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How to Backup & Restore Google Pixel/XL?

If you own a google pixel device, there are several things that you will need to know about this mobile phone. Aside from learning its overall functionality, every Google pixel user should become very familiar with the back up process. Starting with the reasons why you need to back up the data on the device on a regular basis. The frequency of these backups is usually determined by the individual and their preference since they can choose daily back ups if they choose to do so.

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Then, how to do a backup for your Google Pixel? Here in this article, we will share two different methods to help you backup data on your Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL.

Method 1: How to Backup Google Pixel with Google Account?

Method 2: How to Backup Data from Google Pixel with Android Assistant?

Additional: How to Restore Data to Google Pixel/XL?

Method 1: How to Backup Google Pixel with Google Account?

If you want to know how to backup your Google Pixel, here is one method of doing it with a Google account. Using this method, Google provides a 4 step process that is relatively easy to follow, and they are listed for you below.

Step 1: To initiate the process, you will take out your Google Pixel or Pixel XL phone and go to the "Settings" app on the device. Once the user sees this application, they will click it on the app to open it up.

Step 2: Once this settings app is opened, the next step is to choose the option "personal" and then select "Backup & reset".

Step 3: When this step is complete, the user will select "device backup" and then the option "backup to Google Drive"

Step 4: To keep a backup of the videos and photos, select photos back up and then backup & sync.

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Method 2: How to Backup Data from Google Pixel with Android Assistant?

Aside from using Google's backup tools, backing up a Google Pixel phone can be completed by using another software tool that is called Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. This tool will give the user the capability to back up the data in a few easy steps and anyone can complete the process without any unnecessary hassles and problems that need to be fixed. This application will not only give the owner of the Google Pixel an option to back all of their files (text messages, contact, videos, apps, and the like) but will give them the option of restoring data from computer to Google Pixel or other Android devices.

Here are the steps provided to you below.

Step 1. Install and Launch Android Assistant

Download the software to your desktop computer or to your laptop. After the software has been completely installed and launched, the next step is to connect the Google Pixel device to the computer via a USB cable.

Note: you should enable USB debugging on your Google Pixel phone beforehand so as to let it be detectable by the Android Assistant.

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Step 2: Preview and select the file types for backup

After the connection, Android Assistant will detect the connected Google Pixel. Now, you can click Super Toolkit from the top, then, you will be provided with a new window that displays a menu of files to choose (music, videos, contacts, apps, books etc.)

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Step 3. Start to backup Google Pixel

Choose the files that you want to back up, and then click on the button “Back Up”.

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Additional: How to Restore Data to Google Pixel/XL?

You can also use Android Assistant to restore the backup record back to your Google Pixel phone. To do that, you just enter "Super Toolkit", click the button of "Restore", choose the backup record that you want to restore, and recover them back to your Google Pixel phone.

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