Questions tagged [restore]

Data restoration (computer technology), returning data from a backup to its original location or to its successor. In android data means applications, settings and documents.

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Unable to restore whatsapp chat from local backup

I made a local backup of whatsapp chat on my samsung e5. I copied the entire folder to my new redmi note 10. But i was unable to make the app resotre chats from local backup. Finally i somehow managed ...
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How can I restore a backup made using samsung switch onto an LG phone?

My Samsung A51's screen broke; I got the purple screen of death. I was able to backup up the data using Samsung Switch before the screen was completely taken over by the purple ooze. However, I ended ...
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Whatsapp - Cannot restore from a local backup

today I made a mistake on my Samsung Galaxy note 10+ Phone: my daughter deleted the app. When I took the phone back, I noticed that whatsapp was no longer more installed on my phone. When I ...
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Whatsapp not doing local backup restore! (not Google Drive)

Today I decided to reset the phone. I got all my backups. At the same time, I copied all the files of WhatsApp to my computer completely. now i copied Whatsapp folder to phone memory. I installed ...
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How to restore whatsapp data from local storage?

I have tried multiple options to restore data from internal storage. Unfortunately, none of them has been successful. Every time I get prompted to google drive back up even though I don't have any ...
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Device stuck in boot animation after reverting to LineageOS 17.1

I tried to update my OnePlus One to LineageOS 18.1, following my usual procedure: do a full backup (boot, system, data excl. storage, cache) with TWRP then flash the new image, along with the zip ...
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Samsung “My Files” app: where is trash?

Situation There is a Samsung A10 with Android 9. Some files are deleted by My Files app. I tried to find its trash tool by this post: Open my files. Tap the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner. ...
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WhatsApp update erased the chat history. What has gone wrong and is there any way to restore it?

Seems like WhatsApp update has erased all my WhatsApp history. Is there any way to get it back? (Without paying for third party tools, if possible) I bought a new Android phone (Realme 7 Pro) and ...
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How to get back media if media not restored during restoring without affecting recent chats and media?

So I backed up my whatsapp a month ago and then while restoring I was not able to find a wifi source so it just stopped restoring media, only the chats were restored. Now after a month use I have more ...
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Contacts app on new phone is not pulling in contacts from Google Account

According to Google help: If you save your contacts to your Google Account, they automatically show on your phone after you sign in. My wife got a new Google Pixel 4a and successfully added her ...
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Recover data from Samsung Galaxy A40 after factory reset

I’m trying to recover data (especially the contacts and photos) from a Samsung Galaxy A40 that was recently factory reset. Syncing data to the Google account was disabled, so that route wasn’t ...
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How can I recover my deleted messages? [duplicate]

I'm a symphony i110 user.unfortunatly I deleted some sms which was important.now how can I get those back?
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How to use -user argument to android backup utility bu sucessfully

I would like to restore an android backup to a secondary user. If I run from adb shell bu help, I see this output: sunfish:/ $ bu help backup [-user USER_ID] [-f FILE] [-apk|-noapk] [-obb|-noobb] [-...
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Cant restore a Pixel 3XL backup on Google Drive to set up a new Samsung S21 Ultra

I got a new Samsung S21 Ultra to replace my Pixel 3XL. My Pixel was backed up by Google, and I can see it in Google Drive's backups, but all I can do with the backup (from Google Drive) is delete it. ...
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How to (manually) backup (and potentially restore) a map for an Ecovacs Deebot in Android?

How to (manually) backup (and potentially restore) a map for an Ecovacs Deebot in Android ? The app is "buggy", as of March 2021.
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Restore android google drive backup after factory reset

I have google drive backup. I am using android 10 on nokia mobile. I did factory reset / erase all data. during set up I skip restore backup. I check on google drive. I have backup on 23 February. But ...
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Sparkasse S-pushTAN app keeps crashing after restored with Titanium Backup

I'm a long time user of Titanium backup but recently I discovered that when I try to restore an app about 50% of the apps are not getting correctly recovered. After the restore the app always force ...
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Can I backup everything my old Samsung Galaxy J2 android 5.1 to a Vivo X60 Pro with android 10?

Can I backup everything addresses, phone numbers, added apps, photos from my old Samsung Galaxy J2 with android 5.1.1 to a new Vivo X60 Pro with android 10 using My Drive (Google)? Is it possible and ...
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Viber: Restore mobile version from Viber Desktop .db-File

I reinstalled Viber on my phone and realised that the backup was half a year old. My desktop version of Viber still has all the newer chats. I know that the desktop data is saved under viber.db in C:\...
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Whatsapp for Android - linked to old/dead number, new phone and new sim. Chat restoration

WhatsApp was linked to my old number (not sure how) and it worked fine for years. I changed numbers 2 years ago and WhatsApp still worked away through the old one, somehow. The phone I've been using ...
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Factory reset Huawei mate 20lite doesn´t work

I have a Huawei mate 20 lite, ago a time a switch the screen for a generic screen, actually the new generic screen works fine I never get an error with the touch, the problem is that ago a time I ...
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How to access / open Google Chrome cache on my android? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get access to the Google Chrome cache on my android phone. I want to view all links that i had opened before. Can someone please explain how can i do it?! I'm wiling to take the time to ...
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How do you list all apps in an adb backup .ab file?

