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    brownchristian Member This Topic's Starter

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    What is the easiest or best way to get all my info from my current Droid X to a replacement coming tomorrow? Phone got rained on Friday night. Went to Verizon yesterday and it didn't show wet so they agreed to replace it under warranty even though I told them I got it wet. Wouldn't turn on yesterday but after drying overnight it came on this morning. I thought all was good until I tried the volume buttons and they aren't functioning so I will need the replacement phone. How do I get all of my settings, apps, downloads, angry birds score, etc... backed up and restored on the new phone? Sure don't want to go thru all of the install and set up a 3rd time in less than a month.
     

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    colchiro Well-Known Member

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    You'll probably get just the phone and have to use your existing battery, cover, cables and sd card.

    Install appbrain on your old phone and log into appbrain.com. Open appbrain app on your phone and enter your email address and sync it. All your apps will be on appbrain so you can reinstall them.

    There might be a way to backup all your apps and data by being rooted and restore it to your new phone, but I haven't done that and don't feel comfortable suggesting you do it. Common backup apps would be Titanium backup and MyBackup Pro. I'll let others comment on that.

    If you're able to restore apps and date via a backup, great, o/w AppBrain will be your backup plan. Also many programs like LauncherPro and FolderOrganizer allow you to export your settings to your sd card and you can import them after a reinstall, should it come to that. I also like to get screen shots of all my screens to help reinstalling, should the backup program fail.

    Good luck.
     
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    brownchristian Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks. I have Launcher Pro Plus installed if that helps. I will wait for others to respond before I proceed.
     
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    I use titanium backup to backup all the data that my apps use (high scores and settings) it is very easy to use and it saves it all to your SD card. I don't use appbrain to back up my apps cause TIBU will do that as well. You can also make a nandroid backup using ROM Manager and this will basically take a snapshot of your phone so you can one-click restore it on your new one. Combining a nandroid with TIBU is IMO the best way to go. but all of this requires root.
     
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    brownchristian Member This Topic's Starter

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    I am not rooted so I can't do any of this? Any options for a non rooted phone?
     
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    I don't think Mybackup pro requires root. That is your best bet without root.
     
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    brownchristian Member This Topic's Starter

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    Well I installed Mybackup Pro and backed up data and applications. Also created a backup in launcher pro. Anything else I need to do. Not worried about contacts, calendar, etc.. since those will be updated with my exchange server.
     
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    seems like you're good to go.
     
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    There is a thread on Tips and Tricks called [RESOLVE]... which shows you how to set up wireless trnafer using your wireless router. Set it up yesterday and it is great. You can see and save everything on your SD Card to your computer.
     
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    Appbrain also lets you migrate your apps to a different phone or your friends see what you've got installed and install on their phone.
     

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