Back Up App Data:

  1. Open “Settings
  2. Go to “Cloud and accounts
  3. Tap “Backup & Restore
  4. Enable “Back up my data” to back up app data, settings, and Wi-Fi passwords to your backup account
  5. Enable “Automatic Restore” to allow app data, settings, and passwords to be restored automatically the next time you log in with the backup account or when reinstalling apps

Back Up Contacts:

  1. Launch “Contacts
  2. Access “Cloud and accounts
  3. Go to “Accounts
  4. Select an account type and the account you want to use for syncing the contacts
  5. Make sure the “Contacts” check box is ticked
  6. When ready, tap “Menu” > “Sync Now

Back Up Contacts to SD or Internal Storage:

  1. Launch “Settings
  2. Go to “Applications
  3. Tap “Contacts
  4. Select to “Import/Export” contacts
  5. Tap “Export” and select “Storage” or “SD Card
  6. Tap “OK” to confirm

Back Up Media Files to SD Storage:

  1. Launch “My Files
  2. Go to “Local storage
  3. Tap “Device storage” > “More
  4. Tap “Edit” and select the media files you want to back up
  5. Tap “More” > “Copy” > “SD card
  6. Select the desired folder or tap “Create folder
  7. When ready tap “Paste here

Back Up Media Files on a Windows PC:

  1. Connect the Android device to the computer via USB
  2. On the phone, enable “Media device” / “File Transfer” at the prompt or from the Notification area
  3. Open the File Explorer on the computer
  4. Locate the media files on the phone
  5. Copy and transfer the files to the desired backup location on the PC storage
  6. Once done, eject the phone storage and safely disconnect the device from the USB port

Back Up Media Files on a Mac Computer:

NOTE: If Samsung Kies is installed on the Mac, skip the first 3 steps below.

  1. Launch the Internet browser on the Mac
  2. Visit
  3. Click “Download for Mac” and install the app on the Mac
  4. Then, connect the phone to the Mac via USB
  5. On the phone, enable “File Transfer” / “Media device” at the prompt or from the Notification shade
  6. Launch Kies on the Mac
  7. In Kies, go to the “Backup” section
  8. Tick the boxes associated with “Photos” “Music” and other media file types you want to back up
  9. Click “Backup” to begin the sync
  10. Once done, drag the phone’s virtual drive from the desktop and drop it over the trash can to eject it
  11. Safely disconnect the device from the USB port

See More: Samsung Galaxy J6: Back Up App Data, Contacts, and Media Files