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How to Backup Photos on Samsung S9/S9 Edge?

Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with an excellent camera that allows you to click amazing pictures. Since there are so many wonderful photos and pictures stored in your Galaxy S9, it is important to back them up to make sure your data won't be lost unexpectedly, after all, data on a phone can be lost due to various reasons and S9 is no exception. In this guide, we will teach you several different ways to take a backup of your photos on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Edge.

Solution 1: Backup Photos on Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Computer with Android Assistant
Solution 2: Backup Galaxy S9/S9 Edge Photos to PC via File Explorer
Solution 3: Backup Photos on Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Dropbox

Solution 1: Backup Photos on Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Computer with Android Assistant

With the help of Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, you can backup photos on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Edge without any trouble. It is a professional Android data transfer and manager that is able to transfer your data between S9 and computer without any hassle. You can copy photos, contacts, SMS, videos, music, applications and more from S9 to your computer, and restore them to the same S9 or other Android devices without one click.

Apart from Samsung S9/S9 Edge/S8/S7/S6/Note 7/6/5/4/3, Android Assistant also supports HTC, ZTE, Huawei, LG, Sony, Motorola and more Android devices. It is an extremely easy-to-use application that even a computer novice can handle it easily. To perform Galaxy S9/S9 Edge photos backup with Android Assistant, you should follow the simple steps in the below:

Step 1. Launch Android Assistant on your system

Launch the Android Assistant on your computer after you downloaded and installed it. Connect your S9 to the computer via a USB cord and wait for it to be detected by the program. Beforehand, make sure that the USB debugging option is turned on on your S9.

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Step 2: Choose "Super Toolkit" option

On the top of the home screen, you should select "Super Toolkit". Then, you can see there are "Backup" and "Restore" options are displayed here. Choose "Backup" option to bring out the file choosing dialog.

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Step 3: Backup photos on Samsung S9

To backup photos only, you can tick off the "Photos" tab. After that, just give a click on "Start Copy" button to backup all photos on your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Edge to your computer.

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Solution 2: Backup Galaxy S9/S9 Edge Photos to PC via File Explorer

Since Android devices can be used as USB devices once they have been connected to computer via USB cable, you can also transfer content from your Samsung S9 or S9 Edge to your computer via its file explorer. It is easy to perform.

Step 1: Link your S9 to your system via a USB cable. Then, here is a list of options appearing on the phone screen, from which you should select how you want to establish the connection. Here, you should choose PTP to transfer photos only. Or, you can also choose MTP to transfer all media files.

Step 2: Next, launch the file explorer of your system and open the device storage. Locate to the DCIM folder where your photos will be saved in. Open the DCIM folder and select the photos you want to backup. Copy and paste them to a secure location on your system.

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Solution 3: Solution 3: Backup Photos on Samsung S9/S9 Edge to Dropbox

In addition to computer, you can also backup your S9 photos to Dropbox, which is an app that provides a free space of 2 GB for a basic user. After the backup, you can access your data through the app or its website. Follow the steps to backup Galaxy S9 photos on Dropbox:

1. Download the Dropbox app from Google Play, install and launch it on your Galaxy S9 with your account details. If you have no Dropbox account, just create a new one from here.

2. After you login to the app, you will be asked to turn on the Camera Upload feature. Once you turn it on, all the photos in your Samsung S9 will be synced to Dropbox automatically.

3. Or, you can also go to click the "Files" folder, open it and click on the "+" button. After that, you can preview and select the photos you want to backup and click the "UPLOAD" button.

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After learning the three different ways to perform Samsung Galaxy S9 photo backup, you can keep your photos safe and sound. Which way do you like best? I recommend the Coolmuster Android Assistant since it performs the fastest and most convenient way to backup photos on S9. Go ahead and try the free trial version of the program first.

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