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Restoring a backup from a different device

21st February 2014, 12:21 PM |#1  
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Long story short, I just had to RMA my Nexus 5 for an intermittent problem with my power button.

I've been running DroidKang for quite some time and I have a backup ready to go. My question is - as long as there is no EFS data being restored, I should be able to install the backup from my current N5, correct?

If there are any problems I may run into, please let me know.

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21st February 2014, 12:59 PM |#2  
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If your plan is to restore a nandroid without the efs partition you should be fine. The nandroid should be just the system, data, and boot partitions.

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21st February 2014, 08:04 PM |#3  
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how could you even validate the nandroid has no EFS partition?
21st February 2014, 08:06 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chaco81

how could you even validate the nandroid has no EFS partition?

You have to specifically include it in a backup.

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