How can I backup data on my Galaxy device automatically?
Last Update date : Oct 28. 2020
Creating a backup of your smartphone data keeps you safe, just in case the worst happens. You can even set your smartphone to create backups automatically, ensuring that your data is secure around the clock. Find out more on how easy backing up your data is by using Samsung Cloud.
Before you try out below recommendations as to your solutions, be sure to check if your device's software and related apps are updated with latest version. Please check how to update your mobile device's software in following order.
Step 1. Go to Settings > Software update.
Step 2. Tap on Download and install.
Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Data that can be backed up using Samsung Cloud automatically
Manage the content that you want to store securely in Samsung Cloud. You can backup data such as:
Calendar, Contacts, Phone, Clock, Alarms, Home screen, Apps, Settings, Messages, Music, Voice Recorder, Documents
How to back up data automatically
Auto back up automatically backs up your data once every 24 hours. However, for this, your phone must be charged, connected to Wi-Fi, and the screen must be off for at least an hour.
Step 1. Go to Settings > Accounts and backup.
Step 2. Tap Samsung Cloud.
Step 3. Tap More options (three vertical dots) > Settings.
Step 4. Tap Sync and auto backup settings > Auto back up.
Step 5. Select what to back up automatically to Samsung Cloud.
Galaxy series Android 10 or higher supports OneDrive integration, allowing users to synchronize photos and videos directly with OneDrive from the Gallery app. If you meet the device requirements, you can go to Galaxy Settings and connect your OneDrive account to use it as a backup solution. Also, all existing photos and videos of Samsung Cloud can be transferred to OneDrive.
Step 1. Go to Gallery > tap on More options (three vertical dots).
Step 2. Go to Settings > tap Cloud Sync.
Step 3. Connect your OneDrive account and follow on-screen instructions.
Note: Device screenshots and menu may vary depending on the device model and software version.
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