Backup contacts, photos, videos and sms messages from Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

Available guides for synchronization to the secure cloud

Supported functions

  • contact synchronization
  • sms backup
  • photo synchronization
  • video synchronization
  • automatic sync

Google Pixel 2 is supported on PhoneCopy. Please note that following settings may vary a little depending on the firmware version.

Confirmed models

pixel 2: pixel 2/aosp (android_x86/pixel 2)
pixel 2: walleye/walleye (walleye/walleye)

Confirmed versions

Android 11
rq3a.211001.001 (unknown/mw8998-003.0085.00)
rp1a.201005.004.a1 (g8998-00034-2006052136/mw8998-003.0085.00)
rp1a.201005.004.a1 (unknown/mw8998-003.0085.00)
rp1a.201005.004 (unknown/mw8998-003.0085.00)
rp1a.200720.009 (unknown/mw8998-003.0085.00)
Android 10
qq3a.200805.001 (unknown/mw8998-002.0083.00)
qq2a.200501.001.b3 (unknown/mw8998-002.0081.00)
qq2a.200405.005 (unknown/mw8998-002.0081.00)
qq2a.200305.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0081.00)
qq1a.200205.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0079.00)
qq1a.191205.008 (unknown/mw8998-002.0079.00)
qp1a.191005.007.a1 (unknown/mw8998-002.0078.00)
qp1a.190711.020 (unknown/mw8998-002.0078.00)
Android 9.0 Pie
pq3a.190801.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0076.00)
pq3a.190705.001 (unknown/mw8998-002.0076.00)
pq3a.190605.003 (unknown/mw8998-002.0076.00)
pq3a.190505.001 (unknown/mw8998-002.0076.00)
pq2a.190405.003 (unknown/mw8998-002.0075.02)
pq2a.190305.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0075.02)
pq2a.190205.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0075.02)
ppr2.181005.003 (unknown/mw8998-002.0072.00)
ppr2.180905.005 (g8998-00253-1805232234/mw8998-002.0072.00)
ppr2.180905.005 (unknown/mw8998-002.0072.00)
pq1a.190105.004 (unknown/mw8998-002.0073.02)
pq1a.181205.002 (g8998-00253-1809191716/mw8998-002.0073.02)
pq1a.181205.002 (unknown/mw8998-002.0073.02)
pq1a.181105.017.a1 (unknown/mw8998-002.0072.00)
ppr1.180610.009 (g8998-00253-1805232234/mw8998-002.0071.00)
ppr1.180610.009 (unknown/mw8998-002.0071.00)
Android 8.1 Oreo
opm2.171026.006.g1 (unknown/mw8998-002.0069.00)
opm2.171026.006.c1 (unknown/mw8998-002.0069.00)
opm2.171019.029.b1 (unknown/mw8998-002.0067.00)
opm2.171019.029 (unknown/mw8998-002.0067.00)
opm2.171019.016 (unknown/mw8998-002.0067.00)
opm1.171019.019 (unknown/mw8998-002.0067.00)
opm1.171019.011 (unknown/mw8998-002.0066.00)
Android 8.0 Oreo
opd3.170816.023 (unknown/mw8998-002.0059.00)
opd3.170816.012 (unknown/mw8998-002.0059.00)
opd1.170816.025 (unknown/mw8998-002.0059.00)
opd1.170816.010 (unknown/mw8998-002.0059.00)
Android 5.1 Lollipop
lmy49i (unknown/unknown)

News

10/05/2023
Someone used PhoneCopy for backup of this phone model in Niger. His contacts, media and sms messages were transferred.
08/04/2023
Recently we got new user of Google Pixel 2 also in Ireland. He is using PhoneCopy for backup of contacts.
28/01/2022
User from United Kingdom has synchronized contacts with his phone.
User from Philippines has synchronized contacts with his phone.
29/06/2021
Someone used PhoneCopy for backup of this phone model in Serbia. His contacts were transferred.

