Use this tag if you have issues with backups (of apps, settings, documents) on your Android device. As this is a quite generic tag, please use a more specific tag if applicable, for example 'nandroid', 'titanium-backup', 'clockwork-mod'. For restoring your backups, 'restore' is the more appropriate ...

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Broken Screen on Google Nexus 6P. How do I back up files from my phone from my computer?

So I was at work and dropped a wrench onto my phone and broke the LCD. I am still able to turn the device on and it still receives calls and I can use google now ot make simple commands. However there ...
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droid explorer-restore back

while trying to restore .adb, I get this error: Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: DroidExplorer.Runner.exe Problem Signature 02: 0.9.0.4 Problem Signature 03: 55fc31a0 Problem ...
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Where Does Whatsapp+ store Messages

I have whatsapp+ installed on my deveice and I need to make a backup of messages on my pc I tried to open the folder of whatsapp plus I found all media but I didn't found the messages dbs of crypt ...
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Wifi log and Apps: how do I restore from Kies/Smart Switch?

Drowned Samsung 5 S Active (waterproof? Uh, no....) made me do my first critical restore from the above software to a Galaxy 5 Note. Wifi log did not come over. Searching the files in the most ...
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Copy / move photos in a monthly folder?

Folks; unsure whether or not this question is too trivial and/or whether I am overlooking something obvious. One of my primary use cases for the smartphone is taking and processing mobile images, and ...
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How to: access DocumentSync folder

I'm trying to set up my phone to backup to Dropbox and it says that the files in the DocumentSync folder will be backed up automatically, but I can't find the folder anywhere. How does this work? Am ...
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Will copying everything from /data/app and /data/data be enough for app's backup?

I've got an android device (Xiaomi MiPad-I, Stable ROM) which is not quite amenable to rooting, so I can't install Titanium backup on that. However, I can boot the device using the CWM recovery and ...
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How to get my all data when my mobile screen was broken

How to get my all data(Like contacts,messages,files,etc) when my mobile screen was broken. I am used sony xperia z.And I loss my mobile display by some reason. My phone still working,but can't see ...
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How can I back up files from LG's Browser?

In anticipation of my phone dying soon, I've been backing up every file on it. I'm using an LG G Flex, and it comes with a generic browser. Browser came with a "save for offline reading" function, ...
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How to restore Color Note data from TWRP backup?

I'm sort of noob with backups. Now the full story. OnePlus One with Color OS based on cyanogenmod 12 (android 5.1.1). The phone asks for update, I agree. It reboots into TWRP, but nothing happens ...
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Backup Kernel Modules/Drivers From an Installation of Android

How can I create a backup of all the driver modules (especially those that are not part of the original kernel) from an installation of Android? Note: No, this's not an XY Problem. There's ...
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Sim change alert prob

Everytime when my mobile discharges to 0% and switchoff then again when itz ON sim change alert is being sent.
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documents lost when your phone dies

I was filling out a online form that was emailed to me through a link and my phone died did I lose all of the work that I've already done
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Recover whatsapp state after moving images to a computer

While backing-up photos from my Android phone to a Windows computer I have chosen to delete the photos when backup is done, and thus also deleted my WhatsApp images. Now WhatsApp display a very low-...
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How to backup my symphony v50 rom without pc?

I have a symphony v50 mobile. I can not go to recovery mod when my phone was switched off.I was trying to go recovery mood by hold click volume up+power buttons. But not go to recovery. It goes to ...
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How to backup my rom without pc?

I have a symphony v50 mobile. I can not go to recovery mod when my phone was switched off. When I go to make a backup of my current rom with rom manager i did not get the backup option. May I change ...
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I uninstall m labs launcher and all the apps can't be seen In my micromax A87.help me

I root my phone but by mistake i deleted m labs launcher and ever thing after closing kingo root lost I tried to install a new one through other phone and send to my phone through bluetooth but when ...
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How to manually transfer entire Whatsapp installation to another device (the hard way)

I'm using Whatsapp from a virtual machine since I lost my phone, and now need to transfer it to a new VM. The easy way would be to use the backup feature native to Whatsapp, but it is disabled since ...
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Backing up important data from soft-bricked devices

I'm sorry if bricks-related and support-my-issues questions are off-topic on the site, but let me try. Yesterday I've got a crash on my device causing an immediate reboot. After the very first boot ...
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Importing only “camera” photos from Android phone (to Windows)

I'd like to backup my photos off my Android cell phone camera into Windows (e.g. Win7 or Win10). But not other photos from the phone (e.g. WhatsApp photos). When I connect my phone to my Windows ...
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how to open a .hbk files which contains the sms backup from htc

I need to be able to access and read some old texts, but i dont have any htc phone anymore to put them in, so i was wondering if it would work to read them on the computer or my new samsung phone ...
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Does a CWM factory reset, wipe internal sdcard? Does a ClockWorkMod recovery backup, backup my media?

The story to this is that one day I booted up my phone (Samsung Galaxy S5) and all my system apps crashed right after I booted my phone, so for example a box would appear saying something like '...
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Can't backup conversation from Skype app

I have a Skype conversation I would like to back up. However, on my PC the entire conversation does not appear to be completely present which means that it's stopped locally on my phone and not in its ...
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Where are my backup photos saved?

I recently had to reinstall my Android tablet and I lost all my photos in the process . I remember backing up my photos quite a few times but I don't know where they are stored . Can u please help me ?...
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How To Get Files Off a HTC M7 That Won't Stay On

I have a HTC One M7 that I need to get all the (~1GB) files off. The problem is that the phone restarts after about 10-30sec, so I don't have time to manually copy the files. Phone Info: USB ...
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How do I extract hidden app data from unrooted Samsung S5 Mini?

