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Use this tag if you have issues with backups (of apps, settings, documents) on your Android device. As this is a quite generic tag, please use a more specific tag if applicable, for example 'nandroid', 'titanium-backup', 'clockwork-mod'. For restoring your backups, 'restore' is the more appropriate ...

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Google Photos backs up only main photo

When I take picture on my Moto G5 Plus, I long press to get multiple photos. But when the photos are backed up, only the main photo gets backed up. I cannot find any setting that can backup all the ...
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How to use .sh script for backuptool.sh backuptool.functions

backuptool.sh says can backup and restore files and directories, but there is no clear example for directories. Can /data/data/com.some.app be save and restored? If so, how? #!/sbin/sh # # Functions ...
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How do I save the option to keep my android from syncing my music?

Is there a save option on my android to keep it from syncing my music? When I uncheck the current on/off switch it turns it off for that one time only and does not appear to save that setting in the ...
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How to restore app data backups like logging in to a new device?

Basically, I have lost 60% of all my events in google calendar on both desktop and on android. I know there is a backup of the android app data from yesterday which should hopefully contain the events,...
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Show which photos are not backed up to Google yet

I was using Google Photos in my Samsung J7 + Android 6, and it overlaid a small symbol on each photo which was in my phone and not synced to G Photos yet (I had disabled auto backup, so I did it ...
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Google Backup Transport Using Data Even When Data Is OFF

Ok, so before anyone flags this question to be unnecessary and already answered, hear me out :p I am running Android 8.0 on a Huawei Y9. I bought this phone about two weeks ago and ever since I ...
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Clone phone with TWRP (Galaxy S4 mini)

I have two identical* phones (Samsung Galaxy S4 mini), both with TWRP installed. I want to clone one to the other so that all applications, data, settings etc are preserved. How I did my backup: ...
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how to get files from a bunch of .backup files?

I'm here because i updated my tablet (a tab3 7 lenovo tablet) and it was stuck to logo>blackscreen after said update, many restarts and blah blah blah so I sort of... tried to do what I could ? like, ...
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LINE chat backup to Google Drive stuck and failed at 70%

As the title said. I've already tried to backup from BOTH Wi-Fi and cellular network. Both said unable to backup chat history numerous times. The app itself isn't restricted by Privacy Guard nor app ...
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`Decryption Unsuccessful` when trying to restore user data

After an update I either forgot my log-in pattern, or the update broke it. I tried numerous versions of what I remembered my pattern to be, but I exceeded the maximum number of allowed tries, and the ...
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Full backup & restore of rooted Android device

I'm new to Android. I'm trying to achieve the same thing on a rooted Android as using Acronis True Image on PC. I want to have a tool to create the system backup and restore it at any given time. ...
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What are physical partitions on Android device?

I'm new to Android system. I'm trying to understand how it is installed to internal memory to eventually have it fully backed up and capable to be restored. To accomplish it I need to know what to ...
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Retrieve data from Galaxy A3 with broken screen and touch

there is any possibility to restore data from my phone (Samsung Galaxy A3)? It has a broken screen and touch. I didn't enable a debuging mode on phone before. So programs like dr.fone or kies cant get ...
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Backup to Google Drive include account(s) information?

I have been experimenting with restoring backups to a freshly factory-reset phone but I'm noticing that not a single account beyond the initial Google Account is being restored to freshly restored-...
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How to get memory dumps, when internal memory (/data partition) is damaged?

(Sorry for my english) My phone, Samsung galaxy S3 16 GB wasn't rooted and installed custom recovery. Someday, it appears on the screen that "internal storage is damaged". So I want to backup internal ...
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I can't remember my passcode!

This seems like a generic question, but I can't find answers anywhere! I have my older Galaxy S7 which I'm trying to retrieve photos and texts from. Unfortunately, when it rebooted, it asked for a ...
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Backup and restore help

I have changed my handset A3 to S9+ I need to restore all my data from my old mobile. What is the best way to tackle that?
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File-based encryption security and backup/restore considerations

I'm evaluating making the move to file-based encryption on my device, but am having trouble finding satisfying answers to the following questions: Apps can place data in either a Credential Encrypted ...
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Don't have any backup what's app

In my phone accidentally skipped Whatsapp restore option when I reinstall whatsapp my device and now my backup on google drive is overwritten. And there is no backup in sd card also. How can I get my ...
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Dumping a ROM image completely

As you know when we compile SDK or download a stock ROM, it contains some partitions(system,recovery,boot,...). We can unpack this image to partitions with some tools. (or with a simple C code) But ...
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Back up whole system via ssh

How can I back up my complete android system (settings, apps and data) to my own network storage (preferably via ssh or rsync), in a way that allows reasonably quick recovery of the whole system (e.g....
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Contacts keep crashing. What are my options?

Using unrooted vanilla Android 8.1. The default Contacts app always crashes on start. I have made sure to update to the latest version: 2.8.4.201036949 I have rebooted the device and installed all ...
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Dual Messenger - Where are files stored (e.g., WhatsApp)

I had a working WhatsApp (say, WhatsApp W1 in phone PC) in my Samsung J7 Prime, Android 7, recovered with the usual Backup to/Restore from Google Drive, from phone A (PA). I meant to install a Dual ...
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Trying to perform ADB Backup but it prompts for a password

I am trying to perform an ADB backup but I got stuck at the step where the phone receives the request of backup from the computer (the command I used on ADB was adb backup -apk -shared -all -f F:\...
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How do I restore Whatsapp from backup after skipping the restore option?

