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How to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was unveiled by Samsung On August 2nd with a big curved display and lots of upgrades. The phablet could be one of their best phones ever released, and with that in mind here we’ll be taking a quick look at how it compares to the Galaxy S7 Edge for those considering buying one or the other. Even with its differences, the Note 7's wraparound screens, 12-megapixel camera, expandable storage and water-resistant coating bring it closer to the S7 series than to last year's Note 5.

Samsung Backup Assistant

Finally, you've purchased Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Have you ever been wondering how to backup phone data such as contacts, videos, pictures, music, etc and how to restore data on Samsung Galaxy Note 7? In this article, we will show you how to backup and restore Samsung Galaxy Note 7 data by one click.

Note: Since the dreadful tragedies happened with Samsung Galaxy Note 7, we suggest you swith from Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to iPhone 7 or other Android devices temporarily.

Reviews for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

  • Display: 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 1440 x 2560 resolution.
  • Camera: Main Camera: 12 MP; Front Camera: 5 MP.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (Dual-core 2.15 GHz & dual-core 1.6 GHz);
    Exynos 8890 (Quad-core 2.3 GHz + quad-core 1.6 GHz)
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Internal: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual-SIM model

Pros and Cons


  • Powerful innards
  • Completely waterproof
  • Large, advanced screen
  • Cons

  • Iris scanning feels pointless
  • Battery smaller than S7 Edge

tool Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Data

Step 1 . Download and run Syncios Samsung Transfer Program

Download and install Syncios Mobile Backup & Restore Program on your computer first before doing the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 backup and restore job.

Open debugging mode, plug your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to the computer and then run Syncios.

Click "Backup" button under "Backup and Restore" modle.

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Samsung Backup Assistant

Step 2 . Backup all contents on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

In the main window, you are allowed to select items you would like to back up onto your computer. On the right panel, you will also have the option to change or choose the location of the backup data.

By default, all contents you can backup are ticked. You can also just tick your desired ones.

Then, click "Start Copy" button to backup your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 content to computer.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7to PC

Step 3 . Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from backup files

Go to the homepage of Syncios, click "Restore" beneath "Backup and Restore". All backups you have made with Syncios will be displayed on the left panel, just select your previous backup files from it, check data you would like to restore to your Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

Press Start Copy button, all of your selected files will be restored to the target device.

Tips: If your switch to a new phone one day, even an iOS device, Syncios is also capable of restoring your Samsung backup files to it, or directly transferring other phone data to your Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Learn more>>

restore Samsung Galaxy Note 7 backup


Q: I already have Smart Switch, why do I need Syncios Data Transfer?

Features Samsung Smart Switch Syncios Data Transfer
What can they transfer from iPhone to Samsung? Photos, Contacts, Videos, Music, Notes, Calendar, Bookmarks, Messages Photos; DCIM Photos, Contacts, Videos, Music, Bookmarks, Messages, Call logs,
How do they transfer? 1. First you will need to back up your iPhone to iTunes;
2. Set up and launch Smart Switch on your computer;
3. Connect your Samsung to PC;
4. Locate and select iTunes backups to transfer to Samsung and click Start Transfer.
1. Install and open Syncios on PC;
2. Connect both iPhone and Samsung to PC;
3.Select data to transfer and click Start Copy.
One-Way or two-way transfer? Only iOS/Android-to-Samsung available iOS-to-Android; Android-to-Android;
iOS-to-iOS; Android-to-iOS Transfer
Supported device Transfer to Samsung only Supports all kinds of iOS & Android Phones/tablets
Supported OS Windows / Mac Windows / Mac
iTunes needed? Use iTunes as intermediate No needed

Q: What about the Samsung Kies software? Can I use that to sync messages to my Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

The Kies 3 software is compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, however it will not support Windows 10 as Syncios does.

Q: Why is my computer not detecting my phone?

Make sure the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is installed on your computer successfully. Try to use the USB caleb included with your device and turn on the USB debugging mode on your deivce.

toolWhy choose Syncios Data Transfer?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Transfer

  • One-Click backup multiple files between iOS & Android devices and PC, including audio, video, contacts, call logs, SMS messages, photos, apps, etc.
  • Extract iTunes backup to devices.
  • Supports all iOS&Android devices, 200+ phone brands: Apple, HTC, Samsung, Huawei, Google, LG, Sony, Motorola, OPPO, Acer, and more >>
  • Restore backup files to mobile whenever you want.
  • Transfer data from phone to phone by one click.
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