Most mobile phone users are using Android system’s smart phones, Samsung is seen as the representative of Android system’s smart phones, there is no doubt that a large number of mobile phone users will use Samsung smart phones. However, how do you backup and restore everything from Samsung devices when you lost your data?
There are many data transfer software support you to sync and retrieve your data directly. But all of these transfer tools, you should download them at the first time. Once if you have ever registered Google account or Samsung account, you can back up and restore content from Samsung devices is extremely simple, instead of downloading third-party software.
I deeply believe that contacts, photos, messages stored in Samsung mobile phones are extremely important for you in your daily life and business work. Once the data is lost, you might in trouble. All in all, you need to backup and restore content from your Samsung devices quickly. Follow this guide, you will be shown that backup and recover data from Samsung devices directly with two parts. Here's a easiest way is through free software --- Mibile Transfer to solve your problem.
Method 1 Backup Content from Samsung Device With Samsung Account
With the Samsung account, you can backup and restore your data in the same device. What’s more, you can take files to another Samsung devices easily with the same method.
Step1. Touch Settings > Accounts (if there are tabs you may need to touch General first) > Samsung account > Backup > touch the checkboxes next to the items you want to back up and then touch Back up now.
Step2. Switching some specific data, such as calendar events and contacts, touch your email address, touch the checkboxes next to the items you wish to transfer and then touch Sync now.
Method 2 Backup Content from Samsung Device By Google Account
You can switch some specific social data, such as calendar events and contacts and Google-specific app data, through your Google account.
1.Touch Settings > Accounts (if there are tabs you may need to touch General first) > Google > email address > touch the checkboxes next to the items you want to synchronize and then touch Sync now.
Method 3 Backup Content from Samsung Device By Dropbox
Dropbox can sync large Samsung files, such as videos and music.
Step 1.Run Mobile Transfer and Connect Samsung Device to PC
After running the program on your PC,and then click "Back Up Your Phone”item in the lower right corner.
Step 2.Select What Type of Contents Your Want to Back Up
Here,you can select all data to backup only 1 click,including "Contacts”, "Text Messages”, "Call Logs”, "Apps”, "Photos”, "Music” and "Videos”. If you only want to backup SMS Messages from Samsung phone to computer,please only select the "Text Messages" option.
Step 3: Begin to Transfer Data from Samsung to PC for Backup
The last step is clicking "Start Copy” to transfer Samsung data to computer and save them. At the end, press "OK”.
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Note: Compared with the methods above, the Mobile Transfer can do it with SMS, call logs and apps.What's more,it allows you restore Samsung data from backup files. In additional,if you have buy a new Samsung Galaxy S6,it allows you transfer data from old Samsung to Galaxy S6 directly.
Step 1: Connect your Samsung devices to the PC
Above all things, connect your Samsung devices to the computer with a USB cable. Then launch the Samsung Data Recovery program and you'll get the main interface below.
Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your phone
After connecting, you should check USB debugging on your Android to have it detected by the program. Choose the right way for your own device.
1) For Android 5.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" > Back to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 4.2 or 5.0: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" > Back to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
Step 3: Analyze and scan your lost data from Samsung Devices
When your device is connected and detected by the program, you need to click "Start" button in the screen below to start analyzing it. Please ensure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan.
Then, witch to your phone's screen. Click "Allow" to allow the program scan your Samsung devices for lost photos, videos, messages and contacts on it.
Step 4: Preview and restore contacts, pictures, SMS and videos from Samsung
When the scan is over, you allow to preview all data found on your Samsung, including messages, contacts and pictures. For videos, you can watch them on your computer after you recover them. Mark those data you want to recover by clicking "Recover" button to save them selectively.
How to Copy Contacts from Samsung Devices
Having a new Samsung device? The first thing for you to do is move all the contacts from your old Galaxy phone to the new one. Contacts is likely to affect your daily life and work. There is no doubt that you should copy all contacts from Samsung devices as soon as possible with useful software---Mobile Transfer.