I accidentally skipped Whatsapp restore option when I changed my device and now my backup on google drive is overwritten. How can I get my old backup? It was about 2.3gb of my data and I need those ...
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Is it possible to backup android app favorites

I've a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I would like to flash a new Firmware but I've installed many apps. Is there any app which can help me to keep my apps favorites and settings so that I can recover all ...
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Pixel 2 can't start: How to retrieve photos and videos?

I've used a brand-new Pixel 2 since just a month ago but it's now stuck with the com.android.phone has stopped error (similar to the one here). I'm trying to retrieve my ~1000 photos and ~5 videos ...
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How do I know If my phones Bootloader is locked or not?

I want to flash TWRP & SuperSU to take a backup, but I read that if you flash TWRP with a locked bootloader it would brick my device & wipe my data, now that would just defeat the purpose. How ...
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How do i restore a backup from msgstore.db file to whatsapp?

I just migrated from iphone to an android device and transferred my whatsapp data using dr.fone - Backup and Restore software. The software was able to transfer the data and i am able to view all my ...
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How do i restore a backup from msgstore.db file to whatsapp?

I just migrated from iphone to an android device and transferred my whatsapp data using dr.fone - Backup and Restore software. The software was able to transfer the data and i am able to view all my ...
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before I factory reset my galany j3

my daughter has locked herself out of her phone. so before I factory reset her galaxy j3 luna. she's is hoping there's a way I could hook up the phone to a cpu and save her pics & other files?
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Backup strategy for non-rooted phone

With apologies for my naivete: I want, insofar as possible, to periodically back up the data on my non-rooted Samsung Galaxy S8. To this end I do two things: 1) I periodically do adb backups ...
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Access Android SD from Windows 7 via card reader

I want to backup my sd-card, before using it in my new phone. So I used a card reader to connect it to my Windows 7 notebook. Sadly the partition is not mounted to a drive letter, altough I can see it ...
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Mount encrypted emulated avd userdata-qemu.img.qcow2

I'm trying to make a backup of my AVD. To speed things up, I like to make incremental backups. Backing up the *.img.qcow2 file(s) is inefficient. I'd like to be able to mount the filesystem that ...
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When I change my phone, will I be able to keep all my game progress in Dream League Soccer 2018 and my player purchases? how?

When I change my phone, will I be able to keep all my game progress in Dream League Soccer 2018 and my player purchases? If yes, how?
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“Unpack” feature doesn't proceed

Using Droid Explorer with Windows 10 x64. Right clicking an .ab file and choosing "Unpack" prompts for password, which I enter, and then nothing happens. I already tried adding the Java PATH variable ...
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How to back up all my photos to google in original quality?

My question relaltes to this question which was closed because it relates to the webapp. I am, asking specifically about how to back up photos from my Nexus 5X to google drive in original quality as ...
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Restore remembered Wi-Fi networks after Network settings reset

I performed Network settings reset due to problems with mobile data. It solved the problem. However, it also deleted all the remembered Wi-Fi networks. Is it possible to restore it? If so, how can I ...
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How to download my whatsapp backup from my google drive?

I have been using an android phone back in the days but I don't have it anymore. I also don't have the sim card that I've been using for whatsapp either. I do in fact still have access to the google ...
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adb backup without settings [duplicate]

I know how to use adb backup, but is there a way to only copy app data and not settings. adb backup -all works, but I think that that carries over settings, and I don't want to mess up rom switching
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How to backup and restore APN setting via ADB?

How to backup and restore APN setting via ADB? I'm on Android 6.0 without root.
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How do I prevent current WhatsApp backup from overwriting previous WhatsApp backup on Google Drive?

I'm having a really bad week as far as my tech and I might have to do a factory reset on my phone. In the process, I discovered nearly all of my WhatsApp data has been wiped out (the conversations are ...
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Where to backup my Android

Finally I decided to reset my Samsung S7 to factory defaults. But before that I need to backup device. Action BACKUP NOW reported error failed to backup my profile section saved in contacts. I ...
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Transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to Android

I recently moved from iPhone to Android, now I want to transfer all my WhatsApp chats to my new Android phone from iPhone, but the problem is WhatsApp doesn't have any feature to transfer chats ...
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Installed app is deleted from Play Store. How to download it from my mobile to PC for backup?

There is an app that I have on my phone that is VERY USEFUL to me. The problem is that soon I'll have to change phone or reset to Factory settings and this app is no longer available on Play Store for ...
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Backup Choices game

Good morning everyone :) I'm really hopeful someone can help me with this little problem... You see I've been playing Choices (a modded version which I can't seem to connect with facebook or google ...
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Can i recover data from a Nandroid Backup without the original device?

I'd like to start making scheduled backups to my rooted OnePlus 3T (Oxygen OS 5.0.1) in order to prevent the loss of data from any reason that could occur. I want to save everything: the entire ...
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My tablet stuck during recovering after hard resetl

I forgot my lock password and was forced to make a hard reset for my Lenovo tablet. After hard reset my tabled stuck with a message Completing setup Installed 58 of 78 applications Current ...
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Adoptable storage and nandroid backup - All apps included?

I have an SD card in internal storage mode (adoptable storage) and want to do a full backup of my device. In this mode the SD card has folders equivalent to /data/app, /data/data and /data/media. If I ...
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How to copy Unity Game (SpaceFlight Simulator) from Galaxy S6 Edge to S9?

I have been looking for a way to transfer game progress of Space Flight Simulator (made by Unity) from a Galaxy S6 Edge to a new Galaxy S9. Please note that /data/data/ directory does not exist on ...