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[Q] Nandroid backup to USB OTG

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14th February 2014, 05:24 AM   |  #1  
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Is it possible to use CWM to take an nandroid backup on my pendrive?

I'm using xperia U and I don't have much place on internal storage.

I'm using DevSwift's Jellybean rom with experimental kernel 11.0c
14th February 2014, 06:08 PM   |  #2  
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You have actually raised my questions?
I was about to ask here?

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14th February 2014, 06:21 PM   |  #3  
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Yes you can do it with cwm.

Connect your pendrive (mount it if it doesn't mount automatically) and select it for the backup. (e.g for xperia p was /storage/usbdisk)
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Yes you can do it with cwm.

Connect your pendrive (mount it if it doesn't mount automatically) and select it for the backup. (e.g for xperia p was /storage/usbdisk)

Could you please explain the steps? that would be very helpful
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My device is xperia p with cwm v6.0.4.7

- Boot to recovery,
- Connect your flash drive (if it doesn't mount automatically go to Mounts and Storage and select Mount USB storage)
- Then go to Backup and Restore option and select backup to /storage/usbdisk (which is your flash drive)

That's it.Wait till the backup ends and reboot your device.

If you want to restore the backup follow the same steps but in step 3 select:

- restore from /storage/usbdisk or
- advanced restore from /storage/usbdisk
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Originally Posted by pikitsan

My device is xperia p with cwm v6.0.4.7

- Boot to recovery,
- Connect your flash drive (if it doesn't mount automatically go to Mounts and Storage and select Mount USB storage)
- Then go to Backup and Restore option and select backup to /storage/usbdisk (which is your flash drive)

That's it.Wait till the backup ends and reboot your device.

If you want to restore the backup follow the same steps but in step 3 select:

- restore from /storage/usbdisk or
- advanced restore from /storage/usbdisk

I have a cwm 6.0.3.6 does that matter? Where can I find the latest version? THank you
14th February 2014, 10:40 PM   |  #7  
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I have a cwm 6.0.3.6 does that matter? Where can I find the latest version? THank you

Ask here http://forum.xda-developers.com/xper...ocked-t2020895
14th February 2014, 11:37 PM   |  #8  
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Connect your flash drive and see if it works !!
If it doesn't just install another cwm for your phone. :)

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