Tips to backup all important data on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21. Many users does not understand about how important to backup our data before some troubles happen like phone lost or hardware damage. At that time, we can not access our data anymore. Therefore we have to backup all important data regularly including photos, videos, chatting, sms text message, phone contact and some other more.

This is flagship smartphone that use high-end processor Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G that work with Android 11 when we use at the first time. We can use 128 GB or 256 GB internal storage. All installed data and important applications will be saved inside this internal memory. Please note, because this phone does not have external memory, therefore we can not backup at MicroSDXC. There are some features that will do automatic update on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21, but we have to make sure that features are working properly.

Photos and videos also very important to backup, because SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 has good quality cameras at 12 mp for wide + 64 mp for telephoto + 12 mp for ultrawide. We will give easy steps to backup all photos videos to cloud storage. Please follow some simple steps bellow. This procedure also will help us to restore accidentally deleted photos videos on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21.

Some data already backup on cloud storage automatically like social media Facebook and Instagram.
Please note, some menu maybe different because of firmware Android upgrade to latest version

Simple Backup & Restore SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 To Samsung Cloud Server :

Most users will Backup & Restore Data with Samsung Account. Of course we need to have our Samsung Account to backup & restore at Samsung cloud server.

 

#Steps for Backup Data To Samsung Cloud Backup server: 

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Open Menu Setting > Account and Backup > Backup and Restore (on some version go to Settings > Clouds and accounts > Backup and restore > Back up data)
  3. At Samsung account, please choose Back up data option
  4. If we are not signed-in, then we have to login with Samsung account username and password
  5. Please choose select all data to backup, and continue click Back up option
  6.  Wait until all data finish Backup on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

#Steps for Restore Data From Samsung Cloud Backup server: 

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Open Menu Setting > Account and Backup > Backup and Restore (on some version go to Settings > Clouds and accounts > Backup and restore > Back up data)
  3. At Samsung account, please choose Restore data option
  4. If we are not signed-in, then we have to login with Samsung account username and password
  5. We will see which backup data and applications that we want to restore
  6. Continue choose Restore option, some procedure will ask for install

 

More BACKUP Procedure for SAMSUNG GALAXY S21:

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

Phonebook or phone contact is very important on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21, 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 S21 and the other one at https://contacts.google.com. Please check that address to make sure all data already backup at Google server.

This steps will show if our SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 sync with Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  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 S21 Manually to Memory or email?

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

 

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Open applications: Contacts
  3. Choose all contact to backup: Contacts > Menu > Manage contacts > Import or export contacts
  4. Choose Export to storage
  5. The filename of exported file will be show to tell us where the exported file is
  6. Please send this new created backup files to our email or cloud storage server
  7. Finish backup contact  SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

 

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How to Backup Picture/Photo SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21, 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.

Backup or Copy to Computer:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Connect SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 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 S21 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21, 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 S21 to Google Photos (cloud server):

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  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 S21 connected to Wifi

 

How To Reformat Or Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 For Fix Troubles ?

 

Restore Procedure for SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

If we reformat or hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY S21, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to SAMSUNG GALAXY S21. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  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 S21
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server

 

Restore Back Backup Contact From memory or email to SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  2. Download previous backup files from email or cloud storage server
  3. Choose Contacts
  4. Choose Menu from Contacts > Import Contact
  5. Choose Import from storage
  6. Choose the place that we have saved our contact
  7. Choose Import vCard file

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Restore Backup Photos and Videos from Google Photos on SAMSUNG GALAXY S21

  1. Install Google Photos to our SAMSUNG GALAXY S21
  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 S21 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 S21

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 S21 :

  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 S21 :

Whatsapp is famous chatting applications. We will have many chatting history inside SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 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 S21.