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Last update: 2022-01-12

Back up and restore

You can back up the app settings, for example to use them on another device.

You can back up the following items:

  • Settings
  • Scanner
  • Web Filtering
  • App Protection
  • Authenticator

When Sophos Intercept X for Mobile is managed by Sophos Mobile, you can only back up Authenticator accounts.

Back up settings

  1. In the app menu, select Back up & Restore.
  2. Tap Back up.
  3. Select the settings you want to export.
  4. Tap Back up.
  5. Enter your device credentials and tap Next.
  6. Select the location to create the backup copy.


    Save the backup to your cloud storage so you can use it on other devices.

  7. Enter a name for the file and tap Save.

  8. Enter a password for the backup copy, confirm it, and tap OK.

Restore settings

  1. On the Back up & Restore page, tap Restore.
  2. Go to the location where you saved the file and tap the backup copy.
  3. Enter the password for the backup copy and tap OK.
  4. Select the settings you want to restore.
  5. Tap Restore.
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