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I unlike cloud backup because of high priced internet plans in my country, and the answer by Lord Ralf Adolf didn't work for my device somehow. Ultimately, I had to find a solution which is supposed to be no pain only gain. Here we go with one mentioned below. Notes: The solution requires a USB cable, MTP enabled (available in Android 4.xx and 5.xx) in ...


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Try backing up the entire Google app, not just the Google Now Launcher as it does not store any data itself. Backing up the Google app (and you can try the Google Now Launcher) in addition to it, should work.


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A backup created via recovery is a nandroid backup. Yes, the nandroid backup created by any recovery (CWM, TWRP) will be exact replica of the phone state when the backup was taken- that means it'll have all the files/ data that you have on the phone. Here is a good article about nandroid backups


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Can I store a CWM backup on the PC and copy it to the phone when needed? Yes, you can. CWM backups are stored in /data/media/clockworkmod/backups And for TWRP : you can choose the files/backup-files for saved and stored in Sdcard or Extsdcard during backup process. Stored in -> sdcard -> TWRP -> Backups or: Extsdcard ...


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Theoretically, it should be possible. In order to do it, you need a custom recovery in your phone to perform the backup and a custom recovery, too, to perform the replacement in the emulator. TWRP has a custom recovery for the Android emulator and it's currently under TWRP's support. If you have the same recovery in your phone, it could be an option to ...



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