Question about Nandroid backup


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  1. revlis240

    revlis240 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hey guys,
    Ok I just rooted using Fresh Kitchen 1.05 and it appears that i have i have the 1.6.2 RA (thats what it says on the bottom when i go to the RA screen).

    Now about this nandroid backup, i see that there is an option to backup/restore in the RA screen. IS THIS THE NANDROID backup? or is nandroid some other program i need to install as shown by this guide:

    [Complete Guide] How To Fully Back Up And Restore Your Android Phone Using Nandroid Backup | Android News, Reviews, Applications, Games, Phones, Devices, Tips, Hacks, Videos, Podcasts - Android Police

    If i understand correctly. all i gotta do is get the damageless 2.08 rom, boot into the RA, backup, put the rom onto the sd card by toggling the usb mode in the RA and mounting the sd card, and then loading the rom from the SD card.

    Also, nandroid doesnt really back up my call logs/sms for restoring when the 2.1 is loaded, its only for restoring the IMAGE incase the loading fails right? So i need to backup my call logs/sms with other apps before i start this whole process?

    Does that sound right?

    Thanks

    Abe
     

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  2. revlis240

    revlis240 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    well i was too excited to wait so i followed some steps, did the backup from the RA 1.6.2 and wiped the data and dalvik thing and installed the damageless rom...

    what is nandroid + ext anyway?
     
  3. DFRESH

    DFRESH Well-Known Member

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    when you do a nandroid backup..it backs up everything ...from numbers...txt messages...emails...etc.. In order to see them, you'd have to restore that backup...
     
  4. Archon810

    Archon810 Well-Known Member

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    Nandroid is the app that you used to make a full backup, and it also handles restores. It oftentimes is incorporated into an app so much, you don't even know you're using it, like with the ROM Manager.
     
  5. revlis240

    revlis240 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    well there were 2 options, Nandroid backup and Nandroid + ext backup. whats the difference?
     
  6. DFRESH

    DFRESH Well-Known Member

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    and you do Nandroid backup......
     
  7. ccapasso

    ccapasso Well-Known Member

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    Nandroid backup simply backs up your phone.

    Nandroid + ext backup not only backs up your phone, it also backs up your EXT partition if you have it enabled (if using it for something like apps2sd).
     

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