Google or Samsung account backup?

acsurfer

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Hello,

Does a Google Account backup contain everything in a Samsung Account backup?

Is doing a Google Account backup enough or do I need to do a Samsung Account backup too?

Does Google Account backup Samsung Notes app data?

If you restore from a Google Account to your new Samsung phone, are you able to restore Samsung Notes app data, settings like clock alarms, keyboard options (and full list of the data that Samsung Account will backup seen below)? If no, what are missing?

Thank you.

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"Content types that can be backed up using Samsung Cloud
Note: Individual files over 1GB will not be uploaded.

Backing up your data is a little different than syncing. When you back up, you save your device's files to the cloud, so they can be redownloaded later. These files won't automatically appear on your other devices unless you manually restore them. Syncing, on the other hand, automatically adds updated information to a device.

Below are some apps on your phone or tablet that support the back up and restore feature. We've also listed what kinds of data will be backed up from these apps:

Call logs: Call and message history

Clock: Alarms, world clocks, and timers

Apps: Installation files and app settings

Calendar: Events and tasks saved on your phone or tablet

Messages: Enhanced messages, multimedia messages, and text messages

Contacts: Contacts, email addresses, and business cards saved on your phone, tablet, or USIM

Home screen: Layout, wallpapers, and Samsung DeX settings (your default wallpapers won't be backed up)

Settings: Accessibility settings, ringtones, Samsung Keyboard options, Wi-Fi settings, and Always on Display settings (your default ringtone won't be backed up)

Voice Recorder: Saved audio clips recorded using the Voice Recorder app

Samsung Daily: Your personalized content preferences and settings
Note: Samsung Daily is only available on select phones, such as the S8. Newer phones use Samsung Free instead; however, this service cannot be backed up." source Back up and restore data or files on your Galaxy device https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...port%2Fanswer%2FANS00060517%2F&token=e8Fj_-x0

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Back up and restore data or files on your Galaxy device https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...port%2Fanswer%2FANS00060517%2F&token=e8Fj_-x0
How to set up Google account on Samsung Mobile device? https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...nt-on-samsung-mobile-device%2F&token=MDRTOzwx
How to set up and use the Google Accounts https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...and-use-the-google-accounts%2F&token=_tHGS9VJ
How do I set up my Google account on my Samsung Galaxy device? https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...on-my-samsung-galaxy-device%2F&token=4u9axvli
How to create or remove the Google account on your Galaxy phone https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...ccount-on-your-galaxy-phone%2F&token=S9wIXNRZ
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Back up using both accounts Samsung/Google.

Go to setting>account and back up

You'll see what Google back up.and what Samsung does , Samsung backs up Notes
 

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Back up using both accounts Samsung/Google.

Go to setting>account and back up

You'll see what Google back up.and what Samsung does , Samsung backs up Notes

How to check what items is backed up for Google Account?

Does Google Account or Samsung Account backup DCIM folder, images, videos?

For Samsung Account backup there is a screen that allow you to select what items to backup (screenshot below), I did not see similar screen for Google Account backup.

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How to check what items is backed up for Google Account?

Does Google Account or Samsung Account backup DCIM folder, images, videos?

For Samsung Account backup there is a screen that allow you to select what items to backup (screenshot below), I did not see similar screen for Google Account backup.

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I don't think u can check what Google account back ups , Google photos and drive signed in will back up photos and videos, Samsung account doesn't anymore and why I mentioned in your other threads Samsung Smart switch PC or one drive
 

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A Google Account backup typically includes a lot of the same data as a Samsung Account backup, such as app data, contacts, calendar events, and settings. However, there are some differences. For example, Samsung Notes app data is usually backed up with a Samsung Account, so if you want to ensure that this data is backed up, it's a good idea to use both Google and Samsung Account backups.For more advanced backup solutions, you might consider using a service like backup office 365 to the cloud. It offers secure and automated backups, ensuring your data is protected and easily recoverable.
 
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A Google Account backup typically includes a lot of the same data as a Samsung Account backup, such as app data, contacts, calendar events, and settings. However, there are some differences. For example, Samsung Notes app data is usually backed up with a Samsung Account, so if you want to ensure that this data is backed up, it's a good idea to use both Google and Samsung Account backups.
Welcome to AC!
Thanks for your tip , it's been covered already in the thread.
 

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