How To Backup Note 5: Quick And Easy Ways You Can Do

How To Backup Note 5: Quick And Easy Ways You Can Do – The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was announced and released in August of 2015. Like other 2015 smartphones, the Galaxy Note 5 is almost 2 years old now but is still a great phone to own. The quality mobile can still run important everyday apps we use like Mail, Calendar, Web Browser and social apps we can’t live without.

The smartphone has a dimension of 6.03 inches (L) x 3.00 inches (W) x 0.03 inch (T). It  has a huge and stunning 5.7 inch super AMOLED capacitive multitouch display with a resolution of  1440 x 2560 pixels (518 pixels per inch). It can display 16 millions colors and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. With all of this, the smartphone is still light weighing in at 6.03 ounces.

The Galaxy Note 5 runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) but can be updated to Android 7.0 (Nougat). It has an Octa-core CPU (4 x 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 and 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) with an Exynos 7420 Octa chipset. A Mali-T760MP8 GPU handles the images and videos for the smartphone.

Speaking of images and videos, the Galaxy Note 5 is equipped to handle the job with its 16 MP back-facing camera (f/1.9, 28mm, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), autofocus, LED flash). The camera can record 2160p@30fps and 1080p@60fps videos and also has dual-video recording capabilities. This snapper has the following features:

  • 1/2.6″ sensor size
  • 1.12 µm pixel size
  • geo-tagging
  • touch focus
  • face/smile detection
  • panorama
  • HDR

The front-facing camera is rate at 5 MP (1/4.1″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, f/1.9, 22mm, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, and Auto HDR).

The Galaxy Note 5 comes in three different internal memory size (32/64/128 Gigabytes) with 4 GB of RAM. The smartphone doesn’t have an microSD expansion slot. It also comes with a stylus (S Pen) to make interacting with your mobile easier.

Standard features also include:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP/EDR/LE)
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) with A-GPS/GLONASS/BDS
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • FM Radio
  • microUSB 2.0 (USB Host)

The mobile phone also has the following sensors:

  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Front-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

To power all of these, the smartphone has a Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh Battery. Pretty impressive feature for a 2 year old smartphone, right?

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Now that you have the full specs of the smartphone, I will show you how to backup Note 5 the easy way.

Note: Its important to have a backup of all your data from this smartphone on an external device because it doesn’t have an expansion slot for a microSD card.

How To Backup Note 5: Using A Windows PC

Just follow the steps below to backup your Galaxy Note 5 to your computer running Windows OS.

Step 1. Enable “USB Debugging” on your smartphone.

Step 2. Using the USB cable provided, connect your Galaxy Note 5 to your computer.

Step 3. Your computer will download the device drivers for your smartphone.

Step 4. When the download completes, the device drivers will be installed automatically.

Step 5. Your mobile will then be recognized by your PC. A windows will open to show the internal storage of your device.

Step 6. If no window pops up in step 5, you can drag the “Status Bar” down to show the “Notification Panel“.

Step 7. Choose “Connected as media device” from the options.

Step 8. Select “Media Device (MTP)” by putting a check on the box next to the selection.

Step 9. Open Windows “File Explorer” and select your device (Open Device To View Files).

Step 10. Choose all the files you want to backup and simply drag them to a folder on your computer.

Step 11. Safely disconnect your smartphone after you’ve finished your backup.

That’s all there is to it! Now for the Apple fans, you can follow the procedure below to backup Note 5 to your Mac.

How To Backup Note 5: Using A Mac

Step 1. Go to this link and download “Samsung Kies” for the Mac.

Step 2. Install the program on your computer.

Step 3. Connect your Galaxy Note 5 to your Mac.

Step 4. Drag the “Status Bar” on your smartphone.

Step 5. Choose “Connected as media device“.

Step 6. Select “Media Device (MTP)” by putting a check on the box next to the selection.

Step 7. Open “Kies” on your Mac.

Step 8. Go to the “Backup/Restore” tab in the Kies program. Click on “Backup“.

Step 9. Now you can select what you want to backup from your Note 5. You can also choose to “Select All” to backup all your data/files at once.

Step 10. Click on the “Backup” button to start the process.

Step 11. Once the process is finished, safely disconnect your smartphone from your Mac.

Now you can watch the video below to see “Kies” in action.

Backing up your Galaxy Note 5 is very important if you do not want to lose your data/files in case something happens to your phone. Share this article with your friend if you found it useful. Please leave a comment below to let us know what you think.

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