If you backed up your phone to
Google Drive before, you can restore your backup to
HTC Desire 601, or to a new HTC phone.
- Depending on the amount of content, restoring your backup to your phone through your data connection may incur additional data costs and take a long time. Using a
Wi-Fi connection is recommended.
- To restore paid apps, you need to download and install them from
When you turn on a new HTC phone for the first time or after a factory reset, choose to restore content, and then select
Restore from HTC Backup on the
Set up phone screen.
Make sure to sign in using the same account that you used to back up your phone before.
Your backup history will then be displayed.
Select a backup, and then tap
If you used your HTC Account or
Facebook account to backup your phone, sign in to your
Google Account to access your
When prompted, allow
HTC Backup to access your
After your settings have been restored, tap
Next to continue setting up your phone.
Slide open the Notifications panel to check if there's any notification to finish restoring your home and apps layout.
Your free apps that you've previously downloaded from
will be restored in the background, and you can track the progress via a notification in the status bar.
All Apps and Home screen shortcuts will be reorganized as in your backup after all of your apps have been installed. You may continue using your phone while apps are being restored.
You can also go to Settings, and then tap
. Just make sure that you've already signed in to the same account that you used to back up your phone before.
Restoring a backup will overwrite the current data and settings on
HTC Desire 601.