For most users, changing a phone can be more than just a quick task, but a heavy and tiresome ordeal. Although Google has made it pretty simple to keep your contacts, emails, and calendar synced for years now, the ability to restore apps and settings to new Android device is something everyone can appreciate.Ever since Android 5.0 Lollipop came out, the OS has offered users the ability to restore your apps to a new device. If you use the awesome Google Now Launcher too, the service will also restore your current screen layout to your new device.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool