Tips to backup all important data on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3. With 256 GB or 512 GB internal memory options, we will have many important files such as contact, chat, media, and some other more. We have to make sure all data are backup properly, before some troubles happen like phone lost or hardware broken. Some data already backup on cloud storage automatically like social media Facebook and Instagram.

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 has fast processor with Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G. This phone has unique body design with folded total 7.6 inches size using AMOLED 2X screen. The operating system installed with Android 11 with some auto backup features, however we have to make sure that all backup features are working properly.

The rear cameras is 12 MP for wide + 12 MP for 2x optical zoom + 12 MP for 123 degree ultrawide. We need to backup all photos videos to safe locations. Please follow simple steps bellow to backup photos videos to cloud storage server using Google Photos for free.

Please note, some menu maybe different because of firmware Android upgrade to latest version

Simple Backup & Restore SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 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 Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3

#Steps for Restore Data From Samsung Cloud Backup server: 

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3:

Login With Google Account to Backup Contact or Phone Book on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3

Phonebook or phone contact is very important on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3, 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 Z FOLD3 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 Z FOLD3 sync with Google cloud server:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3 Manually to Email or Cloud?

Beside having backup at Google cloud for our contact, we can also backup or export our contact or phonebook on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 using Export menu at Contacts menu.

 

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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. We have to send new crated backup files to email as attachment or to cloud storage server
  7. Finish backup contact  SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3

 

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How to Backup Picture/Photo SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 ?

Photo also important to backup because with good camera quality on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3, 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 Z FOLD3.

Backup or Copy to Computer:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  2. Connect SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 with computer using USB data cable
  3. Make sure computer can connect to SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 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 Z FOLD3 phone data, then use computer File Explorer to open the DCIM folders on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3, 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 Z FOLD3 to Google Photos:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  2. Make sure we have installed Google Photos applications from Google Play Store
  3. Open Google Photos applications from SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3 connected to Wifi

 

How To Reformat Or Hard Reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 For Fix Troubles ?

 

Restore Procedure for SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3

Restore Back Backup Contact From Google Account on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3

If we reformat or hard reset SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3, all data will be removed or wiped, so we need to restore back all contact to SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3. This is how to restore:

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3
  5. Make sure Sync is on for keep synchronize our contact to Google cloud server

 

Restore Back Backup Contact From Email or Cloud Server to SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3

  1. Turn on SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  2. Download Previous Backup Files From Email or Cloud Storage
  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 Z FOLD3

  1. Install Google Photos to our SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3
  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 Z FOLD3 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 Z FOLD3

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 Z FOLD3 :

  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 Z FOLD3 :

Whatsapp is famous chatting applications. We will have many chatting history inside SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD3 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 Z FOLD3.

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