Root I loaded a new rom but lost all my apps and messages

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by devo52, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. devo52

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    I flashed the vipor rom for my epic and i would like to know if there is a way to get all the apps and messages and email setups i had back please help
     

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  2. ACEinthehole

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    Did you backup before installing the new ROM? After I rooted I installed Titanium Backup and backed everything up... it was as easy as re-installing Titanium and then restoring everything.
     
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  3. devo52

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    i did backup in clockworkrecovery so what do i do to recover i thought if i restored back up i would lose new rom
     
  4. ACEinthehole

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    Uhhh... better ask kelmar.
     
  5. flyjbaker

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    Backing up in clockworkmod backs up your ROM...not all of your apps and data. To backup all of your apps and data, you need Titanium backup Pro. The Pro version allows you to do a "batch" backup and then it allows you to do a "batch" restore. It basically restores your phone to EXACTLY how it was before you wiped everything. A nandroid backup and backing up apps and data are two totally different things. One is a must for flashing ROMs....the other is just convenience. Ti Backup pro is a nice luxury that costs about 6 bucks....VERY well worth it if you are gonna mess with this rooting stuff.
     
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  6. devo52

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    i appreciate all the help it was really helpful, just one more question i am currently running the vipor rom and i enjoy the features but it seems to have a few issues when i restore my data is this a good rom and if not which do you guys prefer
     
  7. Kelmar

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    The issues are due to the way the ROM is set up (2.1 vs 2.2, etc) which is why I prefer to set each up myself.

    Viper Rom is fine. Personally I prefer Quantum 1.5 though.
     
  8. devo52

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    do you have a link please
     
  9. Kelmar

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    Ooops, wrong info!
     
  10. devo52

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    I have dk17 says i need dk18 udate where can i get that and sorry for all the question i do appreciate the help
     
  11. Kelmar

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    So, to clarify, you are currently on one of the DK17 leaks including the modem that you had to do with Odin, correct?
     
  12. devo52

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  14. devo52

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    so i flashed the quantum rom and it is excellent so far I only see one issue and it might not be an issue it might just be a setting but when i type on the android keyboard it would offer me an option for the best word that fits for what im typing on this rom i only get the options if it is in my phone book. Is there something i need to upload to fix
     

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