How to Restore Android Phone from Google Backup/Drive/Server

Want to restore Android phone from Google but don’t know how? This guide will show you how to restore Android phone from Google backup/drive/server.

By Bella Miller | Posted: Apr. 18, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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There is nothing present in the world that is fully reliable not even advance technology of this era. For such reason, cloud storage services were developed in order to protect data from accidental deletion and data corruption. Android devices have superb Google Drive integration that lets users to use Drive for easily backup of their Devices. Getting engaging with Google Drive, you can make a backup of your data in order to protect it from some uncertain situations.

But still, sometimes there have been times when you lost valuable data.  If you are suffering from data loss and want to restore the Android phone from Google backup service like Google Drive then, read this article. Here, we will provide a solution on how you can restore data from Google.

Part 1. How to Restore Android from Google Drive

Google Drive is a great service that is deployed for Android devices by Google Inc. This is cloud storage service that enables the user to store data including photos, videos, music, documents, call history, messages, and many others.

These days almost every single Android device equipped with Google Drive service no matter which brand phone you are using. If you bought the brand new Android device and want to restore data from the old Android device to the new one then, read this part carefully. Here below are steps on how to restore Android Smartphone from Google Drive.

Step 1 First of all, you have to turn on your brand new Android device and tap on “Arrow” icon in the middle of the screen > Choose “System Language” and hit on “Next” > Connect to the Wi-Fi network if you have by entering password key.

How to Restore Android from Google Drive - Step 1

How to Restore Android from Google Drive – Step 1

Step 2 Accept the privacy policy by tapping on “Accept and Continue” > Tap on “No Thanks” radio button for now and press “Next” button > Enter your Google Account detail such as Email ID and tap on “Next” button again.

How to Restore Android from Google Drive - Step 2

How to Restore Android from Google Drive – Step 2

Step 3 One has to tap on “Accept” button to sign in to your Google account > Google services page will appear, tick the checkbox as per needs and tap on “Next” button > Tap on “Not now” radio button and click on “Next”.

How to Restore Android from Google Drive - Step 3

How to Restore Android from Google Drive – Step 3

Step 4 Choose the device you want to restore from by tapping on the device name > Choose the app that you want to restore and tap on “Restore” app.

How to Restore Android from Google Drive - Step 4

How to Restore Android from Google Drive – Step 4

Step 5 Once the above process successfully completed, click on the “Set up fingerprint” and enable Google Now.

How to Restore Android from Google Drive - Step 5

How to Restore Android from Google Drive – Step 5

Part 2. How to Restore Synced Data from Google Server to Your Android Phone

Google backup is the service that uses Google Drive to storage synced data including photos, video, call logs, text messages, and others. Backing up a data to Google server is a very easy job but, most of the people don’t know how to restore synced data from Google server. In this post, we are going to solve your problem on how to restore synced data from Google server to your Android device.

Step 1 Open Google Drive app on your Android device.

Step 2 Tap on the “Hamburger” icon at the top left corner of the screen and choose Google Photos.

Step 3 Select the photos that you would like to restore to your Android device > Click on the download icon to download pictures to your Android device.

How to Restore Synced Data from Google Server to Android Phone

How to Restore Synced Data from Google Server to Android Phone

Part 3. How to Get Synced Contacts from Google Account to Android Device

Google Contacts is a great service for Android mobile users. This is free contacts management tool with an array of features. Engaging with Google Contacts, you can keep your contacts in an organized way over the cloud. Below are steps that will assist you in restoring contacts from Google server.

Step 1 Firstly, you have to open Google Contacts on your Android device.

Step 2 Now, one has to tap on “More”.

Step 3 Then, tap on “Undo changes” and choose the time to go back and see contacts.

Step 4 Shoot on “Confirm” button to restore contacts from Google server to your Android device.

If you fail to restore the wanted files from your Google backup, simply refer to the guide below to restore your Android phone without Google backup or even Google account.
How to Restore Android Phone without Any Backup >

The Bottom Line

An uncertain situation like data loss can be occur at any time. You can backup your data to cloud storage in order to protect it from different scenarios. If you are suffering from data loss or bought a new device and want to restore the Android phone from Google backup service then, we have discussed how you can retrieve data.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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