Favorite backup program


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  1. quietmike

    quietmike Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    I need to install a backup program and was wondering what the favorites were and why. Thanks for all replies.
     

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  2. Redflea

    Redflea Well-Known Member

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    Titanium Backup for apps..backs up apps, data, and market connections

    Mt backup pro for sms, mms, bookmarks, and misc other stuff

    Both support scheduled backups...
     
  3. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

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    Ditto! Titanium Backup and MyBackup Pro are all you need. But I don't used the schedulers.
     
  4. gadzooks

    gadzooks Well-Known Member

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    Smug rooters. :) Titanium Backup requires device be rooted. Its feature that I cover is application dara backup.

    Someday my root will come and in the meantime... some devs provide menu option to export configs/settings to SD card. This can be a great thing.

    I use ASTRO to back up applications themselves. On occasion, I want to keep multiple versions and I use SystemPanel for this.

    I use Sprite Backup, which I think is similar to My Backup Pro. You can store backups on SD card, internal storage, external server, & they've recently added DropBox integration, which I haven't played with yet.

    While both can be done with Sprite, I started with Call Log Backup & Restore and SMS B&R (same dev) and choose to continue using them.

    I was too chicken you-know-what to test any of the above but had to do a data wipe a while back, & all worked just as hoped.
     
  5. GorillaTheHutt

    GorillaTheHutt Well-Known Member

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    i use Titanium backup for all those things you list as needing mt backup pro for...
     
  6. monsterenergy22

    monsterenergy22 Well-Known Member

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    Titanium Backup all the way, donate version is definitely worth it!
     
  7. Redflea

    Redflea Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I know, but I like how My Backup Pro handles it in the UI better...much better usability for backup and restore of that stuff for me...
     
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    njKeever Well-Known Member

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  9. quietmike

    quietmike Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    So, for non rooted users My Backup Pro looks like the best option.
     
  10. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

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    Yep! Although, I've been experimenting and it appears for rooted folks, Titanium Backup does everything and there's no real need for MyBackup Pro anymore. (At least for me.) YMMV
     
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    stmartin84 Well-Known Member

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    Is there a backup program for non-rooted users that will restore all your icons and layout on your home screen? I use backup pro, but it doesn't seem to do that. Any suggestions?

    How does the stock backup application for 2.2 work?
     

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