I tried this command: adb backup -apk -obb -shared -all -system It seems to start but then it stops at about 4 GB (from about 9.5 GB occupied storage - from 11.6 GB initially available). The ...
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How to delete photos ONLY from google photos backup?

I backed up some photos in my android device to Google Photos. I want to un-backup them. I want them to stay only internally on my device. But if I delete photos from the app it deletes them also from ...
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Photos and videos visible on phone., but impossible to import to a Mac

I have a Moto G 2nd gen, with android 6 (marshmallow). It appears that the phone contains some photos and videos which I can see through the Gallery, but I am unable to import to Photos.app on OSX. ...
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Is it possible to delete CWM backups without CWM

Previously I have installed CWM as my recovery but then I have flashed the stock rom back. CWM was removed as a result and I can no longer access CWM. I am trying to delete all the backups I made. ...
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Phone in Boot Loop & Need to Recover Data

My LG G4 is stuck in boot loop and I need to recover the data. I thought that Andriod would have a system similar to Apple's icloud backup, but it doesn't seem they do (I thought this is what 'Sync' ...
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Android full image without booting the OS

Is it possible to make a complete image backup of phone and bootloader, without starting android OS or recovery mode - just swith off the phone, attach USB cable to PC, use software X to read all data ...
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WhatsApp messages on my phone were not backed up to the latest date. My phone stopped working and new phone does not have all the messages

The last backup on my older phone for WhatsApp was on 6th may. I was using that phone till 1st June. Today I got a new phone and as predicted, messages from 6th May have not come. Any way to retrieve ...
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How to backup app settings from an unrooted kitkat phone?

The main purpose of this is to really have a copy of my Clash of Clans progress. I uninstalled my Google Play Services before to be able to install the game. Now I do not have enough storage space to ...
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Nandroid Backup Fails with extractTarFork() error

Long story short, I tried to install MultiROM on my Nexus 6P, and it failed. So I tried to restore my backup using TWRP 3.0.2.0, and it keeps failing at exactly 7800MB with the error E:extractTarFork(...
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Any way to mass delete duplicate texts?

I recently got a new phone and I restored my texts from my old device. However, something happened with the backup and now I have doubles or even triples of most of my messages. I have over 10000 ...
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Flashed my Android and now I can't display arabic, Hebrew

I followed this tuto to flash a zip to my phone (S3 mini - Android 4.4.4 ) using flashfire to show the new emojis. All seems to work well though I noticed Arabic and many other languages are not ...
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Recovering Information(Contacts,Messages) from the Android Backup file

My Android Phone Micromax a99 canvas got locked due to unknown number of trials by My kid's friend.I was left with two options - Restore factory settings - Delete/wipe user data I preferred ...
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How do I export Telegram contacts to my phone?

I'm new here. My little brother accidentally touched the "reset factory" button in settings, and now I don't have my contacts on my phone! I have 1500 (almost 400 business) contacts with more than ...
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Sync a Windows 7 computer folder with a phone SD card folder

These three questions : Synchronize a folder in an Android device with a server folder, Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?, Synchronize an Android phone SD card folder with a ...
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Sync computer folder -> phone's external SD card, with USB cable

Background: Until a few days ago, I was happy with my Android 2.3 phone, and its Media Storage via USB cable : syncing my computer's D:/MusicLibrary/ folder with my phone's 128GB external SD Card was ...
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Extract Contacts from ADB backup?

I have a full backup from Cyanogenmod 12. I need to extract the Contacts and add them to Cyanogenmod 13. I found attempting a restore just breaks things because it restores dalvik data and system ...
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Automatically backup Skype conversations

Skype conversations three months old or older are automatically deleted (either locally our on the server, not sure). Is there a way to make sure all conversations are automatically backed up (at ...
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how to unpack backup files (*.ab) using droid explorer?

i choose unpack option by right click on my backup.ab file, but nothing happened, i am suppose to see any dialog after clicking 'unpack' ? or something ... also i cant explore my folders on my device ...
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move app_backup directly from virtualbox to physical device via adb and pipe

On my smartphone, I do not have Google Play Store (and all the other Google stuff) installed anymore (only F-Droid - I am almost Google-free!); but I still need some apps from Google Play on my ...
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How to create a backup using helium without the tether driver/adb driver

I was going to create my phone's backup using helium as it is the closest to create a full backup of an unrooted phone. Now the problem is that the software requires a tether driver provided by ...
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CWM nandroid backup takes a very long time

CWM is taking forever to do a Nandroid. It was "Backing up data" for more than two hours before I rebooted it and tried again. Now it's been the same way for about 30 minutes and I'm sure it will take ...
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Restoring SMS database in Marshmallow

My SMS database has gotten very large (45k+ messages) and as such, backing up and restoring it with SMS Backup & Restore literally takes hours. Years ago, I used to just copy/restore the mmssms.db ...
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adb restore: 'Invalid restore data'

My Nexus 6 had a hardware fault so I sent it off for RMA. Knowing in advance that it was highly likely the service people would factory reset it during the process of fixing it, I decided to do an adb ...
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Backup from internal folders to Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I'm trying to copy my files (photos, downloaded files, etc) from the internal memory to the SD card or to my Ubuntu 14.04 (see the previous question here). In the Android (4.4) "Xperia Connectivity" ...
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Backup Bluestacks Completly

How do I backup Bluestacks on one Windows PC to move the install to another while maintaining all installed apps and saved data(whastapp number)?