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Figured we should have a thread like this.

 

Hi all! I'm AntS. :smiling-face-with-sunglasses:

 

I've worked for Samsung since 2014: starting on t'phone in the frontline Mobile/Tablets Tech Support team, moving on to the Online Shop Support team, then to the Social Media team, where I spent most of my time...  and which is how I ended up here.

 

My hobbies include reading (I might be a bit of a bibliophile), writing, drawing/design, the odd bit of rambling with my Dad, and despairing at the state of modern football (apart from at Lionel Messi - whom I might have a little mancrush on...)

 

I'm a Fantasy, sci-fi, comic book, and Saturday-morning cartoon geek. Love stuff like Lord of The Rings, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Blade Runner, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Supernatural, Babylon 5. Big fan of Transformers - the original '80s Generation 1 stuff rather than Bayformers.

 

(LOL. And I love that RyanM's introduction thread for me was liked by someone called @Bangtidy1991. Oosh! :keithlemon: )


 Say "Hello!" to the Community in The Introduce Yourself Thread.


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Hi, 

      I tried yesterday and it didn't work. I can only get backed up stuff from gmail/android? As my phone was iphone/ios/iCloud I wasn't able to access it through Google. I went back to iPhone/whatsapp and had lost my recent stuff, which I'm really upset about 😓

 

I don't know what else I can do? 

Miche

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No, a different sim/number... I don't think whatsapp saves to the sim ...🙁

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I swapped my sim from Note 4 to S8. Vodafone did their stuff and off i went.

Can you put old sim in new phone and use that to find your stuff?

 

If not take everything to your phone shop and ask them to help you.

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You've gone from the same "platform" if you get me? Android....I'm swapping from ios/iPhone and my stuff is save on Apple cloud. I can't access it on android...

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I know. Do you still have the iPhone ?

Is it still accesable from that?

 

Have you googled this issue?

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I've googled it and I wasn't able to find a solution. I have Google drive and backed up all my contacts and photos.

I thought I was able to use Google drive for WhatsApp but unfortunately I couldn't. 

 

I've managed to transfer all my photos, contacts and normal messages. I've basically got everything from my iPhone  accept my whats app stuff. 

 

I guess I'll have to accept that I can't get the whatsapp stuff 😕

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Well dont give up just yet. Someone else on here might be able to help you.

Have you asked WhatsApp to see if they can help ?

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No i haven't? Didn't think that I'd  be able to contact WhatsApp. 

 

I might have to come to terms with not being able to get my stuff. It's not a major thing but it is a little upsetting 😔

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Hello I'm new to with my s8.
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Well hello!

I'm Becci & am an absolute Samsung lover!! Apart from the early days in the 90s when there was little choice, I've only ever veered away from the brand once (& lasted 3 months before going back). Love my 360 cam & VR headset - yes I'm that sad!

When I'm not on my phone, I've either got my trusty oboe in my hand or a crochet hook. 

Love the community spirit on here :smiling-face: 

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