Backing up Nexus 5

Posted on 2013-11-29
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
In having an iDevice, I'm use to being able to do a full and complete backup with app data saved using iTunes.  How would I do this on the Nexus 5 without rooting?   Also, how would I do the full and complete restore?
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Thomas Grassi earned 500 total points
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I am a iPhone guy myself they make it so much easier to do this function

I found this  check it out

Hope it helps

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That's a good link - thanks although unless I'm mistaken or doing it wrong, the backup of apps to Google's servers doesn't actually save the application data - just the apps.  For example, I use Google Authenticator and I need the site data I place in it to be saved (e.g. Google, Evernote, Dropbox).  With an iDevice, it's a done deal using iTunes but with Google restore, I only get the app back but not it's data, or am I wrong or doing something wrong?
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Thanks for the tips - I always found an app called Helium that works well.

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