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You can make an adb backup of only the desired apps, then adb restore it to an emulator. As far as I know, this should preserve all the apps' data. Also, backups of user apps should be compatible between different versions and architectures of Android - but there's a chance of failure, so try it before you wipe anything!


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Though you don't want to make a full backup, you might still wish to take a look at Full Backup of non-rooted devices to get an idea what is possible. That page also mentions some helpers for your issue: Simple Backup runs from your computer and, as the screenshots indicate, can also be used to backup a single app (so you could use it for each app you want ...


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The trick is to add /. to the name of the folder you want to copy: adb pull /sdcard/. backup This copies the whole directory recursively.


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There are several apps supporting to Backup SMS/MMS (and of course also to restore them), running locally in "user-mode" (if you prefer cloud storage, which by the question you do not, there are also ways to Backup SMS into the Cloud). As your devices have root support, you might consider using Titanium Backup – which allows you a.o. to export your SMS/MMS ...


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The following method will only work rooted Android devices. Linux: adb pull /data/data/com.google.android.apps.authenticator2/databases/databases /AFolderOnPC Windows: adb pull /data/data/com.google.android.apps.authenticator2/databases/databases C:\AFolderOnPC Note that the folder on the PC has to already exist. This will copy the authenticator ...



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