Backup & Restore Samsung Data with Samsung Kies

Keisha Alice
Aug 30, 2022

There are many different types of software applications available on the market today. While some of these software programs are free for anyone to use in virtually any way that they desire, others can be very costly over a period of time. One of the latest that has been developed in the android community is Samsung Kies, and just like android software applications it is part of the open source community that addresses certain concerns and privileges of the user. Keys can be used as a back up solution and restoring data by connecting to devices via a USB cable. Therefore, if an individual would like to back up their information before transferring their text messages, and other data so that they do not lose during a transferring process, Kies can be used to make sure the data is protected. The same is true for those who may lose data for any reason, the data can then be restored.

The following article will show you how to use Kies to backup and restore Samsung device on computer, and here are also other two third-party applications to help you backup and restore Samsung.

Way 1: Backup & Restore Samsung with Samsung Kies
Way 2: Backup & Restore Samsung with Android Assistant
Way 3: Backup & Restore Samsung with Mobile Transfer

Way 1: Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy with Samsung Kies

Step 1: Connect Samsung phone to PC and select "Backup & Restore"

Launch Samsung Kies on your computer and connect your Samsung phone to the same computer via USB. Once successfully connected, choose "Backup & Restore" option and click "Data Backup". Then, Kies will divide the Samsung phone data into two categories: Personal information and Content.

Step 2: Start backing up Samsung phone data

Select the data you need to backup and hit the button of "Backup" at the top-right corner to start the backup process. You can directly choose the media files backup on your computer, but for messages and call logs backup, you have to install additional software to access them.

Step 3: Restore Samsung phone data with Kies

Navigate to the option of "Restore Data" and Kies will automatically load the files you have backed up. Browse the loaded files and tick all the content you want to recover. Then, click the "Restore" button to start restoring process.

After learning how to backup and restore our Samsung devices with Samsung Kies, there is a problem we should consider about - How to transfer data from Samsung to iPhone? We all know that Kies is only workable for Samsung devices. That's the reason why we tell the other two solutions in the below:

Way 2: How to Backup & Restore Samsung with Android Assistant

Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is an application that can be used for a number of different essential functions. When a user has access to this kind of software, they will have the capabilities to: Back up Android phone data on computer, and restore data that has been lost on their mobile phone. Even you can manage files from one device on their computer or their laptops and much much more.

Step 1: Download, install and run the Coolmuster Android Assistant on your computer. Connect your Samsung phone to the computer and make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your phone first.


Step 2: Go to click the tab of "Super Toolkit" on the top, click "Backup" option, choose the files you want to backup and click "Back Up" to transfer those selected Samsung phone data on computer.

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Step 3: To restore data from computer to Samsung phone, you should choose "Restore" option, select the backed up files you want to restore back to your phone and click "Restore" button.

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Way 3: Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy with Mobile Transfer

Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac is also able to backup overall data types from Android phone or tablet to PC or Mac computer, and restore the backup records back to your Android phone. And as its name implies, it can also help you transfer these files between two mobile phones, no matter they are running Android, iOS or Symbian OS. Next, we will show you how to use the Mobile Transfer to backup and restore Samsung phone data.

Tips: Here are also some useful guides to teach you how to backup Android tablet, Sync Android with Mac.

Step 1: After installing and launching the Mobile Transfer for Mac, connect your Samsung mobile phone to the Mac computer with a USB cable. Then, the program will detect the Samsung device soon.

Step 2: Navigate to the main interface of the program and choose "Backup on Computer" option. Then, all the transferable data on your Samsung is displayed and categorized here. Select the files you want to backup on computer and click "Start" button.

Step 3: To restore Samsung phone data, you should turn back to the main interface of the program, choose "Restore to Phone" option and the backup records you have ever made will be popped up soon. Just select the backup files you want restore to the Samsung phone and click the "Start" button.

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