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Upgrading to a Note 3 some advise needed.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Camelot023, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Camelot023

    Camelot023 Newbie
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    I bought my wife a Note 3 for xmas and have some questions prior to activating the Note. We currently have the S3, which was our first smart phone so I'm a newbie at upgrading from smart phone to smart phone. A few Questions:

    1. Do I need to use a program like titanium back up? She does not have a ton of apps, maybe 10 that would need to be reinstalled. I have all her contacts backed up to her gmail account and pictures back up to dropbox.

    2. How do I restore her contacts from gmail?

    3. Any tips/tricks/advise as this is the first time I will be upgrading smart phone to smart phone?

    4. I will be giving my wife's S3 to my mother, (we are all on the same family plan) is doing a factory reset pretty straight forward?

    Thanks in advance and Merry Christmas!

    Forgot to add, the phone is not rooted and on Sprint.

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  2. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Just make sure the s3 is set to backup to google then when you activate the note, sign in with same google account and leave the box checked where it asks if you want to restore apps it will start downloading the apps you have on the s3 from play store. Your contacts will just magically be there.
    Factory reset is simple, it will make the phone like brand new, your mother will need her own gmail address to log in with when she first boots it up :thumbup:
    Merry xmas btw :D:beer:
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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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