Samsung Galaxy S4 will eat Jellbean again soonAfter Android 4,4 Kitkat release, many Android handset frequently recieve Android 4.3 update, which can regard as a ready for Android 4.4 Kitkat update. Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of those luckies which can eat Android 4.3 Jelly bean.
It is known to all, Android OS is a matter that can't be treated carelessly. We should get well ready for it to restore important data after update. In Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 update, we had better pay attention to data keeping of the phone, and after working, we can recover data for Samsung Galaxy S4 easily. Let' go to do it!
The ways for backup and restore Samsung Galaxy S4 data, before and after Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updateBefore Update: As I said above, we need to backup the important data in the mobile phone before OS update, because system update may clean all the thing in the phone. Generally, we have several methord to backup Samsung Galaxy S4:
We should need to use KIES that is the official management software for Samsung Galaxy phone to update S4. So, before operating update, we can use this software to sync our contacts, text messages, photos, canlender data to the server or the computer. After update, we can use it restore data as well. It is very convenient.
2. OK, Google
Another easy way to backup Samsung Galaxy S4 phone is Google service. We exactly can see Google firmware in Samsung Galaxy S4, such as Gmail, Google +, Google drive, etc. They also are the good helper for Android phone data recovery. In the setting>account and sync, we can sign up and login a google account, then use the sync features, our contacts, text messages, canleder, even photos can backup to the server of Google.
After OS update, you just login to your Google anccount, then you can sync those data backup by one click.
3.Nice, other backup apps
Of cource, you can choose other backup ways, for example, I like to use an apps named "Titanium backup" to backup apps and its data to the storage or memory card. It is easy as well, but you need to root your phone (no matter before update or after update). Possibly, you can other apps, such as dropbox which is like Google drive can upload files to server to backup.
4. Specially, for contacts and text messages
I think the most important data in our Samsung Galaxy S4 are the contacts and text messages, so we should give more protection for them, if they lose. We will have a big trouble, and Samsung Galaxy S4 contacts, text messages is not easy.
In fact, we can use SIM card to backup our contacts and text messages in Samsung Galaxy S4. Android OS update won't cause data loss from SIM card. Here, we can copy our conctacts and text messages to SIM card.
For contacts, go to contacts app, tap out the menu, you will see the "import/export contact" option, choose it, then select export to SIM card(you can export to memory card as well), your contacts will copy to SIM card, as long as you import them after OS update, you can get back your contacts.
For text messages, you need to long press the text messages you want to backup, then you will see the "copy to SIM card" option, yes, just tap it, your text messages will save to SIM card easily. After update, you can find them back in the option named "sms in the SIM card" of the text messages app setting.
If we have no backup!!! How to recover data from Samsung Galaxy S4 after Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updateSometime the god like to play a joke on us, if we update Samsung Galaxy S4 but withtout backup, is there any hope to restore lost from Samsung Galaxy S4??
Don't lose hope! We still have chance to get back lost contacts, text messages, photos, videos, and call history from Samsung Galaxy S4 after Android 4.3 update.
But you should remember, don't use the phone before getting back data. If you keep using the phone, save new data to it, those lost data may be not able to be recoverd.
Here, we need some tool to help us: Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is Android file recovery software that can recover deleted, lost contacts, text messages, photos, videos and call history from Android Phone and Tablet.Get more detail about Tenorshare Android Data Recovery here: http://www.card-data-recovery.com/product/android-data-recovery.html
Just follow the guide of Android data recovery software, we can retrieve data from Samsung Galaxy phone.
Are the tips useful? If you have other opinion about Samsung Galaxy S4 data recovery or OS update, you can share with me!!