Learn how to back up and restore apps, contacts, photos, and data on the OnePlus 6T.

Back up data

Follow these steps to back up apps, call history, contacts, device settings, photos & videos and SMS

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up then tap Settings.
  2. Tap System.
  3. Tap Backup.
  4. Make sure that 'Back up to Google Drive' is turned on, then tap Account.
  5. If you are signed into multiple Gmail accounts, choose which Gmail account to back up.
  6. Tap Ok.
  7. Tap Done.

Back up media & pictures

From computer - PC

  1. Connect the phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap to select Media sync (MTP).
  3. On the computer, navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive.
  4. Click to  the desired folder(s) and file(s).
  5. Drag and drop the items onto the desired location on your computer.
  6. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.

Restore data

Data will be restored within a few minutes of signing back into your Gmail account as long as all data has been backed up and saved on Google Drive

Restore media & pictures

From computer - PC

  1. Connect the phone to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap to select Media sync (MTP).
  3. On the computer, navigate to and open the phone’s disk drive.
  4. Click to the desired folder(s) and file(s).
  5. Drag and drop the items onto the desired location on your computer.
  6. When finished, safely disconnect the phone from the computer.
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