Smart Switch Backup File Location on Mac

Q

Where is the location of my Galaxy phone backup crated by Smart Switch on my Mac computer?

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A

Once you have created a backup of your Galaxy phone with Smart Switch on my Mac computer, you can follow these steps to find the backup location.

1. Run Smart Switch on your Mac and open the "Preferences" in the menu. You see the "Backup folder location: /Users/fyicenter/Samsung/SmartSwitch".

2. Open the above location in "Finder". You see the "Backup" sub-folder and it contents.

fyicenter$ tree -L 1 Backup/SM-G955W_20220604224434/

  Backup/SM-G955W_20220604224434/
  ├── ACCESSIBILITY
  ├── ALARM
  ├── AODSERVICE
  ├── APKFILE
  ├── APPSEDGEPANEL
  ├── BIXBYHOME
  ├── BackupResult.txt
  ├── CALENDER
  ├── CALLLOG
  ├── CALLOGSETTING
  ├── CATEGORY_ICON
  ├── COCKTAILBARSERVICE
  ├── CONTACT
  ├── CONTACTSETTING
  ├── DISABLEDAPPS
  ├── Documents
  ├── EMAIL
  ├── ETCFOLDER
  ├── EtcFile
  ├── FONT
  ├── GALLERYEVENT
  ├── GAMELAUNCHER
  ├── GLOBALSETTINGS
  ├── HOMESCREEN
  ├── HOTSPOTSETTING
  ├── LANGUAGES
  ├── MESSAGE
  ├── MESSAGESETTING
  ├── Music
  ├── PEOPLESTRIPE
  ├── Photo
  ├── ReqItemsInfo.json
  ├── SBROWSER
  ├── SCHEDULESETTING
  ├── SHORTCUT
  ├── SMARTMANAGER
  ├── SmartSwitchBackup.json
  ├── SmartSwitchBackup_back.json
  ├── TASKEDGEPANEL
  ├── WEATHERSERVICE
  ├── WIFICONFIG
  ├── WORLDCLOCK
  └── backupHistoryInfo.xml

3. Open "Photos > DCIM > Camera". You see a list of photos taken on your phone camera in the backup.

4. Continue to explore other files in your phone backup.

 

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