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[EFS][APP][18/4/14] Samsung Tool - Universal Support[BACKUP/RESTORE ON DEVICE]

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8th January 2014, 11:55 AM   |  #1  
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Samsung Tool


DOWNLOAD V5.0 UNIVERSAL

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THIS SUPPORTS ALL DEVICES WITH BUSYBOX INSTALLED

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INSTALLATION
step 1. root your device(im not gonna explain in detail)
Step 2. install busybox - Stericsons Busybox installer
Step 3. open Stericsons Busybox installer and press install(after it completes you can unistall the app)
Step 4. install SamsungTool, open it and press backup

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Features
*Backup EFS(from internal or external sdcard)
*Restore EFS(from internal or external sdcard)
*Reboot
*Hot Reboot
*Reboot Recovery
*Reboot Download
*Donate
*Show Thead


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This is just a quick tool i made to backup/restore your EFS partition, i also integrated a reboot menu incase you need to reboot and added a "Donate" option incase you would like to contribute to this, and a "Show Thread" option to check for updates :) will upload to playstore soon

CHANGELOG
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V5.0
automatic support for ANY device with busybox
added md5 checking for backups
added md5 checks for restore
fixed method of getting device properties
EFS autoblock detection for devices with busybox
more verbal and improved logging
support added for SM-G900I
support added for SM-G900P
support added for SM-G900W8

OLDER
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V4.0
added support for SM-G900A
added support for SM-G900T
Fixed some logging typo's

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V3.0
added automatic device detection
updated UI
logging added
more device support added
S5 support(G900F/H)

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V2.0
added backup/restore from external sdcard

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V1.0
initial release



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Samsung Tool, Tool/Utility for the Samsung Galaxy S III I9300

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ricky310711

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 5.0
Stable Release Date: 2014-04-18
Beta Release Date: 2014-01-15

Created 2014-01-08
Last Updated 2014-11-16
Last edited by Ricky Divjakovski; 16th November 2014 at 11:52 AM.
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8th January 2014, 12:00 PM   |  #2  
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Thanks!! Great tool!!
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Thanks!! Great tool!!

thanks!
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On which folder is EFS saved ?
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On which folder is EFS saved ?

/data/media/SamsungTool/
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/data/media/SamsungTool/

Shouldn't this be better saved on external storage ?!
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Shouldn't this be better saved on external storage ?!

i will add that option in next version but internal in more secure as sdcard can get lost, damaged, corrupt etc..
thanks for the idea though!
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I copy the. img file in xtsd. In case of emergency can i restore it in original file, will it work or will be corrupted or something?
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I copy the. img file in xtsd. In case of emergency can i restore it in original file, will it work or will be corrupted or something?

you can copy it to external, aslong as when/if you wanna restore put back in the SamsungTool folder!
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you can copy it to external, aslong as when/if you wanna restore put back in the SamsungTool folder!

Of course!! Very helpful tool, although we pray that we never have to use it.!!!!! Thanks again!!

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