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I followed Nikolay Elenkov's method of unpacking backup.ab.

Is it possible to get data/data/com.android.browser/databases/webview.db from backup.ab?

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I found a bypass to this problem. Just do a full adb backup including all app data, apk and system data. Then root the phone and restore everything from backup. Then I would be able to access data/data/com.android.browser/databases/webview.db using Root Explorer on my phone.

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To extract it in an easier way, take a look at How do you extract an App's data from a full backup made through “adb backup”?. Multiple options available :) Your method was not mentioned there -- and brings us to one more: you could have used the Android Emulator to restore to... –  Izzy Mar 29 '13 at 18:22
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