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Titanium Backup allows full backups of apps, their data, and even system applications. It features encryption, scheduling, cloud sync and more.

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How do I change the AndroidID?

My Android ID has changed since a factory reset. Now some apps/services don't work. Besides using Titanium Backup, how can I restore/change back to the previous Android ID? I already know what the ID ...
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Android 11: change ownership of media_rw files [duplicate]

Could somebody please help with the following problem on ArrowOS, Android 11? Background I use TitaniumBackup to create regular app backups. The TiBu folder is on internal storage. Then, after that, I ...
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Fix ownership issue with Titanium Backup creating backups with media_rw as the ownership

Normally, Titanium Backup saves backups with its ownership. For example, u0_a252: -rw------- 1 u0_a252 u0_a252 539 2021-11-07 09:52 com.application.zomato-20211107-095236.properties However, it ...
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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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Backup / Restore Titanium Backup's labels

When I move to a new phone, I only want to install my previously installed user apps. I use a label to identify which apps are currently installed, vs old ones, vs system apps. How can I backup and ...
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Titanium Backup cannot Backup Accounts

I want to move to a new phone. But Titanium Backup does not work in backing up my accounts. It always says success even though the backup is only 1KB big and has nothing in it. Is there any other app ...
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unable to copy a certain file

I am unable to copy a certain file. At first I tried using a cloud share app, then USB file transfer, then ADB, then local file browsing apps, finally a terminal emulator. All fail. I can see the file ...
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How can I restore a local backup of WhatsApp to a specific data profile created using Titanium backup app?

In Titanium Backup app I have multiple data profiles for WhatsApp. I am using WhatsApp in 1st data profile and I need to restore a local backup of another WhatsApp number to 2nd data profile. How can ...
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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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Recovering LINE account chat history after a delete and reinstall

I deleted and reinstalled my LINE messaging app since it kept notifying me to do so the past few days (which I found odd because it was on the latest version). I'm guessing it might have had something ...
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device boots into recovery every time I reboot, probably because playing with a system app

Today I removed chrome browser that was a system app. At first unintentionally my hand tapped on "integrate updated system app into rom" (titanium backup app) and my immediate attempts to ...
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How to get contacts from Titanium Backup on Windows PC - without restoring on a phone?

I made a backup of my phone using Titanium Backup, including the contacts. How can i open this contacts backup on a Windows PC so I can see all contacts data? I would like to restore them manually (...
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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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Permanently delete apps using Titanium Backup (they keep re-installing!)

Phone is rooted, running a custom ROM. I am using Titanium Backup, it has been given root privileges. I am trying to uninstall the following: default Files (I prefer X-Plore, yet, many apps keep ...
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Can I flash update.zip of titanium backup to non-rooted device

I was searching for an answer but I couldn't find any explanation if I'm able to flash update.zip of Titanium backup to non-rooted device.
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Restored "App+Data" with Titanium Backup for com.android.providers.telephony and now Messaging is crashing

I have a Moto G 4th Edition (harpia) running LineageOS 14.1 nightly. I was trying to debug some issues with its MMS and I used Titanium Backup to take a backup of the APN settings because I was about ...
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Transfer Android app with offline data to NEW PHONE without ROOT

I've purchased a new phone and have transferred most of the data from the old device to the new one using various means. There is one app, however, that does not have account login, so I cannot save ...
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Titanium backup and TWRP, custom ROM

I'm trying to install a new custom ROM on my smartphone and first I need to make a backup. I was wondering, if I use Titanium backup do I need to make TWRP? I got a bit confused researching online and ...
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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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LINE lite app - "All account information has been deleted as this account has been registered with the same phone number on another device"

I can't find a way to backup my chats on LINE lite. I understand there is a way to backup and restore LINE chats on the regular LINE...LINE lite though, i am not finding ANYTHING on. The methods ...
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Titanium Backup installation error

I was using Titanium Backup previously. It was working fine when I rooted my device before a month. But Because of some problem in my phone I again rooted my device, and now when I install this app, I'...
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Find back the status indicator for Titanium Backup

I started a time-y backup task in TB. There's a popup window showing an overall progress and which app it's currently backing up. I accidentally tapped the screen (not the Cancel button) and it ...
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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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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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Titanium Backup - Restoring manually backed up apps (TB, Google Drive)

I recently had to format my OnePlus 2 and backed up a few apps, namely Authenticator and two games. First, I did a normal backup, then I used "send latest backup" in the "special features" tab to put ...
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Flashed addonsu-arm-signed.zip on LineageOS, still no root

I just installed LineageOS 14.1 using TWRP. Then, following this guide I downloaded addonsu-arm-signed.zip to my SD card and installed it, also using TWRP. PROBLEM: Then I installed Titanium Backup ...
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Troubles restoring ADB backups

(Android 7.0, Shield Tablet) I found myself in the situation of having to back up my data without root multiple times, and till now everything went pretty well. Regarding apps and relative data (on ...
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Restoring from cloud with TI backup

