How do I Back Up and Restore my device using Kies 3?

You can create backups of the content on your device, letting you restore data quickly and easily. You can back up the following content from your device: Contacts, S Note™, Message, S Planner (calendar events), Call log, S Health™, Videos (internal memory), Music (internal memory), Photos (internal memory), Miscellaneous content files (internal memory), Ringtone, Story Album, Applications (internal memory), Alarm, Email account information, and Preferences.

    Backup options may vary depending on your device.  

    For support using Kies 2.6, please click here.  

  • Backing Up Data
    1. Connect your device to your computer.
    2. Open Kies 3 and click the Back up/Restore tab.



    3. If necessary, click Data backup.



    4. Mark the checkbox next to the content you want to back up. You can select all content by marking the checkbox next to Select all items. Click Backup.



    5. Click Complete when the backup is finished.

  • Restoring Data
    1. Connect your device to your computer.
    2. Open Kies and click the Back up/Restore tab.



    3. If necessary, click Restore data.



    4. Select the backup file to restore to the device from the drop-down box. If you cannot find the restore file in the drop-down box, scroll to the bottom, click Find file, and select the file.



    5. Mark the content you want to restore from the backup file, and click Restore.



    6. Click Complete when the restore is finished.

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