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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by hendrikbez, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. hendrikbez

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    I am looking for a app that can backup apps, settings, and all my apps settings, I don't what to start a game over when I am about halfway with it.

    I looking for one that does not req root. I still have 1 and a half year warranty on my phone, or is there a easy way to root and unroot my phone.

    Using firmware 2.3.4
     

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    Titanium. You need to be rooted though. App data can be accessed by backup apps without root. Basically, what you are asking is impossible without rooting.

    PS: I am waiting to be corrected though. :)
     
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    Titanium is the best, and yes you need to be rooted. Of course you can unroot again when you have a problem and need to give your phone into customer support.
     
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    If you don't like Titanium try out ROM Toolbox by Jrummy. Its in my opinion better than Titanium by leaps and bounds and its cheaper to get the pro version.
     
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    As a non-rooted person, I use MyBackup Pro, and have actually successfully done a restore from it after a factory reset at least once. My Robo Defense game was still there with all my experience, presumably it had the data stored on the SD card. I can't swear that will happen with all games, though.
     
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    After you restored apps with MyBackup Pro, did the apps show up in the "My Apps" section in the Android Market?
     
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    That is a point, with Titanium the market links are restored, it even has a "Market Doctor".
     
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    I guess the moral of the story is if you want the market links restored and all your data backed up, you have to be rooted.
     
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    Now that I think of it, you can get App List Backup. It backs up nothing else but the market list. So presumably you use it to backup market list, then backup the apps using MyBackup Pro.
     
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    Yep, Robo Defense and all my other applications are still listed in My Apps.
     
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    In fact a normal backup should be possible without root. You need rooting when you need too access (read and write) data and apps stored in the phone memory (in the root of the phone), be it some settings like selected ringtones, wifi setup, bluetooth setup, etc, as well as data stored in the phone root. Titanium can access all this data and apps, back them up and restore them. You can do a similar complete backup (nand backup) from the clockwork mode (CWM) screen, but you cannot restore selectively as in Titanium and only do a complete restore in that way.
     
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    Did (Almost) everyone in this thread miss this bit?^




    ^I believe you'll find that's clockworkmod.;)
     

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