Backuping up unrooted Android device

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CharlesF
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Backuping up unrooted Android device

Post by CharlesF » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:40 am

Anyone know if I can backup and restore unrooted Android phones using USB Image tools.

Thanks.

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Charles

Alex
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Re: Backuping up unrooted Android device

Post by Alex » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:51 pm

I don't think, you can make a useful backup with it. I assume, there are more information stored on an android device, than the data, that is accessible via mass storage. I assume, just restoring an image to a new hone won't make that device 100% identical to the original device, but I'm not totally sure here.

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Re: Backuping up unrooted Android device

Post by CharlesF » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:32 pm

Alex,
Alex wrote:I don't think, you can make a useful backup with it. I assume, there are more information stored on an android device, than the data, that is accessible via mass storage. I assume, just restoring an image to a new hone won't make that device 100% identical to the original device, but I'm not totally sure here.
Thanks for the response. I was thinking about backing up and restoring a single device?

Btw, is there anyway to examine an image and extract data from it. I thinking not but though I'd ask.

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Charles

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Re: Backuping up unrooted Android device

Post by Alex » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:00 pm

You can mount an image with OSFMount.

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