How to Backup Files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Computer?
There are many times when you need to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy S4 to computer. Two of the main reasons are because you want to backup Galaxy S4 to computer, especially the important contacts, SMS messages, videos and photos, to avoid you lost them from your phone some day. And the other reason is that you need to free up the memory space on your Galaxy S4 so that you can speed up your phone and save new data.
Transfer galaxy s4 to Mac is quite easy via the USB cable. However, not all file types can be transferred in this way. Some unsupported formats can only be recognized and exported by downloading an application. iPubsoft Android Manager (Windows)or Android Manager for Mac is such an Android Transfer tool that enables you to backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC or Mac. After that, you can manage Android photos, music, videos, contacts, SMS, apps, etc. on computer directly.
Choose the right version of the Android Manager according to your situation, download it and then follow the guide below to learn how to backup Galaxy S4 to computer.
3 Steps to Backup Galaxy S4 to Computer Easily and Quickly
Next, we would like to focus on the Windows version. Mac users can also refer to the operations below.
Step 1: Connect your Android device to the computer
First of all, install and downloaded installation package of the Android Manager on your PC. Launch it and connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to the computer via a USB cable. Once your Galaxy S4 is detected successfully by this program, the program will bring up the connection window and show all information on your Galaxy S4 in the main interface.
Note: If it is the first time to run this software, you need to enable USB debugging on your phone. If you did it before, you can skip to the next step.
(1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
(2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
(3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
Once the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up.
Tips: All Samsung Galaxy S series, like Galaxy S3/S2/S and Samsung tablets, as well as other Android brands like HTC, LG, HuaWei, etc. are all supported by this program.
Step 2: Select the files you want to transfer
Click the Scan button to let the program scan your Galaxy S4. After a few while, all files in your device will display in categories. Preview and select the files you want to transfer.
Step 3: Backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to PC
After you mark all the files you want to backup to computer, click "Start" button and choose an output directory for saving the exported files. Then, the program will export the selected files from Galaxy S4 to the destination immediately.
That is all about how to backup Samsung Galaxy S4 to computer. Hope it helps!