If your phone was updated to
Android 8 from
Android 7, follow the same backup procedure as before. See
Backing up an Android 6 or 7 phone.
Follow the steps below to back up an HTC phone that's preinstalled with
Backup account to add or select another
Google Account and use it for backing up.
This allows an app's data and settings to be restored when you reinstall the app on another phone.
Auto Backup periodically backs up your phone to a private folder in
Google Drive. It occurs every 24 hours when the phone is idle, charging , and connected to a
Backup data will not count towards your
Google Drive storage quota. Large files or files that app developers have chosen to exclude from the service will not be backed up.