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[Q] Besides EFS backup what else?

28th June 2014, 01:04 PM   |  #1  
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Before Installing Recovery / Rom what should be backed up (except personal data) ?
I heard EFS should be backed up and made into several copies.
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28th June 2014, 02:37 PM   |  #2  
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Before Installing Recovery / Rom what should be backed up (except personal data) ?
I heard EFS should be backed up and made into several copies.

you are right.
First thing after root = backup your efs folder
Then after you got a custom recovery, making a nandroid backup is always a good idea.
and yes personal data is also good to be saved.
in addition i highly suggest you to read the stickies
after that happy flashing
28th June 2014, 04:30 PM   |  #3  
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you are right.
First thing after root = backup your efs folder
Then after you got a custom recovery, making a nandroid backup is always a good idea.
and yes personal data is also good to be saved.
in addition i highly suggest you to read the stickies
after that happy flashing

Well I rooted the device.
Used kTool(Verification screenshot: http://oi57.tinypic.com/s2gl01.jpg) to backup the EFS, got two files: efs.IMG & efs.tar.gz one is 20MB the other is 0KB this is normal? Cause the verification said there's an error of some sort..
I have SuperSU as Root controller, this ok?
28th June 2014, 11:51 PM   |  #4  
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Well I rooted the device.
Used kTool(Verification screenshot: http://oi57.tinypic.com/s2gl01.jpg) to backup the EFS, got two files: efs.IMG & efs.tar.gz one is 20MB the other is 0KB this is normal? Cause the verification said there's an error of some sort..
I have SuperSU as Root controller, this ok?

i suggest you to use philz touch as custom recovery and make an efs backup within the recovery...
29th June 2014, 12:00 AM   |  #5  
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i suggest you to use philz touch as custom recovery and make an efs backup within the recovery...

Last time I did that somehow ****ed my phone up.. Not going to try. Also last time I lost my IMEI & Serial using the backup that I made via kTool restored it properly!

* All of the above was on the previous Motherboard! *
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