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How to backup and restore Samsung S7

1. Navigate to http://www.samsung.com/uk/smart-switch/samsung-desktop-app.html and download Smart Switch

2. Open Smart Switch and plug your phone into the computer using any micro-usb to usb cable.

3. Perform any new firmware updates while you're here (not this could take over an hour depending your internet speed)

4. Click Back Up and tick boxes you want to have backed up and untick boxes you don't want to be backed up.

5. Click Backup and no wait, this could take up to an hour depending on how many files it is backing up.

6. When you get a new Samsung device or get your phone back from Samsung store repair where it is wiped, plug your phone back into the computer and click on Restore.

7. You will see your backed up phone listed, click on it and click restore.

8. Done! Please note that this may not backup/restore things such as app data or save authenticator apps such as Authy/Google authenticator so migrate these before hand.

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how do I load my contacts to the phone

If you are trying to transfer your contacts from one phone to another, Samsung has a little app called Smart-switch which does this easily. Here is the site to download the app:


Hope this helps, if it does please click on the 'Helpful' button below, good luck

Mar 15, 2016 | Cell Phones

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Why is my browser on my samsung galaxy core prime not supported using the icloud app, & how do I correct this in order to use the smartswitch app ?

If you are trying to use the Samsung Smart Switch utility app to copy your contacts, files, photos, phone log, and text messages, etc from an iPhone to your new Samsung Galaxy Core Prime..

..and in the process it says it can't do it..
could it be that the iPhone you are trying to transfer has iOS9?

On the Google Play Store description for Samsung Smart Switch, it says that the software is incompatible with iOS9, but is okay to use with all others iOS 4.21 or higher (link for reference)

Example using Samsung Smart Switch with an iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S5
Transfer content from your iPhone to Galaxy S5 CNET

*Note: if you had a bright idea to try to downgrade back to iOS 8.4, and create a backup copy of your data in iOS 9.. that iOS 9 backup won't be compatible trying to put it onto your new freshly downgraded iPhone with iOS 8.4.. so I wouldn't try that (link for reference)

On Samsung's Smart Switch official website, it says that if you use a OTG cable to make the switch between a computer to your new Samsung Galaxy phone it will work with iOS 9 (link for reference)

See Samsung's help instructions on how to transfer from iOS 9 to your Samsung Galaxy phone via OTG cable here:
(Note: as of this writing the images at the above webpage may not be visible. i alerted Samsung to fix this)

>> If this was helpful in any way, please let me know so that I will continue helping others, by Clicking on the Helpful button below. Thank you :)

Dec 05, 2015 | Samsung Cell Phones

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how to install apps on PC to Samsung GT-B3410

You can download applications using your Smart Phone or Samsung Kies.
[Using your Smart Phone]
You can directly download an app from your Smart Phone.
1. Go to Samsung Apps on your Smart Phone.
2. Select an app that you want to download.

[Using Samsung Kies]
Samsung Kies allows you to download apps through the Samsung Apps widget. Before downloading apps from Kies, you first need to become a member of Samsung Apps.

•How to join Samsung Apps on Samsung Kies
Select the Samsung Apps widget and click [Join Now].

•How to download an Application from Kies
Open Samsung Apps widget, log in and choose the application app that you would like to install then click on [Get].
If your mobile is connected to the PC, the installation will start automatically right after the download.
In case you connect your mobile later, please go to the [My Downloads] section and click [Install] next to the icon of an appropriate app.

Jun 21, 2011 | Samsung B3410 Cell Phone

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i need to unlock my motorola V3xx so it will work for t-mobile

All the sites you need...

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Thisis where you download the "Flash" to put on your phone. you will haveto register on the site (free and no hassle) and select


For the program to flash the phone, go to


andchoose any. Unzip and install. then open RSD and plug in your phone,Find the flash file (you need to unzip this as well) and once put intofile directory press start and your done

Nov 29, 2008 | Motorola Mobility RAZR V3x Cellular Phone

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