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Backups made with the -system argument can't be restored to a different Android version. It's not that the OS itself is in the backup: it's that the settings from system apps are in the backup and can only be read by the same version that produced them. Usually upgrading to a newer minor version (e.g. from an earlier milestone release to the stable release) ...


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I found out how to do it with the official firmware from asus.com. I'll post this for the benefit of all sentient beings future readers with the same problem. I'm writing this in a very beginner-friendly fashion. Disclaimer: This is only what worked for me. It may or may not work for others. Follow these steps at your own risk. Any problems you encounter or ...


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RAW is just the archive format used by the Asus flasher (as opposed to ZIP, EXE, IMG, KDZ, etc.). If you're using the Asus flash tool (AFT) and you downloaded a .raw file, you should be all set. AFT does not support other formats. If you want to install the stock firmware as it comes from the official source (Asus website), then you wouldn't use AFT. The ...


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I recommend another way, use this awesome app to backup and then restore on any android device you want: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ihnel.com.wifipassrecovery Now you can: - View your connected wifi passwords - Backup/restore easily - Share passwords with your friends - This is FREE APP. Edit: I am the developer of this app


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the reason for warning regarding backup is, dd just copy block wise everything, not caring about content. it clones the partition. of course you can use dd also for backup /system or /data partition in recovery mode. but in normal mode you should not use dd for mounted partitions, content may change during progress (android is running) and you probably get ...


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Use bmgr from adb shell. See this answer for a complete explanation of backup sets. Root access is not required. shell@maguro:/ $ bmgr list sets 1234567890abcdef : droid48 34567890abcdef12 : galaxy49 ... shell@maguro:/ $ bmgr restore 1234567890abcdef Scheduling restore: droid48 done This triggered a full restore of all the previously installed ...


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the checksum prevents of stealing data (put sdcard into someones phone and create a backup). you can not restore to even similar phones. i post the ektoric solution, please download the script from page 2. this skip checksum and makes it restoreable to other phones. root is required but no need to flash custom recovery. http://forum.xda-developers.com/...


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there are some ideas to restore backup and reset screenlock without flashing anything. if still interested please come back to forum.xda-developers.com and answer my question regarding solution C. solution A is easiest way, but i have not tested 1. create userdata_20160208_095026.backup 2. root the phone. don't flash custom recovery 3. factory reset 4. ...



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