Backup & restore: Samsung Gear 2

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Samsung Gear 2.

 

 

 

Back up media & pictures

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect USB cable to the Gear, 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 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 Gear's disk drive and navigate to the desired folder.
  3. Navigate to the desired files on your device.
  4. Drag and drop the files into the desired computer folder.
  5. When finished, safely disconnect the Gear from the computer.

 

From 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 Gear, 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 Gear from the computer.

 

Restore media & pictures

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect USB cable to the Gear, 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 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 Gear's disk drive and navigate to the desired folder.
  3. Navigate to the desired folder or location on your device.
  4. Drag and drop the backup files on your computer into the desired folder for your Gear.
  5. When finished, safely disconnect the Gear from the computer.

 

From computer - Mac

 

  • Connect the USB cable to the Gear, 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 to select the check box.
  • On your computer, open Kies.
  • Inside Kies, click the Back up / restore tab.
  • If necessary, click the Restore tab.
  • 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.'
  • Click Restore. If necessary, follow any additional prompts.
  • When finished, safely disconnect the Gear from the computer.