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Backing up Applications:

  1. While on the home screen, press the "Menu" button
  2. Tap "Settings" and go to the "Accounts" tab
  3. Tap "Backup and reset". NOTE: you need to be logged in to a Google account in order to back up your apps. To add one, tap "Backup account" > "Add account" and follow the on-screen prompts
  4. If necessary, mark the check boxes associated with "Backup my data" and "Backup account"

Contact Backup

Backing Up Contacts Using a Samsung or Google Account:

  1. While on the home screen, tap "Contacts"
  2. Press the "Menu" button
  3. Tap "Merge contacts" and select either "Merge with Google" or "Merge with Samsung"
  4. Sign in with your Google or Samsung account if necessary

Backing up Contacts to the SD Card:

  1. Open the "Contacts" application
  2. Press the "Menu" button, tap "Contacts to display" > "All contacts"
  3. Press the "Menu" button and select "Import / Export"
  4. Tap "Export to SD card". NOTE: in the pop-up window, the file name for the contact list will appear. Record the name if necessary
  5. Tap "OK"

Media File Backing Up

Backing Up Media Files on the SD Card:

  1. Tap the "All apps" icon located on the home screen
  2. Tap "My Files" > "All files"
  3. Press "Device storage". NOTE: to back up all your files, press "Menu" > "Select all" and skip to step 6
  4. Navigate to the folders containing the desired media files. Usually, pictures are in the "DCIM" folder, and other media files are in "Notifications", "Downloads" etc
  5. Mark the check box associated with the file or folder that you wish to back up
  6. Tap the "Menu" icon in the top-right corner
  7. Tap "Copy". Alternatively, tap "Move" if you don't want to duplicate the file
  8. Select "SD memory card"
  9. Navigate to the desired folder
  10. Tap "Paste here" (or "Move here" if you chose to move the file)

Backing Up Media Files on the Computer:

  1. Establish a connection between your smartphone and computer via USB
  2. Drag the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device" > "Media device"
  3. In the AutoPlay window that appears on your PC, click "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer"
  4. Navigate to where the files are located on your smartphone
  5. Copy the files and paste them in the desired location on your PC
  6. Once finished, safely disconnect your smartphone by clicking the storage media device icon in the system tray

Backing Up Media Files on a Mac Computer:

  1. First, navigate to kies and click "Download for Mac OS" in order to download and install Kies on your Mac
  2. Use the USB cable to connect your smartphone to your computer
  3. Drag the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device" > "Media device"
  4. Launch Kies on your Mac
  5. In Kies, go to the "Back up / Restore" tab
  6. Click the "Backup" tab
  7. Mark the check boxes associated with "Music", "Photo" or any other types of file. Alternatively, click the "Select all items" check box
  8. Click "Backup"
  9. When the process is complete, you can disconnect your smartphone

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