Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - 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 to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts.
  3. Tap Backup and restore.
  4. Ensure the Backup up my data switch is on Switch on.
  5. Tap Automatic restore to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.