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How to backup and restore data android Oreo

In latest android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0 devices, you can easily backup and restore android apps and data. Here’s the steps to backup and restore data android Oreo. You’ll restore backup from Google drive in android Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P/5X, Galaxy S9/S9+/S8, Note 8 and more.

You can individually restore contacts, app data, call history, photos & videos, text messages, calendar and more. When reinstalling an app, automatically restore backed up apps settings and data in android 8.0 & 8.1 Oreo devices. Follow below given step by step complete process to backup and restore data android Oreo.

How to backup and restore data android Oreo 8.1 and 8.0

First of all let see which types of content you backup & restore android phone from Google backup or Google drive.

App data: Backup and restore android apps and data.

Call History: It includes date and recipient of sent and received calls.

Device settings: This Oreo device backup setting includes device configuration such as Wi-Fi passwords, default app, wallpaper and more.

Calendar: Events created in Google calendar will be synced across all your devices with your Google account.

Contacts: Sync contacts that are signed into your Google account.


Photos & video: back up & sync photos and videos in your devices. Just tap the backup device folder and select folders you want to back up.

Read Also: How to restore & backup photo and video in Google Pixel

SMS: This text messages back up includes messages you sent and received. This does not include MMS media messages.

Backup and restore data android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1

Step 1: Go to settings or scroll down notification panel & tap on settings gear icon

Step 2: Find System settings and tap on System

In android Oreo system settings, you can see Languages & input, Gestures, Back up, developer options, System UI tuner and other settings.

Backup and restore data android Oreo

Step 4: Tap on Back up

By default enable back up to Google drive settings in your android Oreo devices. Below you can see content for individually restore data including app data, contacts, photos & videos, SMS message and more.

How to backup and restore data android Oreo

Step 5: Tap on content you want to restore back up from Google drive

Backup and restore android apps and data in Oreo

Step 6: Turn on toggle button of Automatic restore

When turn off and delete backup, you’re device will be permanently removed from Google drive. Photos & videos that have already restored will still available in your Google account. Also Contacts & calendar will sync to your Google account in your android 8.0 & 8.1 Oreo devices.

And that’s it. Do you still have questions about backup and restore data android Oreo 8.1 and 8.0? Do you have any problem? Let us know in the below comment section. Don’t miss to check our other tips.

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