Google deletes Android backup if device unused for two months

17 September, 2017, 01:24 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Android Backups Will Be Deleted If You Don’t Use Your Phone

Google writes in its data backup policy, "Your backup will remain as long as you use your device".

What led Google to such a step is another story but the pain of this was experienced first-hand by a Reddit user.

Hopefully, Google will listen now to those complaining about this problem by creating a system where users will receive an email to the connected account, just in case they have failed to check their device for the past few weeks or two months. Worst of all, even the paid version of Google Drive's 100 GB of storage does not keep the data, and it is lost once deleted.

The Android device backup service isn't as comprehensive, but backup data from compatible apps and things like Wi-Fi passwords are important. Many users feel content knowing they can easily access this data if needed, but are often unaware of the single big catch: you've got to keep using your device if you want Google to keep that backed up data.

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Apple's policy reads deletion will include "device settings, device characteristics, photos and videos, documents, messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS), ringtones, app data (including Health app data), location settings (such as location-based reminders that you have set up), and Home screen and app organization". To only way to out this problem, is keep using your Android device time to time to check Google Drive. There's no option to store the Android backups in Google Drive space the user has/pays for, meaning you must do not forget to use your device every couple of weeks or risk having an expiration date applied. A couple of months pass and Tanglebrook notices the Nexus 6P folder has disappeared from Google Drive Backup.

Example: "Expires in 54 days".

After inquiring about this issue, he learned that Google starts tracking the unused data after the phone is left idle for two weeks.

Google Drive will display the date on which your data will expire below the backup.

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