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  1. navierstokez's Avatar
    whats the fastest way to restore the apps/settings/files after a factory reset to wp8.1 update 1?
    I have a problem updating 2 apps on my phone and have been recommended by many to just reset.
    However, my last attempt was quite time consuming as I had to go back to find all the apps, set them up. Transfer my files again and try to remember all my settings to the apps.
    Is there a quicker way to do this?
    07-05-2015 07:08 PM
  2. ven07's Avatar
    Mostly when picking a backup to restore, all the apps you had up to that date will be downloaded to the phone, but the settings won't be the same. There isn't a faster way though. You could check the store (on the phone or via desktop browser) to see a list of your downloaded apps
    07-05-2015 08:00 PM
  3. navierstokez's Avatar
    there is a way to set a backup state?
    07-05-2015 08:23 PM
  4. ven07's Avatar
    After resetting you should get the option to restore a backup during the new setup process
    Last edited by ven07; 07-05-2015 at 08:56 PM.
    07-05-2015 08:34 PM
  5. Blkacesvf41's Avatar
    Under settings and then backup, make sure you have apps+settings backup turned on. Tap on it and then "Backup now". With the same device, even your start screen layout should come back to the way it was before.
    ven07 likes this.
    07-05-2015 08:44 PM
  6. navierstokez's Avatar
    ty all
    ven07 likes this.
    07-05-2015 09:00 PM

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