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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Firebat138, May 18, 2010.

  1. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
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    so i am gonna take the plunge... 2.1 that is...

    I have my sms messages backed up and my contacts through google... gonna do the factory reset after the OTA... Anything else I should worry bout...

    Thanx

    Camper
     



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  2. Flyphoenix

    Flyphoenix Well-Known Member

    Nope everything else will be fine the thing I was confused about was when I my phone restarted after installing the upgrade a window popped up with my youtube account asking for the password that didn't work so I deleted it. It didn't understand why they made a youtube account log in.
     
  3. Frisco

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  4. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
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    ok... how do i reload my contacts from google again
     
  5. mc48

    mc48 Android Enthusiast

    settings>accounts&sync>google. Or you can sync all your accounts..fb, flickr, google, twitter, weather.
     
  6. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    oops... i mean sms backup.. i used it to back them up, but how do i get them back in
     
  7. cableguynoe

    cableguynoe Android Expert

    I believe they also sync just like your contacts. They will just reapper after a sync.
     
  8. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert

    This should happen automatically when your phone initializes. In theory, of course.
     
  9. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    do i have to use htc sync.. i have xp 64 and it is not compatible
     
  10. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert


    Sorry, didn't catch the "SMS backup" part. I don't use that application, but, the backup should be stored on your memory card; perhaps you gave the backup file a name. There should be a "Restore" option. Then point to the file on your card.

    The backup is stored in the SMSBackupRestore folder of the SD Card (/sdcard/SMSBackupRestore).
     
  11. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
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    nope... cant find a restore option anywhere... i have them ALL in my gmail acct. anyone know how to get them off and on the phone...thanx
     
  12. cableguynoe

    cableguynoe Android Expert

    In your SMSbackup settings,
    do your have your gmail address and password entered?

    I recently flashed a new rom, and shortly after my text messages loaded automatically... i didn't have to do anything.
     
  13. Firebat138

    Firebat138 Newbie
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    yup... and now on another not, when I go to call someone I have two numbers for everyone... lol
     
  14. cableguynoe

    cableguynoe Android Expert

    That happened to me also.
    I believe it's a glitch between google contacts and your backup app.
    Whenever doing a restore from your backup app, don't restore contacts... and they will be restored after your phone syncs to Google.

    I think the only fix if going through them one by one. Unless someone knows of an easier fix.

    I did in my gmal-contact, on my computer.
     

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