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Author Topic: How To Backup Galaxy S3- Apps, Games, VPN, Contacts, Messages and System Setting  (Read 17511 times)
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« on: July 13, 2012, 05:33:27 PM »

Google’s Android operating system is an open-source platform that’s currently available on a wide variety of smartphones such as HTC, Samsung , Motorola,Sony and more. The Android platform is “open-source.” This means instead of just one company working on the code, an unlimited number of people are able to do so.  Android has its advantages — it’s highly customizable, for one — but it’s also somewhat geeky software that can seem intimidating to smartphone newbies.

Need any extra accessories or cable for backup Galaxy S3 data? You can direct backup all your data to external storage and PC via USB , Bluetooth, or Wireless Connectivity!

So, you can customize your Android phones with your favorite interface, UI, icon, ROM and improve the system applications. Android doesn’t offer a native backup service, so it’s easy to ignore the need to do so. But don’t wait until it’s too late to start thinking about backing up your phone. In the event of a crash- could literally mean when flashing new ROM or mean crashing onto the floor and shattering–the data can be easily restored when the device is repaired. Here are a couple of resources you can use with popular Android smartphones to ensure that all of your data is properly backed up.

Backup Data To PC via Samsung Kies.

Samsung Kies - Download Link is Samsung’s official tool – a freeware software application used to communicate (Backup and Restore Data) between Windows or Macintosh computers, and more recently-manufactured Samsung mobile phone and tablet computer devices, usually using a USB cable connection, Bluetooth and Wireless connectivity,

Samsung Kies allows you to manage music and videos. If you have both a PC and a Samsung mobile device, it’s an essential application. In addition, Samsung Kies also works for transferring and managing contacts and calendar events between your mobile device and Mac.

For example, here is tutorial on how to backup your Data to PC by using Samsung kies via USB connection:

Step 1: Download Samsung Kies and install on your PC.

Step 2: Connect your Galaxy S3 to PC via USB cable.

Step 3: Once Samsung Kies detect your Galaxy S3, then you can start backup all your Photo, Messages , contacts, Music and other to your PC.

Titanium Backup Download Link comes in two flavors: free and premium ($6.56). The premium (Pro) version adds in some additional features power users may find useful like versioned backup, backup encryption, unlimited backup scheduling, and such. So, Titanium Backup premium (Pro) is the best way completely backup all S3 data.

You can backup, restore, freeze (with Pro) your apps + data + Market links. This includes all protected apps & system apps, plus external data on your SD card. You can do 0-click batch & scheduled backups. Backups will operate without closing any apps (with Pro). You can move any app (or app data) to/from the SD card. You can browse any app’s data and even query the Market to see detailed information about the app.

Here is the tutorial on how to backup all your system setting, apps, data and more via Titanium Backup Pro with only one simple click:

Step 1: Download and Install Titanium on your S3

Step 2: Important Step! Remember check that your backup folder is at S3 external storage (sd Card).

- Press S3 menu button, select “Preferences”. Then select and check on the “ Backup Folder Location”.

Step 3: Now press the “Backup” icon, then you can clcik the “RUN” button to start backup your data.

If you have any question about this tutorial, you can leave us a comment. We will try the best to answer your Questions as soon as possible!

FAQ: Which is the best backup tools? Samsung Kies or Titanium Backup.

If you want to flash new Custom ROM on your Galaxy S3. Then you need titanium backup and because titanium backup able to backup and restore all your Galaxy S3 apps, games, and setting data.

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« Last Edit: July 13, 2012, 06:03:07 PM by Samsung Galaxy S3 » Best Screen Protector

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« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2012, 12:25:41 PM »

Excellent information.  Just one little problem.  I couldn't find anywhere in your message that Titanium Backup requires root privileges. 
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2012, 05:50:04 AM »

Is rooting safe
dont we void the warranty period
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2012, 10:58:16 AM »

Yes you do void your warranty when you root.

Would be interested to know if anyone has actually got Kies backup to work, especially in regards to apps and app data. Have got it to work for everything else except apps and their data. Please note that Kies back up is very, very, very slow. I have tried it for the apps and data and given up each time - after it has taken 2 hours to initialize and get it ready to back up and then taken another 1 to back up a quarter of my apps and their data!

Alternative apps not mentioned that do not need rooting, thus can back up everything except app data (please note there are free options to these apps, but are very limited - you are going to have to fork out  the cash for a back up but is worth it):

MyBackUp Pro - really like this as does a pretty good job all around, has memory, ext memory and cloud back up options. Plus it will also back up your home screen - which is really nifty. When restoring you do have to remember to install everything else first, but does do a pretty good job of restoring. Can restore individual bits and pieces i.e. just messages or just a app etc.

Go Backup - like this as it can merge backups really well, otherwise quite similar to MyBackUp Pro.
Doesn't have the home option.

Overall you really can't go wrong with either alternative.

A free alternative option is App Referrer - which you can use to send you a list of your apps, with market links - can make it easy to re install.

SMS Backup+ --> stand alone unique option for backing up and restoring SMS.

Personally would suggest going with either of the backup options suggested.

Google option under Backupa and reset option - haven't seen this work properly since gingerbread. Doesn't seem to work anymore. Not sure why, but when I have done a factory restore, and then logged back in it hasn't started to restore anything, so I wouldn't suggest relying on it.

Samsung restore - haven't really used this as takes forever to backup and quite often fails when trying to backup.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2012, 11:00:47 AM by jaamgans » Best Screen Protector

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