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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How to retrieve sms messages that were deleted during november/december 2020 updates? (unrooted)

I have had issues from the last 2 monthly updates (nov/dec 2020), on t-mobile galaxy s9. On the firsst update I lost my several home pages of apps and widgets - everything went blank, but they still ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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