Saturday, January 3, 2015

How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 SMS, Contacts to Computer ?

If you have just got a Samsung Galaxy S4, you may wonder how to transfer the important text message and contacts on your Samsung phone to computer. If you have found that transferring data from Samsung Galaxy S4 to computer is so simple with some applications, there’s no good reason not to do it.
Backup SMS and Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Computer
Android Data Transfer is an integrated and simple to use Samsung Galaxy SMS+Contacts Transfer app to backup, restore and manage your S4’s text messages. Main functions of Android SMS Transfer:
-Backup and transfer text messages from Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC in .db format.
-Restore SMS and Contacts to Galaxy S4 after backup.
-View and edit Samsung Galaxy S4 text message directly on PC.
-Print SMS out directly in threading mode.
-Export SMS in viewable and editable txt or csv format.
-Super-fast backup and restore speed.
-Transfer SMS from Android to PC

Android Data Transfer is popular data transfer tool for Samsung users to import or export files from your computer to your Samsung Galaxy mobile phone. What’s more, it enables you to import your contacts in .vcf files to your Galaxy, backup your SMS on your phone, convert your Galaxy S4 videos and songs into the supported format. With Android Data Manager tool, you can do all of these with just two simple steps to set up your Galaxy S4 and to transfer.

Free download the android data transfer to backup your Galaxy S4 data to PC/Mac:

Download Windows Version   Download Mac Version

Part 1: Transfer SMS and Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Computer with Android Transfer:

Step 1 Set up your Samsung Device and Connect it to PC
After installing Android Transfer on your computer, launch it.

Connect your handset to computer with USB cable, then, the program will detect your device. You will see a window as bellow when your device is connected.

Step 2 Transfer Files(Contacts) between Samsung Galaxy S4 and PC
In the left sidebar, click tabs that you like to transfer music, videos, photos, contacts, apps and SMS, etc.

Transfer SMS between Samsung S4 and PC
To move text messages backups to your Samsung Galaxy , click "SMS" to see the SMS window. Then, click "Import/Export" > "Import SMS from computer", find the SMS backups and import them.

Note: Only the SMS backup with Android Data Transfer can be transfered to Galaxy S4.

You can also see a "Files" tab in the left sidebar. If you prefer to transfer files from your computer to Samsung by using SD card folder, you can click "Files". In the file window, add music, videos, apps, and so forth, to Samsung.

Try Android Data Transfer to have the files on your computer transferred to your Android phone.

Part 2.Transfer data from Galaxy S4 to the other phone/tablet with Phone Transfer

If the reason why you do Samsung S4 backup is that you get another phone or tablet, you can turn to the Phone to Phone Data Transfer software (Win&Mac)for help. As a professional phone transfer desktop tool, it allows to backup data, like contacts between phones and tablets that runs Android, Symbian and iOS with one click. Hence, it's very helpful when you decide to backup data from Samsung Galaxy S4 to the other device.

Download the tool and learn how to backup Samsung Galaxy S4 

Step 1. Connect Galaxy S4 and the other device to PC

Use USB cables to connect both Galaxy S4 and the other device to PC. Immediately, your devices will be detected and recognized. Then, in the main window, you will see the two devices right there.

Since the contents you can backup are based on the operating systems of the destination device, you‘d better check the supported contents below.
Galaxy S4 to an Android phone/tablet: contacts, calendar, music, apps, photos, call logs, video and messages
Galaxy S4 to an iPhone: messages, calendar, music, photos, contacts and videos
Galaxy S4 to a Symbian (Nokia) device: contacts

Note: Tick the box before Clear data before copy when you intend to remove the data on the destination device to save the corresponding ones from Samsung S4.

Step 2. Transfer SMS and Contacts to iPhone/Android/Symbian device

Make sure the contents ticked are the ones you're going to backup. Click Start Copy. Remember not to disconnect either device before the process is complete.

Part 3. Backup Samsung S4 to Google account

If you have a Google account for Samsung S4, does it save everything? Not everything, but you can backup Samsung Galaxy S4 WiFi Passwords, app data, settings. Follow the steps below.
Tap Setting > Accounts > Backup and reset. Then, tick Back up my date. This will backup app data, WiFi passwords, and settings to Google servers.
Note: Please sign in your Google account on your Samsung S4.

Tips: Once lost contacts, sms or other data on your Samsung Galaxy S4,you can restore them with a professional android phone data recovery software.Here,you can learn more about Samsung Galaxy S4 Recovery use guide:

How to recover lost SMS from Samsung Galaxy S4

How to recover lost Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4