How to Use Samsung Backup APP to Backup Samsung Data

If you use Samsung Smartphone and store all important data ranges from daily appointments and schedule to personal photos and records, then definitely you should backup Samsung regularly. Do not worry whether you will cost lots of time on backing up over and over again. Actually, the followings are top Samsung backup apps, with which you can backup Samsung and other Android phones without losing data.

Samsung Backup APP

Part 1. Backup Data with Samsung Phone (Samsung Kies/Smart Switch)

You can choose one Samsung Backup app to back up all media files with ease.

How to Backup Samsung Data with Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is the popular Samsung backup app that can backup and restore all your Samsung data to computer, such as videos, music, photos, call logs, applications, etc.

Step 1. Locate "Backup & Restore" page

Connect your Samsung Galaxy to computer with the USB cable. Choose "Backup & Restore" on the top. Find "Data Backup" section and tap it. All available Samsung data types will display under two categories, which are "Personal Information" and "Content".

Samsung Galaxy to computer

Step 2. Backup data with Samsung Kies backup app

Tick the data type you want to back up to your Mac or Windows computer. There are contacts, memo, planner, videos, music and photos. Tap "Backup" button on the top right corner. Check whether you decide to back up all those Samsung items or not, and then click "Complete" to move on.

You may note that this software does not support SMS backup. Learn here to backup text messages on Samsung.

backup data with samsung kies

How to Backup Samsung Data with Smart Switch

Smart Switch enables users to transfer all things from Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Windows mobiles. To be more specific, you can use Smart Switch to not only backup Samsung data but also transfer from other platforms to your new Galaxy devices or Samsung to Samsung data transfer flexibly.

Do not miss here: How to transfer photos from Samsung to Samsung.

Step 1. Launch the free Samsung backup

Search Smart Switch APK from Google play store. Download and install Smart Switch on your Android device.

Step 2. Back up Samsung phone data

Tap "More" and then select "Transfer via SD Card". Tick the specific content to back up including "Contacts", "Messages" and more, you can also see the file size besides. Press "Back up" button to start backing up Samsung phone data to the external SD card with Smart Switch.

backup samsung data with smart switch

Part 2. Back up Samsung with Other Samsung Backup Software

Or you can choose from following recommended backup apps for Samsung and other Android phones and tablets.

Android Backup & Restore

Android Data Backup & Restore enables users to backup and restore Samsung and Android data by one click. Moreover, you can back up Samsung phone selectively and flexibly to your computer. For serious Android data, the Samsung backup app offers password protection. Even though you delete the certain Samsung file by mistake, you are still supported to preview and select the data you want to restore.

Moreover, besides Samsung, it supports ZTE/HTC/Huawei/Motorola data backup for almost Android phones.

In a word, Android Data Backup & Restore is your first choice to backup and restore Samsung data.

Step 1. Launch Android Data Recovery

Download and install Android Data Recovery on your computer. launch it and connect your Android via USB cable.

Launch Android Data Recovery

Step 2. Scan Samsung data

There are "Contacts & Messages" and "Media" categories including "Contacts", "Call Logs", "Gallery", etc. Tap "Next" button to analyze Samsung phone data.

Scan Samsung data

Step 3. Backup Samsung to PC or Mac

Preview and select files in detail. Press "Recover" button and set the destination folder with the Samsung backup app for Mac or PC.

Backup Samsung to PC

Samsung Auto Backup

Samsung Auto Backup app is bundled with Samsung external drives. You can backup Samsung files in real-time mode or scheduled mode with ease.

Step 1. Install Samsung Auto Backup

Install Samsung Auto Backup. You can tap "Next" and agree the license agreements by clicking "Yes". Choose the program folder to save your auto backed up Samsung data.

Step 2. Reboot your Samsung

After you have installed Samsung Auto Backup app, there will be the popping up screen asking you to reboot your system right now or later. Press "Finish" to compete Samsung Auto Backup installation.

(Do not want to backup automatically? Just delete Samsung Auto Backup now.)

Samsung Auto Backup


Moborobo is the useful desktop backup app for Samsung and other Android phones/tablets, as well as iPhone and iPad.

Step 1. Connect Samsung to computer.

Launch Moborobo app on your computer. Tap "Connect Device" button, and then select whether to use "USB Connection" or "Wi-Fi Connection".

Step 2. Backup Samsung phone

Choose "Backup/Restore" to select Samsung data to back up regularly in high security.


You may also want to know: How to restore recently deleted apps from iPhone and Android

Part 3. Back up Samsung with Samsung Backup APPs

For people who need to backup Samsung apps, there are also some good recommendation of Samsung app backup apps.

App Backup Restore

Pro: Batch backup and restore APKs and other files to SD card or Cloud storage (Similar to Samsung Cloud backup) automatically or manually.

Cons: Do not support to backup app data.

App Backup & Restore

Pro: Auto scan and customize Android backup apps to overwrite, downgrade and backup old versions of Samsung apps.

Cons: Cannot Backup Samsung app data.

Super Backup & Restore

Pro: Back up app data with rooted Android phones/tablets, and set schedule to backup apps in auto mode.

Cons: The free version of Samsung app backup APK contains ads.

Easy Backup & Restore

Pro: Offer free app backup and app data backup (root required) services.

Cons: Simple interface without various filters to customize Samsung backup apps and data.

Backup Your Mobile

Pro: Support to backup user apps and some system settings both for rooted and non-rooted devices.

Cons: Fail to back up to new devices.

Bonus Tips: Back up Samsung Data to iPhone with Phone Transfer

Or you can try Phone Transfer that can transfer media data and contents from Samsung to other Android and iOS devices in one click. So even if you buy a new iPhone X and need to move all previous data from old Samsung to iPhone X, it is also supported. Furthermore, you can select the data types and migrate one sort of Samsung data to the new cell phone quickly. Some people may suffer Samsung got damaged and unusable, and all data were unavailable. Well, the versatile Samsung backup app can copy and paste files from the broken phone to the new one. Thus, next time you want to save data from the dead or smashed phone, just take a chance to use Phone Transfer.

You can check this video quickly to backup iPhone contacts to computer:

Transfer Data from Phone to PhonePlay

Step 1. Download Phone Transfer

Download, install and run Phone Transfer on your computer.

Run Phone Transfer

Step 2. Transfer data from Samsung to iPhone

Connect both your phones (Samsung and another phone) to the computer with the USB cables. Enable your Samsung phone is the "Resource Device" and the other phone is "Target Device". If not, click "Switch".

Here we take iPhone as the target device int the following image. Checkmark the data that you want to backup, and click "Start to copy" to backup data on Samsung to the other device.

TBackup Samsung

If you want to erase the data on iPhone, and replace them with the data on Samsung, just tick "Remove the choosen data on Target Device before copy".

This article shows you some Samsung backup apps, so that you could backup Samsung data when you switch to new phone, or free up space for your phone. Choose the best one you like, and leave your cooments below if you have questions.

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