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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 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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Restore older whatsapp backup via google drive on new android phone with older backup stored in google drive

Hi i wanted to know where or how can i restore my 2gb whatsapp chat messages from my google drive to my new phone, my new phone could only backup the media but it isnt showing the older chats thta ...
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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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How to restore “userdata_YYMMDD_******.backup” file which was created by my android phone Coolpad Note 3 Lite's STOCK RECOVERY?

Yesterday, my Fingerprint Scanner of Coolpad Note 3 Lite stopped working and I couldn't remember the pin lock code. So, I booted in Stock Recovery and chose the option of "Backup User Data" and it ...
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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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Unable to restore from drive

I have an old phone (Asus zenfone) that makes regular backups on drive. If I log on drive from pc I see the backup folder. I need to restore data to my new phone (Samsung galaxy s7 edge). The new ...
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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 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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`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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Android Messages using Titanium Backup - restores sms, then deletes automatically in front of my eyes.

So I backed up my SMS from my Android Messages app using Titanium Backup, flashed my new rom, restored everything else perfectly fine, but when I restored my messages, I would open Android Messages, ...
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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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does adb backup save the sqlite databases/game data

I want to do a fresh install of my device and I know that there is some android backup software available.However, the software that I'm using does not save my game data. This has lead me to believe ...
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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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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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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 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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Can a Google/Samsung backup be restored if the account holder is not logged in?

I am concerned about security on an old phone that I have given away, after resetting it. Smart lock won't make any difference, as it only applies to my home location.
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How to swap an encrypted SD card without losing data?

I have a Fairphone 2 running their OpenOS. It is Google-free and rooted. I have a 128GB SD card installed, added to the 32GB that comes with the phone. I suspect that my SD card might be failing. ...
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how to configure bmgr for all apps restore

How to resume app restore after stopping it on first opening Google Play? Google Backup: Multiple devices using the same account - what happens on Restore? I ended up using a manual restore from ...
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how to recover my .vnt memo notes?

I recovered my samsung galaxy phone's memo notes and move them into another phone. This files are in .vnt format. How can i recover and view this notes in other phone(its galaxy too)?
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What is in a backup.ab file?

Using ADB tools for Android (my device had root), I executed the following command: adb backup -all After confirming the backup operation, I got a file titled backup.ab that is 350MB. A month later, ...
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Need phone factory reset. Justifiably paranoid about losing content. Need help backing up and restoring around reset

I have a certain make and model of Android phone. I have had the same phone since 2014 because I don't trust Sprint's upgrade process to transfer all my content from the old phone to the new one. ...
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How can I bulk install apps from market links without confirmations?

I'm searching an app (or whatever) in order to be able to re-install the apps I've currently installed, after performing a clean flash. I found apps that can list the apps installed in a file with ...
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Cannot Restore Data for Signal Messenger 4.16 with Titanium Backup

I have backed up and restored Signal with Titanium for years without any incident, up until now. The other day I was encountering a boot loop playing around with an Xposed module. I did a re-flash of ...
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When I uninstall WhatsApp from Android device, would my chats'/msgs' data stay on device?

so i made this stupid mistake of uninstalling whatsapp then giving away my phone without resting it to factory settings, so the other person now have my device, could he by a way or another retrieve ...
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Google Authenticator: Why does the backup code contain unallowed characters?

I want to restore my Google Authenticator entries but it's not allowed to enter the characters '8' and '9'. Is there a solution? Thanks for help!
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How to Restore notepad.db in Huawei P7 without factory reset

kindly advise the following. I have 2 huawei p7 phones, but only 1 sim card(used by the main phone ), and need transfer all the Notepad files to new phone. The Main one : although no problem access ...
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Why is my Android not restoring the app data from its Google Drive backup?

I'm testing a new version of our app that now supports Android Auto Backup (by targeting API over 23). I've managed to get the system to back up the app's data by leaving it overnight (two nights), ...
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I need to backup my contacts & information

I saved my information on gmail then lost my phone. I bought another phone but when I tried to restore my information from the lost phone I remove or delete my all information by mistake. Can you help ...
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How to restore my old deleted WhatsApp messages

Is it possible to restore my old WhatsApp messages which I have deleted earlier from my whatsapp if yes how can I restore them?
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Do a Fairphone 2 backup without Google-Services

I ran into some problems with my Fairphone 2 and it has to be fully replaced. So I'd like to backup my information including contacts, sms, wi-fi passwords and if possible too Whatsapp-conversations. ...
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Twrp “unable to wipe config” error

So, I've recently gotten into custom ROMs and the very first thing I've done is install lineage OS . Now lineage is has some app that I wish to remove , in particular the default messaging app as its ...
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Full EMMC Backup and Restore

There are several well documented methods and tools to backup/dump and restore the entire EMMC of Qualcomm based devices, like EMMC Raw Tool by unbrickandroid.com. I haven't found anything for Exynos ...
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OP3T+Los+TWRP - Restored backup and now stuck at boot animation

I tried restoring from a backup I made earlier today using TWRP on my OnePlus 3T and now the device won't get past the boot animation. I let the boot animation run for a full 30 minutes and nothing. ...
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Backup and restore Android app data with Terminal Emulator (rooted) [duplicate]

What is the right or the best way to backup and restore android app data by terminal emulator in a rooted phone? su -c cp -r /data/data/the.app.id /sdcard/the/backup/directory can copy the app data, ...
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Reset Android settings to stock

Is there anyway to restore all the settings as if I just set up the device? I don't need to factory reset and purge all files and apps, I just want to reset the settings Device : Moto G5S Plus, ...
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Restoring the backup of an encrypted phone

I had an LG G2, running LineageOS 7.1 with enabled encryption. I took regular backups using TWRP 3 (which can deal with encryption). The phone broke. I now want to restore the backup using TWRP on a ...
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Backup with root and restore without root

I have failed to backup and restore an app from my old to my new phone using this answer. The reason seem to be due to the app I want to backup is a "disallowed" type (ALLOW_BACKUP:NO) (I notice it ...
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adb backup and restore, what is next?

I have followed this post to backup and restore an app from my old to my new phone. I could make the backup and the restoration. My question might be a bit silly, but what is the next step to have ...
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zte 9560 fairly new when powered on goes to FTM screen

I have zte 9560 thats 5 months old. I recently deleted facebook and instagram programs because of downloads that happened 3 times weekly. Now I get FTM screen on start up. After trying suggustions ...
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Restore App data (Threema) from TWRP backup

I recently have a boot loop on my Android (Cyanogenmod, Android 6). While broken, I made a backup with TWRP (backup-broken) and a backup of the internal sdcard over adb. When I restore an older TWRP ...
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How to restore my phone, after replacing my systemui with a modded one?

I recently saw a thread about a modded systemui on XDA here and downloaded it. I replaced my present systemui with this one and rebooted my phone. I think that at first the replaced systemui didn't ...
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TWRP backups will restore but not boot, only bootloop

Synopsis of Issue: Currently I have several backups that do not show an error resoring but for some reason will not boot. Everytime I boot the device from a backup it goes into the WIleyfox boot ...