How do I Back Up and Restore my device using Kies 2.6?

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 Memo™, S Planner, Call log, Message, Videos (internal memory), Music (internal memory), Photos (internal memory), Miscellaneous content files (internal memory), Ringtone, Applications (internal memory), Alarm, Email account information, and Preferences.

    Kies 2.6 is only available for use on a Windows® platform.  

    Backup options may vary depending on your device.  

  • Backing Up Data
    1. Connect your device to your computer.

    2. Open Kies 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.



    6. You can have Kies automatically back up your device every time it's connected by clicking the checkbox next to Automatically back up when USB connection is established.

  • Restoring Data
    1. Connect your device to your computer.

    2. Open Kies and click the Back up/Restore tab.



    3. Click Restore data.



    4. Select the backup file from the drop-down box to restore it to the device. 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. Some items may require additional settings. Choose the desired option, and click OK to continue.



    7. Click Complete when the restore is finished.

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