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I was wondering if updating the firmware would delete my app data,do i have to back it before before proceeding?
 
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I was wondering if updating the firmware would delete my app data,do i have to back it before before proceeding?
If you update via Flashtool then just uncheck "Wipe Data" and you will not lose any of them, if you use PC Companion then yes, it will wipe all.
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If you update via Flashtool then just uncheck "Wipe Data" and you will not lose any of them, if you use PC Companion then yes, it will wipe all.
Do I need to have an unlocked phone to use flashtool?and can't i save the app data to my pc? Im using PCC
 
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Do I need to have an unlocked phone to use flashtool?
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and can't i save the app data to my pc? Im using SUS
Yes, use PC Companion to Backup your data, there is a section Backup & Restore.
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Yes, use PC Companion to Backup your data, there is a section Backup & Restore.
thanks a lot eclyptos,just this last Q, backing up with pcc,will preserve data from my apps right?not just multimedia and photos and stuff !
 
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If you update via Flashtool then just uncheck "Wipe Data" and you will not lose any of them, if you use PC Companion then yes, it will wipe all.
Really? I never lost any data when updating with pc companion
 
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Really? I never lost any data when updating with pc companion
Someone did. Better be safe.

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thanks a lot eclyptos,just this last Q, backing up with pcc,will preserve data from my apps right?not just multimedia and photos and stuff !
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hey pall,I want to restore my data,when i start the procedure it says that some data will not be restored because the apps are no longer installed,and that I should orepare my phone first by installing the apps...why is it called restore if i have to download all over again? -_-
 
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hey pall,I want to restore my data,when i start the procedure it says that some data will not be restored because the apps are no longer installed,and that I should orepare my phone first by installing the apps...why is it called restore if i have to download all over again? -_-
This is really weird. Are you sure you did all right? It asking you to install the apps so you can restore data, in some way is not that bad. Try to install the apps first, if you log with the same account you will not have to pay again if you paid for some app, and then restore again.
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