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How to back up the Galaxy S9 / Galaxy S9 +

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Your phone is a treasure trove of important data. Photos, videos, contacts, and conversations deserve to be backed up… once in a while. But what is the best way to back up the Galaxy S9 / Galaxy S9 +? The good news is that there are many different backup methods. You can back up your data on your computer or on a microSD card. 

If you use a third-party Cloud app, it could be an option for backing up your Galaxy S9 data. Let’s take a look at the options that allow you to save your data online using Samsung Cloud.

DATA BACKUP VIA SAMSUNG CLOUD

Here is a detailed guide to access the online storage space provided with your Samsung account.

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Cloud and account

Clouds and accounts will give you direct access to your Samsung Cloud. You can also reach it via your Samsung account, which we will demonstrate later.

  1. Touch Samsung Cloud
  2. Check the space available in your Samsung Cloud

Your Samsung account comes with 15 GB of free storage space. In some cases, it may be necessary to go through your Samsung Cloud and delete old and unnecessary data.

  1. Check the sync settings

This ensures that all your data is synchronized on all supported devices. Above all, keep your photos and contacts synchronized.

  1. Tap Backup my data

This is where you send backups directly to your Samsung Cloud. You can make the backup happen automatically.

So what kind of data can be backed up? Here are some examples.

  • applications

You can back up the apps you downloaded. This option also saves the app settings and all app-specific data.

  • Contacts and messages

Backing up the contact list is a great idea. You can also upload your SMS and MMS messages to the Samsung Cloud.

  • settings

You can save your phone settings. This includes Wi-Fi information, ringtones, favorite layouts, backgrounds and widgets. If you need to restore your phone, you will be able to easily restore your settings.

  • Tunnel

Backing up your photos and videos keeps your memories safe and allows you to free up space on your phone.

DATA BACKUP VIA SAMSUNG OR GOOGLE ACCOUNT

There is another way to access Samsung Cloud. Or you may prefer to use a different online storage option. Here is a detailed guide to using your Samsung account or Google account to store your data online.

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  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Cloud and account
  3. Select Backup and Restore

When you are in Backup and Restore, you can choose between two accounts.

  • Samsung account
  • Google account

Whichever option you choose, you will be asked to enter your account name and password. After logging in to your account, authorize your data to be backed up.

Your Samsung account stores your backups on Samsung Cloud, while the Google Account option uploads your data to Google Drive. Many users prefer to use Google Drive since it is easier to synchronize between phone, laptop, and other devices.

CONCLUSION

The use of cloud storage makes everything much less stressful. You will not be able to lose important data if you have a problem with your phone.

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