Backup & restore: Motorola moto z2 force edition

Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the Motorola moto z2 force edition.

 

 

 

Back up apps

 

Android 7.1.1

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Back up my data.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Android 8.0.0

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap System > Backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Back up contacts

 

Android 7.1.1

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Back up my data.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Android 8.0.0

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap System > Backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Back up media & pictures

 

From phone Andorid 7.1.1

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Back up my data.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

From phone Andorid 8.0.0

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap System > Backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect your phone to a PC using the MicroUSB cable attached to your Motorola charger.
  2. If prompted, select Media sync (MTP).
  3. On the PC, open My computer.
  4. Right-click the backup file (ending with .sbf) and select Copy.
  5. Right-click location to save backup file to on computer.
  6. Paste the backup file to the PC.

 

Restore apps

Backups will be automactically restored if the backup is turned on.

 

Android 7.1.1

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Back up my data.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Android 8.0.0

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap System > Backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Restore contacts

Backups will be automactically restored if the backup is turned on.

 

Android 7.1.1

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Back up my data.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Android 8.0.0

  1. From the Home screen swipe left, tap Settings.
  2. Tap System > Backup.
  3. Tap Back up to Google Drive.
  4. Touch and slide On or Off.

 

Restore media & pictures

 

From phone

The following steps are for Andorid 7.1.1, with Androiud 8.0.0 the restore happens automatically when you add your Google account.

 

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. On the 'General' tab, tap Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Save and restore and tap Restore from backup.
  4. Locate and tap the backup file.
  5. Select Media data and tap NEXT.
  6. Tap RESTORE.
  7. After the restore completes, tap RESTART PHONE. The phone reboots to complete the restore.

 

From computer - PC

  1. Connect your phone to a PC using the MicroUSB cable attached to your Motorola charger.
  2. If prompted, select Media sync (MTP).
  3. On the PC, open My computer.
  4. Right-click the backup file (ending with .sbf) and select Copy.
  5. Right-click location to save backup file to on the phone folder on the PC.
  6. Paste the backup file to the desired phone folder on the PC.