Samsung is beginning to roll out a “Momentary Cloud Backup” characteristic to Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets working on One UI 6, the corporate introduced on Thursday. It’ll enable customers to again up and switch a vast variety of pictures, movies, and different knowledge for as much as 30 days free of charge.
Giving prospects a free place to retailer their knowledge when they should reset or switch between units and a month to get well it ought to make the method simpler and cut back any “did I keep in mind to switch every little thing?” stress. It additionally brings Samsung as much as par with Apple, which additionally provides momentary iCloud storage with new iPhones and iPads that give prospects 21 days to switch knowledge however may be prolonged.
Samsung’s “Momentary Cloud Function” moreover lets customers restore their knowledge when it’s handy for them as a substitute of once they’re first organising their new cellphone as part of Samsung’s Setup Wizard course of.
Whereas customers can add as many information to Samsung Cloud as they need by way of their Samsung account, every particular person file measurement can’t exceed 100GB. Customers should additionally restore their knowledge and switch it solely over Wi-Fi inside 30 days. After that point interval, Samsung will delete all of their knowledge, although the corporate will first ship a warning a number of days earlier than.
Samsung says Momentary Cloud Backup can even be part of Upkeep Mode, so customers’ knowledge must be stored protected. Upkeep Mode is a privateness characteristic rolled out final yr that lets customers block entry to their knowledge when their machine is being repaired.
Final week, Samsung additionally revealed that 35 Batteries Plus tales can have the Samsung Approved Service Middle tag, giving prospects much more locations to get in-warranty repairs for Galaxy telephones achieved. The shop areas had been deliberately chosen to achieve areas that Samsung’s 2,000 or so service facilities didn’t already cowl.