Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - 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, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup Accounts icon > Backup and restore.
  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.
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