Tips to backup all important data on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 or A71 5G. This phone use Super AMOLED 6.7 inches screen with Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 and Exynos 980 processor. Many users does not aware about data lost issues, therefore we will try to give simple solutions to backup important data like contact, chatting history, sms text message, photos videos, downloaded files and some other more.

By default all data will be keep inside internal memory. This phone has big 128 GB internal storage. We also can use MicroSD / MicroSDXC external memory for backup several data, therefore we suggest to use bigger MicroSD capacity such as 64 GB or more. All data like chatting or email or contact and other applications and photos videos by default will be saved inside internal memory.

SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 has four multi rear camera and single front camera. How to restore deleted files/photos/videos from SAMSUNG GALAXY A71? If do backup our important data or photos videos regularly, then we still have backup data to restore at other locations. We make solutions to do cloud backup for photos videos bellow.

Please consider to backup all data before some bad troubles happen on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 like phone lost or stolen or broken or corrupt.




Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

Phonebook or phone contact is very important on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71, we are recommended to take care about this contact because when our phone get some trouble, then we can not access this phone contact anymore. Therefore we need to backup our phonebook at safety location. Android by default have abilities to backup our contact to Google cloud server automatically, it will synchronize as long as we login to Google account. We have to make sure our phone already sign in with our personal Google account.

After sign-in with Google username and password, this phone by default will automatically synchronize or backup data to Google cloud server, so we will have 2 phonebook storage, one is at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 and the other one at Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

Bellow are the steps to check that our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 already backup:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Open Menu Setting > Account & backup > Account > Google (or choose your Google email), make sure your Gmail account already setup
  3. If you need to add Google / Gmail account, then click Add account
  4. Please see at your account detail, and make sure the Sync account is ON


How to Backup Phone Book or Contact on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 Manually to SDCard Memory?

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Open applications: Contacts
  3. Choose all contact to backup: Contacts > Menu > Manage contacts > Import or export contacts
  4. Choose Export to storage / SD card
  5. The filename of exported file will be show to tell us where the exported file is
  6. Finish backup contact  SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 to memory card


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How to Backup Picture/Photo SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71, we will have many important pictures or videos at our special moment. There are several option to backup our media like Photo / Pictures or videos to several location, the easier step is backup our media to external microSD memory card. But for this step we need to prepare our MicroSD card first and insert it into memory card slot at our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71.


Backup or Copy to External Memory Card:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Open Home Screen
  3. Find and run File Manage / File Commander
  4. Choose Internal storage, we will see many  folders
  5. Press and hold one folder for select, after one folder selected, we will see menu at bellow
  6. Choose Select all at menu bellow
  7. Choose Copy (or move, but better use copy to reduce the missing files)
  8. Choose Menu > SD Card
  9. Choose the new folder that we want to copy that files
  10. Choose Paste
  11. Please make sure manually at microSD folder that all files already copied

Backup or Copy to Computer:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Connect SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 memory card (otherwise, try to slide down the notifications area from phone screen, choose to connect USB as media)
  4. If the computer already able to read SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71, copy all folder or files to specific location at our computer
  5. If everything finish, please try to open all images from our computer to make sure all data already backup or export or copy without problem

Backup Photo / Videos of SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  4. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  5. At Backup & sync menu, please choose our Google backup account
  6. At Backup & sync menu, please choose Upload Size to High quality (make sure our free storage still available on Google account)
  7. By default the photos and videos will backup to unlimited Google Photos backup when our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 connected to Wifi


How To Reformat Or Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 For Fix Troubles ?


Restore Procedure for SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

If we reformat or hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY A71, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to SAMSUNG GALAXY A71. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Go to Menu Setting > Account & backup > Accounts 
  3. Add our Google or Gmail account
  4. In the first time, we can force Sync contact to restore Contacts from Google server to our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server


Restore Back Backup Contact From SD Card / MicroSD to SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Choose Contacts
  3. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  4. Choose Import from storage / SD card
  5. Choose the place that we can save our contact
  6. Choose Import vCard file


Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

  1. Install Google Photos to our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71
  2. Choose Setting at Google Photos applications: Setting > Backup & sync (turn in on)
  3. Login previous Google account to our Google Photos applications.
  4. Wait for several moment when our SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 connected to Wifi, then our photos and videos will be restored to our phone.



How to Backup and Restore SMS / Text Message on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71

There are some options to backup SMS / Text Message from our phone. We recommended to use and download SMS Backup & Restore applications from Google Play Store. We can backup all or specific SMS/conversations to phone memory (internal or external memory) or use cloud storage such as Google Drive or Dropbox. Please do the following steps to :

  1. Download SMS Backup & Restore from Google Play Store
  2. From menu inside this apps, please choose Back up now
  3. Choose what to backup at our text message
  4. Choose where to backup. We suggest to use Google Drive as long as we already have Gmail account to sign-in. We also can choose some other options for backup location like Dropbox or internal/external phone memory.
  5. We can choose to backup only once or every specific time


Restore SMS / Text Message on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 :

  1. This steps only can work if we have followed above steps to backup SMS / Text messages using SMS Backup & Restore application from Google Play Store.
  2. Open SMS Backup & Restore application and choose from menu Restore
  3. Choose where the location we have backup before (Local phone memory or Google Drive or Dropbox), and choose to Login or find the Backup files from our phone.
  4. Choose what we want to restore from that backup files (Message or Phone calls)
  5. Choose Restore button.



How To Backup And Restore Whatsapp Chat on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 :

Whatsapp is famous chatting applications. We will have many chatting history inside SAMSUNG GALAXY A71 memory. We will give simple steps at backup and restore our Whatsapp chatting history including photos videos with simple steps. Please follow this link to backup and restore Whatsapp chatting history and media on SAMSUNG GALAXY A71.