NOTE: To learn how you can back up your apps, contacts and media files on the Galaxy Beam 2, visit this link for a full guide.

Restoring Applications:

  1. Sign in with your Google account, if necessary
  2. While viewing the home screen, press the "Menu" key
  3. Tap "Settings"
  4. Access the "Accounts" tab
  5. Tap "Google" > "Sync all"
  6. Press the "Back" key
  7. Tap "Backup and reset"
  8. Check / uncheck the boxes next to "Backup my data" and "Automatic restore"

Restoring Contacts:

Restoring Contacts from a Google or Samsung Account:

  1. Press the "Menu" key while on the home screen
  2. Tap "Settings" and access the "Accounts" tab
  3. Select either "Google" or "Samsung", depending on the type of account used for the backup
  4. Tap the "email address" at the top of the screen
  5. Mark the check box next to "Sync contacts". If the box is already ticked, tap "Sync now"

Restoring Contacts from the SD Card:

  1. Ensure that the SD card containing the backup file is installed
  2. Launch the "Contacts" application
  3. Press "Menu" and tap "Import / Export"
  4. Tap "Import from SD card"
  5. Select the account you want to use for restoring the contacts
  6. Tap "Import vCard file" > "Ok"
  7. Select the vCard file containing the backed up contacts and tap "OK"

Restoring Media Files & Pictures

Restoring Media Files from the SD Card:

  1. Tap the "Apps" icon while on the home screen
  2. Tap "My Files" > "All files" > "SD card"
  3. Navigate to where the media files are stored on the SD card
  4. Tap and hold the file that you wish to restore
  5. Tap "Move"
  6. The smartphone will automatically display the available memory locations. To move the files to a different location, tap "Create new" or tap the folder name
  7. Tap "Move here"

Restoring Media Files from a Windows Computer:

  1. Establish a connection between the Galaxy Beam 2 and computer via USB
  2. Swipe the "Status" bar down on the smartphone
  3. Tap "Connected as a media device" and mark the "Media device" check box
  4. From the AutoPlay window on the computer, click "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer"
  5. Open a second Windows Explorer window, and navigate to where the desired media files are backed up on your computer's HDD
  6. Copy the files, and paste them on your phone's storage. NOTE: the "Card" icon represents the smartphone's external storage. The "Phone" icon is the internal memory
  7. Once the files have been copied, safely disconnect your smartphone from the computer

Restoring Media Files from a Mac Computer:

  1. Connect your Galaxy Beam 2 to your Mac using the USB cable
  2. Swipe the "Status" bar down and tap "Connected as a media device"
  3. If necessary, mark the "Media device" check box
  4. Launch Samsung Kies on the Mac
  5. From the Kies main menu, click the "Back up / restore" tab
  6. Go to the "Restore" tab
  7. Mark the "Music", "Photo" check boxes, and those associated with the types of files that you wish to restore. Optionally, mark the "Select all items" check box
  8. Click "Restore" and follow any additional prompts if necessary
  9. Once the process is complete, safely disconnect your Beam 2 from the Mac computer

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