I had to flash/reset my phone so everything is back to new. I had used Titanium Backup pro to backup everything to Google Drive. I had used encryption. Now how do I get things back? In particular how ...
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Rooting for titanium backup

What is the bare minimum that needs to be done to titanium backup to work? I am not big on flashing a custom rom at this time. Do I still need to install a TWRP? Or can I just unlock the bootloader ...
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Migrating to new rooted phone, how do you restore from your titanium backup from the saved cloud backups

I just purchased a new phone and rooted it to android 7.1 and i'm coming from android 6. I backed up my apps via titanium backup to my dropbox cloud. How can I restore all these apps on my new device ...
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Convert installed app to system app

I used Link2SD and Titanium too. Both of them failed. I want to convert a GPS Spoofer to system app. I tried to move it manually, but in all 3 cases, the app is completely removed from the drawer. Is ...
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How can you verify titanium backup is encrypting backups?

In Titanium Backup Pro it has the option to encrypt backups. How can this be verified that it's working? It normally outputs a gz file with an apk inside. When I try to open the apk with a text editor ...
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Restoring backups from SD

Using Titanium Backup I backed up apps + data to the SD card and see they are still there. I flashed a new ROM. I installed TB again but am having trouble restoring the apps. It can’t find the backups,...
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How to transfer Whatsapp to new phone

I had been using Whatsapp on my old phone. I would like to transfer the messages to the new one. I had disabled uploading to google drive as I consider this too insecure. On the new phone I installed ...
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Titanium Backup unable to obtain root permission

I recently updated my SuperSU to 2.79. Titanium Backup has stopped working since then. I've tried reinstalling it and clearing data and cache too. Strangely, it is trying to obtain SuperUser ...
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Titanium Backup: Describe error: There is a problem parsing the package

I recently backed up all of my stuff to my Galaxy S5's SD card using Titanium Backup. I decided to test the backup using factory reset (I'm using the stock ROM) and trying to restore the backup ...
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Does Titanium Backup backup the Signal private Key?

I am looking for a way to backup my private key for the Signal messenger application. Nothing has worked so far, and I am curious whether anyone can confirm or deny that Titanium backup will save and ...
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ADB command to restore application data with Titanium backup?

I made backup with Titanium backup. Is there a way to restore application data using adb commands? Couldn't find solution to this, recently started learning about android I tried with this but no ...
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Titanium Backup stuck during backup

On my phone, a OnePlus 3 running Marshmallow, I have Titanium Backup configured to run automatic backups twice a week. When it runs, it gets stuck. The notification displays "Skipping 96% - Wi-Fi ...
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Can I restore Titanium App Backups from a phone with Android 4.4 to my Android 6 Phone?

Im backing up My Galaxy Note 2 with Titanium Backup. Is it possible to restore Apps + App Data on my Huawei P9 running Android 6? And maybe even more important: Is that adviseable and will work ...
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How to restore from Titanium Backup with file on computer?

I flashed new firmware and before doing so backed up apps and data with Titanium Backup. How do I restore? I have the folder on my PC which contains two .gz files and a properties file.
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What does "protect this backup" in Titanium Backup do?

After creating a backup, there is the option "protect this backup". What exactly does this do and when should it be used?
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How to save backups taken with Titanium Backup?

I used Titanium Backup to backup an app and its data. I will be flashing my phone with a new ROM/firmware. How do I ensure I can latter recover the backup? I would like to copy the files to the ...
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Why are apps excluded from Titanium Backup?

I have been using CM Browser for couple of years. A couple of months ago I set Titanium Backup ( Pro - version 7.5.0) to backup on schedule as shown below ( 3 as maximum backup versions ): After the ...
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Will copying everything from /data/app and /data/data be enough for app's backup?

I've got an android device (Xiaomi MiPad-I, Stable ROM) which is not quite amenable to rooting, so I can't install Titanium backup on that. However, I can boot the device using the CWM recovery and ...
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Unable to restore apps in Titanium Backup after marshmallow

I recently flashed my Note 4 (N910W8) to Marshmallow and rooted my device. I had taken backup of all my data using Titanium Backup while I was on Lollypop. Now after flashing my device with ...
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Ways to retain nonexistent WhatsApp number

All this while, I've been using WhatsApp with an old cellphone number which is now defunct. I now plan to switch over to a new phone. This means that I'll need to freshly install WhatsApp, but the ...
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Kindle Not showing up and backup not converting in Droid Explorer. Titanium Backup also not working

So I had to get my Kindle 10" replaced, so I created two backup's. One in Droid Explorer and one in Titanium Backup. Titanium Backup wont see the files for some reason, and now Droid Explorer won't ...
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Titanium backup only shows "Overview" tab

A few days ago, my phone ran an automatic update of Titanium backup, which used to work fine. Now when I launch it, I am stuck on its home screen. I've tried restarting my phone, nothing changed : ...
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Titanium backup history setting ignored

Hello I am a happy user of Titanium Backup, except for one thing. The maximum backup history is set to 1, a single backup, but over time, the backup folder now contains 88 backups. How can I make ...
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