[Summary]:How to backup and restore the contacts, messages, call logs, music, video or other personal information on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Note 5 for safe-keeping? Just read this article to find the best answer for you.
Before you plan to book the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8,someting you may want to know about Galaxy Note 8.Here is the configuration and features of Note 8:
Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s specs
Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.6 x 8.5mm
Display: 6.3in Quad HD+ Super AMOLED, 2960×1440 Infinity Display (18.5:9 Aspect Ratio)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (10nm) octa-core CPU OR Samsung Exynos 8995 (10nm) octa-core CPU – region dependent
GPU: Adreno 540 (Qualcomm Snapdragon) OR ARM Mali-G71 (Samsung Exynos) – region dependent
Software: Android Nougat
Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C USB, NFC, GPS, Fingerprint scanner, Iris Scanner, Face Scanner
Storage: 64GB, 128GB or 256GB – region dependent
Primary Camera: Dual-12MP, f/1.7 and f/2.4 apertures, 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, Dual-Pixel Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama, 2160p video @30fps, 1080p video @60fps
Secondary Camera: 8MP with autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, Auto HDR, 1440p video @30fps
Other: IP68 Certified (Water & Dust Resistant), S-Pen Stylus
Unexpected is that we can not control. If you’ve purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phone, you never know what will happen with your Note 8 in the next second, accidentally delete data on your Galaxy Note 8? Phone stolen? System update failure without backing up? Or water damaged? When it happens, you are going to lost your precious files on Galaxy Note 8, such as contacts, text messages, music, videos, photos, memo, etc.
To sum up, in order to better protect your personal data, you should develop a habit of backing up data. And in this article, we will show you how to backup and restore data on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by one click.
Samsung Kies is a Phone Suite for Samsung devices, with which you can back up your Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s contacts, messages, photos, videos and other important files to your Windows or Mac computer.
1. Launch the Samsung Kies app, connect your Galaxy Note 8 to PC, and select your phone name under Connected devices then your device is recognized by the program.
2. Choose the Data backup tab from the Back up/Restore tab at the top right of the window screen.
3. Select the item you want to back up and click the Back up button. The backup process will commence on the PC.
To recover data to Note 8, select data you want to recover from the list of backup files. You can click Find file button at the bottom to browse and select a file manually, such as “Contacts”, “Messages”, “Gallery” item then click the Restore button.
However, there’s no simple way to transfer your SMS and contacts to your computer or Android device. Because if you do something wrong, your data will be lost. But if you unfortunately suffered data loss when tried this method, don’t worry, you should stop using your Galaxy Note phone to prevents newer data from being overwritten by older data, then follow this tutorial to recover lost data from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 immediately.
In order to backup and restore Samsung data more safe and effective, we would strongly suggest that you’d better use the professional data transfer application – Phone Transfer, it was especially designed for those users who need to backup and restore phone data to PC, it is capable of transferring data like contacts, SMS messages, photos, call logs, videos and more data from Galaxy Note 8/Note 5/Note 4/Note 3/Note 2, Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/S3. Here is a example of how to backup and restore Samsung Galaxy Note 8 data within one click.
Step 1.Run Phone Transfer on Computer
Launch Phone Transfer after the installation, enable the backup mode by clicking “Back up your Phone” when you can see the primary interface.
Step 2.Backup Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Data
You need to connect your Galaxy Note 8 to computer via an USB cable, when your phone is recognized by the computer. It will analyze all the content stored in your Note 8. By default, all contents you can backup are ticked. You can also just tick your desired ones. Then click the “Start Copy” to backup data to computer.
Step 3.Restore to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 from Backups
Go to the homepage of Phone Transfer program, select the option of “Restore from Backups“, all the previous backups that created by Phone Transfer will be detected and displayed in the left. Just select the one you need then press the “Start Copy“, the whole process will take some time based on the size of the data, after for a while; all the selected files will be transferred to your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 completely. You can check the transferred content in your Samsung phone.
Q1: Samsung Kies and Phone Transfer, which is better?
Surely, Phone Transfer. You can not transfer data like call logs, contacts, text messages with Samsung Kies, but Phone Transfer can backup&restore, sync all types of data on your Samsung phone. What’s more, sometime you will fail to connect your device to computer, and Samsung Kies only support to transfer iOS/Android data to Samsung while Phone Transfer program allows mobile users to transfer data between Android, iOS and Nokia.
Q2: Why should I backup data on my computer?
Information or data on your device could be lost, if:
Accidentally delete data on your Samsung device
The data on your Samsung phone is corrupted for a variety of reasons
Your Samsung Android phone is lost or stolen
A virus infects your phone and deletes or corrupts your files
>Transfer data among iPhone, Android, Nokia and BlackBerry.
>Transfer data from one phone to another, including contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call logs, etc.
>One – click to backup phone data to Computer.
>Restore backup files to device whenever you want.
>Permanently Erase Everything from mobile phone.
>Supports all iOS&Android devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung, Huawei, Google, LG, Sony, Motorola, OPPO, Acer, and more.
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