A backup image of the Android system that can be made through Clockworkmod's custom recovery.

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Why doesn't anybody develop apps to partially restore nandroid backups anymore? [on hold]

Nandroid backups are a great way of backing up your data in recovery mode (TWRP, QWM, etc), especially when your phone is stuck in a boot loop or the like. They are even greater when you use them to ...
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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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Can't make whole memory block backup

I try to make a nandroid backup (whole memory block) following this tutorial's instructions: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1818321 But the dumped mmcblk0.raw is 0 bytes. Can ...
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What does data partition in nandroid backup contain?

I've been trying to find information on what's included in the data partition when doing a nandroid backup. I couldn't quite figure if it includes: Media files (images, videos, music) User apps + ...
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Broke screen, how to perform Nandroid/TWRP backup blindly?

I have broken my HTC One (M8)'s display (and probably more) while attempting to replace the battery, and I'm selling it via eBay for parts. How do I attempt a full Nandroid backup with TWRP and then ...
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Online Nandroid Backup and later restore of an encrypted Android L 5.1 device

I am using an Android One phone with rooted Android 5.1 and the Online Nandroid Backup application to do live (o)nandroid backups. I am also using the built-in encryption, which encrypts the /data ...
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What does stop somebody from flashing a custom recovery and pulling all user data?

For example, I was able to install a Clockworkmod recovery on my Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 phone via Odin and back up all the data in a few clicks. But if I could do it, what would stop somebody else who ...
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CWM can't restore Nandroid backups. Error “Missing android_secure.img”

On reboot Maps and ??? and gapps have stopped working and loops when I press OK. I remove battery to power off. I have searched the web a lot. Others have had this problem, but no solution or I don't ...
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NANDroid backup; what to include?

I have looked all over every Android site I can find and this one simple question never gets asked/answered. I know exactly what a nandroid backup does, I know how to make one, and I've successfully ...
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Extract data from nandroid backup

As I am not using an official version of cyanogenmod, I cannot restore my Data partition, that I was forced to wipe. I did the backup with TWRP thus, it is in the nandroid form. However, when I try to ...
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How can I make incremental nandroid backups?

I'm using PhilZ Touch 6.57.9 with ClockworkMod 6.0.5.1 on a MT6592 device. I'm creating backups every once in a while from my phone to my 16-GB SD card. These SD cards tend to get full pretty fast, ...
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Cannot write to /storage/emulated/0 after nandroid restore (even as root)

On my rooted Motorola Moto G 2014 LTE I can no longer access the directories under /storage/emulated/0/, such as Download, Documents, Ringtones. Using a file explorer, without root access, I just ...
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What does CWM back up?

I made a backup using ClockworkMod Recovery v6.0.4.7d of my Samsung I9305 (it runs a rooted stock Android 4.4.4). I selected "Backup and restore" and then "Backup to /storage/sdcard1". The resulting ...
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Are there any downsides to using a nandroid recovery?

A nandroid backup is designed to provide a backup for an Android device. Are there any downsides to restoring a nandroid backup (besides losing any changes since the nandroid was created)? In other ...
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Is it safe to use compression for nandroids (backups) created by custom recoveries?

Many custom recoveries, like TWRP, have an option to use compression when creating nandroid backups. By default, this option is typically disabled. Is it safe to use the compression option? Are the ...
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Create burnable image of Android?

I'm using a tool to flash an Android device with a .img file. The tool is called USB Flash Burner. What this tool does is you boot the Android device up while pressing a paperclip in the reset ...
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ClockWorkMod Recovery doesn't support my phone model

I want to create a nandroid backup of my phone and so I've installed the latest version of the Rom Manager, but when I want to install custom recovery (ClockWorkMod) in the 'Confirm Phone Model' ...
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Questions about “Nandroid” backups

I have a nexus 4 and I'm having issues with Android 5.0 so I was thinking to go back to 4.4.4, but first I want to backup the current state. Before I do this, I have a few questions: if create a ...
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Nandroid Backup restore fails with error 255

I recently destroyed the screen of my OnePlus One and had to send it in for repair. I used TWRP to make a Nandroid Backup before packing the device. Yesterday, I received a new device, obviously not ...
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My Samsung SM-T310 won't boot properly

Let me explain my situation. I was installing an unofficial port of CM11 (4.4.2) to my tablet using TWRP. I have wiped my original OS, but did a backup. However, I didn't check if it failed or not. ...
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Transferring Nandroid Backup between two devices

I did a Nandroid backup via ClockworkMod Recovery on my NVIDIA Shield, and want to restore it onto another NVIDIA Shield (due to the recent recall). Is it safe to restore the Nandroid backup onto ...
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Move contacts from nand backup to new phone

About a month ago, my Note 10.1's NAND controller died on me. Luckily enough I had a full nand backup from a month earlier. I've just got a new phone (after temporarily using a nokia 1100...) and I ...
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Proper nandroid version for HTC One X

My phone's "numbers" are: cid: ORANGB10 version-main: 4.21.69.4 HDBOOT: 1.73.0000 radio: 5.1204.163R2.31 the phone is unlocked Which Nandroid I could use in the case (to return to the stock rom, ...
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Recover wiped NANdroid backup - is it possible?

Before wiping after a long time I moved the TWRP folder on my PC. I realized only later that the backup was an older - a lot older - one, because now it seems the backups are hidden in the normal USB ...
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Can I restore a nandroid backup that was made on an older OS?

