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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Restore S-Memo files

A few days ago my Samsung Galaxy S4 asked to uodate the Samsung Account application which I accepted. After that all me S-Memo files are gone. They aren't in me SD-Card/S-Memo folder. And when I open ...
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Color Note Restore Issues

I have colornote .dat and .idx files on my sd card but the colornote program on my android phone (RAZR MAXX) will not even see the files. The files on my sd card where not encrypted by colornote but ...
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Auto backup issues

I have auto backup turned off on my lg volt phone, yet it still automatically saves every picture I take, and it saves wallpapers I download. How do I fix this? If its turned off, then why is it still ...
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What is the command line syntax of ClockworkMod recovery?

Background: I recently broke my phone's touch screen; everything else is working - I can even send inputs using adb shell sendevent ... and view the screen with screencap. ADB while in recovery works ...
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Titanium Backup: How to schedule backup verification?

How do I schedule a "Verify backups" action in Titanium backup? The list of available actions in the "Add new schedule" dialog seem to include all standard backup actions (for example various backup ...
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How to transfer videos downloaded via coursera app from my tablet to my computer?

I tried using the answer here: Find downloaded video files via coursera app but to no avail. My device is unrooted and hence the data folder is hidden. I tried the method suggested by Naveen as well ...
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Why will google+ auto backup not work on my wireless network?

It appears that my pictures will not back up to google+ unless I allow the sync service to use my mobile data and disable wireless. However, when back on my wireless, syncing just locks up, saying "...
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Moving text messages from 2.2 to 4.2

I had recently purchased new LG Optimus L90 (model D415, Android 4.2.2, default OEM set up, Optimus UI) to replace old Optimus T (Optimus One, P509, 2.2). I had used SMS Backup+ to move my messages, ...
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Clearing photos space from device via USB, keeping auto backup

I am running out of storage space on my mobile device. I am using photos auto-backup, and would like to still be available to view my photos/videos when I want to from my device. Can I connect via ...
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How to Repair IMEI of rooted phone without backup

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S2 AT&T phone (SGH-I777) with KitKat AOCP version. I used ClockworkMod 6.0.4.6 recovery. However, I encountered a problem "E: Cant mount storage/sdcard0" . I ...
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adb backup probably fails when trying to backup a single application

Following the advice here http://android.stackexchange.com/a/38277/27533, I am trying to migrate the application from Nexus 7 to ASUS ME302C. (Actually, my daughter desperately needs that -- you know, ...
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How to check for updates of sideloaded apps

And if possible also check if there is a beta/orevennewer version of the app. I often flash new rom or restore and I have to use a backup application to restore apps and other things(The best I know ...
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Gmail - how to get all my email address from mailbox into contacts?

In my Gmail i have total 3000 Emails (inbox, sent item, important etc). But all 3000 Email address is not in my Google Contact list. how can i export email address from the Gmail inbox/sent item/...
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Best “nandroid” or equivalent on Galaxy S4 VRUAME7

So I'm pretty new to Android. Just got a new Galaxy S4 from Verizon and it's running VRUAME7. Already rooted of course. Basically right now I'm looking for a way to do a complete backup (nandroid); ...
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Handcent SMS - privacy box backup file read

Is there a way to decrypt backup file of Handcent SMS privacy box? File is by default named like: hcprivacy-loginName-D01M01Y01.z I've lost my phone but have those backup files on my computer, ...
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How to backup protected apps for later use?

I there any way i can backup the protected apps as apks as it is possible to backup free apps using the avilable backups apps for later use. why i want this: I don't want to download the apps again ...
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Possible to backup an android by just copying all the files?

Is it possible to backup an android by just copying all the files onto a PC? Is it really necessary to use a backup program? I just dragged and dropped all the files from my android internal storage,...
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How to open android backup file (with .backup extension) on PC?

I created user data backup (with .backup file extension) on Philips W732 (Android 4.0.3) through service menu. I need to open it on PC and modify (I created this backup before hard reset due to ...
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What backup option shall I chose in the Nexus 7 toolkit to backup everything on my Nexus 7?

The options are: BACKUP OPTIONS [ALL OPTIONS REQUIRE ADB MODE] Backup ALL installed apps [-all] Backup Individual Packages [a single app] ONLY Backup your Internal Storage [virtual SD Card] CWM ...
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IMEI mismatch error on restoring nandroid backup from another device(same model)

I use a Micromax A52 ... I have Gingerbread Custom Rom on it... what i want to do is backup my rom and restore it on another Micromax A52... so the models are same...vesrsions are same too... but ...
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I need remote access to my MyTouch 3G Slide using a web interface with no access to the phone

I have a MyTouch 3G slide that is currently in Missouri and I am in North Carolina. I have my Google Play account information and access to a PC. The phone is not password locked but it is plugged ...
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Can not receive some mails sent by SMS Backup+ Android app when using Gmail mail delegate feature

I currently backup my Android phone data using SMS Backup+. Data entries are written to Gmail: e.g. each phone call is logged as one message labeled with the call log tag and automatically archived. ...
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Got replacement note 2, and gmail did not back up my apps, contacts, nothing? Why not?

Just like it says in the Title i got a new phone and added my existing gmail account that i know is backed up already because I have been there and done that 10 times already.(hence why I got a ...
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How to explore and edit a Samsung Galaxy Y's backup file without a connected phone (as, for example, by using NBU Explorer for Nokia Symbian files)

The limitations of Nokia's PC Suite were beautifully resolved by NBU Explorer. I have recently shifted to a Samsung Galaxy Y Duos. This is a double SIM set. Both Samsung's own suite (Kies) as well as ...
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Getting my data off of a G2 with a broken screen

I have a T-mobile G2 (aka HTC desire Z) with a broken screen. I have not rooted it or ever enabled debugging. I would like to get the data off of this phone and onto my replacement. Is there any way ...
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is there a way to backup my non-gmail emails from my Evo 2.3.5?

I want to delete an old email account from the stock email account that cannot be moved to the SD card. But I want to save the emails to the SD card or send the contacts to a gmail account. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...