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27th March 2012, 02:56 AM   |  #1  
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I messed up my phone today trying to revert back using a nandroid backup i had.
Problem is, when i restored it, my captivate would get to the splash screen and just go on forever. I thought maybe it will take awhile but no, it keeps going and ive left it for so long.

Im running Team ICSSGS along with IcyGlitch B5.

I can get into the OS after i format everything but i wanted to get back into my phone with all my apps still there.

Any help please?

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27th March 2012, 04:02 AM   |  #2  
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Copy Glitch V14 B6 to your SD card, then try a fresh restore, followed by flashing B6 before you reboot.
27th March 2012, 04:12 AM   |  #3  
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Question Say, what is Nandroid
Never did Nandroids. Just backed all my apps, account and Wi-Fi settings by TiBu. Then copied /sdcard/TitaniumBackup into computer.

Does Nandroid knows the filesystem to format etc? And if apps were on SDCard - will it really restore them?
27th March 2012, 04:52 AM   |  #4  
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pc103, i tried that several times to no avail.
i finally installed appextractor and used that and did pretty much what i needed. not all my user data is there but thats ok, saves me from having to redownload everything.
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Does Nandroid knows the filesystem to format etc? And if apps were on SDCard - will it really restore them?

Good details are at What exactly is a nandroid backup?

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pc103, i tried that several times to no avail.
i finally installed appextractor and used that and did pretty much what i needed. not all my user data is there but thats ok, saves me from having to redownload everything.

Check out the smbk functions in Super Manager. They let you choose between [sys] / [user] apks +/- data when restoring. That and Super Backup makes an easier reload when Nandroid's not an option.
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Never did Nandroids. Just backed all my apps, account and Wi-Fi settings by TiBu. Then copied /sdcard/TitaniumBackup into computer.

Does Nandroid knows the filesystem to format etc? And if apps were on SDCard - will it really restore them?

As a longtime TIBU user I have run into trouble. I was using ROMs in the i9000 [Saurom, Continuum, Apex] family but also Native I897 ROMs [ Serenity, SaruromKK4]. Never a complaint due to TIBU. But moving over to CM9 and 4.0.4 IMM30B I have found that a full restore breaks things. Both the media player and messaging stop working [some installs]. I have had to be selective, and ...

Nandroid? pc103 links to info that shows Nandroid will not replace TIBU.. Perhaps TIBU has more control/functionality than my FULL restore approach.
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I'm almost positive nandroid does recognize the file system- I think that is the point of nandroid basically, to take a snapshot of your entire phone including file systems and cache- but I ran into issues restoring apps with TiBu after a nandroid backup/restore between two rom versions, and it seemed to be due to a different format of file system. I'm no expert however...
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