Samsung Galaxy Smartphone - How to back up your device using a PC (Smart Switch)

Last Update date : 2017.08.18

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone - How to back up your device using a PC (Smart Switch)

To back up your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone from your computer, please follow the steps below.





1) Please download Smart Switch for PC or Mac OS:

   • Download Smart Switch for PC

   • Download Smart Switch for Mac OS


2) Once you've installed Smart Switch on your PC, please plug your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone using the OEM charging/sync cable to your Samsung Galaxy Smartphone and PC.  


3) Driver may need to install on your PC once plugged in your computer. Please wait until driver have finished installing in order to proceed.


4) Once completed, please run the Smart Switch program on your PC.


5) Once Smart Switch is launched, screen will indicate your device is being connected.




6) Once your device is connected, you will see your device name on "Backup, Restore, Outlook Sync" screen.




7) Please choose "Backup".




8) You will now notice "Galaxy Note7 data is bring backed up". Please be patient for backup to complete. You will be notified once backup is completed. 




8) When backup completes, backup data will be stored in Documents\Samsung















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