

Click on the Import button and then select import singly to restore your apps/data.

Multiple instance manager import

Select the MEmuPlay backup file .ova and then click open.

memu select file to import

Importing MEmu Emulator backup.

Importing multiple instance manager

After Successfully imported MEmu backup, click on the start button to run MEmuPlay.

Imported multiple instance manager

Now you can see the imported memu Android backup.


How to export APK file from MEmu

If you would like to backup the APK file in MEmu Play or share APK between multiple examples, so follow the steps below.

Right-click on the app or game that you want to export (backup) and then choose send to.

memuplay backup send to

Choose Export to PC and then click on ok.

memu export to pc

I have created a new folder (Backup APK). choose the path where you want to save the apk file and then click select folder.

memu export apk file path

Now you can see the WhatsApp.apk file.

memuplay apk file path

Import APK File

How to import APK File From a computer in Memu Android Emulator.

Install APK on Memu Emulator.

First, you need to confirm .APK file that you wish to restore. Open the MEmu Emulator on your computer and then click on the APK button which is visible on the Memu sidebar.

memu import apk button

Browse the apk file the one you want to restore and then click on open.

memu apk/xapk file location

Just wait a few seconds the app icon will appear on the Memu emulator.

installing whatsapp in MEmu

Related: Install MEmu Android Emulator

Related: Uninstall MEmu Android Emulator

Written by Jamil Parvez

Jamil Pervez works as a Network Administrator, based in Kuwait with a Primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Certified MCSE, MCTP, MCITP, CCNP, CCIP, CCVP with 20 years of experience in administering Windows Servers, Exchange, VMWare, Veeam B&R, Veritas BackupExec.

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