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After factory reset, phone has been "restoring" for an hour. Normal?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by decotex, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. decotex

    decotex Lurker
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    Samsung Galaxy S7. It prompted "restore 83 apps" and I selected yes, and it's been restoring for over an hour now. Is this normal? A little worried it's using data.


    Additionally, I plan to restore my phone via a backup to my computer that I did earlier today. Is there any point in waiting for Google to restore my apps if I'm just going to restore it from Smart Switch on my computer anyway?
     


  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    yeah i would just use smart switch to be honest with you. are you using wifi or cellular? i would wait until you are on wifi to do this
     
  3. decotex

    decotex Lurker
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    Thanks! Closed the google restore and just used smart switch. So much faster, no data use, and everything's saved! Thanks : )
     
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  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    awesome glad it worked out for you. thanx for posting your resolution.
     
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