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Raw Backupfiles

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10th May 2014, 07:55 PM   |  #1  
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I was a idiot and did a backup on my s3 in raw file format before flashing a rom that ruined my data. I thought since i was rooted i could do it that way and reflash my original rom get my phone back to exactly where it was by coping the files back over. I have tried doing that but all i get back is my pictures and music, no contacts and some files connected to some apps. I could care less about anything else i just want to figure out where the contacts directory is located and how to i copy them back to my phone in raw file format. I thought i had them backed up on my pc because i transferred all my phone files via usb.Was Running [ROM] [STOCK] T999UVDMD5 | 4.1.2 | Deodexed on my gs3.
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How exactly did you create the backup? As in what steps/commands?

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10th May 2014, 08:10 PM   |  #3  
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How exactly did you create the backup? As in what steps/commands?

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i just connected phone and just copied and paste files into a folder. i have a feeling i dint copy everything i needed to.
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Most app data is stored in /data/data/

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Most app data is stored in /data/data/

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Cant find directory i guess im screwed?
11th May 2014, 12:11 AM   |  #6  
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Hard to say for sure. Some user apps do store info on the sdcard, but most system apps do not...

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If you formatted when you flashed your new ROM its probably gone for good.. Especially if it was a 4.3 ROM

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