Backing up Galaxy phone is necessary to avoid losing important data due to phone software malfunctions or your device was broken, stolen or lost. Samsung’s Kies & Kies 3 is a desktop software to backup and restore Galaxy phone or tablet. If you have Kies or Kies 3 installed on your computer, simply run it, connect your Galaxy device via USB cable, then from Kies/Kies 3 tabs select or click on the Backup/Restore tab and choose the items you want to backup, then scroll to the bottom of the window and click the Backup button. It is easy to backup Galaxy phone or table on Windows PC or Mac OS X. It will ask you to choose which file that you are going to backup, such as contacts, SMS/MMS messages, call log, and media files.
Galaxy Restore is as easy as Galaxy Backup. Connect your Galaxy phone or tablet to computer, open Kies or Kies 3 and click the Backup/Restore tab, select the backup file from the drop-down box to restore it to your device, then mark the content you want to restore and click Restore button. When the restore process finishes, click Complete button.
There are also other software or apps for helping you backup and restore Galaxy phone data, such as PC Auto Backup, Android Data Transfer, Titanium Backup, MyBackup, Helium, etc. You can select and install Galaxy backup apps on your Galaxy device from Google Play Store. It should be noticed that some software or apps require your Galaxy device to be rooted first before you can actually use it. But if you don’t want to root your Galaxy device, and just want to make a backup of your Galaxy phone or tablet, you can use Android Data Transfer software.
Android Data Transfer is able to backup various data from Android to computer, including contacts, SMS/MMS messages, calendar, call history, music, movies, photos, playlists, camera roll, ringtone, bookmarks, etc. It can also help you restore data from computer to your Android device any time you want. This smart software works great with Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony, LG and more Android smartphone or tablets, the new Galaxy S7, S7 Edge are supported. You can free to try the software before purchase.
• Backup Galaxy device data to PC/Mac
• Restore data from computer to Galaxy
• Transfer data between Galaxy devices