1. Home
  2. /
  3. Back up and restore data on your Galaxy phone or tablet

Back up and restore data on your Galaxy phone or tablet

Girls smiling at phone

With so many important files on your phone or tablet, it is imperative to back up your data. That way, you won't have to worry if anything ever happens to your phone or tablet. Plus, once the data is backed up, restoring the data to any other device will be incredibly easy and hassle free.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider, software version, and phone model.

Back up and restore using Samsung Cloud

Samsung Cloud uses your Samsung account to back up, sync, and restore content stored on your device. With the free basic plan, you can get some storage at no charge.

There are several methods to back up your data through Samsung Cloud. Choose the one that works the best for you.

Backup and restore with Samsung Cloud

Back up and restore using Google

Google is another great option to back up and restore your data.

Open Settings, and then tap Accounts and backup. Tap Backup and restore, and then tap the switch next to Back up my data under Google account. If prompted, sign in using your Google account credentials. Your data will be automatically backed up to your Google Drive.

You can also back up manually by tapping Google Account, and then tapping Back up now.

To restore your data, tap the switch next to Automatic restore under Google account.

Back up and restore data with Google

Other answers that might help

Was this content helpful?

Comments:
22 people found this helpful.

How would you like to contact us?

Give us a call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
Mon – Sun: 8AM – 12AM (EST) Printer support visit: hp.com/support/samsung

Chat with us

Live Chat support with a Samsung Care Pro.

24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK

Help with your order

Send us your inquiry and we will respond within 24 hours.

SMS Chat

Text SMSCARE to 62913 to receive live support 24/7*

* Standard text message and data rates may apply

Social Support

Contact us on Twitter or Facebook and we'll reply with an answer to your question or issue.

Ask the Community

Browse answers, ask questions and get solutions from other Samsung customers.

Question about a promotion?

Learn more about Samsung promotions.

  • Give us a call Speak directly with a Samsung Pro or schedule a time for us to call you
  • General Mon-Fri: 8am- 12 am (EST) Sat-Sun:9am - 11 pm (EST) 1-800-726-7864
  • Mobile Mon - Sun: 12am - 12 pm 1-800-726-7864
  • Home Appliances Sat-Sun:9am -6pm(EST) 1-800-726-7864