NOTE: To learn how to back up apps, contacts and media files on the Core Plus, visit this link.

Restoring Applications:

  1. Log in to the Google account that you've used as a backup location
  2. Press the "Menu" button while on the home screen
  3. Tap "Settings"
  4. Swipe to the "Accounts" tab
  5. Select "Google" and tap "Sync all"
  6. Press "Back" and tap "Backup and reset"
  7. Check / uncheck the boxes associated with "Backup my data" and "Automatic restore"

Restoring Contacts from a Google or Samsung Account:

  1. Press the "Menu" button while on the home screen
  2. Tap "Settings"
  3. Go to the "Accounts" tab
  4. Select either "Google" or "Samsung", depending on what type of account you've backed up the contacts
  5. Tap the "email address" at the top of the display
  6. Mark the check box next to "Sync contacts". If the box is ticked, tap "Sync now"

Restoring Contacts from the SD Card:

  1. Open the "Contacts" app
  2. Press "Menu" and select "Import / Export"
  3. Tap "Import from SD card"
  4. Select the account on which you wish to restore the contacts
  5. Choose the VCF file that contains the desired information, and import the contacts

Restoring Media Files from the SD Card:

  1. While on the home screen, tap "All apps"
  2. Tap "My Files" > "All files" > "SD card"
  3. Navigate to where the media files are backed up
  4. Tap and hold the file that you want to restore
  5. Select "Move"
  6. The phone will automatically show the available memory locations. NOTE: optionally you can tap the folder name or tap "Create new"
  7. Tap "Move here"

Restoring Media Files from Your Windows Computer:

  1. Establish a connection between your smartphone and PC via USB
  2. Drag the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device"
  3. Mark the check box next to "Media device"
  4. In the AutoRun window on your computer, click "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer"
  5. Open a new Windows Explorer window and navigate to where the media files are backed up
  6. Copy the files, and paste them on your phone's storage. NOTE: the icon depicting a card represents the SD card, whereas the phone-like icon represents the handset's internal storage
  7. Once the transfer is complete, safely disconnect your smartphone form your PC

Restoring Media Files from Your Mac Computer via Kies:

  1. Connect your smartphone to your Mac computer
  2. On your handset, drag the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device". Then, tap the "Media device" option
  3. Open Kies on your Mac
  4. In Kies, go to the "Back up / restore" tab
  5. Click the "Restore" tab if necessary
  6. Mark the check boxes associated with "Music", "Photo" or any other categories of files that you wish to restore. Optionally, click "Select all items"
  7. Click "Restore" and follow any on-screen instructions, if necessary
  8. Once finished, you can safely disconnect your smartphone

See More: Samsung Galaxy Core Plus: Restore Apps, Contacts and Media Files