There are many things which can cause data loss. If you do not want to lose your important data such as application data, passwords, pictures, music and other data then the best way to minimize the data loss is to backup which can easily be restored.

Follow these simple steps to ensure that your Samsung galaxy S6 backup the data. There are 4 ways that can be used for S6 Backup and Restore; you can use any of these ways as per your need.

Galaxy S6 Backup App Data:

You can use this method for S6 Backup and by these steps, app data will automatically restore when apps are re-installed.

Step 1: Tap “Apps” on the home screen.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”.
Step 3: Swipe to “Personal” and tap “Backup & reset“.
Step 4: Check the box associated with “Back up my data” to store your Wi-Fi password, account data and other settings to Google’s servers.

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Restore Backup on Galaxy S6

Step 1: Mark the “Automatic restore” checkbox.

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Galaxy S6 Backup Contacts on Google Account:

Contacts can also be backed up and restored on your S6. You dont need any external app for this.

Step 1: Tap “Apps” from the home screen.
Step 2: Go to “Settings” and tap “Accounts“.
Step 3: Select the Google account you wish to sync contacts with.
Step 4: Press “Menu” > “Sync now“.

Restore from a Google Account:

Step 1: Register the Google account and allow it to sync contacts with your phone. It will sync all the contacts to registered Google account.

Galaxy S6 Backup Media Files on Windows Computer:

Step 1: Connect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to your computer via USB.
Step 2: Swipe the “Status” bar down and then tap “Connected as a media device” > “Media device (MTP)“.
Step 3: When AutoPlay window appears on the computer, click “open device to view files“.
Step 4: Select the files you wish to back up on your computer.
Step 5: Copy the selected files and paste them in the desired location.
Step 6: Safely disconnect your smartphone when the transfer is done.

Restore from a Windows PC:

Step 1: Connect the Smartphone to your PC.
Step 2: If necessary, enable “Media device (MTP)“.
Step 3: When the AutoPlay window appears on your PC, click “open device to view files“.
Step 4: Open another Windows Explorer window and locate the path where you pasted files on your computer.
Step 5: Select the files you want to restore.
Step 6: Copy the selected files and transfer them back to your phone (SD card or internal memory).
Step 7: Safely disconnect your smartphone when the transfer is done.

Galaxy S6 Back Up on a Mac Computer:

Follow these 3 steps to install Samsung Kies on your Mac computer. If it is already installed on your Mac then skip these steps.

Step1: Navigate to Kies
Step 2: Click “Download for Mac OS
Step 3: Follow the instructions to install Kies on the Mac

After downloading and installing Samsung Kies, follow these steps to backup media files on a Mac Computer.

Step 1: Connect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to your Mac computer via USB
Step 2: Swipe the “Status” bar down and tap “Connected as a media device” > “Media device (MTP)
Step 3: Launch Kies on the Mac
Step 4: Click the “Back up / restore tab” in Kies
Step 5: Click the “Backup” tab and mark all the check boxes next to the media files you want to backup
Step 6: When you are done, click “Backup
Step 7: Safely disconnect your smartphone when the process is complete.

Restore from a Mac Computer:

Step 1: Connect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to your Mac computer via USB
Step 2: Enable “Media Device (MTP)” from the status area
Step 3: Launch Kies on the Mac
Step 4: Click the “Back up / restore” tab in Kies
Step 5: Open the “Restore” tab and mark all the check boxes next to the media files you want to restore
Step 6: Click “Restore
Step 7: Safely disconnect your smartphone when the process is complete.

Thats all, If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us or ask the questions in the comments.