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Backup Data on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Does the Galaxy S5 store data on the actual phone or the SIM card only? Which one?

My screen is completely black due to the cracked screen and I can't see anything. Before I exchange it, I would like to know which part of the phone my photos are in -- the phone itself or the SIM card. Which one?

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SIM cards cannot store anything other than contacts and your carrier account information. Your Samsung Galaxy S5 is, however, capable of storing photos, videos, music, and other files on a microSD card. If you have a microSD card, some files may be stored there, depending on how you set it up when you inserted the microSD card. If you didn't purchase a microSD card for your Galaxy S5, all of your data will be on your phone. If you didn't use a password to get into your phone, you can download Samsung Kies 3 to backup your data so that you can restore your data on your new Galaxy S5. If you did set up a password for your device, you won't be able to use Kies to backup your data.

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I want an application that will allow 100 % data backup and restore without rooting my phone?

Most of the software I have checked require a rooted phone to allow this action. I want my new phone to contain all of the settings, home screens, data, documents, etc., to look exactly the same when restore the smartphone.

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Unfortunately, rooting is required to obtain a decent back-up image of the smartphone. The best solutions for non-rooted back-up can be Helium - App Sync and Backup with its second part of installation located on the computer: you will have to download both to back up your device. Also, G Cloud Backup has an expansive list of backed up items without rooting your smart device.

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When I backup through Kies its fails to backup applications?

I want to backup my phone and format and reinstall as I keep getting different screen pop ups and sometimes the phone acting funny by launching application of its own when I click on an application. Also when I am on phone sometimes a different application is launched. Just a little confused what is wrong.

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S4 Backup to S5 Restore problem?

I did a full backup with Galaxy S4 and then did a restore to Galaxy S5. I am missing all my application data in particular Colornote. When I see the option under Kies under content for application which is grayed out 'This item can only be restored to the same device

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Where do my pictures go after I backup?

I want to know how I backup all my pictures and videos from my cellphone?

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What is the best way to keep my data and restore it later on. I need to do a Factory Reset?

Internet is not working on my Galaxy S5 since 2 days

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I saved my calendar backup but can't restore it?

I restored my Samsung S5 today and saved my calendar backup in a file and now I can't restore it

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Just trying to find out the easiest way to backup EVERYTHING?

I'm having problems trying to use an app that I need. Works everywhere but on my Galaxy S5. (other people's S5 is fine). So I figure a factory reset. But I have lots of applications, text messages, phone logs, application data, WiFi passwords, etc on the phone that I don't want to lose.

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Device is not responding to transfer of data using Kies?

I purchased a new 3.0 USB cable to use Kies but received the message 'device is not responding. Disconnect and reconnect the cable'. I've reset it twice. Not working.

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My S5 screen is broken and is not usable. How can I back up my data?

After connecting it with a computer and cable. It does not read the data although it connects

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How do I back up, it says I need to clear out storage space?

How do I back up, it says I need to clear out storage space

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I am backing up my data on Kies and it says that I can't back up my videos and pictures until I un-hide them, how do I un-hide my videos and pics in order to back them up to Kies?

I am backing up my phone to Kies and I need to back up my videos and pictures and it says that I need to un-hide my pics and videos first how do I do that. I have tried: I tried googling how to un-hide my videos and pictures and no positive result yet hence I am here. I think it was caused by: Maybe they should give an option in Kies in order to back up videos and pictures without having to un-hide them

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I don't know how to restore my data from my Google cloud account. I can't find the account?

Samsung rep at bestbuy corrupted my OS and had to wipe it clean. Now I need to restore from my Google account but I can't find it to connect to it. Please help!. I have tried: Trying to find my cloud backup.

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I get a message 'Unable to back up' - 3 days since last backup?

I've been getting this for a long time now, and not sure what is having a problem being backed up. I'm planning on upgrading to the Samsung Galaxy S6 that's sitting in the box but I want to make sure I'm all backed up and that everything will automatically get loaded onto my new phone.

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Hi. Can I backup my S5's data, music, etc. and download it into my new Note5?

Hi. Can I backup my S5's data, music, etc. and download it into my new Note5?

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Samsung S5 and it has been damaged - need to locate images?

My friend has a Samsung S5 but it has been damaged and unusable. It had precious photos that were not backed up :-( Is there anyway we can locate them. I can connect her phone to my computer but I am not sure it turns on anymore.. I have tried: I put her SIM into my Samsung S4 but of course I now know that the images are not held on the SIM but on the phone itself. I think it was caused by: Dropped

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