Google™ Backup and Restore - Sony Xperia® Z3v

Caution Backups can't be restored from a higher Android™ version onto a phone with a lower Android version.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings > Backup & reset.
  2. Tap the Back up my data switch to turn on Apps icon or off Switch Off icon.
    Note If data back up is disabled, existing backups are deleted from Google's servers.
  3. Tap Backup account.
  4. Tap the preferred account.
  5. Tap the Automatic restore switch to turn on or off.


Note When a Google account is added to your phone, previous backups are restored. This can be done by adding an existing Google account to your already active phone or by signing in to the same Google account while setting up your new or reset phone.