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Samsung GALAXY MEGA™ - How to backup your smartphone or synchronize your contacts and calendar

Step-by-step how to(s), demos and videos - everything you need to get the most from your Samsung GALAXY MEGA™ Back up your smartphone or synchronize your contacts and calendar

You can back up your contacts list, and synchronize your calendar, with your Gmail account.

If you've set up a Gmail email account on your smartphone, it should automatically be backed up with your Gmail account.

You don't have a Gmail email account set up on your smartphone

  1. If you haven't set up a Gmail email account on your smartphone, do the following.
  2. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Scroll down to Accounts.
  5. Tap Add account.
  6. Select Google.
  7. Tap Existing.
  8. NOTE: Tap New if you do not have a Gmail or Google account.
  9. Type your Gmail username and password.
  10. Tap Done.
  11. Tap OK.
  12. Tap Not now.
  13. Leave the desired options selected and tap the right arrow.
  14. Your smartphone contacts and calendar are synchronized with your Gmail account.

You've already set up a Gmail email account on your smartphone

If you've already set up a Gmail email account on your smartphone, but would like to ensure it's backed up with your Gmail account, do the following.

  1. Select your personal data you would like to sync
  2. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Scroll down to Accounts.
  5. Select Google.
  6. Select the desired Gmail account.
  7. Select the content you'd like backed up with your Gmail account.
  8. Tap Sync now to confirm your selections.
  9. Your smartphone contacts and calendar are synchronized with your Gmail account.

Back up app data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to Google servers

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Back up and reset.
  4. Select the Back up my data checkbox.
  5. Select Backup account.
  6. Set the desired backup account.
  7. Your smartphone backs up to the Google servers.
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