PRIV™ by BlackBerry® - Google™ Backup and Restore

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Backup & Reset Backup and reset icon.
  2. Tap Back up my data to turn it to turn it on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note If turned off, existing backups are deleted from Google's servers.
  3. From the Backup account field, ensure the appropriate account is selected.
    Note Back up my data must be active.
    1. Tap Backup account.
    2. Tap the preferred account
  4. Tap Automatic restore to turn it on or off.


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