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Backup Data on Samsung Galaxy S5

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Samsung S5 complete transfer, Hi I have upgraded my mobile plan and because of this I have to have a new SIM card my question is; when I put my new SIM card in will I lose my existing texts etc? If so how can I transfer them so I can put them onto my new SIM? Does this make sense?

Hi, I have upgraded my mobile plan and because of this I have to have a new SIM card my question is; when I put my new SIM card in will I lose my existing texts etc? If so, how can I transfer them so I can put them onto my new SIM? Does this make sense?

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Swapping SIM cards will only delete what is saved to that SIM card. Use the ES File Explorer to move items to the SD card as well as put as much as you can in other helpful cloud backups like Google Photos, Google Drive, and Google Contacts. Even if you transfer just to the SD card, you will want to unmount and backup on your PC in the event that something goes wrong. If all else fails, when you get the SIM card, have one of your flagship stores from your cell carrier help you set up the new SIM.

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On my S5, I'm trying to copy contacts to removable SD card on phone. I followed these suggestions to import them and now I have duplicates some with repeated information from contact (i.e., notes)?

I would like to get my contacts off the Cloud and copy them to my PC, where can I revise them and import them back onto phone. Your instructions were great except I can only export them to "device storage" or "SD card." How can I copy them to PC and fix the duplicates and import them back onto phone?

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Go to Google Contacts on your PC after you sync the contacts to it, it will make it easy to edit and then once you sync Google on the S5 it will be the way you set the contacts up in Google Contacts on the PC. You can also export and import from Google Contacts on the PC.

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I want to reset my phone but I got a lot of files to transfer, one by one is just totally tiresome, just want to have a back up and have it back when my phone is OK?

I want to reset my phone but I got a lot of files to transfer, one by one is just totally tiresome, just want to have a back up and have it back when my phone is OK. I have tried: Copy one by one. I think it was caused by: My phone keeps on restarting so just want to reset it

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Unmount the SD card and copy to your PC. You could also try removing the SD card completely before a hard reset however, if something causing the restart loop is also on your SD card a hard reset will still need to be performed with the card.

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Backup Data on Samsung Galaxy S5

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