One of the most popular cloud storage options. Do you have a Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphone? At that point, you can presumably as of now access Samsung’s free distributed storage: Samsung Cloud. As you’d expect, this is a cloud-based arrangement that permits you to distantly store records and substantially more on Samsung’s cell phone (or cell phone).
In particular, servers offered by Samsung SDS, one of Samsung’s lesser-known departments and are located in more than 40 countries. There are rumors that Samsung is transferring cloud storage to Microsoft’s cloud platform, but this has not yet been confirmed.
What is Samsung Cloud?
As the owner of a new Samsung device, Verizon customers are excluded from this agreement, but you usually get 15GB of free cloud storage in Samsung Cloud.
You can back up your phone or store any files in this storage cabinet. Please note that data generated by preinstalled Samsung apps, such as contacts and calendars, as well as data about the device itself is not included in the 15GB quota.
Samsung divides the processing data into two groups as follows …
What you can copy: calendar events, Contacts on your SIM card and phone, call recordings, clock settings, home screen layouts, apps, settings, messages, music, audio recordings, and documents.
Unfortunately, neither WhatsApp messages nor photos included in this process. There is also a 1 GB limit in file size; nothing will copy further.
How to save data in Samsung Cloud
To start, go to the cloud and accounts in your device settings, choose Samsung Cloud, and run your data now. You can control cloud usage, back up data, recover, and sync data on multiple devices other than external storage (microSD cards not supported). Obviously, you’ll need to create an account or log into the service.
Note that this service is not available on older Samsung devices (older than the Galaxy S6) and connected to your identity (or email address), not to your smartphone or tablet. You can access Samsung Cloud through your browser at support.samsungcloud.com, but you can’t add files – you can only do so with your phone or tablet (Android).
Is Samsung Cloud worth using?
If you need extra storage, Samsung charges $0.99 per month for $50 GB. And $2.99 per month for $200 GB, without any discount on annual subscriptions. Note that the upgrade is not available in all regions and all operators.
As of June 2019, the storage option was only available in 30 countries. And even then all mobile networks were not available. By comparison, Google charges $1.99 a month for 100GB on Google Drive and $7.99 for 1TB.
Even this seems expensive compared to the choice of iDrive Personal. Our editor, which provides 5TB of storage at a price as low as $3.50 when purchased on an annual basis.
Given that Samsung’s best smartphone, the Galaxy S20 Ultra, has up to 1TB of internal memory and can hold another 1TB via a microSD card. Choosing a cloud storage cabinet that can safely store this amount of data.
Other smartphone manufacturers, such as Huawei/Honor (with mobile cloud) or Apple (with iCloud), offer similar cloud offerings and all suffer from the same problem – the lack of flexible storage updates for a wide variety of operators and countries.