I was on Android 4.4.4 KitKat and I made a nandroid backup. Now I'm on 5.0 Lollipop and I'm wondering, do I have to reinstall everything and go through the setup process again, or can I just use my ...
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Is adb backup usable in case of soft-brick?

Let's assume I create a backup of my phone with this command: adb backup -apk -shared -all When I want to install Xposed framework it warns me that the phone maybe trap in re-booting or suffer from ...
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Pictures gone after Nandroid backup restored

Recently, I made a TWRP Recovery Nandroid backup of my current ROM, and I had just taken some personal pictures. In the backup, it included the /data partition. When I went to restore it, I opened the ...
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How to boot Android with flight mode (airplane mode) activated

Is it possible to boot up Android so flight mode is activated? When I set airplane mode before rebooting or creating a nandroid backup the setting will stick. Are there any files like init.d that ...
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Trying to update Nexus 5 to 5.1.1 and using Nandroid backup

I'm trying to update my Nexus 5 to 5.1.1, but when I restore my Nandroid backup I lose the update. What should I do?
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Where can I find old cyanogenmod notification sounds?

I recently had to reflash my phone. And am now missing my old default notification sounds. I originally flashed CM10 and later upgraded to CM11. Now I wiped the phone and CM11 directly. In this new ...
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Does CWM backup everything? Or just the actual system?

I have just created a backup using CWM. A 3.2G backup of a clean factory reset. Mental. I am wondering that once I have installed all the apps, and make a new backup....that backup will contain ...
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Is there a way to get a picture out of a Nandroid backup?

I had a picture on my device and did a Nandroid backup and then flashed the device without transferring the picture. Can I get just the picture out? I try exploring the backup but it's just a bunch of ...
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Error mounting /system on CWM

i wanna ask some question. my HH is Xperia SP. i want to do nandroid backup, im using CWM 6.0.3.2 (for locked bootloader). my XSP is still using stock rom 12.1.A.1.205 and already rooted. then i boot ...
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How can I make a full, restorable image of my pre-root Android hard drive, as in Clonezilla?

In Clonezilla, one boots OS-1 (Clonezilla) on Drive-1 (USB stick) in order to make a full, restorable image of Drive-2 (which may contain OS-2) on Drive-3 (the backup drive). One does not need any ...
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How to restore nandroid?

I created a nandroid backup and copied the files to my computer boot.img cache.ext4.tar data.ext4.tar nandroid.md5 recovery.log system.ext4.log ta.img I deleted the files on my phone to save space ...
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Can I create a stock recovery from Nandroid backup or from OTA? How?

I am looking for a stock recovery for my phone (HTC One M7, rooted, s-on,CID: HTC__102, Software number: 4.19.401.11). But I cannot find it. The reason I want this recovery is that I want to ...
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How to restore (mobile) data usage?

I've an S3 and until yesterday I've PACMAN ROM running - previous: Paranoid Android I made a Nandroid backup, in using titanium backup but I've forgotten to save my mobile data usage. Now I'm ...
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My nandroid backups are around 2gb, I'm told it shouldn't be this big

my nandroid backups are over 2gb and someone told me they shouldn't be that big. What might the culprits be? It would be nice to keep the backups on my phone if they were smaller. Not sure how ...
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Backup and restore without custom recovery?

Can I backup and restore without a custom recovery if I have a nandroid backup? How can I do this?
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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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How to do a full nandroid backup via pc [duplicate]

How to do a full nandroid backup via pc using adb or anything or any software specialised for it.
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Possible to do Nandroid Backup BEFORE unlocking bootloader?

I have a stock Atrix 4G with Froyo (2.2.2) (Version.4.1.83.MB860.ATT.en.US). It's past warranty, so I'm not worried about voiding the warranty. As one would expect, the stock recovery doesn't offer ...
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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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How do I convert a NANDroid backup into an update.zip file that works in the stock recovery mode?

For this case, consider a phone stuck in a bootloop (not fixable through data wiping or USB jigs) with no CWM Recovery and no adb or fastboot access. Only an SD Card, the stock recovery mode, and ...
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Extract App Data from Nandroid / CWM Backup

I use ClockworkMod Recovery, and Slimbean. Recently, my slimbean started hanging at the loading screen and getting insanely hot. So I took a backup, and cleaned flashed AOKP rom. It's working fine ...
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What's the difference between a NANDroid backup and an ADB backup?

Could anyone explain the difference between a backup made using NANDroid and a backup made using ADB i.e. using the adb backup command? I've read that both are capable of creating full system ...
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Boot.img and Recovery.img is 0 bytes (size)

I have a low end android device running on Gingerbread 2.3.5. I am about using it to do some test and customizing my ROM. I did a Nandroid backup to be on a safe side in case things go wrong. After ...
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Making a NANDROID backup of a device with broken touchscreen

This is the first of a series of questions about "the broken tablet saga". Basically I have an Acer A500 with broken touchscreen to get ready for warranty. I won't ask all of my questions in a single ...
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Is there a way to do Nandroid backup directly to pc and then restore it directly from pc also?

My phone doesn't have enough space to store backup files so I wonder if there is a way to do Nandroid backup and restore with files stored on pc.
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Titanium Backup from Nandroid using pc

I know you can create a Titanium Backup from a Nandroid Backup using the Titanium Backup PRO app. But is there a possibility to create a Titanium Backup from a Nandroid without having a phone, i.e. ...