How can back up my data to a PC, then recover it when needed?

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020

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Back up data to computer


Transfer data between your device and a computer. You must download the Smart Switch PC version app from Back up data from your device to computer and import the data to your device later.

How can back up my data to a PC, then recover it when needed?
1 On the computer, and download Smart Switch PC version.

You can download this on Samsung NZ Smart Switch  at the bottom of the page.

2 On the computer, launch Smart Switch. If your device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step.
3 Connect your device to the computer using the device’s USB cable.
4 On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device. Then, disconnect your device from the computer.

Check out How to back up my data? for alternative back up options and ore information.


You can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.

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