I did a backup of my phone and produced an .ab file G:\phonebk>adb backup -apk -shared -all -f backup.ab WARNING: adb backup is deprecated and may be removed in a future release Now unlock your ...
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Forgot encryption password, too many wrong password attempts = wipe: Can I image my phone to “get more password tries” by restoring an image? [duplicate]

Forgot my Android encryption password, only have 10 tries left before data wipe, how can I backup my phone to get 10 more tries if I don't manage to find the password within 10 tries? For context: ...
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Restore app data after app has been uninstalled

So i deleted a notepad app from my phone but then I remembered that I have important info in it that I need back, so I went and searched around and it says that play store should prompt you if I want ...
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TWRP restore: backup not seen in different device (same model)

I have 2 pieces of the same device (crackling) and I wanted to clone #1 onto #2. Both are running TWRP 3.4.0. I ran backup (unencrypted) to SD card on #1. Backup data is stored on the SD card in TWRP/...
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Reset sync password for android app ColorNote

Is there a way to reset the sync-password for the app ColorNote, if used an email instead of Google or Facebook authentication? The website is very restrained about this, saying: You would have used ...
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Clone Device To Multiple Devices

I have to set up and configure a thousand devices that use Android Go 8.1. Every device is the same brand and same model. I have to install two third-party APKs that get thrown a warning by Play ...
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Restoring the /data partition on Android 11 yields an unlockable phone

I have a Xiaomi A2 which went into a bootloop due to a buggy Android 11 OTA update. It's a bug in the update, and a lot of people are affected. My phone really had a rather vanilla setup (original ...
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Backup MMS on Android without Google Play Services

Is there a way to backup and restore MMS without Google Play Services? I'm running Graphene OS on a Pixel 3 (no root). Thanks in advance!
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Titanium freezers (hangs) on app restore

When I restore my apps with Titanium, it gets stuck on certain apps and just sits there and does nothing. The only thing I can do is go to Titanium's app info and force close it. I have tried changing ...
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Copy accounts to new phone

Is there a way to copy accounts from android 8 to android 11? I tried Google backup and oneplus switch. They did the job for apps, contacts, media etc but not settings/accounts.
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Whatsapp keep asking to set up backup then stucks at setup screen

Everytime I open whatsapp it goes to the setup backup screen. After selecting backup frequency and clicking done, it goes no further. If I want to read a message I have to go from the message alert at ...
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How do I manually transfer the mmssms.db database from one phone to another?

Backstory: My phone (HTC One M8) died last year and not until today I had the time to desolder the NAND-chip and extract all files from it. When it worked I used the app "SMS Backup & Restore&...
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Restoring old WhatsApp data

Is it possible to restore an old WA backup from my old phone (from a year ago)? I found that phone's files which I've saved to my PC, there's some backup ih Whatsapp/Database folder, that's what it ...
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How to decrypt a phone in bootloop mode

I have an encrypted android running LineageOS 15. When it said that there was an OTA update, I choose to download and install this new update. In the first moment it seemed to be alright but when the ...
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TWRP cannot find backup

Motorola G4 Play, formerly with LineageOS/14.1 + TWRP 3.2 Made the mistake of trying /e/OS but before I did, I copied 2-TWRP full backups and a lot of other pics and data to my Mint 20 laptop. I have ...
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Restore Images from TWRP nandroid backup

My (rooted) HTC U Ultra died, not repairable - motherboard issue. I have a Galaxy S20, but want to get photos etc that were in internal storage. I have a nandroid backup taken with TWRP a few months ...
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Restoring notes from .bak file

I had LG G4 which i've backed-up and kept the .bak file on my computer . I sold the phone but I want to restore the notes from the QuickMemo+ app. Tried to find applications for my mac that would help ...
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How to restore a particular app's data from Google Drive backup?

I have hard reset my android phone and I have restored it from a backup in Google drive which was taken 2 days ago. Some of the apps are installed. There are however some system apps whose data is not ...
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Where is the e4crypt policy stored?

Restoring the Data partition from TWRP fails due to a missing e4crypt policy: ==> extracting: //data/user/10/ (mode 40771, directory) Cannot find key for 10 error looking up proper e4crypt policy ...
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how to to restore apps without reinstalling them after ROM change

I installed a custom rom on my Android phone which is havoc GSI 3.1 I am not happy with certain features that don't work and I would like to go back to the original ROM what is preventing me from ...
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Android fastboot restoration points [duplicate]

Does Android have restore points that can be accessed via fastboot? In Windows7 (support ended February 2020) restore points are created so the OS can revert back to last known state should anything ...
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Android phone does not recognize that there is a backup in Google Drive

I have backed up my phone (LG G7 ThinQ) to google drive and I am trying to restore my app data. The problem is that when I go into the settings app under the backup and restore option, it tells me ...
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backup just-in-case copy of all whatsapp messages to a PC

I want to make a backup of all the current messages (including media files and stickers in the chats) to my PC so that I could (just-in-case I need them) restore them months from now. After carrying ...
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adb: Restoration of a backup on Acer Icionia 7 fails by error “archive is encrypted but no password given”

Due to some problems with my Acer Iconia 7 tablet (with KitKat 4.4) I decided to perform factory reset. However, because I have there some data that I did not want to lose I created a backup in ...
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How to fully back up a phone's content to a PC, possibly for restoring on a similar phone

I have an LG X-charge phone whose screen is broken, but still functional. I purchased a replacement screen module, but before going ahead on the "open heart surgery", I want to fully back it up. I ...
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Android adb restore not working on Android 8.1.0 as target phone

I'm migrating app data involving several packages, using adb backup and restore, from an older phone (source) to a newer phone (target). Android versions are detailed below. I'm using the following ...
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How to migrate call logs of 2 phones into a dual sim phone

I have a galaxy note 3 and galaxy note 5, both are single sim devices. I'm now switching to galaxy note 10 plus, a dual sim device. I used smart switch to migrate all data from the old phones, however ...
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How can I restore app data from file folder?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S6, not rooted. I used adb backup before factory reset as well as copying all the files afterwards just in case. I am trying to restore my memos as well as data for a game ...

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