Make sure to backup all content to Google Drive.
- Launch Drive, press Menu > Settings > Backup and Reset.
- Ensure "Back up to Google Drive" is selected.
- Press Photos & Videos and ensure "Original (limited to account storage)" option* is enabled under Upload Size.
- This ensures the 4-view metadata is intact during the backup and restore process.
*Google Drive account size restrictions apply.
In addition, the Google photo quality setting can be found here on the device: Photos > Menu > Settings > Back up & Sync > Upload Size > Original (limited to account storage).