Root How to Backup Apps on SD Card

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by steelersmb, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. steelersmb

    steelersmb Well-Known Member
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    My question is this. After moving apps to the SD card, how do you back them up? If I were to do a NAND backup and switch to another ROM, do my apps that I've moved to the SD card show up?

    The reason I ask is because I just rooted my 2.2 phone and when I did a restore using MyBackup, none of my apps on the SD card were restored. I had to reinstall them all.

    Thanks.
     

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  2. tsipa

    tsipa Well-Known Member
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    I am pretty sure that they remain on your SD-card unless you uninstall or reformat.
     
  3. t0ast3d

    t0ast3d Well-Known Member
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    Your correct.
     
  4. cabbie

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    nice to see you around here toast.

    However, what if you do a wipe and restore your apps using titanium or a similar app? Does it retain memory of whether the app was moved? Or does it require a full restore to the phone's internal memory and need a move to the SD card again?

    I made a post on XDA asking this and got zero replies, as if no one really knows.
     
  5. steelersmb

    steelersmb Well-Known Member
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    Here is my problem that I am having. I moved several apps to my SD card, did a backup using MyBackup Pro. I then flashed a new ROM and did a restore using MyBackup Pro. All of my shortcuts to my apps that were on my SD card do not show up on my phone.
     
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