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Android full backup possible?

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I have an Android 10 inch Flytouch 3 (I think it's a Superpad III clone), no matter.

Anyway, what is the best way of doing a backup so that if I have to do a full factory reset I can easily restore everything back again including apps, etc ?

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Thanks.

I looked on the Android Market, couldn't find Nandroid backup app, any clues please ?

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nandroid requires a rooted device.

Most good backup utilities will require root, as it has to copy application files (apks) from protected directories.

A good backup app (available on the market) is titanium backup - I believe there is a free and pro version.  I think its about $5 to get the pro version, so get that it and it should provide you with all of your backup needs.

I think to do what you want though you will need to gain root access to your device.

Go to xda developers (google it) and see if your device has a sub forum.  If it does you should be able to get all the information you need.

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What is root and how do I gain root access ?

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A root access is a Unix term similar to Administrator in Windows. Having root access means you have access to all system directories in your device. If you need full system backup then you definitely need root access so that the app could access the entire file system. Otherwise, if you only need backup of apps without data (e.g. high scores etc.) then you can find many backup apps on the market. You can also access your market account https://market.android.com/account and see all the apps you have downloaded and allow you to download them again.

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Thanks, but;  how do I set up root access ?
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Before I tell you how. Having root access would terminate your phone's warranty and may also break your phone. Anything you do is at your own risk.

Here is a quick guide:

http://thebelv.altervista.org/Flytouch3/rooting/rooting_flytouch3.html

Enjoy

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Using an Android 10 inch Flytouch 3 tablet...

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Very useful, thanks !

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