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Galaxy J3 - How do I Backup and Restore my Samsung Galaxy J3?

You can back up your data on your device using backup accounts like Samsung account and Google™ account to access later.

Display may vary depending on the wireless service provider.

Backup and Restore Using Samsung Account

Restoring the selected data may delete some data from this device. Make sure the backed up data is up to date.

You can configure backup and restore options using the Samsung account.

Backup Data using Samsung Account:

  1. From your Home screen, touch Apps to back up your data. 

    Samsung_Apps
  2. Then, navigate to Settings > Backup and reset > Back up my data.

    Back up my data
  3. If you have not logged into your Samsung account, you will be prompted to the Samsung account sign. 

    If you do not have a Samsung account, make sure you select Create account and follow the on-screen prompt.

  4. Turn on the slider on to turn auto back up function on. 

    Back up my data_On

Restore Back up Data using Samsung Account:

  1. From your Home screen, touch Apps to back up your data.  

    Samsung_Apps
  2. Then, navigate to Settings > Backup and reset > Automatic restore. The switch should be automatically turned on after turning on Auto back up. 

    Automatic restore_On

    You may be able to restore selective data by selecting Restore for some wireless service providers.

   

Backup and Restore Using Google™ Account

To Backup and restore data using Google™ Account: 

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

    Samsung_Apps
  2. Navigate to Settings > Backup and reset > Backup account.

    Backup account

    Make sure Back up my data has been switched on to access Backup account.

  3. Select the backup account by touching Add account.

    Set backup account
  4. You will be prompted to log into your Google™ account if you have not signed into your Google™ account previously. 

    Make sure you have an existing Google™ account. If not, create a new Google™ account following the on-screen prompt.

  5. To restore the data, make sure the Automatic restore has been switched on.

    Automatic restore_On
  6. To back up your data using your data Connection, navigate to and touch Apps > Settings > Google.

  7. Swipe to and touch Data management. 

  8. Touch Update Drive-enabled app files. Then, touch Over Wi-Fi or Cellular.

   

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