Google™ Backup and Restore - The all new HTC One® (M8)

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

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings.
    Note If unavailable, tap the dropdown menu Applications dropdown menu icon (upper-left) then tap Alphabetical. If still unavailable, refer to Manage App Icons.
  3. From the PERSONAL section, tap Backup & reset.
  4. Tap Back up my data.
  5. Tap the Back up my data switch (upper-right) to turn on On switch icon or off off icon
    Note If back up my data is set to OFF, existing backups are deleted from Google's servers.
  6. To change the account:
    1. With the Back up my data switch on, tap the Back icon Back icon (upper-left).
    2. Tap Backup account.
    3. Tap the preferred account.


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.