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Syncing to the Cloud

Dependencies and prerequisites

  • Android 2.2 (API level 8) and higher

By providing powerful APIs for internet connectivity, the Android framework helps you build rich cloud-enabled apps that sync their data to a remote web service, making sure all your devices always stay in sync, and your valuable data is always backed up to the cloud.

This class covers strategies for backing up data using the cloud so that users can restore their data when installing your application on a new device.


Using the Backup API
Learn how to integrate the Backup API into your Android Application, so that user data such as preferences, notes, and high scores update seamlessly across all of a user's devices