Support How do you guys back your phone up?

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  1. natnat

    natnat Well-Known Member
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    Hi there,I want to factory reset my phone after the recent update but dont want to loose everything.How does everyone else back stuff up? Whith the iphone I could back up to icloud then do a factory reset and then when I restored from icloud my phone went back exactly the same.Is there a similar way to do this on the S3? Would it be Kies? Im not sure what Kies is and have never used it.Thank you
     

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  2. Guitardoc64

    Guitardoc64 Well-Known Member
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    There are a couple of solutions. If you are rooted, Titanium backup or My Backup root. My Backup also has a free version that will still do like 5 backups.
     
  3. trucky

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  4. XplosiV

    XplosiV Master X is Watching You
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    Samsung kies
     
  5. SUroot

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  6. Yesevil

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    My back up pro and indefend mobile back up
     
  7. Minimike

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    I tried Carbon but it won't connect and messed up my USB drivers so my phone won't connect anymore either.

    edit - stripped the Samsung USB drivers off and reinstalled. set my phone to PTP and all worked out.
     

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