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can i port Android 4.4 from Xperia Z1 to Xperia T using Rom Porter or it's working only with costum roms? I greet
 
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can i port Android 4.4 from Xperia Z1 to Xperia T using Rom Porter or it's working only with costum roms? I greet
it could be done for unlocked bootloaders but if you're thinking of trying it for locked bootloaders it can't be done since we have a 4.3 kernel, so you can port a 4.3 ROM theorectically

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it could be done for unlocked bootloaders but if you're thinking of trying it for locked bootloaders it can't be done since we have a 4.3 kernel, so you can port a 4.3 ROM theorectically
Thanks for answer. Can I unlock bootloader without removing folder "data"?
 
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Thanks for answer. Can I unlock bootloader without removing folder "data"?
unfortunately you can't, /data partition will always be wiped when unlocking the bootloader

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unfortunately you can't, /data partition will always be wiped when unlocking the bootloader
If I will unlock bootloader, all my apps, games saves and settings would be removed, yes? Can I simply copy folder "data" before unlock and replace copied folder after unlock? Or won't it work? Sorry for my English.
 
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If I will unlock bootloader, all my apps, games saves and settings would be removed, yes? Can I simply copy folder "data" before unlock and replace copied folder after unlock? Or won't it work? Sorry for my English.
as far as I know you can backup with this without root: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ikdutta.backup

you can use titanium backup with root and backup your apps with that.

then restore after you have unlocked the bootloader

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Can you write how to port Android 4.4 from XZ1 to XT?

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