# Backing your data

You should always have a backup of your library, especially before updating the app.


  • A video guide is also available on YouTube (opens new window)
  • If the app crashed when you made the backup, go to settings and choose "Clear orphaned chapters".

Creating a backup from Paperback

  • Go to Settings > Backups
  • Press "New Backup" and choose where you want to save the backup

We recommend you save them to your Notes or Files

# Importing your data

Importing a backup to Paperback

Restoring a backup

  • Go to your previously saved backup and press the share icon
  • Select "Copy to Paperback" or "Export to Paperback" action
  • You can then press "Restore" to restore your backup

# Troubleshooting