How to Disable Automatic Backup on Samsung Cloud for Galaxy Phone


#Samsung Cloud is one of the most exciting features that any consumer would want on their Samsung devices. Samsung Cloud is pre-installed on the latest smartphones of Galaxy Series like S7 Edge, S8, Note 8, Galaxy S9 etc. Samsung provides its users with 15 GB of free Cloud storage that can be used to save all the important data such as *Contacts, *Call logs, *Messages, *Notes, *Apps data, *Wi-Fi and other accounts passwords.

Although the free storage is limited to only 15 GB. You can buy more here. You can manage your Samsung Cloud on your smartphones and view all your data. To stick to 15GB, would recommend to disable gallery backup.

How to Disable Automatic Backup on Samsung Cloud:

If you are getting the pop-up messages that your cloud account is full and your Galaxy phone cannot be backed up. As stated above, i would recommend you do not backup your “Gallery” if you do not plan to purchase a cloud package.

You can use this method to disable automatic backup for “Gallery” or any other on Samsung Cloud of your Galaxy Phone

Generally, most users think there isn’t any way to access Samsung cloud on Windows PC. I have found a solution for this. You can check it here soon.

In order to disable automatic backup of your Galaxy phone on Samsung cloud use the steps below:

  1. Open App Drawer on your Samsung Galaxy Phone.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Now find Cloud and Accounts.
  4. Select Samsung Cloud and navigate to Backup Settings.
  5. Here, tap on “Automatic Backup” to disable automatic backup of your data onto Samsung Cloud.
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Make sure, your internet is active on your Galaxy Phone while you are trying to disable automatic updates of Samsung cloud. The process might take long, depending on how many GB is used up, you will have to wait until your phone has retrieved all the data from the cloud, then you will be able to change the settings.

If you disable automatic backup on Samsung Cloud on any Galaxy Phone like Galaxy S8 or S9. It won’t delete the already existing data present on your Samsung cloud.

If you are looking for a method to manage already existing data present on your Samsung cloud. You can use this guide.

How to buy Additional Cloud Space from Samsung:

If you are looking for a way on how to buy additional storage space on Samsung Cloud. Follow the steps below.

  1. Go to Settings on your phone.
  2. Now locate and open Accounts and Cloud.
  3. Select Samsung Cloud
  4. Now select Manage Storage.
  5. You will see all the storage plans along with their prices. Select the one that seems to be the most suitable for you.

Do You Know? Samsung cloud is called Galaxy Cloud in some Galaxy devices in the USA. It is also known as Samsung Backup and Restore or Personal Data Management.

That is all on how to disable automatic backup on Samsung cloud of your Samsung Galaxy Phone. If you have any questions regarding Samsung Cloud or the guide above. You can get to us using the comments below.

If you would like to add something to this guide, we are always open to suggestions and feedback.


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