Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ - Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off

Note When trying to determine if a third-party app is the cause of an operating system / app issue, ensure Automatic restore is turned off before 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 only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup > Backup and restore.
  3. From the Google account section, ensure Back up my data is on Switch on.
  4. Tap Automatic restore to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.