How to Backup Data on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Last Updated on December 24, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to automatically backup data on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6? Here’s how to back up and restore data on Google Pixel devices including Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a 5G, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4 XL, and Pixel 4. You can restore from Google backup including text messages, calendar, contacts, docs, drive, Gmail, photos, videos, etc. Also, enable automatically sync app data to back up app data automatically on your Pixels. You can back up & sync photos and videos from your Google account to other devices. Remember your Google account and password to back up all data to any devices even lost your data or factory reset your Pixels.

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How to Backup and Restore Data on Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – Google Backup

You can move everything from one Google Pixel to another using your Gmail account backup. Follow the below step-by-step process to back up all your Pixel data so easily restore anytime and any device using your Gmail account.

Compatible Pixel Devices:

  • Google Pixel 5 5G
  • Google Pixel 5a 5G
  • Google Pixel 4a 5G
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4 XL
  • Google Pixel 4

How to Restore from Google Backup on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6 (Android 12)

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel and tap on the Settings icon.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

How to Backup and Restore Data on Pixel 6

Step 3: Tap on Backup.

Restore from Google Backup on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 4: Tap on Account storage.

You can see a list of backup details including apps, photos & videos, text messages, call history, device settings, and Google account data.

Move everything from one Google Pixel to anohter using your Gmail Account on Pixels

Step 5: Choose a Backup account (Gmail account).

How to Backup Data on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 6: Tap on the Back up now button.

How to Manually Backup a Pixel 6 Pro & Pixel 6 Using Account Sync Settings

Step 1: Go to Phone settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Passwords & accounts.

Back up a data using Google account on your Pixels

Step 3: Tap on your Google account (Gmail) you want to backup data.

How to Restore from Google Backup on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 4: Tap on Account sync.

You can enable or disable sync individually here for phone contacts, drive, docs, Google calendar, Google news, etc.

Account sync settings to backup Pixel 6 Pro data

Step 5: Tap on Three vertical dots (More) at the upper right corner.

Manualy Backup a Pixel 6 Pro & Pixel 6 Using Account Sync Settings

Step 6: Tap on Sync now.

It will automatically sync all data that enabled sync on your Google Pixels.

How to Google Pixel Backup to PC/Laptop using USB Cable

Step 1: Unlock your Pixel and connect your Pixel to your PC using a USB cable.

Step 2: Tap on Notification at the status bar.

Step 3: Make sure to select file transfer under USB configuration or Go to Settings > System > Developer options > USB preferences > Choose File transfer or Android auto.

Step 4: You can see your phone name on the computer drives list.

Step 5: Copy the data and paste it to a computer.

How do I View my Google Backup on Pixels? 

Settings > System > Back up > Google Account data > You can see last updated date & time

How to Back Up Data Using Mobile Data on Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6

How to Back Up Data Using Mobile Data on Pixel 6 Pro

Settings > System > Backup > Toggle on Back up using mobile data at the end of the page

How to Back Up App Data Automatically on Google Pixels (Android 12)

Settings > Passwords & accounts > Toggle on Automatically sync app data at the end of the page

How to Back Up & Sync Photos and Videos on Pixel 6 Pro and other Pixels (Running Android 12)

Step 1: Open the Google photos app in your Pixels.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Automatically backup Google photos and videos on Pixels

Step 3: Tap on Photos settings.

Backup and sync photos and videos on Google Pixels

Step 4: Tap on backup & sync.

Back Up & Sync Photos and Videos on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 5: Make sure toggle on Back up & sync to automatically backup Google photos and videos.

How to Backup a Google Pixel Using Google Account (Android 11/Android 10)

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Backup and Restore Data on Google Pixel and Pixel XL Device

Step 3: Tap on Backup.

Step 4: Toggle on Back up to Google Drive (Show the below-given screenshot).

How to Backup and Restore Google Pixel Data

Step 5: Tap on the Back up now button to back up the latest data.

How to Back Up App Data, SMS Text Messages, Call History, and Contacts on Google Pixel (Android 10)

Backup Data on Google Pixel & Pixel XL Using Google Account

Settings > System > Backup > Pixel backup > View the last back up

To back up the latest data: Settings > System > Backup > Tap on “Back up now” button

How to Restore Backup from Google Drive on Google Pixel and Pixel XL (Android Nougat 7.1)

In this method, enable auto-backup data for Google Pixel devices using the below steps.

Step 1: Go to “Settings” in your Pixel & Pixel XL.

Tap on Backup & reset data in pixel phone

Step 2: Under the personal section, tap on “Backup & reset”.

tap backup to restore data on pixel XL

Step 3: Tap “Backup”.

backup and restore data on Google Pixel phone

Step 4: Make sure toggle on “Back up to Google Drive”.

Here you can show content that backup includes apps, call history, Google calendar, device settings, Google contacts, photos & videos, and SMS.

Backup photos & videos on Pixel phone

Step 5: Tap “Photos & videos” to back up photos & videos on Pixel phone in Google account

Google Pixel & Pixel XL phone is unlimited free storage for photos and videos.

Backup & Sync photos and videos pixel phone

Step 6: Enable back up & sync of photos & videos.

This method is easy to backup Google Pixel data.

How to Use Android or Google Pixel Data Recovery Tool to Backup Data on Google Pixel XL & Pixel

Using this android data recovery tool, you can restore lost data from Pixel phones and transfer it to desktop PC or laptop devices. First of all download and install the below-given android data recovery tool on your device.

For Windows – Download

For Mac – Download

Step 1: Connect your Google pixel phone to the PC via USB.

If USB debugging is not enabled, enable USB debugging on the Pixel phone.

After turning on USB debugging on the pixel, you can view contacts & messages, media, and other options.

Step 2: Choose wants to back up data on Pixel & tap on Next to start scanning.

Step 3: Choose the content and press the Recover button.

Now selected data is transferred to your laptop or desktop PC. This is one of the best Android data recovery tools to back up all your pixel phone data at the same time.

We hope this article makes clear how to backup and restore data on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones. Do let us know you liked this tutorial or not. Stay connected with us for more latest Google Pixel devices tips and tricks.

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