How do I back up using the Backup and Reset settings option on my Samsung Galaxy device?

Certain applications and settings can be automatically backed up to your Google account using the Back up my data option on your Android device.

 

What does the Backup and reset option back up?

 

-Your application data

-Wi-Fi settings

-phone settings

-passwords 

 

The steps will be similar on different Samsung devices and Operating systems, although may look slightly different depending on your device and theme. The below steps illustrate Lollipop and KitKat steps but can be replicated across Samsung Android smartphones.

1 Tap Apps
How do I back up using the Backup and Reset settings option on my Samsung Galaxy device?
2 Tap Settings
How do I back up using the Backup and Reset settings option on my Samsung Galaxy device?
3 Scroll down to Backup and Reset
How do I back up using the Backup and Reset settings option on my Samsung Galaxy device?
4 Tick Back up my data to ensure your data is backed up. To restore your data, tick Automatic Restore
How do I back up using the Backup and Reset settings option on my Samsung Galaxy device?

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