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Take A Full Backup on Samsung Galaxy S8

-- Thursday, July 20, 2017
Sometimes you may delete any important data such as contacts, photos, messages and so on by accident, or lose any of them even you have no ideas why. In this way, to backup Samsung S8/S8 Plus to PC would be a good choice to prevent data loss.

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  • This article would introduce three different ways to back up or sync data on your Samsung smartphone. You can choose one of them that can fit you most. More details please continue to read.

    Method 1: How to Sync Galaxy S8 with Google Account?

    You can use the Google account to back up data on your Samsung. If you erase the contents accidentally, you can restore them using the account easily. Now, let’s see how to sync Samsung S8 via Google account below:

    Step 1 Go to Settings App and select "Backup and reset" and enable the "Back up my data" and "Automatic restore" under the "Google account" section of the menu.

     Sync Galaxy S8 with Google Account

    Step 2 Then tap on the "Backup account" to select or add a new account and the data would be backed up to that account.

    However, not all the data on your Samsung can be synced with this service. The Google Calendar settings, Wi-Fi networks & passwords, Gmail settings, apps installed from Google Play, third-party app settings & data can be backed up, but some apps or the data from them may not be able to sync.

    Method 2: How Do I Back Up Data Using Samsung Account?

    With Samsung account, you are able to back up and restore the data both in the same Samsung and the other devices only if you use the same Samsung account for it. And backing up data via Samsung account is pretty simple. Please check it out below:

    Step 1 On the home screen of your Samsung, tap on "Settings" and then scroll down to choose "Accounts".

    Step 2 Add a Samsung account.

    Back Up Contacts with Samsung Account

    Step 3 Tap on the "Samsung account" icon and then "Backup". Now, you can choose the contents you want to back up. Tap on the "Back up now" icon and it would start to back up your data.

    Method 3: Back Up Samsung Galaxy S8 via Android Backup Restore

    Android Backup Restore is a very effective program that can help to backup Samsung S8/S8 Plus to PC in a simple way. To begin with, please download and install the program on your computer.

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    Step 1 Connect Samsung to PC
    After the program is installed, please launch it and connect your Samsung Galaxy S8 to computer via USB cable. Then go to "Data Backup & Restore" tool on the left pane and choose "Device Data Backup" or "One-click Backup" to continue.

    Connect Device to PC

    Step 2 Select Data You Want
    You can see there are different data types displayed on the interface. Please choose the ones you want to back up.

    Selet Data and Make a Backup

    Step 3 Back Up Samsung
    Click on "Start" button and the program would start to back up data for your device. After the job is done, you will get backup copies of your Samsung phone on your computer.

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    As you can see above, the three methods will back up you Samsung simply. But with Android Backup Restore, you can back up almost all the data types on your smartphone with three simple steps. So why not have a try?

    Ivy Bruce

    Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.