Enabling Android 6.0 Marshmallow Auto Backup Feature

Guide on how to Enable Auto Backup feature on Android 6.0 Marshmallow phones and tablets.

Every Android devices has built-in backup system for device data and apps for a long time, but it does not work the way users want it to. But with new Android 6.0 Marshmallow released by Google this service is now said to be working good and it takes backups.Android 6.0 Marshmallow


On Android 6.0 Marshmallow you can enable auto backup option for device data like Wi-Fi passwords, call history, etc and app data which includes settings and files stored by apps. All this backup data is stored in your Google Drive online.

This feature will auto store your data to Google Drive at regular interval of time and the space occupied by this data is not related to the phone storage.

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However, not every single app can be backed up, it totally depends on the way it designed to perform the back up. More over now a days no apps from Google Play Store has feature of being backed up.

Enable Auto Back up Option in Android Marshmallow:

  1. Open Settings on your Android device.
  2. Select Backup & reset from the list.
  3. Select Backup up my data and turn it ON.

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The Auto Back up feature is now enabled on the device.