How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account?

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account?

You can back up contacts using your Google account on your Samsung Galaxy device.


Type of data backed up: App data, Calendar, Chrome, Contacts, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Fit, Google Play Movies, TV and Music, People details, Picasa Web Albums.

 

If you are looking for a different method of backing up, click here for information and instructions on the different ways you can back up your device, or see the bottom of this article for a list of related articles.

 

The method of backing up to your Google account will differ slightly depending on which device you are using and your operating system, but the main steps will remain the same.

 

How to back up to your Google account using an Android Lollipop or higher device

 

Click here for steps for Android Kitkat or lower  

 

 

 1. Tap Apps

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

2. Tap Settings

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

3. Scroll down to the Personalisation section in Settings and tap Accounts

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

4. Tap Google

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

5. Tap on your email address

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

6. You can now see the list of types of data you can back up to your Google account. Tick the boxes alongside for the data you want to back up.

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

7. Tap the three dots or More at the top right corner of your screen.

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

8. Tap Sync now.

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

How to back up to your Google account using an using an Android KitKat device or lower.

 

1. Tap Apps

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

2. Tap Settings

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

3. Scroll down to the Accounts section in Settings and tap Google

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account?   

 

4. Tap your email address

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account?

 

5. You can either tap individual areas to sync (e.g. to sync only App data, tap the top section titled Sync App data), you can sync all options by tapping Sync Now

 

How can I back up contacts from my Samsung Galaxy device to my Google account? 

 

 

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