Backup & restore: Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Learn how to back up apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G. Find out more on this page:

 

Back up data

Restore data

 

 

Back up data

Back up apps

To back up your apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Privacy.
  4. Check Backup my data.

 

 

Back up contacts

To back up your contacts, follow these steps:

 

Back up to your Samsung or Google account

  1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts.
  2. If necessary, tap the Contacts tab.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap the desired option:
    • Merge with Google
    • Merge with Samsung account
  5. Tap OK.
  6. If necessary, log in to your Google or Samsung account.
  7. Follow any additional prompts.

Back up to your SD card

  1. If necessary, insert your SD card.
  2. From any Home screen, tap Contacts.
  3. If necessary, tap the Contacts tab.
  4. If necessary, tap the Menu key, tap Contacts to display, and then tap All contacts.
  5. Tap the Menu key and then tap Import / Export.
  6. Tap Export to SD card.
    The pop-up window will display the file name for the contact list. If necessary, record the name of the file before tapping OK.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Back up media & pictures

To back up your media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using computer - PC

  1. Connect USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
    Note: If necessary, touch the Status bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tapMedia device to select the check box.
  2. On the computer, click the Open device to view files using Windows Explorer folder or else navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive and navigate to the desired folder.
  3. Navigate to the desired files on your device.
    Note: The Card icon is your SD card and the Phone icon is your device's internal storage.
  4. Drag and drop the files into the desired computer folder.
  5. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

Using computer - Mac

  1. If necessary, navigate to samsung.com/kies, click DOWNLOAD FOR MAC OS and follow the prompts to download the Kies software.
  2. Connect USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
    Note: If necessary, touch the Status bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tapMedia device to select the check box.
  3. On your computer, open Kies.
  4. Inside Kies, click the Back up / restore tab.
  5. If necessary, click the Backup tab.
  6. Next to 'Music' and 'Photo,' click the check box to select the check box.
    Note: If you would like to back up all of your files, click the check box next to 'Select all items.'
  7. Click Backup.
  8. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer

 

 

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Restore data

Restore apps

To restore backed up apps, follow these steps:

 

  1. If necessary, log into your Google.
  2. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Google and then tap Sync all.
  5. Tap the Back key.
  6. Tap Backup and reset.
  7. Check/uncheck Backup my data.
  8. Check/uncheck Automatic restore.

 

 

Restore contacts

To restore backed up contacts, follow these steps:

 

  1. If necessary, log into your Google or Samsung account.
  2. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Google or Samsung.
    Note: If you backed up your contacts to your Google account, then tap Google for step 3. If you backed up your contacts to your Samsung account, then tap Samsung for step 3.
  5. Tap your email address at the top of the screen.
  6. Tap Sync contacts to select the check box. If the check box is already selected, then tap Sync now.

 

 

Restore media & pictures

To restore backed up media and pictures, follow these steps:

 

Using computer - PC

  1. Connect the USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
    Note: If necessary, touch the Status bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tapMedia device to select the check box.
  2. On the computer, click the Open device to view files using Windows Explorer folder or else navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive and navigate to the desired folder.
  3. Navigate to the desired folder or location on your device.
    Note: The Card icon is your SD card and the Phone icon is your device's internal storage.
  4. Drag and drop the backup files on your computer into the desired folder inside your phone.
  5. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

Using computer - Mac

  1. Connect the USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
    Note: If necessary, touch the Status bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tapMedia device to select the check box.
  2. On your computer, open Kies.
  3. Inside Kies, click the Back up / restore tab.
  4. If necessary, click the Restore tab.
  5. Next to 'Music' and 'Photo,' click the check box to select the check box. If available, click the check boxes next to any other categories you would like to restore. 
    Note: If you would like to restore all of your files, click the check box next to 'Select all items.'
  6. Click Restore. If necessary, follow any additional prompts.
  7. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

 

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