Difference Ways to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC

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Many Samsung users ask us about how to backup samsung galaxy s4, they might need to backup before factory reset or update OS or something else. Today, we will instruct three useful solutions in this post. These three methods also apply for other Samsung devices, including Samsung note 4 backup.

Solution 1: How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 with Data Backup & Restore
Solution 2: How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC via Phone Transfer
Solution 3. How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC via Android Manager

Solution 1: How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 with Data Backup & Restore

With Data Backup & Restore, you can backup your Samsung s4 to PC easily. The program allows you to selectively backup S4 data like contacts, photos, videos, messages and etc. to computer with just a few clear and simple steps.

Now try the free version of this Samsung backup tool:

Step 1. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, click Data Backup & Restore item among all the toolkits to continue.

Samsung backup tool

Then link your galaxy s4 device to the computer with a USB cable. If not enable USB debugging, please follow how to enable USB debugging on Android

Connect S4 to PC

Step 2. Select file types of Samsung S4 to Back up

After the Android phone is connected, select the file types you want to backup. If want to backup contacts, just tick the box in front of contacts; if want to copy messages to pc, just check messages... Want all, choose all. That’s it.

Samsung S4 files types

After finishing the selection, click “Backup” to promote. Please not to disconnect your galaxy s4 phone, don't use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.

start backup galaxy s4

After the backup is completed, you can click on View the backup button to see the result of S4 backup.

backup result of samsung

Solution 2: How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC via Phone Transfer

Phone Transfer also allows you to copy galaxy s4 data to PC; besides, you can also use it to do phone to phone transfer.

Free trail version for download:

Step 1. Connect Samsung device to the computer

After starting the program on your PC, have the s4 device connected to the computer. Then choose"Back Up Your Phone" in the interface as below. And then connect your S4 phone to it via USB cable.
S4 phone backup tool

Note: It supports iOS, Android, Symbian and WinPhone devices. Try and you will know it.

Step 2. Choose the File Types and Begin to Backup

You will see the displayed file types that you can backup in the middle of the window. After selecting, click "Start Transfer" to move on. The data backup process begins. Be patient and wait for the complete.
start backup samsung galaxy s4

Step 3. Check your Samsung Galaxy S4 backup file

When the backup process is complete, you can click the pop-up window to access and view it. Or you can go back to the settings for finding the backup file. Of course, you are able to change the path of your backup file there.

check the backup result

see the backup path

Solution 3. How to Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC via Android Manager

Renew Android Manager, is a wonderful tool to manager your mobile phone. Not only can it backup files to PC for your Samsung, but also it can manger the phone files, root the phone etc.

Have a try the free version:

Step 1 Link S4 Phone to Your Computer

Firstly, download and install the software to your PC, then link it to PC using USB cable. You will see the interface as below once the connection is OK.
Android backup software

Step 2 Back Up Samsung Galaxy S4 Data to Computer

When connecting complete, Android Manger will scan the files on Samsung S4 automatically. You can also preview the files first in the left column. Choose and check the ones that you like to back up and click the "Export" button. Then the backup process starts, it will take about a few minutes to finish, please be patient. 

backup samsung phone

See Also: How to Backup Samsung Galaxy to PC?

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