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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Backup entire Android phone using single app or service

Currently, to take backup of Android phone, one has to use several apps. For example, several apps and services are required to backup contacts, sms, whatsapp, photos, files, apps and settings. Is ...
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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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How to restore partial local WhatsApp chat history backups?

I have WhatsApp installed on two phones. I'd like to save and restore a local backup (a backup stored on the device, not on some server) of phone B's WhatsApp chat history. When I installed WhatsApp ...
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Cannot restore data with adb restore

I have Redmi Note 7. I wanted to backup apps and internal storage before I unlock device's bootloader and change the firmware using adb backup (with flags -nosystem -noobb -apk -shared). As a result, ...
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Can i recover my google back ups

My husband linked his and my phones, soon after that the Motorola g7power just stopped doing anything, except get on the home screen!! From there all of the apps take us to a pattern pin screen, and ...
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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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Titanium Backup Restoration Issue

So I recently reset my Google Pixel 3a(Rooted recently). Prior to resetting I used Titanium backup to backup all apps and data, and had no issues doing so. I also transferred my Titanium Backup file ...
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How does one restore data to phone from Google drive?

I backup my data from my Android phone to Google Drive. I then performed a full factory reset. I was given the option to exchange data with another phone, but not restore from Google Drive. When I go ...
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transfer android data from nandroid or twrp backup to new phone

My old phone has broken screen and I managed to get Userdata as TWRP and Nandroid Backup. I Need to extract from either backup (below are the priorities from up to down) Contacts Call logs Messages ...
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How to recover deleted .zip files through TWRP? [duplicate]

I deleted internal storage and forgot that my .zip backups was there. I have no OS installed, only access via TWRP. How can I restore my .zip files?
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Mounting bootloader mtdblock backup

I did a backup of android bootloader mtdblock using dd but having trouble to mount it https://transfer.sh/yAxnI/bootloader.img. $ file bootloader.img bootloader.img: DOS/MBR boot sector; partition 1 :...
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How do I Restore Android Email Settings on Galaxy S4 from TWRP backup?

Phone completely crashed due to corrupted drive but managed to install TWRP to do a backup Unfortunately cannot restore full twrp due to corrupted bit so did a reset Just want to restore my email ...
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WhatsApp chat restore from file msgstore.db.crypt12 on the internal storage

I tried to setup WhatsApp for my friend’s phone number and restore “msgstore.db.crypt12” from phone’s internal storage and it worked. But the same step isn’t working for my phone number. In my phone ...
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Helium restarts phone halfway through restore

I was using Helium to transfer an app from an old phone to a new one, with the new one running Android 9. When the data is restoring, however, my phone just restarted with no apparent reason. I tried ...
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No way to restore apps and data from Titanium Backup

Recently I switched from Lineage OS to Pixel Experience on my Xioami Mi 9t device. I made a backup of all my apps and data trough Titanium Backup and an update.zip file. After flashing Pixel ...
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WhatsApp not prompting to restore from Google Drive backup

Transferring WhatsApp from a Samsung S7 to a Samsung 10e. Backedup to Google Drive as per instructions, 174mb of backup exists Setup WhatsApp on the new phone (same number, SIM swapped over etc) and ...
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Is it possible to restore an ASUS Backup on an emulator?

I had created a backup file using Asus Backup app Link Playstore from my Asus ZenFone (Android 5.1). I have lost my Asus phone and I'd like to restore the backup into an emulator. Does Genymotion ...
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Restore a backup from a backup file on google drive

This isn't as simple as the title appears. I have a file in my backups labelled, "Pixel 2 XL backup". All the backup apps I have looked at (SMS Restore and Backup, Super Backup, App Backup and ...
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How to restore backup taken using stock recovery?

I have an unrooted Coolpad Note 3 lite. I backed up user data using recovery. However, I'm not able to restore from .backup file. I only have Windows in my PC. Is there any way i can restore from ....
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Need to get rid of media from Google Drive backup of WhatsApp prior to restore

My phone has 32 GB storage. Every time I reset my phone to get rid of junk, whats app restores everything from my google drive backup while this behavior is expected, i want to modify the google drive ...
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How to create a backup image (*.ab) of Android Device that is not booting up?

I am just a usual android user, owning 9-10 android devices. My Mom's Android device automatically turned off yesterday and while booting up again, it was stuck in the company Logo and was not ...
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Restore WhatsApp Data from Internal Storage on Moving for a New Phone

I have WhatsApp installed on my old Phone. WhatsApp is backup both to Google Drive and to the local storage. The Google Drive backup is for text chat and images only (The default). The local backup ...
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How can I restore deleted files from Internal storage with computer and without rooting the phone [duplicate]

I lost some files (Image and Video) from my phone's internal storage, lost means deleted in a kind of situation. How can I restore those files by a computer? Also I can't root my phone. Any ...
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How to sync Gallery folder from old phone to new phone? Google photos are restored, phone gallery is empty

I have a Redmi Note 3, and need to restore all of my data - contacts, photos, sms, call logs etc to Samsung M30. I have taken all the back up on Google account and Redmi account. When I got started ...
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msgstore.db nightmare on my WhatsApp

I have a 780 MB msgstore.db WhatsApp file that I recovered when my phone data was corrupted ( from the available image - data recovery software). now the issue is that I have the UN encrypted ...
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How to restore an app that backed up on my pc using kies to non samsung device?

