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Good evening, and thank you in advance for any help provided. My Nexus 5's SIM slot has failed and Google is sending a replacement device. I have a 32GB white model. I've rooted the device but have not taken the additional step of unlocking the bootloader. What would be the quickest way for me to completely backup my current Nexus 5 and then restore that backup to my new Nexus 5 when it arrives? I'm trying to avoid completely setting up the phone again.

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Good evening, and thank you in advance for any help provided. My Nexus 5's SIM slot has failed and Google is sending a replacement device. I have a 32GB white model. I've rooted the device but have not taken the additional step of unlocking the bootloader. What would be the quickest way for me to completely backup my current Nexus 5 and then restore that backup to my new Nexus 5 when it arrives? I'm trying to avoid completely setting up the phone again.

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Do a nandroid backup, put it in your new nexus 5, and restore data only. (TWRP)

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How did you root without unlocking the boot loader? Anyway if you're rooted I would highly recommend titanium backup...

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Thank you. However, I've been in the iOS camp for too long and have forgotten how to perform a nandroid backup. Could you point me to the right place so that I can relearn the process? Thank you and sorry for being a bit behind the times.
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How did you root without unlocking the boot loader? Anyway if you're rooted I would highly recommend titanium backup...

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Hi. Would using Titanium do a full system backup including home screen configurations, apps, etc? Thanks. Root without unlocking the boot loader was achieved by only following step 1 in the following thread...

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2510966
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Thank you. However, I've been in the iOS camp for too long and have forgotten how to perform a nandroid backup. Could you point me to the right place so that I can relearn the process? Thank you and sorry for being a bit behind the times.
Welcome back to the Android World! There's a app in the play store named Online Nandroid Backup. Just set it up, and you're good to go.

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Welcome back to the Android World! There's a app in the play store named Online Nandroid Backup. Just set it up, and you're good to go.

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So I've created the Nandroid backup using that app. It was a bit over 10gb. How would you suggest I move it over to the new device? Copy to my PC and then to the new Nexus 5? Should I let the new device go through the setup motions and then use Online Nandroid Backup to restore my old system backup (after rooting of course)? Thanks!
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So I've created the Nandroid backup using that app. It was a bit over 10gb. How would you suggest I move it over to the new device? Copy to my PC and then to the new Nexus 5? Should I let the new device go through the setup motions and then use Online Nandroid Backup to restore my old system backup (after rooting of course)? Thanks!
Yep. Through PC is the best way to go.

P.S. Online Android Backup CANNOT restore backups. You will have to use custom recovery or nandroid manager.
P.S. Make sure both phone's custom recovery are the same (same version recommended)
P.S. u can backup DATA ONLY through Online Nandroid Backup. (Change backup mode to selective and select /data) (backup boot and recovery too for good measure)

On a side note: You nandroid's 10Gb? Wow (my backups are barely 2gb)

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