There are tons of apps that offer cloud storage solutions for Android devices, allow you to backup your files on the cloud and later restore them as per needed. But Malwarebytes Secure Backup comes with an extra feature – it scans all your stored files for the presence of any malware automatically. This way when you try to restore a file from the backup, it is guaranteed to be malware free. This cloud storage app provides you 5 GB of storage space for free which is good enough to create the backup of basic Android settings, picture or music files and installed apps.
After installation of the app, you are given an option to either sign up for a new account or login using your existing account. After going through the sign-up and log in process, you are presented with basic GUI through which you can create backups or restore files already in backup.
In order to create the backup, tap on the Protect icon and go through the on-screen directions. Typically, you will have to choose the files that you want to backup and then either schedule their backup or create the backup instantly. Not to mention, that you must be connected to the internet for the backup to proceed.
When you want to restore the files, you can tap on the My Cloud icon. This will show you the files that you have in the backup for one or more than one devices (if you are using Malwarebytes Secure Backup on more than one phones or computers). Select that files that you want to restore and then tap on Download button on the top. This will start the download of the selected files to their original locations on your Android phone. You can see the download progress by tapping on the My Downloads icon on the main screen of this app.
In the settings for the Malwarebytes Secure Backup, you can choose to run backup/restore only on WiFi (to save money spent on mobile data charges, change the device name, select default restore location, restore files to original locations and always use secure HTTPS connections.
Conclusion: Malwarebytes Secure Backup is a cloud storage solution for Android that allows you to backup and restore your Android smartphone files quickly. You can schedule the backups or run backups manually. It can also detect malicious files in your backups as an extra feature not usually found in this sort of apps.
You can get Malwarebytes Secure Backup for Android from https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.malwarebytes.backup.