# Backups

Backups are inter-compatible between Aniyomi versions.

Backups can hold the following information:

  1. Titles
  2. Categories
  3. Read/Watched chapters/episodes
  4. Tracking settings
  5. Reading/Watching history
  6. Manga/Anime information such as Author, Artist, Date Added to Library, Selected Viewer, etc.

GUIDE

You can do this by going to

more_horiz
More
settings_backup_restore
Backup and Restore
and then selecting Create backup and select a location to save it.

# How do I restore a backup?

Restoring is done from the

settings_backup_restore
Backup and Restore settings.

To restore a backup without issues be sure to:

  • Log into the
    sync
    Tracking
    services that you previously used.

To restore a legacy backup without issues be sure to:

  • Install all the EXTENSIONS that were installed at the time of the backup.
  • Log into the
    sync
    Tracking
    services that you previously used.
  • You're able to access all the sources through the WebView.
  • Be on a consistent internet connection.

# How can I make my new install of Aniyomi detect my old downloads?

You can transfer downloaded manga/anime chapters from one version of Aniyomi to another.

GUIDE

You can do this by going to

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settings
Settings
get_app
Downloads
and then set the download directory to that of the download folder of your old Aniyomi, then restore the backup.

# How do I make Aniyomi automatically backup?

It is highly recommended you turn on auto backups, this will ensure you can recover if need be.

GUIDE

You can do this by going to

more_horiz
More
settings_backup_restore
Backup and Restore
and then setting a backup frequency. In the case of a catastrophic failure, at least you will be able to recover.