Hands-On Android

Jul 23rd 2020

Hands-On Android 23

Root App Backup

Hosted by Jason Howell
How to Get A Comprehensive Backup of Your Device With Titanium Backup
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Category: Help & How To

Google's cloud backup system is nice and easy, but it's not as comprehensive as the kind of backup that is possible with a rooted device. Jason Howell explains what it means when a phone is rooted, and the kind of deep backup that is possible on such a device.

  • What is root?
  • Why root backup over traditional backup?
  • Downloading and installing Titanium Backup.
  • Setup of Titanium Backup.
  • Backing up app data to the device.
  • Transferring that backup to the cloud.
  • Retrieving the backup to the new device.
  • Restoring the backup data.

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