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Add Samsung Cloud Shortcut in App Drawer on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Samsung Cloud is a free feature available on certain Samsung smartphones, which allows users to back up, sync and restore data across compatible Galaxy devices. People can save all important data on cloud like photos, videos, documents, contacts, call logs, apps data, notes, and messages. It is actually more convenient to create and maintain backups on Samsung Cloud rather than doing it manually by connecting your Galaxy device to your computer. With the steps below to learn how to back up your data to Samsung Cloud.

You can access your cloud data on multiple devices while being logged in with the same Samsung account. However, being a new service, users still don’t know how to access Samsung Cloud Storage on their Galaxy devices. So, in this post, we will tell you how to add Samsung Cloud shortcut to your app drawer on your Samsung Galaxy devices including their latest flagship, Galaxy Note 9. Samsung Cloud allows you to easily sync data on your Samsung device having the same Samsung account. Moreover, you can easily backup and restore your Samsung device using the Samsung Cloud. We have mentioned two different ways to access cloud storage on your Samsung device and PC. Hope this guide will be helpful to you.

Enable Samsung Cloud Shortcut

Among devices that do support Samsung Cloud, the ability to backup and sync various types of Samsung data can differ; backups might be limited to Contacts and Calendar, for example. Additionally, you might be able to sync some types of data on either Wi-Fi or a cellular network, while being limited to Wi-Fi for other types of data. If you wish to enable the Samsung Cloud on your Galaxy device.

Add Samsung Cloud Shortcut to App Drawer on Samsung Galaxy Devices

We have written two distinct step by step procedures which you can follow to add Samsung Cloud shortcut. We recommend going through both to find the one you see convenient and then implementing that.

Method 1 – Use Built-In Setting

Step 1 – Open the Settings app on your Galaxy device.

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Step 2 – Scroll down and tap on Cloud and Accounts.

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Step 3 – From here, select Samsung Cloud and from the resulting screen, tap on the three-dots icon on the top right.

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Step 4 – Enable Show Samsung Cloud icon setting.

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That’s it! You should now see a dedicated shortcut for Samsung Cloud within your app drawer.

Method 2 – Use Third-Party App

Step 1 – Download and install the application called QuickShortcutMaker which available on Google Play Store free of cost.

Download: QuickShortcutMaker

Note: There are many apps with similar names. So make to download the one in link above

Step 2 – Now launch the app and go to Activities tab which is shown on the top the app.

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Step 3 – Under the Activities tab, search Samsung Backup in the search option and select Samsung Backup And Restore. You can also scroll down to find this option.

Step 4 – After selecting the option, you will see a long list of same headings but pay close attention to their sub-texts and find com.samsung.android.scloud/ com.samsung.android.scloud.app.ui.SCloudActivity.

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Step 5 – Once you done finding the heading with the above subtext, select that option and tap on try button which will redirect you to the Samsung Cloud page.

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Step 6 – Now, select the three-dot menu button in the top-right corner and select Show Samsung Cloud Icon. Wait for few seconds and then tap on Done.

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Now you will be able to see the Cloud app icon on your app drawer. Drop a comment if you are having trouble with Samsung Cloud.

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