Keeping your Android phone’s current backup and all the data it has is a key job to have a phone. Let’s be honest, damage phones, get lost or get stolen — worse still. And if so, the financial expense of replacing a phone is hard enough; don’t add stress to it by not having your schedule or pictures backed back up.

Here’s the process for backup of an Android device: It might be misleading. It’s a good idea to take a few minutes to make sure it’s regularly backed up with your phone in hand.

Built-in for Android’s is a backup service similar to the iCloud in Apple that supports items like device settings, Wi-Fi networks and Google Drive apps automatically. The service is free and doesn’t depend on your Google Drive account for storage.

After configuring your Android smartphone the Google Backup Service is turned on by default, but you must double sure that this is actually the case. If you find it hard by following the below steps to discover the backup configuration, enter the “backup” search box in the Settings app.

Backup apps, data and settings

Open your Android device Settings app and hit System > Backup to check your backup settings. A “Back to Google Drive” option is required. Turn it on if it’s disabled. When you join up for more than one Google account on your phone, you may choose which Google account you wish to use to store your backups.

Once your phone is enabled, your contacts are backed up automatically

Settings and events for Google Calendar, Wi-Fi, Wallpaper, Gmail settings, applications, Language and input setting, display settings (brightness and sleep), the date and the hour, Apps not created by Google Settings and Data (varies by the app)

In the Active Backups area, you will find a list of types of data, along with the recent data backup. To examine more details or specify which applications are backed up, tap an area like App Data. When you tap Photos and Videos, you will automatically open the backup settings page for the Google Photos app.

You may restore and backup your home screen layout if you transfer from one-pixel phone to another. But when I restored a Pixel back-up to, say, a Motorola phone, I had mixed results. Undoubtedly, your usage is changing.


Photos and videos:

Free limitless photo and video backups are provided by Google Photos as long as Google is okay with its change of “high quality.” That just means Google is capturing 16 megapixels and 1080p films in picture size.

You may choose to have Google Images back up in its original quality to your photos and videos, but everything backed-up counts against your Storage Google Drive.

Make sure you’re using Google Photos, enable backup and choose the quality of Google Photos on your Android phone.

Whenever you are connected to Wi-Fi, the software automatically backups your images and videos.

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