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How to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the smoothest, sleekest stylus-equipped jumbo-screen smartphone that the company has ever made. On the plus side: a slim, shiny, large-screened luster; strong camera; retooled stylus; and killer battery life. But these assets are subverted by two key omissions; the Note 5's battery is not swappable and there is no expandable storage slot (though there is free cloud storage).

Samsung Backup Assistant

Finally, you've purchased Samsung Galaxy Note 5. 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 5? In this article, we will show you how to backup and restore Samsung Galaxy Note 5 data by one click.

Reviews for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

  • Display: 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 1440 x 2560 resolution.
  • Camera: Main Camera: 16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash. Front Camera: 5 MP, f/1.9, 22mm, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
  • CPU: Exynos 7420 Octa, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Internal:32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Card Slot: No

Pros and Cons


  • Pleasing aesthetics
  • Solid performance
  • Cons

  • No expandable storage
  • No IR blaster
  • S Pen mechanism prone to damage

tool Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Data

Step 1 . Download and run Syncios Samsung Backup & Restore Program

Download and install Syncios Mobile Backup & Restore Program on your computer first before doing the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 backup and restore job.

Open debugging mode, plug your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to the computer and then run Syncios.

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

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Mac Version

Samsung Backup Assistant

Step 2 . Backup all contents on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

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 "Next" button to backup your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 content to computer.

Samsung Galaxy Note to PC

Step 3 . Restore Samsung Galaxy Note 5 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 5.

Press Next 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 5. Learn more>>

restore Samsung Galaxy Note 5 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 Next.
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 5?

The Kies software is not compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

Q: Why is my computer not detecting my phone?

Make sure the USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 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.

Why choose Syncios Data Transfer?

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 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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