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How to Backup Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Has anyone successfully backed up the Note 3? I've tried so hard to get that done by unchecking some files to backup, connecting and reconnecting the device, even went to the extent of re - installing my 3.0 USB driver and all I get after starting the backup is MTP failed error on my device.

Actually, Samsung Kies is not the only way to backup your Samsung Note 3. If you are looking for other ways, you're in the right place. This article is going to show you simple ways about backing up all files on your Samsung Note 3 to a computer or a phone/tablet. Firstly, let me make it clear that the tool we're going to use is a comprehensive tool - Wondershare MobileGo. It is designed to make your mobile life simplified. It allows you to backup your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to your computer or transfer data from Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to other phones and tablets.

Method 1: Backup Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to the computer

As you know, music, videos and photos are saved on the SD card of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and can be directly backed up to the computer with a single USB cable. However, text messages, calendar, call logs and others are stored in the phone memory card, which can't be read and backed up to the computer. Don't worry about that. Wondershare MobileGo is able to backup text messages, apps, app data, calendars, call logs, music, videos, photos, playlist info, contacts, and documents to the computer effortlessly.

Step 1. Connect the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to the computer

First, run the software on the computer and connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 by plugging in a USB cable into your computer slot. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be detected soon and then appears in the primary window.

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Step 2. Backup Galaxy Note 3

In the primary window, click One-Click Backup and the Backup window pops up. Select the contents you're going to back up. Then, click Back Up. One day, if you suffer data loss, you can use the backup file to restore your Galaxy Note 3.

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What if you want to backup the chosen files? Go to the left column, and you'll see different file categories. Choose one category and select your wanted files and then back up them. To back up the documents, you can click File. All files, on the phone memory card and SD card are listed. Find your desired documents and drag and drop them to the computer.

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Method 2: Backup Samsung Note 3 to a phone/tablet

When you get a newer phone, like iPhone 5s, you may want to transfer data from your Samsung Note 3 to the new device. In this case, to backup data from your Samsung Note 3 to the new device, you're supposed to use the Phone to Phone Transfer feature in Wondershare MobileTrans.

Step 1. Connect both Galaxy Note 3 and the other phone/tablet

Use USB cables to connect the two devices to the computer. The phone transfer program will detect and show them both in its primary window. iTunes is needed to install on your the computer if you plan to backup Galaxy Note 3 to an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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Step 2. The content that can be transferred

Transfer Contacts SMS Music Photos Apps Videos Call Logs Calendar
Galaxy Note 3 to an Android device
Galaxy Note 3 to an iPhone    
Galaxy Note 3 to a Symbian phone              

Step 3. Backup Note 3 to a phone/tablet

Click the "Super Toolkit" on the top of the main window. In Advanced section, choose "Phone Transfer". From the name of the feature, you know what it means. In the prompt, select "Phone to Phone Transfer". After then, you can see that the two devices are displayed side by side. To backup data from Note 3 to another device, check the content and click "Transfer". That's it!

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