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Top 5 Samsung Phone Backup Tips to Backup Samsung Phone to PC

2019-09-25 17:57:59/Posted by Kitty Parkerto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

One of the biggest nightmare people can encounter today is probably losing all the important files in the phone. That's because people are used to storing important data such as contacts, messages, calendars, photos, notes, etc. in their phones. Take Samsung users as an example. When we transfer from one Samsung phone to another, we will lose more or less important information. In order to ensure data security, we must know the method of how to do Samsung backup to PC.

We can back up the data on the phone to the PC to ensure that important files are not lost. We have proposed five ways to help Samsung users easily backup Samsung phone to PC. Now let's explore them one by one.

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Way 1. How to Backup Samsung Phone to PC with Assistant for Android (Video Tutorial Attached)

MobiKin Assistant for Android is an effective third-party program that allows you to backup and restore data on your Android device. It features with a sleek interface and provides a preview of your data so that you can back up S7/S8/S9/S10 to PC selectively in no time. If you want, you can backup and restore your entire content on your Samsung phone as well.

More functions of Assistant for Android are as follows

  • Realize one-click Samsung backup to PC and restore Samsung data selectively.
  • Transfer overall types of data between Samsung and PC, such as contacts, SMS, call logs, photos, videos, music, apps, etc.
  • You can preview before backing up and restoring backup.
  • Flexible enough to support 6000+ Android devices, including the latest Samsung Galaxy S10/S10e/S10+.
  • 100% secure and no risk of data loss.
  • It also provides Mac version: Assistant for Android (Mac).

Please download the program by clicking the download button below. It supports Samsung backup to PC running Windows 10.

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Step 1. Connect your Samsung phone to PC

Once you install the program successfully, launch it and connect your Samsung device to the computer via the matching USB cable. Then the software will detect your phone automatically (enable USB debugging on the device if you are using the software for the first time).

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Step 2. Go to "Super Toolkit"

Go to the top menu to choose the "Super Toolkit" option and you can see the "Backup" and "Restore" options on the new window. Just click the "Backup" option and all the contents on your Samsung Galaxy that can be backed up are listed here.

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Step 3. How to back up Samsung phone to PC

Choose the data types you want to back up by ticking them off and select the path where you want to place the back-up files. After that, you can click on the "Back Up" button from the bottom right to start the process.

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Way 2. How to Backup Galaxy S8/S9/S10 to Computer by Copy and Paste

This may be the easiest way to back up Samsung to your PC. Like other Android phones, one of the best things about Samsung Galaxy phones is that it still allows you to connect it to your computer in the most traditional way, using USB. All you have to do is transfer the files from your phone to your computer with the simplest copy-and-paste method. However, compared to the first method above, the copy-and-paste method only supports the transfer of a small number of data types, such as photos and videos.

Step 1: Use a USB cable to connect your Samsung phone to your PC. Once connected successfully, you can unlock the phone, drag down the notifications panel from the top of your phone's screen and choose the option of Media device(MTP).

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Step 2: Go to your computer, double-click the Computer or use the shortcut - Windows + E to go to the interface of my computer. You will see your Samsung phone is displayed here in the section of Portable Devices. Double click on the name of your Samsung phone to enter its internal storage, then, you can browse all the folders and find the files you want to backup on PC.

For example, all the photos and videos are generally located in the folder called DCIM.

backup samsung using copy and paste

Step 3: Copy all the files you want to backup by press Ctrl + C or Ctrl + X. Then, create a folder on your computer to save your Samsung phone data and paste all the data from the clipboard to the new folder by pressing Ctrl + V.

Way 3. How to Do Samsung Phone Backup on PC by Using Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is a software developed by Samsung to help Samsung mobile phone users easily interact with their Macs and Windows PCs. It supports syncing and backing up your Samsung phone files, including contacts, SMS, photos, contacts, etc. to your PC. If you are interested, you can check the following steps to see how to take Samsung mobile backup by using Kies.

Step 1. Connect your Samsung device with a USB cable

First of all, you should link your Samsung Galaxy phone to your system with a USB cable. Then you need to select the option of "Backup & Restore" on the Kies' main interface.

backup samsung with kies

Step 2. Backup Samsung data to desktop

Next, click on the "Data Backup" option and tick off the data categories you want to backup. After that, you can click the "Backup" option to begin the Samsung backup process. Once the backup process is finished, you will get a prompt and you can click "Complete" button to exit.

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Way 4. How to Do Samsung Galaxy Backup on PC with Smart Switch

Like Kies, Smart Switch is also a free app developed by Samsung. It is also a good way to back up Samsung mobile phone data to your PC. It supports backing up your photos, videos, music, contacts, messages, settings and more. Please follow the steps below to implement how to back up your Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S7/S6 to your PC using the free Samsung backup app - Smart Switch.

Step 1: Download and install Smart Switch on your PC. Launch it and connect your Samsung phone to the computer using a USB cable.

Step 2: Once the phone is connected, you should scroll down the notifications panel, select "Transfer Files(MTP)" option to enable the transfer of media and other data types.

Step 3: Now, click on the "Backup" button from the interface of Smart Switch to start the backup process.

backup samsung galaxy with smart switch

Step 4. Click "Allow" button from the prompt on your mobile screen, which will initiate the backup process and all the supported data will be backed up to your PC automatically.

Way 5. How to Back up Samsung Phone to PC Using the adb Utility

Before you begin with this method, you should make sure Samsung USB drivers and adb are installed on your computer. Then, you can continue with the following steps:

Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to your PC via a USB cable and check to make sure USB debugging mode is enabled on the phone.

Step 2: On your PC, keep pressing the Windows and R keys on the keyboard. Type cmd and press Enter key.

Step 3: Type the commandadb backup -apk -shared -all -f Path/To/Filename.abIf in the Windows command prompt. Then, a new prompt would appear to authorize your computer, just accept it.

Step 4: A window will pop up on your Samsung phone screen. Tap on Backup my data on the window and then the backup process will begin.

Conclusion

These are five different ways to back up your Samsung phone to your PC. From the official Samsung Kies to the cutting-edge Assistant for Android, you can choose the method that you feel is best for you. You can also back up your Samsung photos and videos to your PC using the easiest copy-and-paste way without downloading additional software. In short, in order to ensure the security of mobile phone data, backup is very necessary. Choose your favorite method and start Samsung Android phone backup now.

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