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10th March 2014, 12:13 PM   |  #1  
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im wanting to do a full nandroid back up as ive just rooted ny LG-D802, but i have a concern.

Im assuming that the backup file created is pretty big in size.
Approximately how big?

As i have the D802 i have no SD slot, so memory runs out pretty fast!

I currently have around 3GB of free space, and could potentiall free up another 1 or 2 gb by removing all my music and photos / videos?

Am i going to be able to complete a full back up?
Or will i run out of space?
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im wanting to do a full nandroid back up as ive just rooted ny LG-D802, but i have a concern.

Im assuming that the backup file created is pretty big in size.
Approximately how big?

As i have the D802 i have no SD slot, so memory runs out pretty fast!

I currently have around 3GB of free space, and could potentiall free up another 1 or 2 gb by removing all my music and photos / videos?

Am i going to be able to complete a full back up?
Or will i run out of space?

My current backup amounts to 3.05Gb including: 274 apps (user and system data) - 2 big games only.
The backup contains the following partitions: boot, cache, data, efs and system. Of course the big part of our backups is the data partition so you can try to remove some apps that you don't really use.
As you can see the backup size depends on what we have on our device.

If you don't have enough free space your custom recovery will show up an error.
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Originally Posted by Valiceemo

im wanting to do a full nandroid back up as ive just rooted ny LG-D802, but i have a concern.

Im assuming that the backup file created is pretty big in size.
Approximately how big?

As i have the D802 i have no SD slot, so memory runs out pretty fast!

I currently have around 3GB of free space, and could potentiall free up another 1 or 2 gb by removing all my music and photos / videos?

Am i going to be able to complete a full back up?
Or will i run out of space?

You'll probably run out of space.
What you could do is an ADB backup though. That way the backup's saved onto your computer.
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My current backup amounts to 3.05Gb including: 274 apps (user and system data) - 2 big games only.
The backup contains the following partitions: boot, cache, data, efs and system. Of course the big part of our backups is the data partition so you can try to remove some apps that you don't really use.
As you can see the backup size depends on what we have on our device.

If you don't have enough free space your custom recovery will show up an error.

Thanks for the reply.
I've got a similar amount of apps, is I think I might just squeeze a nandroid backup in once I dump some not so important apps and get rid of media

LG-G2 / Android 4.2.2
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You'll probably run out of space.
What you could do is an ADB backup though. That way the backup's saved onto your computer.

This interests me, could you explain how I'd do it or point me in the direction of some guide?

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Thanks for the reply.
I've got a similar amount of apps, is I think I might just squeeze a nandroid backup in once I dump some not so important apps and get rid of media

LG-G2 / Android 4.2.2

You can also:
1. Make an online nandroid backup
2. Or backup only system stuff through your recovery and backup your user data in the Cloud with Helium app for instance.

Anyway with 4Gb you will have enough space imo.

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This interests me, could you explain how I'd do it or point me in the direction of some guide?

LG-G2 / Android 4.2.2

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=3651
You need adb of course
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Anyway with 4Gb you will have enough space imo.


http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=3651
You need adb of course

How do I go about getting adb on my pc?! Sorry for the noob question.... I'm an Android noobie!

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How do I go about getting adb on my pc?! Sorry for the noob question.... I'm an Android noobie!

LG-G2 / Android 4.2.2

Don't worry
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2588979
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Don't worry
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2588979

You sir, are a gentleman!
Thank you!

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i have another question on this topic!!!!!

If im installing a new AOSP ROM, most of them instruct to do a factory reset.
My question is will this clean everything?
So i copy the ROM .zip to SD storage, do the wipe...will this wipe the sd storage?

Im on an international D802 so i dont have an external SD card slot?

im worried about wiping the phone (factory reset) and this wiping away the new ROM .zip so i cant install it.

am i being stooopid?

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