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28th January 2014, 01:37 AM   |  #1  
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Appoligies if asked b4 but is late and d8nt have band with tonight to go searching If I backup b4 rooting can I restore that backup after and the device be as is now but rooted
28th January 2014, 03:36 AM   |  #2  
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Your device would still have the custom recovery/unlocked bootloader,

But you would not have Superuser access.

To gain superuser access on that backup, just flash SuperSU v1.91 in recovery.

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You can do that to some extent, but you will probably need to at least sign back into your accounts and rearrange the home screen to your liking. You can use something like this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2525026 (you can also do this manually with adb commands) or just one of the back up apps on the Play Store. Some are free, some are paid. Depends on how quick and easy you want the back up to go if you don't want to use the PC tool. Once you do that, then you can unlock the bootloader, root, then restore your stuff.
28th January 2014, 09:44 AM   |  #4  
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Appoligies if asked b4 but is late and d8nt have band with tonight to go searching If I backup b4 rooting can I restore that backup after and the device be as is now but rooted

For me Helium Backup is a very good app that backups user apps and data, can be used with and without root. Titanium Backup is also very good but it requires root.
28th January 2014, 04:11 PM   |  #5  
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I never backup anything always good to start fresh. You could screw up something restoring from old data

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I never backup anything always good to start fresh. You could screw up something restoring from old data

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If you are on the same rom, then it typically isn't much of an issue. Problems arise when restoring from different versions or different roms altogether.
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