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Hi,
I have a problem that I'm hoping you guys can help me with:
I bought my Nexus 5 from the US Play Store but I live in Europe, which is why my LTE isn't working.
Now I have a friend who has the opposite situation, living in the States but having a European N5.
Now our idea was to simply switch phones, but we don't know how to do with while keeping all the data.
Is there any way to backup EVERYTHING into a file which each of us could flash so it would be like the both of us had the same phone as before, only with working LTE?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Yes, if you can root both phones without unlocking the bootloader (unlocking wipes phones), flash a custom recovery then do a nandroid backup (EXCLUDING EFS) then copy /sdcard to your pc.

OR use carbon (Although I cannot guarantee its everything).

Although it is much easier and safer to start fresh.

All guides etc are in the link in my signature, except - if you want root without unlocking bootloader, you'll have to try your luck with the towelroot app.

Anyway read up and you may figure it out but if you're a stranger to rooting, I wouldn't recommend it.
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Please use descriptive thread titles in future

Yes, if you can root both phones without unlocking the bootloader (unlocking wipes phones), flash a custom recovery then do a nandroid backup (EXCLUDING EFS) then copy /sdcard to your pc.

OR use carbon (Although I cannot guarantee its everything).

Although it is much easier and safer to start fresh.

All guides etc are in the link in my signature, except - if you want root without unlocking bootloader, you'll have to try your luck with the towelroot app.

Anyway read up and you may figure it out but if you're a stranger to rooting, I wouldn't recommend it.
Yeah sorry for the title, couldn't think of any description.
In fact both our phones are rooted and have a custom recovery, I wasn't sure about the nandroid backup process though.
Thanks a lot for your help.
 
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Yeah sorry for the title, couldn't think of any description.
In fact both our phones are rooted and have a custom recovery, I wasn't sure about the nandroid backup process though.
Thanks a lot for your help.
Nandroid from recovery will backup everything except sdcard. So do a nandroid backup to sdcard and copy To PC

Just ensure you DO NOT backup or restore efs.

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