Restore data inside .sbu file using KIES


  • You must have java SDK, you can download from their official site
  • Get SBU extractor (link below), extract the file and you get file
  • Copy to folder where javac located. (in windows 7 you can find it in Program Files/Java/jdk1.7.0/bin)

How to restore data sbu using kies

  1. Find your .sbu file (usually at My Documents/samsung/Kies/Backup/[phone series]. )
  2. Copy those file to bin folder (Program Files/Java/jdk1.7.0/bin)
  3. Windows start button -> select Run
  4. Type cmd, a terminal windows will show up
  5. at terminal windows, type

    cd Program Files/Java/jdk1.7.0/bin
    java SSVCardExtractor 20111108T153951.sbu output.vcf

    * 20111108T153951.sbu is just example file, you can change the file target.

  6. Copy output.vcf file to your phone.
  7. Open contact -> select import -> Choose output.vcf
  8. Done

note: the java sdk location may diffent in your computer, it`s better to check where those folder is located and change the path in tutorial.

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Download SBU extractor (14252)

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