really good work
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ADB backup and restore is plenty of bugs, please recommend clockworkmod instead.
Related adb backup and restore bugs:
Issue 28303: adb backup doesn't respect -noshared flag
Issue 32830: adb restore errors not displayed on device
Issue 34311: Galaxy Nexus gets stuck when restoring adb backup
Issue 25780: BackupManager causes reboot when BackupAgent missing
Issue 40691: ab backup and restore Ski Safari does not restore saved data
Issue 16286: Restoration of phone not working properly
Will this work if you're trying to backup and restore to two different devices?
For example: Backing up from a broken Samsung GS3, and restoring to a new refurb GS3? Or backing up a Samsung Vibrant and restoring to a GS3?
My main concern is the app data, and doing it without root.
This is not true, you can backup from one device and restore to another using adb. I was originally on a Galaxy Nexus phone, but when I received the Nexus 4 I did a full backup of the Galaxy nexus, and then restored that backup onto my Nexus 4 and it worked beautifully. Though both phones probably should be running the same OS if you try this.
If this windows app is just running adb commands in the backened there's no reason why they couldnt do this.
I personally have ADB up and running (and do my backups manually using adb backup. It does work very well on my OG Transformer, my Galaxy Note and my Nexus 7, and yes, I use it to transfer game progress between devices, and it works well). Still, this tool is useful if you don't like typing on the command line.
Do you mind if I post enhancement suggestions? (I know those are possible, and in fact, I have toyed with the idea of doing them all in a bash script, no Python needed, though I always find that manual use of ADB Backup is more useful for me, so I always put it for another day)
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