Backup & restore: Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769)

    Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G (T769).

     

     

     

     

    Back up data

    Back up apps

    To back up your apps, follow these steps:

     

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Accounts and sync.
    4. Tap the account you would like to sync.
    5. Tap to select or clear the desired check boxes.
    6. Tap Sync now.

     

     

    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 your phone

    Note: You must have a SD card installed.

    1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap My Files.
    3. Tap All files.
    4. Tap sdcard0.
    5. Choose one of the following options:

      • To copy all of your files, tap the Menu key and then tap Select all.
      • Locate the media and picture files you want to back up. To the left of the desired file or folder, tap the check box to select the check box. Repeat as desired.
        Note: Pictures and movies captured using the Camera application are stored in the DCIM folder and media may be stored in the Download folder or other folders.
    6. Tap the Menu icon located at top-right.
    7. Tap Copy.
      Note: To move the file without duplicating it, tap Move.
    8. Tap extSdCard. .
    9. If necessary, navigate to the desired folder.
    10. Tap Paste here.
      Note: If moving the file, tap Move here.

     

    Using computer - PC

    1. Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to a computer.
    2. Touch the Status bar and drag down to open the Notification screen.
    3. Tap USB connected.
    4. Tap Turn on USB storage.
    5. On your computer, click Open folder to view files and click OK.
    6. You will see another Removable Disk window, click Open folder to view files and click OK again.
    7. Note: One folder shows files saved in your phone memory and one folder shows files saved on your SD card.
    8. Locate the folder that contains files saved on your SD card.
    9. Cut or copy and paste the desired file(s) from your SD card to your computer.
    10. When done, on your phone, tap Disconnect storage from PC

     

    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 theStatus bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tap Media device
    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.

     

     

    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 the Accounts tab.
    5. Tap Google.
    6. Tap your email address.
    7. For each desired back up category, make sure the check box is selected. If necessary, tap the category to select the check box.
    8. Tap Sync now.

     

     

    Restore contacts

    To restore backed up contacts, follow these steps:

     

     

    Google or Samsung contacts

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

     

    SD card contacts

    1. If necessary, insert your SD card.
    2. From any Home screen, tap Contacts.
    3. If necessary, tap the Contacts tab.
    4. Tap the Menu key and then tap Import / Export.
    5. Tap Import from SD card.
    6. Tap the account where you want to save the contacts (or example, Google).
    7. Tap Import vCard file. Tap OK.
    8. Tap the desired vCard file where the contacts are stored. Tap OK.

     

    Restore media & pictures

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

     

    Using device

    1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap My Files.
    3. Tap All files.
    4. Tap extSdCard.
    5. Locate the folder containing the desired media or pictures.
    6. To the left of each desired file or folder, tap the check box to select the check box. Repeat as desired.
    7. Tap the Menu icon at top-right and then tap Copy.
    8. Tap sdcard0 to enter your device's internal memory. Navigate to where you want to restore the files.
    9. Tap Move here.

     

    Using computer - PC

    1. Connect the USB cable to the phone, then to a computer.
      NoteIf necessary, touch the Status bar and drag it down, tap Connected as a media device and then tap Media 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 tap Media device
    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.