[TOOLKIT][GUI][MULTI-PLATFORM] Ultimate Backup Tool v2.0 - Full backup without root

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By Gigadroid, Senior Member on 20th August 2012, 08:20 PM
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With this tool, you can completely backup your device without root or unlocked bootloader.
I have tested it so far only with my Galaxy Nexus, but it should also work with other devices running Android 4.0+.
So you can unlock your bootloader without losing your data.
With version 1.1, not all parts of the program will be downloaded, only the necessary.
The most tools in the "Tools" section are for the Galaxy Nexus, but more devices will follow soon.
Now the final release of v2 is out!
The UI is complete, it's much easier to use.


Tutorial (thanks to AndyCr15)
If you use v1.2.2 you don't need to copy the UBT to platform-tools.
It would be nice if someone would do a tutorial for v2

German Tutorial:*click*



Ultimate Backup Tool v1

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.1

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.2

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.2.1

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.2.2

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.3

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.3.1

Ultimate Backup Tool v1.3.2

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Mirror link (not always up to date; thanks to

ROM Backup Digital Cryptor

Mac OS / Linux

Ultimate Backup Tool v1 (thanks to eyrienne)

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ROM Backup Digital Cryptor(Alpha, post bugs below; big thanks to Marijuana Legal/Marijsoft )


  • Initial release

  • Added download feature
  • Changeable path for backup
  • Added "Tools" section
  • ADB preloads
  • Added pauses
  • Added ADB and fastboot check
  • changed Window size
  • returning to .bat because some virus scanners have indentified it as malware

  • Path will now be saved
  • fixed problem with preloading ADB
  • added version number
  • added Option to backup a single app
  • added CWM for GS2 and GS3
  • fixed Option 2 to install CWM to Verizon

  • hopefully fixed the bug with backup functions

  • changed window size
  • spelling mistake corrected
  • advanced ADB and fastboot check (thanks to 2uk3y)
  • some UI adjustments (thanks to 2uk3y)
  • recognizes if it runs on x64 or x86

  • full S2 and S3 support
  • german translation (thanks to TheMaurice)
  • added device and version check
  • added notification if backup has been finished
  • added device informations
  • added "Incorrect input" notification to all menus
  • added pop-ups

  • fixed a bug with pop-ups
  • added pop-ups for backups of a single app
  • fixed a bug with path of backup of a single app

  • option to capture a problem
  • added package list
  • added Galaxy Note support
  • ADB updated
  • Fastboot updated

  • Added rootmethod for Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Added option to flash zip
  • Added rootmethod for many devices (Doom4lord4Root)
  • Updated option to block ads
  • Added cloudservice box
  • Added form to report bug in programm
  • Updated gpubli (google ads)
  • Add image to cloud (experimental) (save your photo sdcard cloudservice picasa or flikr - only donation***ImageToCloud) in this version zip file folder image and uploading to google drive
  • Added CloudManager to add upload to your cloud with a application you get if you donate
  • Added donationbutton (Marijuana Legal don't have a job, he's so sorry)
  • Fixed language(English language is default)
  • Fixed update search and download
  • Fixed Backup/restore list single app

Known problems
  • Problems with the HTC One series
  • Problems with Sony devices from 2011

When you have a problem make sure you have correctly installed drivers.

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21st August 2012, 12:59 AM |#2  
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Well...tried this on my GF's Droid Razr Maxx but all it did was display the adb.exe help text and then re-start. Does this util require an ADB connection? Or maybe anything else? I'm thinking some more info would be helpful...

Great idea, though -- I really hope it works.

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21st August 2012, 03:45 PM |#3  
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I have fixed the problem.
The compiler has built crap.
And yes, it requires a ADB connection
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21st August 2012, 06:57 PM |#4  
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I would like to see your source on this, is it possible to create a git?

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21st August 2012, 07:12 PM |#5  
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It's just a .bat file.
Here is the code:
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21st August 2012, 08:02 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by Gigadroid

It's just a .bat file.
Here is the code:

Thank you

Maybe post it in the first post, as I am not the only one who will want to see the source on a developers forum
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27th August 2012, 05:17 AM |#7  
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does NOT work on sprint's galaxy s III running CM10
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A simple gift for this wonderful promising tool...
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27th August 2012, 08:59 AM |#9  
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Since this uses ADB, if adb.exe is not found, it would not give any error/information to the user, of what is happening. It will just exit to the menu. Thus, I have added some ADB detection in the script here.

PS: If @Gigadroid would put this up on github, more expansion and contribution is expected.
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27th August 2012, 09:51 AM |#10  
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hai Gigadroid,

can u explain more about each option? coz i a little bit confuse about option 3,4 and 5.

if i need to backup game apps and data saved, which one should i choice ?

sorry for my English.
27th August 2012, 10:29 AM |#11  
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Where can I contribute a simple Windows WinForms based UI for your tool? I am envisioning a save folder for backups, a file selection for restore. Backup name with date and time in file name if so desired, custom file name, ADB existense check, all garnished with explanative messages and an interminent progress bar so as to not block the UI while performing backup or restore.

BTW I just tried it on my SGS2 a day I after I rooted it for backups and it work fine

Now if I could only see how in ADB a package list can be retrieved with friendly names (Don't tell me... let me learn alone)
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