Android versions running on Google Pixel 2

When synchronizing, PhoneCopy users had following Android versions on their Google Pixel 2: Android 11 (46.94%), Android 9.0 Pie (29.30%), Android 10 (17.05%), Android 8.1 Oreo (5.38%), Android 8.0 Oreo (1.24%), Android 5.1 Lollipop (0.08%).

Following chart shows contacts synchronisations with Google Pixel 2 running different Android versions.

Google Pixel 2 users around the world

Google Pixel 2 is preffered for contact backup by PhoneCopy users around the world - United States (Estados Unidos, États-Unis, ‘Amelika Hui Pū ‘ia) - 66.80%, Czechia (Czech Republic, Česká republika) - 25.05%, Niger - 2.33%, Bulgaria (Bulgariya, Bălgarija, България) - 2.33%, Cameroon (Cameroun) - 0.78%, Australia - 0.58%, Canada - 0.39%, India (Bharôt, ভাৰত, ভারত, Bhārat, ભારત, भारत, Bhārata, ಭಾರತ, Bhāratam, ഭാരതം, Bharôtô, ଭାରତ, ਭਾਰਤ, भारतम्, Bārata, பாரதம், Bhāratadēsam, భారత దేశం) - 0.39%, Hungary (Magyarország) - 0.39%, Ireland (Éire) - 0.19% and 4 other countries.

Following heat map shows contacts synchronisations with Google Pixel 2 using PhoneCopy across the globe.

Text guideline - How to backup

From Google Pixel 2

If you want to transfer contacts from your Android device please use following screenshot guide.
  1. Download our PhoneCopy for Android application to your mobile device.
  2. After launching the application, create a new account from the application. If you have already created an account on web pages www.phonecopy.com, log in to this existing account in the application.
  3. After successful login, go through the application setup wizard and then select "Synchronize" (for an account with an existing backup) / "Backup" (for an empty account) or press the "Later" button and then select option in the side menu "Back up contacts" / "Restore contacts" for one-way synchronization.

More detailed information and instructions include screenshots: how to backup and synchronize contacts from Android

For more information about our app, visit our PhoneCopy for Android page.


You need an Android phone version 4.4 (KitKat), 5.0, 5.1 (Lollipop), 6.0 (Marshmallow), 7.0, 7.1 (Nougat), 8.0, 8.1 (Oreo), 9.0 (Pie), 10, 11 and 12, incl. tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now PhoneCopy for Android transfers to server contacts, photos, videos and SMS.

In the case of problems with synchronization, please contact us.

To Google Pixel 2

If you want to transfer contacts to your Android device please use following screenshot guide.
  1. Download our PhoneCopy for Android application to your mobile device.
  2. After launching the application, create a new account from the application. If you have already created an account on web pages www.phonecopy.com, log in to this existing account in the application.
  3. After successful login, go through the application setup wizard and then select "Synchronize" (for an account with an existing backup) / "Backup" (for an empty account) or press the "Later" button and then select option in the side menu "Back up contacts" / "Restore contacts" for one-way synchronization.

More detailed information and instructions include screenshots: how transfer contacts to Android

For more information about our app, visit our PhoneCopy for Android page.


You need an Android phone version 4.4 (KitKat), 5.0, 5.1 (Lollipop), 6.0 (Marshmallow), 7.0, 7.1 (Nougat), 8.0, 8.1 (Oreo), 9.0 (Pie), 10, 11, and 12 incl. tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now, PhoneCopy for Android transfers to server contacts, photos, videos, and SMS.

In the case of problems with synchronization, please contact us.

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  • In any android phone I prefer to save contacts in my mail id, it enables me to get all data including contact while switching to new device. The issue is to tranfer contacts between old multumedia mobiles. I was using Nokia RM-827 Now switching to samsung GT-C3322i. I have contacts data in my mail id also. Please guide me, i dont want to tyoe it again gokul.rathore03, 06/09/2016
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