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Backup Data on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Photo recovery on a Factory Reset GS5?

How do I recover deleted files on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

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Unfortunately, if you have performed a Factory Reset of your Samsung Galaxy S5, there is little you can do to recover your lost photos without installing a third party tool. We have a guide on one such tool, which discusses how to recover deleted photos, videos, and other data on the Samsung Galaxy S5. Please visit that guide for a link to the application, and instructions on using it.

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How do I do a Software Update on S5?

I've just downloaded a software update on the S5. The phone says I should do a backup before installation and that icons and data may be affected. How do I do the update without messing up my data and icon settings?

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How do I close background applications for good like an iPhone?

I just got my first ever Android. I am used to using an iPhone and am getting a little agitated that all of my apps run all the time no matter what I do.

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On the Samsung Galaxy S5, you can use the Recent Applications menu button to view and close applications in almost the same way you would do so on an iPhone. This button is on the bottom left of your device, next to the Home button. A quick press will bring up the Recent Applications Task Manager, while a long press will cause the button to function like a menu button.

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We have a detailed article that will show you how to access, manage, and close recent applications on the Galaxy S5.

How do I do Factory Reset when I can't see anything on my screen?

My S5 screen went black after taking a photo. I can't see anything on the screen. I have removed battery, tried holding home key and power button and still nothing. I charged it all night so it has a full charge.

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How do I find my phones contacts on my Google account?

I lost all my contacts and I really what to pull them up on the computer like on iCloud

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How do I see my photos on my computer after backing them up automatically to my Google account?

The computer OS is Mac OS 10.6.8 and the phone is Galaxy S5.

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I have lost my phone and would like to know if there is a way to save or retrieve my photos from it?

'I have lost my phone and would like to know if there is a way to save or retrieve my photos from it? I had a Samsung S5

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I want to upgrade my microSD card from 16 to 32GB?

How do I transfer my data to my new card?

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I just installed a new 64 microSD card - how do I make it where my photos go directly to it for storage?

How do I store my photos directly to my SD card

To stop storing photos on your camera device and transfer them to your microSD card tap on Camera>Settings and then tap on the gear icon that appears in the upper left hand corner. Scroll down to storage, which will pop up a menu with two options to tick - Device or Memory card. Select Memory card and from now on all of your photos will be stored on your card and not your device.

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My screen is broken, how can I get back my photos, videos and contacts?

I need my contacts, pics and videos. I connected my phone to the laptop but it shows blank please help me out

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I use the Fingerprint scanner to unlock my phone GS5. I've tried several times to unlock and now my phone has locked me out. It won't go back to the finger scanner screen mode, but give me the option to manually input a password. I never set up my phone to use a password. What now?

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I want to back up my photos so that I can see them again?

Back up photos on Galaxy S5, I want to see pictures which are already deleted

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How to back up to PC with a blackout screen?

How to Back up to PC with a blackout screen?

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Need to back up, but can't see screen as light doesn't work?

Hi, I am sending my phone in today for repairs as the screen doesn't light up when it is on, therefore I literally cannot see anything, the screen is just black. Is there any way I can back everything up by only using the laptop with my phone plugged in and not having to open anything on my phone?

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How do I access deleted photos from the backup?

I accidentally deleted all of my photos from my Samsung S5. Can I retrieve them from the back up?

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Hi there. My screen is cracked and now is blank and I need to remove all my data before sending it in for repair. Is this possible?

My screen is cracked and now is blank and I need to remove all my data before sending it in for repair. Is this possible?. I have tried: Connecting to my laptop but nothing shows you.. I think it was caused by: NA

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My music won't play through googleplay/ any media player?

Whenever I try play music I get a problem that says 'can not find the music you requested'. I've tried reformatting SD card, clearing cache/data, and now I am doing a backup reset, hopefully that will work though. I have tried: Reformatting SD card, clearing media storage cache/data, clearing Google play cache/data, now doing backup/reset. have also re-scanned media with an app. I think it was caused by: I have no idea

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