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Flashed addonsu-arm-signed.zip on LineageOS, still no root

Go to Settings. Click on About phone and then tap 7 times on the Build number. Navigate back, open Developer Options. Tap Root Access. Select Apps or Apps and ADB. Now you have root and Titanium ...
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How to restore from Titanium Backup with file on computer?

It's simple. Copy from PC the entire folder on your external SD or internal storage and name the folder as you wish Use the Detect option on TiBu Preferences → Folder Location → Detect &...
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How to restore previous android id from titanium backup?

Android ID can be found in the database settings.db of Settings Storage/Providers app. It is located under /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases. There are multiple ways of restoring ...
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Why does backup requires root?

It looks like that software doesn't back up apps or data, it just copies off what is in your internal SD storage (the general file storage area for pictures, downloads, etc.). Backing up apps and ...
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Will copying everything from /data/app and /data/data be enough for app's backup?

To do a backup like you want, you can just copy everything from /data/data except the lib directories/symlinks (they will fail when you want to restore/push them). A very easy thing to do is adb pull ...
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Does Titanium Backup backup the Signal private Key?

Signal 4.17.0 introduced encrypted backups. This is the preferred migration path. Also the Titanium Backup route does not work in current releases. Previous Post I just tried this and it worked ...
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Transfer Android app with offline data to NEW PHONE without ROOT

You can use adb backup. You can specify the package name for backup a single app (for comprehensive details refer to Nikolay Elenkov) adb backup [-f <file>] [-apk|-noapk] [-obb|-noobb] [-shared|-...
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How to transfer Whatsapp to new phone

There is two ways you can restore your whatsapp messages from old phone to your new phone. 1) Using Titanium Backup Backup Whatsapp app+data in old phone. Copy the titanium backup of whatsapp to ...
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Does Titanium Backup backup the Signal private Key?

Titanium Backup does backup the key, but there's something internal to Signal that realises that it's installed on a new phone and refuses to use the old key. Set recurring backups inside Signal ...
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How to save backups taken with Titanium Backup?

Titanium Backup (TiBu) saves the files it has backed up by default on your internal or device storage, unless you have specifically pointed it to save on your external SD . Saving on External SD is ...
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What are the differences between a system app and user app?

I would like to add something in the above answers. System apps cannot be deleted in a full factory reset, unlike user apps. So if you want to delete all your personal files but they are too many to ...
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Restored "App+Data" with Titanium Backup for com.android.providers.telephony and now Messaging is crashing

OK, so I figured it out. For posterity, here's the process I went through. I took a complete backup using TWRP before I made anything any worse. I was fortunate in that I had a pretty clear idea what ...
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Fix ownership issue with Titanium Backup creating backups with media_rw as the ownership

I found a workaround/solution. Go into Titanium Backup, Preferences, Backup folder location. Change the storage provider to "DocumentProvider" storage which shows up as 'External Storage.' ...
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What are the differences between a system app and user app?

Another feature of system apps is that they use native libraries (libsomething.so files) from the common system libraries directory (typically /system/lib or /system/lib64), and not from the app-...
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How to restore Line messages from Titanium Backup?

Log into a root shell It's a mix up of multiple things. It simply means, login into a shell and then switch to root user or alternatively, directly login as the root user. For Android, you can login ...
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Titanium Backup stuck during backup

You need to create a filter to exclude the 2 WiFi Access Points. In Titanium Backup, Goto Menu > Filters (under General) > Create Label (At the bottom right) > Add/Remove elements > Select all and ...
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Can I restore Titanium App Backups from a phone with Android 4.4 to my Android 6 Phone?

As requested by beeshyams, I'll sum up my comments to an answer here: There should be no problem as long as you stick to user apps (i.e. apps you've installed yourself – as opposed to apps that came ...
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What does "protect this backup" in Titanium Backup do?

Good question. Discovered one more feature of TiBu. Wiki (Titanium track) does not explicitly mention what it does and searching net gave clues pretty much aligned to Izzy's comments Most likely use ...
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Titanium backup history setting ignored

Short answer I'd say everything is working as expected, just your interpretation of the "88 backups" is wrong :) Explanation Titanium Backup doesn't make "one huge backup file covering all", but ...
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How do I know If my phones Bootloader is locked or not?

I'm not sure if this directly answers your question. However, here's what I can add: Android phones should display a warning at bootup, informing you that your device's bootloader is unlocked and ...
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No way to restore apps and data from Titanium Backup

Here is what worked for me. I booted into TWRP recovery. From there I copy pasted my backup files from my usb drive to internal memory. Then and only then I was able to access and restore my backups ...
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Cannot Restore Data for Signal Messenger 4.16 with Titanium Backup

I side-stepped the issue: Turn on backups on old phone (the seem to happen daily) When restoring, place the .backup file in the sdcard root diretory. Putting it under sdcard/Signal/backups will have ...
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Troubles restoring ADB backups

Can you try running a command as follows: dd if=<your-file>.ab bs=24 skip=1 | pigz -d | tar -tvf - > file-list.txt For example, this is the output: dd if=backup-2018-10-19-2.ab bs=24 skip=...
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Rooting for titanium backup

Bare minimum is rooting, which can be done by methods suggested for your device either using PC or one click apps. Search for methods for your device in rooting on this site or on XDA forums with ...
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Migrating to new rooted phone, how do you restore from your titanium backup from the saved cloud backups

From TiBu FAQ How can I restore my backups from Dropbox .... With Titanium Backup 3.6.4 (or above): If your backup folder is empty, then with you can simply switch to the Schedules tab and hit ...
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How can you verify titanium backup is encrypting backups?

As per this post titanium does not encrypt apps binaries(apk). It just encrypts apps data.
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Restoring backups from SD

In order to successfully select a backup directory via the DocumentProvider storage, you should not navigate to the chosen folder immediately after choosing the abovementioned storage. What you ...
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Titanium Backup stuck during backup

Had the same problem (on CM13 after an upgrade from CM12), exactly as you wrote. When I first ran TB, I refused it the right to turn Wi-Fi on/off (in Privacy Guard). When I granted TB this right ...
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Ways to retain nonexistent WhatsApp number

Directly from the Whatsapp FAQ: Requirements: The number you wish to use (the number you will change your account to) must be able to receive SMS and/or calls and have an active data connection. On ...
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Kindle Not showing up and backup not converting in Droid Explorer. Titanium Backup also not working

ADB wasn't given proper root permission, so it wasn't seeing the device's file structure. As for the backup, I made a copy of the abex file in to my adb folder (probably irrelevant where), then tried ...
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