Titanium Backup allows full backups of apps, their data, and even system applications. It features encryption, scheduling, cloud sync and more.

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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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Unable to restore apps in Titanium Backup after marshmallow

I recently flashed my Note 4 (N910W8) to Marshmallow and rooted my device. I had taken backup of all my data using Titanium Backup while I was on Lollypop. Now after flashing my device with ...
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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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What are the benefits of “Restore Android ID from a backup” after a factory reset?

As far as I can tell Titanium Backup is the only application that has the ability to restore this ID but there's no explanation of what it is or why one would restore it. Without restoring I'm able ...
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Ways to retain nonexistent WhatsApp number

All this while, I've been using WhatsApp with an old cellphone number which is now defunct. I now plan to switch over to a new phone. This means that I'll need to freshly install WhatsApp, but the ...
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How to clear blank entries from Titanium Backup (pro)?

I often delete those backups which are no longer useful to me. Backup entries are removed from list (popup), but app/element entries aren't removed even when those app/element are not installed. Here'...
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Titanium Backup “insufficient free storage space” error

Because of my external SD card issue, I thought I should factory reset my phone then reinstall the firmware on it. Before I'd do that though, I'd have to back up my apps and their data so that I can ...
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Half of the apps force-close after restoring a Titanium backup from a different device

I used to have a Galaxy S5 running CM13 based ROM and I made backups of my apps. Now I have a Galaxy Note III N9005 running stock Lollipop (rooted). And I restored my apps there, but half of the apps ...
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Kindle Not showing up and backup not converting in Droid Explorer. Titanium Backup also not working

So I had to get my Kindle 10" replaced, so I created two backup's. One in Droid Explorer and one in Titanium Backup. Titanium Backup wont see the files for some reason, and now Droid Explorer won't ...
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What's wrong with my copy of titanium backup?

A few days ago, my phone ran an automatic update of Titanium backup, which used to work fine. Now when I launch it, I am stuck on its home screen. I've tried restarting my phone, nothing changed : ...
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Titanium backup history setting ignored

Hello I am a happy user of Titanium Backup, except for one thing. The maximum backup history is set to 1, a single backup, but over time, the backup folder now contains 88 backups. How can I make ...
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How to transfer Viber message history to a new phone

Since Viber currently doesn't offer backup and restore functionality, I resorted to using Titanium Backup for transferring message history to a new phone. However, after the restore, when launching ...
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How to restore previous android id from titanium backup?

My line apps doesn't work because it counts on android id. I want to restore my android id then. However, out of so many back up files in titanium back up, which one contains my old id?
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How to restore Line messages from titanium backup?

It seems that Line (a messaging app like WhatsApp) is one that I cannot easily restore app data (messages) through titanium backup. There is a whole thread on XDA, highlighting one post that had 13 ...
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jelly splash started fresh even after restoring its data via titanium

I have backed up jelly splash's data with titanium. I updated jelly splash to 2.22.2 with google play, I thought after restoring its data with titanium our progress should come back but it didn't, ...
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Make Titanium Backup work across multiple user accounts

I'm using CyanogenMod 12.0. I have installed Titanium Backup in primary user account. I have an another user. I tend to let the other user have apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, some games, etc., while ...
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Xiaomi becomes buggy after I restore tons of apps from titanium backup?

Should I just restore user apps instead of systems apps and data? I also want to restore the grouping of my icons. What files I can just delete from titanium back up? What would be the solution for ...
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I can't restore apps with titanium back up

I got various problems. Sometimes I get parse error. Sometimes it just stuck at 0% I did everything http://www.guidingtech.com/37632/fix-titanium-backup-errors/ My SuperSU is updated. This is my ...
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Why does backup requires root?

Titanium backup and helium backup requires root I saw http://www.syncios.com/version-compare.html that doesn't seem to require root and cost $19. I have never heard of the software anywhere else and ...
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Direct backup from Titanium Backup to DropBox

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4, with root I was wondering if it would be possible to make my backups straight to DropBox, without needing to save the files to my phone first. I had TiBu upload to DropBox ...
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App freeze after a Titanium backup

I experienced that, after a scheduled Titanium Backup backup, some apps (WhatsApp, Telegram, K-9 Mail, maybe others) doesn't appears to be running any more, i.e. I don't receive notifications from ...
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Running a batch backup in Titanium stops my a set alarm on my alarm clock

I recently switch from Helium backup to Titanium (still free version). I tried to use the scheduled backup and experienced a quite annoying effect: I ran the backup at 3am in the night - and my alarm ...
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Titanium Backup resets my desktop background image when creating a backup

I recently switch from Helium backup to Titanium (still free version) and experience a strange effect: Each time I run a batch backup of my app data, the background image of my device is reset to the ...
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CM12 + Titanium = How to recover Contact data?

I just installed CM12 on N5110, and I made Titanium backup of all apps before. Now whenever I try to get my contacts back, the Contact app of android stops with error "android.process.acore stopped... ...
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Where is the backup location from Titanium Backup on a phone without an SD card?

I am currently using a Samsung S6. Today I backed up all of my data with the app "Titanum Backup". After backing up all of the data, I transferred the folder of Titanium Backup to my Google Drive. ...
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What will I lose if I install Cyanogenmod?

I plan to install CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy Express 2 (Sm-G3815). I have made a backup using Titanium Backup, by choosing the "Backup all user apps + system data" option. I am not clear on ...
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Titanium restore vs. ADB restore. Which one is better after a system update?

