Originally Posted by jd1639 View Post
Do you have a custom recovery? You could use adb pull if you do. Boot into recovery and from you pc use
adb pull /sdcard c:\nexus5

Sent from my Nexus 5 using XDA Free mobile app
Can also backup /system and /data like this.

You may need to start "adb root" first though

Ensure phone is off.
Hold vol down + Power until it vibrates
Press VOL up twice and press power (Vibrates again)
adb root
adb shell
mount /system
mount /data
abd pull /data c:\nexus\data
adb pull /system c\:nexus\system
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