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Technology news | Google might add Wear OS Smartwatch backup support

Washington [US]Aug 20 (ANI): As more and more Wear OS devices have started hitting the market, US tech giant Google’s efforts to improve the overall experience on Android devices have been revealed in the latest APK teardown of your Play Services app.

According to GSM Arena, XDA-Developers did a teardown of the app and new strings of the Google Play Services app beta 22.32.12 revealed that the company is preparing to add support for making a copy of security of smartwatch data when upgrading to a new version. device

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One of the strings was titled: “companion_backup_opt_in_title” which contained the instructions: “Back up your device with Google One/ Google One backup/ Choose a backup account.”

Currently, when switching a Wear OS smartwatch to a new Android smartphone, users must factory reset the watch. Adding an option to back up your device would make for a much smoother experience.

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What is interesting is the mention of Google One, a paid subscription from Google. Setting up and managing Google device data backups for Android and iOS is in the Google One app, although a Google One subscription isn’t required to use the feature.

Google One subscribers pay for extra storage in their Google Account, so Google wouldn’t put a feature like this behind a paywall, according to GSM Arena. (ANI)

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