Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Auto Restore

Prior to completing a factory data reset, view this info to ensure apps and settings are backed up.

Note When attempting to determine whether a third-party app is the cause of an operating system or app issue, ensure Automatic Restore is disabled prior to a performing a factory data reset.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts Accounts icon > Backup and restore.
  3. Tap the Back up my data switch to enable Switch On icon.
    Note Back up my data must be enabled to use Automatic Restore.
  4. Tap the Automatic Restore switch to enable Switch On icon or disable switch off.