Samsung Galaxy J3 V / J3 (2016) - 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, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Backup and reset.
  3. Ensure the Back up my data switch is on Switch on icon.
  4. Tap the Automatic Restore switch to turn on Switch on icon or off Switch off icon.