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Root Backing up apps/icons

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JTforPink, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. JTforPink

    JTforPink Well-Known Member
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    I'm new to rooting. If I wanted to change my rom, is there a way to backup ALL of my apps (some of them didn't come back) and my screen setup and icons? I have a lot of custom icons and it was a pain to set it all up again with desktop visualizer.

    Or is there a better way to set certain icons as defaults to programs?
     

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  2. SinfulDragon

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    Launcher Pro can backup icons/screen settings.
    Titanium Backup will backup your apps.

    It however will NOT backup all the txts that you have in lets say handcent. How to do that I don't know, but would be happy to learn if someone else does!
     
  3. JTforPink

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    I have Launcherpro and I didn't even know it could do that... XD
     
  4. SinfulDragon

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    Yeah its pretty sweet.
    from home Press Menu then Preferences, at the bottom there is backup homescreens & settings.
     
  5. The_Chief

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    MyBackupPro will back up all your SMS/MMS messages. I use it religiously when switching ROMs. Make sure you do the backup right before flashing to make sure you get them all - I lost a couple because my backup was a few days old :rolleyes:
     
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  6. D79_

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    launcher pro only backs up its own icons and not the icons from the original TouchWiz30Launcher, is there app i can use to back up original icons from TouchWiz30Launcher.
     

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