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Support backing up before installing a new rom ?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by robadub, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. robadub

    robadub Active Member
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    gonna be installing the new orange 2.1 rom on my old hero soon

    just wondering what i need to back up before hand ? dont wanna loose anything !

    also whats the best way to back up ? any free apps ?
     

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  2. t0ast3d

    t0ast3d Well-Known Member
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    My Backup from the market.

    You can back up everything from sms to your home screen.
     
  3. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    The 2.1 update hasn't been wiping anyone's phone, but just in case something goes wrong...

    You'll need to backup everything stored on the phone's internal memory. So your text messages, apps, any contacts saved as 'Phone' contacts (not 'Sim' or 'Google' ones) etc.

    MyBackup Pro is good and has a free 30 day trial you can use.
     
  4. robadub

    robadub Active Member
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    thanks guys update was successful

    only problem is that my alarm wont work when my phone is on silent (it used to do this)

    also phone is ringing quietly when on silent

    is there a setting im missing ?
     
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