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I noticed that (if you already have ADB configured, your phone is rooted and you're working on a Linux system or similar) it is possible to dump the partition content by a single one-liner: adb pull /dev/block/mmcblk0 This is the same as what is described in the XDA thread for getting the bit-for-bit contents of flash memory, except without the dance with ...


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[Can I just use my 4.4.4 Nandroid on my current 5.0 OS to get all my apps and stuff back?] Take a look at Nandroid Browser: With Nandroid Manager you can restore data from your nandroid such as apps+data, text messages, call logs, and much more. ... Nandroid Manager currently supports nandroid backups created by TWRP and Clockworkmod ...


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As usually warned during the nandroid backup process, you can only be sure of a successful restore of a nandroid backup to an IDENTICAL system, straight down to exact ROM version, as that's exactly what you're restoring: the entire ROM. Anything else ranges from ill-advised, because it will wipe out whatever ROM you're on, to guaranteed failure if the ...


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A softbrick usually renders the user unable to boot into Android OS successfully and satisfactorily, and most of the time you can boot into a custom Recovery (you would be having it if you mentioned Xposed) and then use the ADB commands to restore the backup from there. ADB backup method isn't useful in case of Xposed Framework since ADB doesn't make any ...


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That is the way nandroid works. Its NOT some bug. Yes, it does include /data partition but your data is stored in /data/media/0 which it skips during backup as this would lead it to backup everything inside internal memory increasing backup size significantly. In other simple words, nandroid backup's /data option includes only apps and their data, not your ...



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