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4 Ways to Backup Samsung Galaxy S9 Data

Samsung Galaxy S9 series has been announced on February 26th, 2018. It has a better looking and seems more perfect to its predecessor - Samsung Galaxy S8 series. For example, S9 comes with back glass body and the revolutionary camera that adapts like the human eye. It also supports three anti-IP68 level, wireless charging and other powerful functions. After you purchase a new Samsung Galaxy S9, all what you want to do eagerly is to backup Samsung Galaxy S9 data to a safe location.

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In case of losing data due to accidental deletion, data corruption, virus attack, etc., you should back up your Galaxy S9 phone data to other place regularly, such as computer, Samsung Cloud, Google Account and so forth. In the following article, we will tell you how:

Way 1: 1-Click to Backup Galaxy S9 to Computer with Android Assistant
Way 2: Transfer Samsung Galaxy S9 to Computer with Mobile Transfer
Way 3: Back up Samsung Galaxy S9 to Samsung Cloud
Way 4: Back up Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus to microSD Card/USB memory

Way 1: 1-Click to Backup Samsung Galaxy S9 to Computer with Android Assistant

Thankfully, there are many tools available for you to back up your data on your Samsung Galaxy S9. Here we will recommend a safe and effective application - Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. It is a reliable solution with several useful features that you can use to manage your Galaxy S9 data.

> Backup Samsung S9 contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, app, etc. on PC or Mac;
> Import contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, etc. from PC or Mac to Android phones;
> Delete and edit Galaxy S9/S9 Plus data on computer;
> Apply to various Android brands: Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus/S8/S7/S6/S5, Galaxy Note, Google Pixel, HTC, Huawei, etc.

Steps to Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus with Android Assistant:

Step 1: Connect Galaxy S9 to computer

Download Android Assistant on your computer and then launch it. Then, connect the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus to the computer via a USB cable. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your phone first.

launch the program

Step 2: Select files for backup

Click "Super Toolkit" from the top menu and then choose "Backup" option. Then, all the phone content are displayed in list. You can check the categories that you would like to backup, such as contacts, SMS, photos, videos, etc..

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Step 3: Backup Samsung Galaxy S9 data

After you have selected all the data you want to backup, you can click on the "Backup" button to move these selected files to computer. You can select a location to store the backed up data by clicking on the "Browse" button.

Way 2: Transfer Samsung Galaxy S9 to Computer with Mobile Transfer

Here is another tool to help you transfer Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus data to computer for backup. It is Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac, which enables you to transfer your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, apps etc. from Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus/S8/S7/S6, Galaxy Note 7/6/5/4/3, etc. to computer. Mobile Transfer also empowers you with the ability to transfer data between two mobile phones.

Step 1: After you downloaded and installed the Mobile Transfer on your computer, launch it and connect your Samsung Galaxy S9 to the computer. Mobile Transfer will detect the connected Galaxy S9 soon.

launch mobile transfer

Step 2: Choose "Backup on Computer" option from the main interface and you will see all your Galaxy S9 content is displayed here. Select the file types you want to backup and click the "Start" button.

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Apart from computer, you can also back up Samsung Galaxy S9 data to other places, such as Samsung Cloud and Google Account.

Way 3: Back up Samsung Galaxy S9 to Samsung Cloud

You can keep your sensitive information, app data and settings in Samsung Cloud securely and access them later. For this, you have to sign in to your Samsung account to backup data. Just follow the steps in the below (please note some data can not be backed up with Samsung Cloud):

1. Go to the Settings option and tap "Cloud and accounts" > "Samsung Cloud".

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2. Then, click "Backup my data" and tap the switches next to the data types you want to backup.

3. After you have activated all the items you want to backup, you can tap "Backup Now" to initiate the backup process.

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After above operations, you can back up contacts, calendar, gallery, phone logs, app data, ringtones, SMS, MMS, Music, documents, voice recordings and many more from Samsung Galaxy S9 to Samsung Cloud.

Way 4: Back up Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus to microSD Card/USB memory

In addition to computer and Samsung Cloud, you can also backup data, such as photos, contacts, text messages and apps from Samsung Galaxy S9 to external storage, including microSD card and USB memory. But before you proceed with this way, you must check if your memory cards are FAT32 and exFAT file system because using an incompatible card may damage your Galaxy S9 and corrupt the data.

Step 1: On your Galaxy S9, insert the ejection pin into the hole on the tray to loosen the tray and pull out the tray gently from the tray slot.

Step 2: Put a memory card on the tray 2 with the gold-colored contacts facing downwards. Make sure the card is fixed firmly into the tray and then insert the tray into the tray slot.

Step 3: Plug the USB connector to the USB power adaptor and plug the USB memory into an electric socket.

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Step 4: Then, go to your Galaxy S9 and tap Settings > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch > More > External storage transfer > BACK UP.

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Step 5: Choose the files you want to backup and activate "Back up" option.

After the backup process is finished, you can check the backed up data in My Files > SD card > SmartSwitchBackup folder.

OK, those are the different methods to help you backup your Samsung Galaxy S9 data on computer, Samsung Cloud and external storage devices. Just make a comparison and pick out your favorite one.

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