Android eight.1 provides a restore choice of a Google Drive backup after the setup course of. This backup can embrace something from functions to different information like images, system settings, name historical past, SMS messages, and extra, and it’ll seem after a manufacturing facility reset too so this doesn’t must be a very new system that you just’re linking your Google account too. This might be an particularly function to have if you happen to don’t provoke the restore in the course of the precise setup course of for no matter purpose, like merely eager to get via it as shortly as you presumably can so you can begin utilizing the telephone.
Should you occur to be on the Android eight.1 beta software program, and if you happen to manufacturing facility reset the system, you might go into settings after the preliminary setup and discover a button on the prime that means ending the setup of your telephone. Hitting the “end setup” button would take you to a display asking you what you wish to restore, and you’ll examine or uncheck as many bins as you want, after which lastly hit the restore button to finalize issues.
Since this an Android eight.1 function, there’s no telling if any gadgets on Android eight.zero save for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will get entry to this, although there’s all the time the likelihood that Google will introduce it to different variations of the software program finally. Nonetheless, it’s not a badure. That mentioned that is additionally solely a beta model of the software program, so Google might find yourself altering one thing right here, although it isn’t seemingly given it’s already out there on Google’s newest gadgets, so that is in all probability one thing that’s right here to remain. Whereas that is admittedly a fairly minor function, or at the very least it in all probability can be to most customers, there are those who could discover it invaluable. It’s additionally simply certainly one of a handful of modifications that Google has launched with the newest model of Android that customers can try if they’ve the beta working on their gadgets, or as soon as they set up the ultimate public launch of the software program, every time Google decides to push it out to gadgets that can be getting it.