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3 Ways to Help You Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 on Computer Effortlessly

There might be many reasons you want to backup Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 on computer. For one, you might have some important data stored on your phone that you want to keep in a safe place so that you can easily retrieve it in case your phone crashes. Moreover, if your phone gets accidentally injected with malware, your data on the phone may be lost or damaged and might even be irretrievable. In such cases, it is always wise to have a backup kept somewhere, ideally on your PC or Mac computer. While there are many ways to back up your Samsung Galaxy S8 on computer, here we recommend you with three simple solutions.

Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 with Assistant for Android

Simply put, MobiKin Assistant for Android or Assistant for Android (Mac Version) is a professional backup program specifically designed for Android users and is hence perfect for you Samsung Galaxy S9/8. It takes only a single click to transfer all types of data including contacts, photos, videos, messages, apps and more from your Android phone to your Windows or Mac computer. It is possible to connect your phone with or without using a USB cable- you can connect with Wi-Fi. What's more, Assistant for Android enables you to restore files from computer to Samsung device and manage Samsung data on computer.

The process of transferring Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to computer for backup is simple with the help of Assistant for Android. The software will take care of everything and it does not matter what device you own. Whether it is an Android or an iOS or Symbian, the process here is the same. Just refer to the guide in the below to see how to make use of the backup ability of the program.

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Step 1. Connecting your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to computer

After you have installed the Assistant for Android on your computer, launch it and connect your Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 to the computer either through USB cable or through Wi-Fi (for connecting via Wi-Fi, you should download APK file first). Then the software will detect your phone automatically (enable USB debugging on the device if you are using the software for the first time).

main interface of the program

Step 2. Go to "Super Toolkit"

Turn to the top menu to click the "Super Toolkit" option. Then, you will see there is a "Backup" option. Just click it, and all the contents on your Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 that can be backed up are listed here.

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Step 3. Backup Galaxy S9/S8 on computer with 1 click

Select the files you want to transfer from the connected Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 by ticking off the checkbox in front of them, choose the path where you want to place your back-up files and click "Back Up" button from the bottom right.

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Transfer Galaxy S9 or S8 to Computer with Transfer for Mobile

Transferring files from Samsung Galaxy S9/8 to computer for backup can also be realized by using the MobiKin Transfer for Mobile (Mac version is available). It enables you to selectively transfer contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps and more from Galaxy S9/S8 to computer for backup, and also allows you to restore the backup record back to your phone. You can use it to transfer data between two phones, no matter they are running Android, iOS or Symbian system.

Follow the guide in the below to use the Transfer for Mobile to transfer Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to computer for backup with 1 click.

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Step 1. Launch the Transfer for Mobile

Download and install this program on your computer. Launch it and you will see the main interface of the program like below. There are 4 options listed. Just choose the one labeled "Back Up Your Phone" and click the "Start" button.

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Step 2. Connect Samsung Galaxy S9/8 to computer

Connect your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to the computer by using its USB cable. Then the program will detect the device and show it on the left. All transferable file types are displayed on the right in categories.

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Step 3. Backup Galaxy S9/S8 on computer

Here, you should check the box next to the file types you need and click on the "Start" button on the bottom right to start the data transfer from Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 to computer.

Backup Samsung Galaxy S9/8 to PC with Samsung Kies

As a Samsung phone user, you must be familiar with Samsung Kies, which is primarily designed for Samsung users to backup and restore Samsung phone data on PC. To backup Samsung Galaxy S8 on computer by using Samsung Kies, you can follow the easy steps in the below:

Step 1. Build a connection between Samsung S9/8 and Kies

At first, you need to connect your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to your computer with a USB cable. Then you should select the option of "Backup & Restore" on the Kies' main interface.

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Step 2. Backup Samsung data to PC

Now you can select "Data Backup" option in this section and tap on the data categories you want to backup. After the data selection, you can click the "Backup" option to begin the Samsung Galaxy S9/8's backup process.


Every software mentioned above is helpful and effective so you can select anyone of them to have a try. And if you have any problem while using them, you can contact us and we will try our best to help you. Or if you have any better way to backup Samsung phone, you can also leave a message below to share with us.

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