In this piece, we will be talking about how you can backup and restore Samsung Galaxy Note 9. If you have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 device, then I’ll suggest you regularly do a backup of your device. Now, There are so many software and apps out there that one can use for this purpose, but for this guide, we will be making use of Samsung’s own Smart Switch.
What is Smart Switch?
Smart Switch is a computer (Windows and Mac) program developed by Samsung that was primarily made to ease the “Switch” from a different phone to a Samsung phone. Its main purpose is to help you easily move from your phone to a Samsung phone. However, the software is still able to do other stuff like install software updates on Samsung phones among other things.
We will be focusing on the backup and restore aspect of the Smart Switch which it can carry out without hassle. This is my go-to option for backing up and restoring data on any Samsung phone, and I’ll recommend it any day, anytime.
How To Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Smart Switch can back up and restore your photos, contacts, applications and its data and any other files you might have laid in your phone memory or SD Card with one click. All you have to do is simply follow the instructions below.
- Go to the Smart Switch Website and Download The software for your Computer. (For Windows PC or Mac)
Launch the .exe or .dmg file you Downloaded depending on which OS your PC is running.
Accept the terms and conditions by checking the two boxes.
Tap Next and Hit Finish.
Once the app is up and running, Connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to your PC via a USB cable and wait for your PC t recognize your device. This should happen immediately.
If prompted, Allow File transfer on your phone.
Still, on your phone, Swipe down to access the notification shade. Tap on the USB Option and make sure it is in the Transfer files option.
Now go back to the Smart Switch App on your PC and Click on BackUp.
Allow permission Access on your phone to begin the process.
Once the process is done, you’ll be presented with the everything it Backup along with other details about the backup.
Just like that, you’ve backed up your Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Restoring said backup is very easy. Just follow the steps below.
- Connect your phone to your PC.
Open the Smart Switch App On your PC and Click on Restore.
Select the particular backup you would like to restore and Click on Restore Now.
Allow the Restore process on your phone to begin the process.
Once the process is done, you’ll be shown the details of the restored files.
Using Smart Switch to me is the best way to backup and restore Samsung Galaxy Note 9. If you have any questions about this article, please don’t hesitate to drop them in the comment section down below.