Root Old Phone nandroid backup used on new replacement phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jaybeewaybee, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. jaybeewaybee

    jaybeewaybee Well-Known Member
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    What would happen if you used a nandroid backup from a damaged phone on a new replacement phone? (after root)
     

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  2. DizkoDan

    DizkoDan Well-Known Member
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    Should work fine as long as they are the same device type.
     
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  3. jayno20

    jayno20 Well-Known Member
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    I remember reading issues with someone else trying something similar... (a nandroid from a friends incredible to his incredible) You might want to research it a bit more.
     
  4. SynisterWolf

    SynisterWolf Well-Known Member
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    You can make a backup first of your fresh root and then try it. If you get a boot loop then just recover to your fresh install.
     

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