Is it possible to restore TWRP backup with CWM?

I have some backups with Team Win Recovery. If I install ClockWorkMod, can I restore them with it?

  • I have never tried; but IMHO both use Nandroid to backup, so it should be working. I'd do another backup with TWRP just before switching, and then another one with CWM immediately after, to be on the safe side. In case it does not work, there are always other helpers to read them, like Titanium Backup or Nandroid Manager. – Izzy Feb 9 '14 at 14:39
  • That's always a good approach :) If you go that path, we'd be glad if you'd report back. You could answer your own question then – or give us the pointers to do it. – Izzy Feb 10 '14 at 7:51

I checked that myself.

I installed CWM on my Galaxy Tab P5100, then I tried to restore the TWRP backup that I already had, and It didn't work.

Maybe it needs a little more technical work. But with a normal procedure, it doesn't work.


It wont Work as the two recoveries are only compatible with their own files. Xda has a thread on this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2383065

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