Of all recent outing, Samsung Galaxy S8, and S8 Plus is the gorgeous one without any doubt. But it's not indestructible either. There are chances that you might lose out your information due to one bad update or bad move.
However, you need to protect your data from losing while updating or changing the smartphone and most importantly you need to keep them in a safe place, where you can access anytime. There are two ways in which you can do it -- Google backup and Backup via third party apps.
Backup/Restore through Google
Step 1: From Home screen, navigate to Settings -> Backup and reset
Step 2: Now tap the Back up my data, Switch on the toggle
Step 3: Once you turn it on, tap the appropriate backup account
Step 4: Then tap on Automatic restore and toggle on the switch
Backup/Restore through third party apps
There are many third party apps available to take backup and restore data on your Samsung Galaxy S8 series phones. You can use Mobile transfer, Samsung Manager and Dr. Fone Tool Kit. Below are the steps you need to follow to perform backup and restore data.
Step 1: Install any third party app mentioned above on your laptop or PC and open it.
Step 2: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus to your PC or laptop.
Step 3: Start the backup/restore process by selecting the files and do follow the instructions
Step 4: Now you are done!