On all the latest smartphones of the Samsung Galaxy and Note series, you get 15GB of free cloud storage space where you can save all your pictures, videos, and data. All the Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, S9, S10, Note 8, Note 9, and Note 10 users can signup for the Samsung cloud and get free cloud storage to backup all their data on the cloud. Saving data on the cloud is everyone’s need in the modern world. Even if you somehow lose your phone or it’s stolen, you can still get back all your data present in the Samsung cloud. This guide will talk about how to access Samsung cloud pictures on a PC running on Windows. You will not find any website that lets you access all the data present in your Samsung cloud. Even if your phone is stolen or lost, you can use this guide to access pictures present in the Samsung cloud via a laptop or computer.
Samsung is the number one company to manufacture smartphones running on the Android operating system. Since the advent of smartphones, just Apple and Samsung have been in the top two positions in the smartphone world. Samsung smartphones are known for their quality hardware and stylish design. Samsung stands next to its competitors in every technology niche. As iCloud is for iPhone users and Google Photos for Android, Samsung now gives its users Cloud storage options supported on all Samsung devices. You can access the data on the Samsung cloud on any device connected to the internet.
Initially, you only get 15GB of storage space to upload your content, including pictures, videos, and contacts. However, you can buy additional storage space by spending a small amount of money.
Samsung Cloud is currently available on devices from Samsung Galaxy Note 8 onwards to Galaxy S21 / S20+ / S21 Ultra, Galaxy S20 / S10+ / S10e, and Galaxy Note 20 / Note 20 Ultra.
How to Access Samsung Cloud Pictures on PC:
It was quite a headache trying to find a way to access Samsung cloud pictures on the laptop. There is no proper channel to view data present on the Samsung cloud unless you have a Samsung smartphone. What if you lost your phone or sold your Galaxy smartphone and no longer use a Samsung device.
There should be a way to access Samsung Cloud pictures on your other devices. Unfortunately, there isn’t any official website to access Samsung cloud data; you can only access it on a PC via Windows Store App that Samsung develops for its users. So if you are using MAC, chances are you cannot access Samsung cloud pictures on MAC.
Update: Now, you can access the contents of your Samsung Account on PC and Mac using the official website.
Samsung cloud has different names on different network carriers. In the USA, it’s called the Galaxy cloud. In some devices, it is called Samsung Backup and Restore or Personal Data Management. Different carriers have different names for Samsung cloud, and they have personalized features.
Also, Checkout: Guide to Manage Data on Samsung Cloud on S7, S8, and Note 8
Moreover, you can also backup all your data on your Samsung cloud before factory resetting your phone. In this way, all the pictures, videos, contacts, app data, notes, wifi passwords are saved, and when you set it up after the hard reset, you can import all your data back to your phone, or you can access the cloud pictures on PC running on Windows using the guide below.
Guide to Import Samsung Cloud Pictures on PC:
- First of all, you need to download the Samsung Gallery App from the Windows App Store. (It was once called PC Gallery, but now the name has been changed.)
- Open it once you have downloaded and installed Samsung Gallery on your PC.
- In the Settings Menu, select Samsung Cloud.
- Here, log in using the Samsung account details that you used on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
- Once you are logged in, your Galaxy phone’s pictures and videos will be synced with your PC. It may take some time, depending on the internet connection.
- Once done, you will see all your pictures and videos present in the Samsung Cloud on your Laptop or Computer.
Samsung does not mention this solution anywhere, but it works for everyone. You just need to have a Windows PC. There should be a website to access the cloud contents, just like Google Photos and iCloud.
Any Possible way to Access Samsung Cloud Data on Mac?
If you are a MAC user and own a Samsung Galaxy device, it can be frustrating not being able to access the Samsung cloud on MAC running on OSX.
Cloud Storage is a need today for every device that has internet access. Data is so vital in this era that you cannot afford to lose any. It also saves all the struggle to copy pictures, videos, and contacts to a new device. Just log in to your new device with the same Samsung account credentials, and all your data will be imported into the new device.
Update: Now, you can also access the Samsung cloud on Mac using the official website of Samsung Cloud.
I hope this guide helped you to access Samsung cloud pictures on the PC. If you have any questions or queries regarding the guide above, feel free to ask me in the comments. Also, if you know of any other method that can be used to access data present on Samsung Cloud on Mac or Windows PC, do let me know in the comments.