Why would I want to temporarily turn it off?
This feature can interfere with certain assumptions that we made while developing our games. In particular, this feature can:
- Cause a white screen when installing Alphabear 2 on a new device or reinstalling it on your current device.
- Undesirably restore progress in cases where people have asked us to help them start over in Alphabear 2.
- Undesirably restore a previous game state if you're reinstalling a game with the intent of starting over from the beginning.
For these reasons, we might ask you to turn off the feature temporarily when doing the above actions.
How do I turn it off?
Find and turn off the setting in the screenshot below on your device. To get to this setting, on my particular device I go to the Settings app (not "Google Settings", just "Settings"), remove my Google account from the device, and then re-add it. The screen comes up for me during the re-adding process. How you get to it on your device may differ depending on your version of Android.
When should I turn it back on?
After turning the feature off, first do whatever you need to do (reinstall the game, etc.). Then play a little in the game so that you can establish some save data.
- For Triple Town, play a few turns outside of the tutorial. If you've started over from the beginning, you'll have to fully play through the tutorial first in order to do that--the game doesn't save during the tutorial.
- For Alphabear 2, play a board and either complete it or press the House button and choose to quit the board. If you've started over from the beginning, play through Mission 1-1.
After that, you can turn the setting back on.