Pixel™, Phone by Google - 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, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > System System settings icon > Backup Backup settings icon.
  3. Ensure the Back up to Google Drive switch is on On icon.
  4. Tap App data.
  5. Tap the Automatic restore switch to turn on On icon or off Switch off.
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