Samsung Galaxy S® 6 / S® 6 edge - Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off

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 Apps menu icon > Settings > Backup and reset (Personal section).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Ensure that Back up my data is on Switch on.
  3. Tap the Automatic restore switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch on.