3 Ways to Backup Samsung to PC/Mac Computer

Want to backup Samsung to PC/Mac computer but do not know how? Read this guide to get one easy & quick way to make it.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Feb. 28, 2019, Last Updated: Mar. 06, 2019
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Your Samsung phone contains all kinds of data that you will never want to lose, like the contacts that take years to build, the fantastic photos about a birthday party or the interesting conversations with your loved one. So you are now looking for a reliable way to backup your Samsung phone to computer, in case you accidentally delete some important files. Or you may just get one new phone and want to make a backup for the old one, in case you will need the files in the future.

Whatever the reason, to help you out, here in this guide we will tell you three easy ways to backup your Samsung phone to computer, no matter you want to backup all the files at once or just the selected ones.

Method 1. Backup Samsung to PC/Mac Computer with AnyTrans for Android

To backup Samsung to computer, all you need is one all-sided Android data management tool – AnyTrans for Android.

  1. Backup all data at once & Preview and select the data you want to backup.
  2. Supports backing up contacts, messages, call log, music, videos, calendar, apps etc.
  3. Enables you to fully manage your Samsung phone data, for example, transfer, backup and edit.

It works well with all Samsung phones, including Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4. Click here to download it on computer and follow the steps below to backup your Samsung.

Part 1. Steps to Backup All Samsung Data at Once

Step 1 Download, install and launch AnyTrans for Android > Connect your Samsung to computer via USB cable > Choose Content to Mac/PC.

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How to Backup Samsung to PC/Mac at Once – Step 1

How to Backup Samsung to PC/Mac at Once – Step 1

Step 2 Select the files you want to backup > Choose the export path > Click the right arrow to start.

How to Backup Samsung to PC/Mac at Once – Step 2

How to Backup Samsung to PC/Mac at Once – Step 2

Part 2. Steps to Backup Samsung to Mac/PC Selectively

Step 1 Download, install and launch AnyTrans for Android > Plug in your Samsung.

Step 2 Go to category management page > Choose the data you want to backup, here we choose Contacts.

How to Backup Samsung to Mac/PC Selectively – Step 2

How to Backup Samsung to Mac/PC Selectively – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the contacts you want to backup > Click Send to Mac/PC button to start.

How to Backup Samsung to Mac/PC Selectively – Step 3

How to Backup Samsung to Mac/PC Selectively – Step 3

Method 2. Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is a software developed by Samsung to help users to better manage their Samsung phone on computer. It helps users sync and backup mobile device information that includes contacts, SMS, photos, contacts and so on. Now please follow the step-by-step guide below to see how to backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies.

Step 1 Download and install Samsung Kies from its official website. Launch the app on your computer and connect your phone to it.

Step 2 Once the app has detected your phone, click “Backup and Restore” option at the top and then hit “Data backup” on the left part of the interface.

Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies

Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies – Step 2

Step 3 Select the data that you want to transfer and click the “Backup” option.

Step 4 After finishing the backup process, you could see a prompt. Click the “Complete” button to exit successfully.

Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies - Step 4

Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Samsung Kies – Step 4

Method 3. Backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Smart Switch

Besides Samsung Kies, there’s another Samsung-developed software could handle the task, which is Smart Switch. It makes it easy to transfer contacts, photos, messages, and more from your old phone to your new Samsung phone with your PC or Mac. Please check the guide below, to see how to backup Samsung to PC/Mac with Smart Switch.

Smart Switch only support Smart Phone/Tablet from Galaxy Note III (Android OS 4.3 or over).

Step 1 Download and install Smart Switch on your PC/Mac. Connect your Samsung phone to your computer.

Step 2 On your phone, navigate to and open Smart Switch, and then select the Backup items tab.

Step 3 Select the content types you would like to back up, and then select OK. Select Backup on the main Smart Switch screen.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, AnyTrans for Android can help you backup Samsung to PC/Mac computer without effort, so why not give it a free try? It can also help you add data to your Samsung, transfer data from old Samsung to new Samsung directly.

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.