Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - Google™ Backup and Restore

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

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup > Backup and restore.
  2. Tap Back up my data then tap the switch to turn on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
    Note If it's turned off, existing backups are deleted from Google's servers.
  3. When turned on, ensure the appropriate account is listed in the Backup account field.
    Note To change the backup account:
    1. Tap Backup account.
    2. Tap the preferred account.
  4. Tap Automatic restore to turn on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.


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.