The following steps explain how to turn on auto backup and restore to backup content to a Gmail account and restore to an Android device.
Note: These settings are general instructions only. Android™ is available on many devices and different versions exist in the market. As such, some of the names, information or settings below may vary depending on the device you have. This guide was made to provide instructions on as many devices and versions of the Android OS as possible.
- Open Apps/Applications.
- Select Settings.
- Select Accounts.
- Select Backup and reset.
- Toggle on Back up my data.
- Select Backup account to choose the Gmail account you want to backup the content to.
- Toggle on Automatic restore.
- Content will be restored once the Gmail account is added and the Automatic restore option is enabled.