Google™ Backup and Restore - Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1

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

  1. From a home screen, select Apps Apps icon (upper-right).
  2. From the Apps tab, select Settings.
  3. Select Backup and reset.
  4. Tap Back up my data to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when a checkmark Checkbox icon is present.
    Note If turned off, Google's servers remove existing backups.
  5. When turned on, ensure the appropriate account is listed in the Backup account field.
    Note To change accounts:
    1. Select Backup account.
    2. Select the preferred account.


Note When a Google account is added to your device, previous backups are restored. This can be done by adding an existing Google account to your already active device or by signing in to the same Google account while setting up your new or reset device.