How To Restore Apps and Data After Flashing a Coustom ROM on Android

Android Smartphones are well known for their Open Source nature and great customization capabilities. One of the (many) good sides of having an Android phone or tablet is being able to customize it using custom ROMs or launchers. However, if you are not so sure what you are doing while you install another ROM or if you change from one to another every other day, knowing that you can get recover your whole system to a certain point in time is very convenient. Basically, this so-called Nandroid backup. if you want to take the backup of entire OS, Nandroid Backup is your companion. A Nandroid backup is like a standalone backup of your device which can be restore anytime. For instance, if you experience any glitches in the new rom or mod you had tried or accidentally damaged your device when making a mod by yourself, you can easily get back to your old system if you have made a backup.

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In just a few clicks, your whole system is restored and your device is fully functioning again. A nandroid backup can be easily made using a Custom recovery like CWM, TWRP, Philz etc… Each recovery has its own significance and hence we decided to show you how to backup and restore your Android device using all the three recoveries. So let’s see How to Backup and Restore your Android Device after flashing a rom.

Prerequisites for a Nandroid backup

  • To make a Nandroid backup, your Android device has to be rooted and needs to have a custom recovery tool. If your device isn’t rooted, don’t worry and check out our rooting how-to.

Also read: How To Root of Micromax YU Yureka & Install the CWM recovery 

Backup your Android device using CWM Recovery

CWM comes both in touch and non-touch versions, touch version can be accessed by simple touch controls and the non-touch version can be used by pressing Volume Up and Volume Down for navigating and Power button for selecting.

  • To get into your recovery, you first need to boot your device into the bootloader. With many devices, this can be done by turning it on holding down the volume-down and power button. However, since it depends on what device you have.
  • Once you managed that, simply navigate with your volume buttons to “Recovery mode” and select this option. Now your device will reboot into your custom recovery.
  • In CWM recovery, you will find numerous options. Select Backup and Restore from the options.
  • Under the Backup and Restore option you will find a lot of sub-options similar to the options below:
  • To make a backup, choose any backup option (either to Internal or External memory) from the above submenu and the process will start itself.
  • After successful completion, select “Go back” and choose “Reboot system now” to reboot your device.

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Restore your Android device using CWM Recovery

  • Simply boot into recovery.
  • Select any restore option (either to Internal or External memory) from the above submenu and select any backup file to restore your device.
  • Now select Go back to return to the main menu.
  • Select Reboot System Now to reboot your system.

Backup your Android device using TWRP Recovery

  • To get into your recovery, you first need to boot your device into the bootloader. With many devices, this can be done by turning it on holding down the volume-down and power button. However, since it depends on what device you have.
  • In TWRP main menu, select the Backup option by tapping it. It will show you a screen with available partitions to backup.
  • Select the required partitions to backup (Select all in normal case) and you can select the storage option also. Naming the backup is possible if it’s enabled in the TWRP settings.
  • Make the backup by swiping to the right at the bottom.
  • Your device should now perform the backup process, once that’s done you will show a success message.
  • Now reboot your device.

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Restore your Android device using TWRP Recovery

  • To restore the saved backups, tap the Restore button in the main menu. You’ll get options to rename, delete or restore backups.
  • Select the partitions you wish to restore and swipe to initiate the process. For normal restore select all.
  • Once the restore process is completed, you will get an option to reboot the device. Tap on it to reboot your device.

Backup and Restore your Android device using PHILZ Recovery

  • To get into your recovery, you first need to boot your device into the bootloader. With many devices, this can be done by turning it on holding down the volume-down and power button. However, since it depends on what device you have.
  • In the Philz main menu, select Backup and Restore option.
  • Now select the backup option to start the backup process.
  • If you want to restore the stored backups, enter the Backup and Restore option.
  • Now tap any restore option.
  • After the device is restored, go back to the main menu and select Reboot System Now.

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Conclusion

I hope these steps help you making a Nandroid backup and restore. Here we share only 3 recovery apps restore and backup process because these are the most useful recovery apps. If you have any problem then leaves a comment. I hope you like it, if you like it then share it with yours friends.

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