How Do I Back Up and Restore Data on Samsung Gear S2?

Posted March 2, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Smartwatch

Backup and Restore Samsung Gear S2

The Samsung Gear S2 has a 4GB internal memory that allows you to save photos and multi-media files on your wearable smartwatch. To keep the files safe on your device, you can back up and restore the data on your Samsung Gear S2 by using your phone as the backup storage. You can also restore data that you previously backed up by using the same procedure. This article describes all the steps you need to know to be able to back up and restore the data on the Samsung Gear S2.

How to Back Up and Restore Data on Samsung Gear S2

To back up and restore the data on the Samsung Gear S2, follow these steps:

1.Make sure that your Samsung Gear S2 is connected to the phone where you want to make the backup.Pair Android and Samsung Gear S2
2.Once connected, go to your phone’s Home screen by pressing on the phone’s Home button.Android Phone Home Screen
3.From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon.Android apps icon
4.You will be taken to the application list. Locate the folder named Tools. Tap on the folder to open it.Gear S2 - Phone - Apps - tools
5.In Tools, tap on Samsung Gear.Android - apps - Samsung Gear icon
6.Once you are on the Samsung Gear app screen, scroll down, and tap on Settings under the General options.Gear S2 - Phone - Apps - Gear S2 - Settings
7.From Settings, tap on Back up and Restore.Gear S2 - Phone - Apps - Gear S2 - Settings - Backup and Restore
8.Choose Back up data should you want to back up data from your Gear S2 to your phone.Gear S2 - Phone - Apps - Gear S2 - Settings - Backup Feature
9.Tap on Restore data should you want to retrieve the date that you previously saved on your phone and restore it on your Gear S2.Gear S2 - Phone - Apps - Gear S2 - Settings - Restore Data Feature
10.You are done. You have just learned how to back up and restore the data on the Samsung Gear S2. The length of time it takes to perform backup and restore operations may be a few minutes depending on the total size of your data.

Knowing how to properly back up and restore data on your Samsung Gear S2 can spell the difference between a secured file and a deleted file. If you have questions with any of the steps outlined above, let us know in the comments so that we can get back to you.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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