Google™ Backup and Restore - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +

Caution Backups can't be restored from a higher Android™ version onto a phone with a lower Android version.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Backup and reset.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Back up my data then tap the Back up my data switch to turn on On indicator or off Off indicator.
  3. Tap the back button Back icon (lower-right) to return to the previous screen.
  4. Tap Backup account.
  5. Tap the appropriate account.
  6. Tap Automatic restore switch to turn on or off.


Note When a Google account is added to your phone, previous backups are restored. This can be done by adding an existing Google account to your already active phone or by signing in to the same Google account while setting up your new or reset phone.