Set up your Pixel phone

 You can move what's on your current phone to your Pixel phone, or set up your Pixel phone as a new device.

  • You can automatically transfer data from most phones using Android 5.0 and up or iOS 8.0 and up. (Learn how to check your Android or iOS version, and what can limit iPhone copying.)
  • You can manually transfer data from most phones using most systems.

Transfer data from your current phone

To move data to your phone, follow the on-screen steps the first time you turn on your phone.

Transfer data from an Android phone

Follow our Android transfer guide.

Transfer data from an iPhone

Follow our iPhone transfer guide.

Important: Make sure that you can transfer the most data possible. Learn how to transfer more data from iPhone.

Transfer data from a BlackBerry or Windows Phone

Follow our BlackBerry or Windows Phone transfer guide.

Skip transferring data on your Pixel phone

If you skip transferring data or don't finish setup the first time:

  • Within a few minutes, you'll get a "Pixel setup isn't done" notification. Tap Finish setup.
  • For a few days, open your Settings app. At the top, tap Finish setup.
  • After a while, you can always reset your phone. But that erases all your data. Learn how to reset to factory settings.

If your Pixel phone is your first phone or you want a fresh start:

  1. Turn on your Pixel phone.
  2. Tap Start And then Set up as new

You'll skip transferring data and start personalizing your new phone.

How do I get started on my Pixel phone?

Learn how to get around on your Pixel phone.

How do I set up a device for my child?

Set up a Pixel device for a child 

How do I insert my SIM?

Get a SIM and add it to your Pixel phone.

How do I navigate my Pixel phone?

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