Questions tagged [titanium-backup]

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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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 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 are the differences between a system app and user app?

As I've played around with different ROMs and used Titanium Backup, I see that apps are categorized into system and user apps. Several ROM developers state that Titanium Backup should only be used ...
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Is “Disabling” apps with Android 4 similar to “Freezing” in Titanium backup?

I just saw that I can "disable" an app in the app editing menu on my new HTC Droid DNA (stock Android 4.1 w/Sense). The main effect I can see is that the app disappears from app drawer. How is this "...
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Titanium Backup “insufficient free storage space” error

Because of my external SD card issue, I thought I should factory reset my phone then reinstall the firmware on it. Before I'd do that though, I'd have to back up my apps and their data so that I can ...
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Can I merge two, or more, separate Titanium backups

In this case I'm looking to restore SMS messages from Titanium. I have made a backup of all SMS. Then I started on a new ROM without restoring SMS. I then made a new backup of the current SMS. Is it ...
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Titanium Backup: How to restore user apps and data without system apps and data?

Is there a way to restore user and system data separately with Titanium Backup? I would like to restore only my user apps and data (excluding system apps and data). The only way to achieve this ...
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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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Do I have to backup Titanium Backup's keys?

I just bought Titanium Backup and set up a scheduled encrypted backup of user+system apps and data, followed by Dropbox sync. Assuming I remember the passphrase, is all the data required for ...
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How can I access data (such as WiFi keys) in an encrypted Titanium backup?

How can I decrypt an encrypted "Titanium Backup" backup using standard (linux) tools? Example: Wi-Fi serves as a practical example, many other uses may apply to the solution I'm looking for. If I ...
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Does freezing apps in Titanium Backup Pro require a phone reboot to take effect?

When freezing apps using Titanium Backup Pro, do I have to reboot for the freeze to take effect? (e.g. not be started anymore, even if applicaple Intent is fired off?) Does it depend on whether the ...
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What happens in background when an app is linked or unlinked to/from Play Store?

If you are rooted, you can use Titanium Backup to link or unlink an app to/from Play Store. What does Titanium Backup do for it? I don't think Android API supports this directly. It alters a file or ...
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Multi User Backup

On a tablet I have a situation where I have multiple users with multiple accounts, and I am trying to have the phone's state backed up in such a way that if I upgrade the operating system, every user'...
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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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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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How to restore Line messages from titanium backup?

It seems that Line (a messaging app like WhatsApp) is one that I cannot easily restore app data (messages) through titanium backup. There is a whole thread on XDA, highlighting one post that had 13 ...
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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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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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I can't restore apps with titanium back up

I got various problems. Sometimes I get parse error. Sometimes it just stuck at 0% I did everything http://www.guidingtech.com/37632/fix-titanium-backup-errors/ My SuperSU is updated. This is my ...