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Samsung Unveils Temporary Cloud Backup Amid Data Loss Concerns

Source: Samsung Electronics

Seoul, South Korea - Samsung Electronics (KRX: 005930) has introduced Temporary Cloud Backup, a feature designed for data backup and security.

Why it matters: 

As smartphone users become increasingly concerned about data loss, Samsung Electronics has launched its Temporary Cloud Backup feature globally. 

The feature aims to address data security and user experience needs.

The Key Points

  • Temporary Cloud Backup is integrated with Samsung Cloud and uploaded through a Samsung account.
  • The service is free with a 100GB limit on individual files and requires a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Data is stored for up to 30 days, and users are notified seven days before automatic deletion.

What they say: 

"Temporary cloud backup provides users a reliable and convenient way to back up and restore important information. This enhanced backup experience based on Samsung Cloud aims to give Samsung Galaxy users peace of mind that valuable data will not be lost thanks to the connected power of the Galaxy ecosystem." 

Chiyoung Seo, VP & Head of Cloud Team, Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics

What is Next? 

The feature will be available this fall on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets running the One UI 6 platform. 

The initial launch will focus on Galaxy S and Z series smartphones in South Korea. 

Availability is expected to vary by market, carrier, and specific device model.

Security measures for the service include two-factor authentication as part of the Samsung Account security protocols. 

In addition, the feature is not limited to native Samsung apps and extends support to third-party apps, documents, audio files, and other data types. 

Users can restore their data anytime using the maintenance mode or reset feature.