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How to back up Google Keep data

Use Google takeout and select only Google keep. It will export in the format as shown: Compress it any format you want,with the tool of your choice. I use MiXplorer, which can compress in the formats ...
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"You will be out of Google Account storage once your WhatsApp backup begins counting": Solution to avoid being forced to pay & have a safety backup?

WhatsApp backups are tied to the phone number and Google Account they’re created with so syncing with another Google account is not an option AFAIK Edit: After some experiments, It's possible!(unlike ...
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WhatsApp giving error message "unable to back up" (Google Drive)

Ahh, one of the gut-wrenching WhatsApp problems. Try below after you have tried all other options. Change backup frequency to "never", under 'Back up to Google Drive". Force stop ...
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Backup/Restore SMS/MMS via ADB on a non-rooted device?

Partial answer at least, covering the backup part: you can obtain your SMS with e.g. adb ${ADBOPTS} shell "content query --uri content://sms/ --projection ${projection}" > sms.lst where $...
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WhatsApp not prompting to restore from Google Drive backup

Late to the party, but just experienced this on my own: I have to grant whatever permission that Whatsapp has asked for. Denying even one of them will lead to not showing the prompt.
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How to restore Contacts from a filesystem backup?

In order to restore contacts (and other providers for that matter it seems), you must restore all content com.android.provider.* directories under both /data/data/ and /data/user_de/0/. When I do that,...
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How to back up OSMAnd favourites using ADB?

As mentioned in a comment relating to the export issue mentioned above, there is a working solution to this: Open OSMAnd+ Click the hamburger menu Click Settings Click OsmAnd settings Click Data ...
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Does Android automatically back up the old/original data after a factory data reset?

A factory reset erases all data on the user data partition. On Android devices with default encryption this process is unreversible. Any backup has to be taken before a factory reset is performed. If ...
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How do you extract an .ab file to .tar?

You have a little error in your command, the output tar file-name is missing. If you look at the unpack syntax in the abe README.md you find this: abe unpack <backup.ab> <backup.tar> [...
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Cannot backup Pixel 6a

I use Pixel 6a Firstly, sorry but the only way out for you is to try to recall the password. Or use Google backup to restore (if you backed up) Next, coming to your questions: In recovery or sideload ...
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WhatsApp doesn't restore chats from backup

Your issue is that you cannot decrypt the backup Encrypted WhatsApp backups (e.g. .crypt14) need a key to be restored. Said key is generated by the WhatsApp servers when you perform SMS verification. ...
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Cloning a Xiaomi Note 10s

It is not possible. It is not even possible to transfer everything to your new phone when changing phones. But your idea is good, I have thought about it too. The best you can do is Get another ...
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Adb backups save no data

Lets get through your questions: Using adb backup on Android 12+ devices adb backup is mostly useless on Android devices running Android 12+, it will only work for apps that have been developed and ...
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Create a complete backup of the Whatsapp "Media" folder by deleteing all the .nomedia files in all the subfolders

When you make a backup to Google drive from the chats option or schedule it, everything (including all media) is backed up and the same when restored on a new device. IMO, the purpose of that ....
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Double backup and migration for Iphone

In case it is useful to anyone, it almost worked. The only issue was that the old backup, in Google Drive, was deleted to inactivity after a few months. But the local backup worked as expected.
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How to navigate and interact with a HUAWEI P30 Lite with a broken screen using an external keyboard

In the case of USB Debugging enabled, best way is to install scrcpy on your computer and connect the phone and launch scrcpy. It will mirror the phone to your PC.
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How do I back up the WhatsApp backup that is on Google Drive?

The user interface on google drive do not allow you to do this. And they will delete it after 5 month. So if you plan to not to use your whatsapp for a while you'd better to backup your local backup. ...
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How to backup BirdNET?

It is possible to export and import all observations in the BirdNET application now: ☰ > Show observations > ⋮ > Export Observations
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