I backed up my apps and data on my LG and wanna transfer it to S5...

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  1. shadownet

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    I'm going tomorrow to get my G3 switched out to the S5.

    I backed up my apps and it says on my phone my data, apps, etc., are backed up to my Google account (my email used to install apps and such).

    Once I get the S5, where can I access these on the S5?
     
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    You might check out Samsung's Smart Switch app... Samsung Smart Switch Mobile - Android Apps on Google Play

    ~sent while mobile~
     
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    Good luck with your new S5 @shadownet!

    S5 tap'n
     
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    Hmm doesn't work for me. LOL.

    Hahah thanks. I hope. I put it for trade on CL and someone offered me an S4 plus cash. Uh no.

    Someone else offered me a Note 4 locked to the carrier I'm using but the thing is, my carrier does not carry the Note 4. I even asked my friend who works there and he says they haven't carried the Note for a while so I'm a bit hesitant on that part.

    S4 would be a huge downgrade, IMO.
     
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    When you log into your Google account on the S5, it will sync automatically



    Tapped from a Nexus 6
     
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    If you selected the option to backup apps/data to that Google account when you first activated the device.
     
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    ^^ exactly^^
    As long as you have your contacts saved to Google and your apps synced, your photos and music saved to your pc, everything will load fine once you get your new device. Simply log into your main Google account, once everything updates you can then use your usb cable to connect to your pc and transfer your files & music. Easy peasy! Holler if you need a hand with anything @shadownet!

    S5 tap'n
     
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    If you want to transfer data from your old S3 to S5, now we can use Samsung Smart Switch, Samsung Kies, Mobile Phone Transfer tool. By using such tool, we can directly transfer data between Samsung Mobile Phones.
     
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    Here is how you can switch data using the Smart switch.

    1) Go to the Google Play market and download the Smart Switch. Now install the app and open it.

    2) Now on LG, open the app, skip all the introduction content, and select the files you want to transfer, now you can select the message, picture, music, videos, and apps.

    3) Now switch to new Android phone. Keep them at distance less than 10 cm and allow them to detect each other.

    4) Once they are connected, now it's time to make the transfer. Just wait for the transfer. The time will depend on the file's size.

    5) This method use device to device wireless transfer technology, which is independent of network data or Wi-Fi such as Bluetooth. However, you may experience some data change such as missing contacts, pictures or ringtones etc.