Monday, November 30, 2015

Back up and restore data for Samsung Galaxy through Samsung, Google and/or Dropbox accounts

Just bought the Samsung Galaxy S6/S5, Samsung Galaxy Note 5/A8 Android, and are looking for the simple and constructive solution to backup and restore data on Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4 Android mobile phone.

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In this article, we will show you how to backup and restore data for Samsung Galaxy S5.

Back up and restore contents for my Samsung Galaxy device (through Samsung, Google and/or Dropbox accounts)

Samsung Account (S-Cloud) 

With the Samsung account, you can backup and restore your data in the same device. Moreover, you can syncronize in the serveral Samsung devices if you are using the same Samsung account for them. This feature is very useful when you want to keep the same data for all Samsung devices.

1. 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.


2. For synchronising some specific social data, such as calendar events and contacts, touch your email address, touch the checkboxes next to the items you wish to synchronise and then touch Sync now.


Google Account

You can synchronize 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.


2. Dropbox 

Dropbox is a good option for large files, such as videos and music.


Read More Use Guide: how to transfer data from Samsung to computer

How to Transfer Data Between Samsung and iPhone

SMART SWITCH - Transfer Your Content in a Few Easy Steps
Samsung Smart Switch™ seamlessly transfers contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars and more to virtually any Samsung Galaxy device.

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