Backup Software / Features / Creating Nandroid Backups and Storing NAND Data on PC
Nandroid backup is a method of saving a copy of device’s NAND memory data using special software and root privileges for this particular device. (You cannot make Nandroid backup without root!) Doing it requires some skills and carry a potential risk for an Android device (including damaging the very OS).
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At other hand, the Nandroid backup is a single way to make an Android backup just from the device firmware. If you are constantly modifying your NAND memory in search of an optimal custom Android version, then you need to back up your basic device OS. With Handy Backup, it is simple!
Firstly, you must grab a root privileges for your Android device (ask Google about how to do it). In addition, you will need to obtain a custom recovery tool. After rooting a device, run a custom recovery tool (TWRP or CWM). Then please follow the next sequence to create a Nandroid backup.
That is all. Now you have NAND backup.
The exact Nandroid backup location for different tools is:
Memorize the exact backup location for your system recovery tool for a next step.
Usually, you can do this action manually just by plugging your device into a USB slot and copying a backup folder to your PC. However, with Handy Backup, you can fully automate this process to avoid errors and flaws almost inevitable in a case of manual exchanging.
To create a task backing up a Nandroid content on your computer, please follow the next tips:
Tip: You have no need to use advanced mode for Nandroid backup. Still, if you need for some advanced options, such as running Nandroid backup when plugging a USB device into PC, please go ahead by marking “Advanced mode” on Step 1.
If you have triggered this task, it will automatically back up all content from your Nandroid backup PC folder each time you will plug your Android-based device into the PC, regardless of which USB slot you will use for it.
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To make Nandroid backup, PC can utilize any Handy Backup edition, including the simplest Standard solution for one home machine.
For a security. You will not lose or forget your NAND backup from an accidental change of data on your mobile device if you have a firm and stable copy of Nandroid backup stored in your computer. Having this external copy, you may be sure that you will able to restore Nandroid backup at any time!
To restore your NAND content from a backup, call again for a custom recovery tool and choose the restore option at the backup section. Again, give a time to perform the restoration, and then reboot your device with a restored Android backup. That is all.
You can want to reload a Nandroid backup content from your computer to a device before the restoration. To do it, you may create a restoring task in Handy Backup, or simply copy the needed files to your device via some file manager, as Handy Backup preserves a native data format.
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