I backed up my phone (HTC ONE M7, Android 4.4.2) with ADB backup -all -apk (one with -nosystem and once without it). I also backed up by Titanium Free (option system + apps). I also copied the media, ...
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Restore SMS Messages with Titanium Restores then Deletes!

I understand I /should have/ used a different app for backing up my messages. I did not. I used Titanium, and made full backup of apps and data. I was apparently also using Android Messenger and ...
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Can I merge two, or more, separate Titanium backups

In this case I'm looking to restore SMS messages from Titanium. I have made a backup of all SMS. Then I started on a new ROM without restoring SMS. I then made a new backup of the current SMS. Is it ...
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Cannot remove app data directory folder glide_cache, Google Photos / Titanium Backup filesystem confusion

I did a clean install of an updated KitKat 4.4.4 for my Atrix HD. I reinstalled all of my apps from Titanium Backup and everything else works fine. I did install an older version of gapps from ...
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Is “Disabling” apps with Android 4 similar to “Freezing” in Titanium backup?

I just saw that I can "disable" an app in the app editing menu on my new HTC Droid DNA (stock Android 4.1 w/Sense). The main effect I can see is that the app disappears from app drawer. How is this "...
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What are the differences between a system app and user app?

As I've played around with different ROMs and used Titanium Backup, I see that apps are categorized into system and user apps. Several ROM developers state that Titanium Backup should only be used ...
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How do I backup Titanium Backup?

I want to install Titanium Backup on a new phone and would like to carry over the settings from my old phone, which include current backup schedules. How can I go about this in order to avoid having ...
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Can I restore backups taken from Titanium Backup on a non-rooted phone?

I have both rooted and a non-rooted phones, there are some apps in my rooted phone which I took a backup using 'Titanium Backup' can I restore it on my non-rooted phone using any method?
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Android 4.4.2 external SD card mount paths and Titanium Backup

I am about to wipe the stock ROM from my LG G3 and put in Resurrection Remix to get 5.1.1. My current stock ROM runs 4.4.2 of Android. In prep I downloaded the GApps and ROM zip files to "/storage/...
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Integrating gapps into the new rom im installing

I have the recovery file for my S4 mini and I have the new CyanogenMod ROM downloaded on my external SD along with my update file and gapps zip file but i'm not sure how to integrate the titanium ...
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Is it possible to restore apps/data from 4.2.1 to 4.4.4?

I'm prepping to upgrade from PA 4.2.1 to CarbonROM 4.4.4 (VZW Galaxy Nexus). I'd prefer using TB to restore my selected apps + data I've had running on 4.2.1, but understand that this is a big jump ...
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Does Titanium Backup break 'Sleep As Android?

Whenever I hit the button to start tracking my sleeping, Sleep As Android warns 'Titanium Backup' may break sleep tracking! I was wondering under what circumstances does this happen and how to ...
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backup android-operating system

I am trying to backup the whole android OS with all kernel files, systemfiles, efs-data and more on my rooted samsung galaxy s3 but when I open the the backupfile (.ab) on my computer i can only see ...
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How can I backup and restore Google Now Launcher home-screen layouts?

The only times I've seen a successful restore of the Google Now Launcher home-screen layout is when it is the default launcher from the onset as the installer goes through it's motions. Restoring a ...
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Uninstall Opera Mini

I have a preinstalled Opera Mini on my android phone. I rooted the device and uninstalled many preinstalled bloatware applications, including Opera Mini, using Titanium Backup. After some time, I did ...
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How to use Titanium Backup to keep stuff through factory reset?

I'm looking to factory reset my Nexus 4, which is currently running CyanogenMod 11 M7, because of an issue inside the ROM that requires a reset (Themes Provider crashing on every launch). I have ...
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WhatsApp re-registration after backup

I want to flash a custom rom on my S3. I was wondering if I take a Titanium Backup of all the applications and data on my phone, would I need to re-register (sim verification) for applications like ...
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I have both 159 contacts and no contacts, according to different screens of the 'People' app on my new phone

This is insanely weird. If anyone can shed light on it, please help. I'm migrating from CM11 on a Samsung to CM11 on a Sony Xperia (both unlocked+rooted, and without GApps installed). I've done this ...
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Do I have to backup Titanium Backup's keys?

I just bought Titanium Backup and set up a scheduled encrypted backup of user+system apps and data, followed by Dropbox sync. Assuming I remember the passphrase, is all the data required for ...
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How to stop beeping noise from the unencrypt device screen

I have encrypted my phone, and set it so that it reboots each night - this works fine, however after it reboots, it asks for my password to unencrypted the device - still fine, however after a bit, it ...
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Install Android-x86 in Virtualbox VM, then root it

Problem I want to install Android in a VM to restore a backup using Titanium Backup. For this to work I need Android to be rooted. What I tried I've tried to install Android-X86 4.3 in a Virtualbox ...
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Titanium Backup: How to restore user apps and data without system apps and data?

Is there a way to restore user and system data separately with Titanium Backup? I would like to restore only my user apps and data (excluding system apps and data). The only way to achieve this ...
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Moved Chrome to SD Card and broke it

I have a Sony Xperia C2305 with Android version 4.2.2. I was trying to free up internal space using Titanium Backup Pro by moving applications over to the SD Card. I converted Chrome to a user ...
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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 ...