Moto G Play - Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off

Note Notes:

  • 'Automatic restore' allows backed up settings and data to be automatically restored when an app is reinstalled.
  • When attempting to determine whether a third-party app is the cause of an operating system / app issue, ensure 'Automatic restore' is turned off prior to performing a factory data reset.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Backup & Reset Backup and reset icon.
  2. Tap Back up my data.
  3. Ensure the Back up my data switch is on Switch on.
  4. Tap the Back icon Switch on (upper-left).
  5. Tap the Automatic restore switch to turn on or off.