Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5

Note Notes:

  • 'Automatic restore' allows backed up settings and data to be automatically restored when an app is reinstalled.
  • When attempting to determine whether a third-party app is the cause of an operating system / app issue, ensure 'Automatic restore' is turned off prior to performing a factory data reset.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps > Settings Settings icon.
  2. From the Personal section, tap Back up and reset.
  3. Ensure 'Back up my data' is set to on.
    Note If turned off, tap Back up my data then tap the switch (upper-right) to turn on On indicator.
    Note If turned off, existing backups are deleted from Google's servers.
  4. Tap Automatic restore to turn on or off.
    Note On when a checkmark is present.