Hands-On Android

Jul 16th 2020

Hands-On Android 22

Android Cloud Backup

Hosted by Jason Howell

Do This Before You Wipe Your Phone

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Category: Help & How To

Before you go to wipe that phone and start fresh, you will want to be sure that Google is backing up all of the important pieces of your phone. Jason Howell walks through Google's automated approach to cloud backup as well as fills in some of the missing pieces.

  • Backing up to Google Drive.
  • What is included in Google's automated backup?
  • How to be sure you back up MMS messages.
  • A look at SMS Backup and Restore.
  • Using Google Photos for photo and video backup.
  • Checking apps for their own backup functionality.
  • Restoring a backup safely.
  • Expanding storage on Google Drive.

Google One Drive - https://one.google.com/about

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