How to Backup Contacts from Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus

The main reason for data backup is to save your important data and files, in case of system crash and hard drive failure. There is a need for additional data backups if the original backup has data corruption or hard drive failure has occurred.

You need to back up in the following cases:

1. When you buy a new handset, you need a backup to transfer your data to a new device.

2. When you upgrade software version, you need a backup to transfer old data to a new version.

3. When you factory reset, you need to backup existing data.

Backup contacts from Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus

Backup contacts from Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus

So this is the reasons why you need to backup and when is the need to backup. Now will see how

to do backup :

So there are two methods to do backup. Now let us see the methods:

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Method 1: Backup on PC using Kies app

For doing a backup using kies app follow the seps given below:

Step 1: Start Kies program on your PC.

Step 2: Connect the old headset to Kies, with the help of USB cable.

Step 3: Choose the device in the “Connected Devices”.

Step 4: Choose the “Backup/Restore” menu in Kies.

Step 5: Choose “Backup”.

Step 6: Check the Contacts item or backup data.

Step 7: Choose “Backup” button.

As you complete this steps. Then the process of bakup will start and during the process, Progressbar is displayed on the screen. And after completion of the process, you will be notified by a messeage.

automatically saved. But you need to where the Backup are saved.

Where the Backup are saved:

Backups are automatically saved in your PC. Backups are saved in file path given below:
Doucments < Samsung < Kies < Backup < GT-I9500.

So in your PC Backups are saved here.

You can also save each item you need to Backup

For this follow the steps given below:

1. Click on contacts.

2. As it opens then, select the contact you need to delete.

3. And at click on th option Save to PC.

And as the Steps are finished your Contact is saved it will be saved in following file path:

C:\ Users\ User name\ Documents\ Kies\ PIMS\ xxx.spb.

And by this by you can store your Backup datas.

Troubleshootings: Photo not shown in Kies software.

Sometimes you may face the problem that Troafter doing your datas are not found in kies softwre.

Don’t be so wooried just click on Troubleshoot connection error button.

And remmeber when you run Kies tool, check your version of Kies tools before doing Backup.

For checking the version. Go to the ‘Check for Updates ‘ menu. And as it open Update the latest version of Kies tool. And after this do your Backup.

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Method 2: Backup to Gmail Account

For doing Backup using Gmail Account follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Press Phone on a home screen.

Step 2: Tap on the contacts tab.

Step 3: And after this, Tap on the Menu Key.

Step 4: And as it is done, Noe tap on Merge accounts.

Step 5: And last tap on Merge with Google.

And hence your backup process has been done. Above two ways to take contacts backup from Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus are totally different and try in an easy way.

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