I have backup of google keep app on my pc using kies from my galaxy s3. Unfortunately my s3 is hard bricked now. And i never synced it with my google account. So my question is it possible to restore ...
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App data backup on android devices to google cloud

I have a question about the backup into google cloud on android devices. When you do a backup into google cloud also app data from apps which supports that feature will be uploaded too. But I think ...
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3 Questions regarding restoring the backup of whatsapp from Google Drive

My phone Lenovo K53a48 stopped working on the 7th of June. I have a backup of all my WhatsApp messages until the 6th of June on Googe Drive. I installed WhatsApp on an Xperia M2. After I signed in ...
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Restore backup.ab file on firestick?

I'm trying to restore a backup file onto a fire stick 2 using adb restore backup.ab, however the restore confirmation doesn't come up on the fire stick. The device is rooted and currently have twrp. ...
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programatically edit numbers from messages

Here is the issue i changed phones.. i before hand backed up calls and messages using sms backup and restore. everything went fine. I have the xml files i can see the messages and the numbers ...
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Restore LINE chat from Google Drive

I always back up all line chats regularly to google drive. When line is re-installed I tried to restore the chat but it says "No chat history backup found". Does anyone know how to deal with this?
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How to restore WhatsApp data from SD card or internal memory and not from Google Drive?

I changed phones and installed WhatsApp on the new one. I have a backup database file on an SD card and the same file copied to the internal WhatsApp folder and Google Drive. However, during install, ...
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ADB backup and restore app data between device and emulator?

** = Edited on 03/31/2018 * = Edited on 03/25/2018 I have an application for which I'd like to transfer the app data from my physical device to an emulator on my PC. *The data consists of a single ....
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How to restore phone numbers from contact.list file to my phone

I made a backup using tunesgo software which turned to be a scam, I couldnt restore the backup I must to pay for them 40 dollars! I managed to extract the bak file using winrar but my Xiaomi mi max ...
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Does adb backup store all applications?

On my non-rooted phone first I did adb backup -all -apk -obb -f lenovo.ab and bit later adb restore lenovo.ab (both commands had no errors). Surprisingly I did not find quite a lot of apps after the ...
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How to restore data from Google Drive?

My Samsung Galaxy SGH-T99 broke recently. I can see the backup of my data on Google Drive. I will not repair the device and want to restore my data. How can I do that? Please provide guidance.
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I am Unable to restore my whatsapp chats while switching to new phone

i switched to a new phone. I copied whatsapp folders- Databasse and media to the laptop. The database file has correct name as suggested by whatsapp faq- msgstore.db.crypt and it is version 12 only. ...
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Huawei File Safe Stuck/not working

I have created a safe on the SD using the files app on my Huawei P20 Lite. It worked fine, until I decided to create a second one. Now, it no longer asks for my fingerprint, but for my password. After ...
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Google Drive backup not showing

I switched phones a while back but just noticed that even if im logged in with the same google account, I am not able to access my previous phone's backup. These are the backups in my GDrive: I need ...
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How to install apps with adb shell and how to backup device settings and restore to an identical device?

I am searching for days and I am really confused on what should I do and I decided to look for help here. I have a rooted by default Android device (box) and I have changed some of the device ...
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Is there a way to combine SMS from different Android versions

I'm looking for a proper way which will allow to combine SMS from two different devices with different Android versions. I took a look into this solution but it doesn't explain the step "4. Edit both ...
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How to restore SMS from sms.vmsg backup?

I made a backup of my contacts and SMS on an Android 6 phone with what I think is a stock Backup & Restore app. I ended up with two files: contact.vcf and sms.vmsg. However, my new phone (Android ...
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How to protect a system app's data from factory reset?

Is it possible to protect a system app's data from factory reset? For example: my phone is rooted. I choose to move the Tasker app as a system app. I want all the Profiles, Tasks, Scenes and settings ...
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Backup not listed to restore from on new Android device

I have 3 android devices synced to the same Google account: OnePlus One running Lineage OS 15.1 (up to date, not currently rooted) NVidia SHIELD Tablet K1 OnePlus 3T - new, in factory reset state I ...
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How to make a full backup and restore (including ROM) using Windows PC via USB?

This should be simple, but apparently, it is not. I want to make a full backup of my Xiaomi MI A2 (ROM, App, Data, All) to my Windows PC via USB. If there is a problem (boot loop, crash, anything), ...
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Is there a way to restore a Titanium backup from PC to a crashed ROM?

If I have complete Titanium backup copied to my PC (where I imagine the ROM is copied too). More than 200 files. Now I have a crashed ROM (boot looping). Is there a simple way to restore this ...
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Restoring /system but not /data within TWRP

I want to restore a TWRP backup on my Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F), to get back from a custom ROM (9.0) to Stock (7.0). Restoring /system goes fine, but TWRP throws an error when it comes to restore /...
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Can I use Titanium Backup to extract and restore user apps from a Nandroid backup of a different model?

Can I use Titanium Backup to extract and restore user apps from a Nandroid backup of a different model ? e.g., restoring user apps from a Galaxy S7's Nandroid backup on a Xiaomi MI Mix 2S?

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