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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Backup creates basically empty file

I am very tired of all the Samsung bloatware imposed on me so I am trying to back up my data prior to rooting the phone and cleaning it up. There are numerous claims on the internet that this is done ...
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Can i retrieve old deleted photos from whatsapp? [on hold]

Is it possible to retrieve whatsapp received photos 2 years ago from the whatsapp servers ? The photos are previously deleted from my phone and i also changed the phone but still with the same phone ...
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Backup to SD card in kit kat

Is there a backup program that will allow me to back up directly to my SD card in Kit Kat without an internet connection? I currently am forced to back up to the internal storage {after clearing ...
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Read Whatsapp Backup from Google Drive

How can we read Whatsapp messenger files from google drive backup? Does anyone know? I can see the Whatsapp Messenger In Google drive. Please help me...
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How to make full backup of encrypted Lollipop Nexus 5 device?

This guide describes how to make full backup of whole memory block. My N5 is encrypted with Android 5.0. As far as I understand new mechanism, it envolves dependency on some external data taken from ...
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App to backup logins [on hold]

I need a app that backs up logins and passwords of other apps like facebook, shopping apps, emails, etc I don't need it to backup other configs Does anyone know any ?
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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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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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ADB backup creates 0-byte file; prompts for current backup password even though I never set one; “Failed to set password” for Desktop backup password

The problem: Every time I run ADB backup, I get a message near the bottom of the home screen saying Backup starting..., followed by a message saying Backup finished a few seconds later despite the ...
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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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Need backup for “My Calendar” on S3

I have tons of info on "My Calendar" Galaxy S3, and Google Calendar sync is one-way only. I actually use a Yahoo email and would prefer to sync both ways to Yahoo or Google, but since I cannot find a ...
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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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Is it possible to export the S-Health data from a Samsung S6 into a usable data format?

Is it possible to export the S-Health data from a Samsung S6 into a usable data format? For example, to CSV or similar, so I can import into Excel
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How to fix Cyanogenmod 7 hanging on boot animation after NO firmware changes

I've been using my Google Nexus S with Cyanogenmod 7 for about a year now. Sometimes it rebooted out of the sudden or locked up but all in all worked well. Today I rebootet the phone und since then ...
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LG d500 F6 Cannot reflash stock ROM and restore backup

I have an LG D500 Optimus F6 that was sold to me new by T-Mobile. I rooted it successfully with KingoRoot. I created a custom recovery with the recovery.apk file on my external SD card. I rebooted 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 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 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 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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Is there a non-app tool for batch backup of APK files?

Just as the other times, an answer to my question shall not contemplate an app from either the Play Store, or any other source. What I'm after, is a tool capable to backup user apps, system apps or ...
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KeyChain/KeyStore Backup

Is it possible to backup (local or Cloud) the keys from the keychain/keystore? I know the KeyChain is a system daemon which provides secure key storage. The keyStore will provide app-specific key ...
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Nexus 6P - how to retrieve data with a locked phone and broken screen?

I've smashed my phone screen and it is unresponsive and completely black, displaying nothing. The phone has also been powered off, meaning instead of my finger print for unlocking, I have to put in ...
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adb backup command on non-rooted device creates an empty backup file?

I recently tried to backup my Motorola Moto G2 XT1068 phone running Lollipop 5.0.1 and after connecting it over USB with usb-debugging ON and I ran the adb backup command to backup my device ...
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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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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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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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Cyanogenmod 13 - Bootloop

I recently was playing on my PC while I noticed an update on my Oneplus One. As every other update I just downloaded it and let it flash automatically. The next thing I noticed was that it just kept ...
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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 want to transfer Injustice Gods Among Us saved game from ios ipad to my android

I have been playing Injustice: Gods Among Us on my iOS on the iPad and now I have an Android phone and I want to tranfer the saved game to my Android, characters, challenges, cards, money... all of ...
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Is this the right way to use dd for a full backup?

Sadly my device (sm-g3185) isn't supported by any of the CWM or NANDbackup so I am trying to do a backup manually. I found this thread which tells me to open one terminal (I'm on Arch Linux) and run: ...
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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 Viber chat message to Gmail automatically?

I see that Viber app has the feature of backing up message and send email. I want to do that automatically so as all my Viber messages are safely backuped. How can I do that with Viber app?
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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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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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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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Is there any way to check the backup that android does?

Today I have been researching a bit about the Android backup options (Since I have seen some people having to lose all their data due to ICS serious bugs). From now, I prefer to use native options, ...
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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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Restoring apps and files after flashing a custom ROM

I recently flashed Adnroid 5.0 custom ROM by NamelesROM on my GT-i9300 S3 Samsung. I did backup my ROM by TWRP and the ROM i installed now (NamelessROM android 5.0) worked fine and i am happy with the ...
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Default Launcher Crashing at Reboot, Access only to Status Bar and Settings

I have a Celkon A95 (It’s a lesser known Indian company; specs : http://www.gsmarena.com/celkon_a95-4822.php) and I’m in some serious problem here. The phone is safely rooted and runs Gingerbread 2.3....
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Prevent WhatsApp from automatically backing up messages

I noticed recently that WhatsApp automatically backups messages. I get a popup every now and then when I am using WhatsApp which says "Backing up messages". I don't want WhatsApp to backup my messages....
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Best Practise for deploying a 'clone' image across 200 android tablets (Samsung GT-P7510)

My objective is to be able to create a master 'image' of an android tablet, and then duplicate that image across about 200 identical tablets to streamline the administration of a university's pool of ...
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Is it possible to backup apk from an installed application?

I got some huge games which I don't play regularly but don't want to delete either. Is it possible to backup those apps as apk so that I can install them offline later? I'm not talking about backing ...
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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 ...