How to switch from Samsung Cloud to OneDrive before time runs out

Putting away all your photographs, recordings, and documents on your gadget simply isn't down to earth nowadays, especially on the off chance that you have a cell phone that doesn't have a microSD card opening — also in the event that you lose your telephone, your information is gone for eternity. 


How to switch from Samsung Cloud to OneDrive before time runs out
Switch from Samsung Cloud to OneDrive before time runs out


As of recently, a significant number of us with a Samsung telephone have depended on Samsung Cloud, a distributed storage administration that is accessible on most Samsung cell phones and tablets that consequently backs up, matches up and reestablishes your photographs, information, and settings. 

Samsung as of late declared it's resigning a portion of the highlights of Samsung Cloud that we utilize regularly, including Drive Storage and Gallery Sync. From April 1, you'll be not able to match up your documents and pictures with the Cloud, and any current records you've put away will be erased. 

A couple of highlights are staying, such as matching up Notes, Calendars, and Contacts. In the event that you've been utilizing Samsung Cloud to reinforce all your information, you'll need to track down another option — and Samsung suggests OneDrive. We'll tell you the best way to change to OneDrive, and what to do in case you're not prepared to switch at the present time. 

Searching for an option in contrast to OneDrive? Here are the absolute best-distributed storage administrations for you to consider.


When will Samsung Cloud stop working?


For clients in the U.S. also, U.K., Samsung Cloud will quit dealing with April 1. In the event that you live elsewhere, you may fall into Group 2, which implies the help will not quit working for you until June 1. You can check which bunch your nation falls into here

On the off chance that you need to exploit movement to OneDrive, you have until March 31 to do as such. In case you're anticipating downloading your information — either to store on an outside hard drive or to move to another distributed storage supplier — you have a smidgen additional time, as your records will not be erased from Samsung Cloud until June 30. 

Realize that whether you decide to download your information or move to OneDrive or not, your information will consequently be erased from Samsung Cloud on June 30. On the off chance that you have a superior membership, your arrangement will end consequently, and you ought to get a discount for your last installment.


How to migrate to OneDrive


Regardless of whether you own a Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra or a Galaxy S8, you may have effectively seen a notice inquiring as to whether you'd prefer to relocate to OneDrive. Samsung began the rollout of relocation in October, permitting you to naturally move all your Samsung Cloud information to OneDrive and erase it from Samsung Cloud. Here are the means by which to move your information:

  1. Open Samsung Cloud and select the Three Dots menu at the top-right.
  2. Tap Download My Data.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. Select Move To OneDrive, then tap Confirm. 

Every one of your pictures, recordings, and documents will be moved consequently to OneDrive. This could take some time contingent upon how much information you have put away in Samsung Cloud. OneDrive gives you a similar measure of capacity you have in Samsung Cloud, free for a year, and your exhibition will keep on matching up naturally.


Downloading your data


What if you don’t want to move to OneDrive? You might want to look into other cloud storage providers like iDrive or Dropbox or even download your data to store on an external hard drive. It’s easy to do so:

  1. Open Samsung Cloud and tap the Three Dots menu at the top-right.
  2. Select Download My Data from the drop-down menu.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. Select Download My Data, then tap Confirm.
  5. You’ll be asked if you’re sure, so tap End Service.


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