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How-to Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Restore Personal Data

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy' started by DustenRust, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. DustenRust

    DustenRust Member

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    NOTE: You can visit this thread to learn how you can back up data on the Galaxy Note 5.

    Restore App Data:

    1. Sign in with the Google / Samsung account used for the backup
    2. Go to “Settings
    3. Under “User and Backup”, tap “Accounts
    4. Select “Samsung” or “Google” depending on the account type containing the backup
    5. Tap the “email address” at the top of the screen and tap “Sync all
    6. Return to the “User and Backup” menu and tap “Backup and reset
    7. Under “Backup and Restore”, clear / check the boxes associated with “Back up my data” and “Automatic restore

    Restore Contacts from a Samsung / Google Account:

    1. If necessary, sign in with the Samsung / Google account containing the backup
    2. Access “Settings” and under “User and Backup”, tap “Accounts
    3. Select “Google” or “Samsung” and tap your “email address” at the top of the screen
    4. Make sure the “Sync Contacts” check box is ticked
    5. Tap “menu” > “Sync now

    Restore Media Files from a Windows PC:

    1. Use the USB cable to connect the Note 5 to your computer
    2. Drag the “Status” bar down and ensure that the phone is connected as a “Media device (MTP)
    3. From the AutoPlay window on the computer, click “Open device to view files
    4. Navigate to the directory where you want to restore the media files
    5. Launch a second Explorer window and locate the files backed up on your computer
    6. Copy the files and transfer them on the phone’s storage in the first Explorer window
    7. After the transfer, eject the phone storage from the system tray and disconnect the phone from the USB

    Restore Media Files from a Mac:

    1. Connect the Note 5 to the Mac via USB
    2. Make sure the Note 5 is connected as a “Media device (MTP)
    3. Open Kies on the Mac and inside Kies, click the “Back up / restore” tab
    4. Access the “Restore” tab and tick the boxes associated with “Music”, “Photos”, and other types of media files you want to restore
    5. Click “Restore” and follow the on-screen prompts if necessary
    6. Once the transfer is complete, drag the phone storage to the “trash can” to eject it, and disconnect the device from the USB

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  2. yonglan

    yonglan Member

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    Android data recovery software can help us Restore Personal Data like contacts, text messages, videos, photos, call logs, etc from Samsung Galaxy note 5 easily.
    - Before launching the program, please be sure your phone's USB debugging is opened, and you have rooted the Samsung mobile phone. Otherwise, you need to root the device first and follow the below tips to enable USB debugging.

    1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"

    2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"

    3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode". Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

    - Then, you can launch the program and it will auto-scan your mobile phone as you like.


    - When your Samsung Galaxy Note is detected by the program, you can click on data you like to recover in the left panel to locate the detailed contacts list in the program. Then you can mark all the wanted contacts in the right pane and hit Recover button to save them to your computer.

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