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    Default Droid Backup

    How do you backup the droid? I am not just looking for contact backup, i believe thats saved via my gmail sync anyways... I am looking for all my settings AND app information.

    When I say app information, I specifically mean their settings and info I have added. For Instance I have added like 30 barcodes to the Keyring app, if something happened to my droid it would be a complete pain to load those all again... Is there anything for this?
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    nobody have any info on this?
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    I've been using Flexilis ... its a anti-virus (efficacy TBD), phone locate, backup program..

    a few caveats..

    AV in Android, is it really needed? The only way to really test it is to be attacked.. i know it scans downloads.. but who knows after that.

    its in beta... little buggy but they're getting there... i think some recommendations to them that a "complete" backup would be desired would help.

    you could always use your usb cable and copy the contents of your mem card.
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    are all the app settings stored on the memory card?
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    Default MyBackup Pro for Motorola Droid and Android 2.0

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    I'm using the futuredial suite smartphone edition.

    It works for me....

    I managed to back up my Phonebooks, Music/Ringtones, Pictures, video, Calendars, Text Messages .....and blah blah blah.....

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    I'm using MyBackup Pro, an am totally happy with it. I schedule backups to my SD card, and it works nicely.
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    For all you doing backups, are there any sync issues with your gmail contacts? Just curious.
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    Astro file manager. Free. Works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by prometheus View Post
    Astro file manager. Free. Works.
    Astro has a backup utility built in to it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cory Streater View Post
    Astro has a backup utility built in to it?
    Well, it backs up apps. But, to addresses the OP's specific question and example (barcode scans) ..... hmmmmmm? I don't know.

    I had to do a factory reset. All of the apps were backed up on the SD card via Astro. But, I switched the primary gmail account associated with the device. So, although all 40+ apps were restored in a out 16 seconds flat, the problem was that I wouldn't have got any app updates thru Market. AND my settings weren't saved. It was pretty much a useless backup. I just went thru Market and re-downloaded them all again, even paying for a new copy of some.

    So, Astro is good - but reading deeper into the developer's post above regarding his back up app...... Astro is good. But, ya' get what you pay for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dodo View Post
    I'm using the futuredial suite smartphone edition.

    It works for me....

    I managed to back up my Phonebooks, Music/Ringtones, Pictures, video, Calendars, Text Messages .....and blah blah blah.....

    futuredial
    Ok so I got this and am having issues getting my phone to connect and detect as a modem, and yes I got the USB drivers and USB debugging is on. Any suggestions/pointers?
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    Default FREE m:IQ Live!

    Hey,

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    m:IQ helps users sync their contacts, text messages, calendar events, calls, photos, videos, and internet favorites from their phones to their private web-based m:IQ account.* Once backed-up in the cloud, users can interact with their information in exciting new ways, send and receive text messages, share their experiences with friends and social sites, and easily restore their content when moving from one phone to the next.* Content instantly transfers between the phone and the web without requiring any user interaction ensuring that users are always backed-up and have access to their information.

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    Default Re: Droid Backup

    If you are rooted, Titanium Backup backs up 'everything' if you're not rooted a backup program must have access to the app - meaning the support for your backup app must be written into the other apps you use. Titanium is the #1 reason to root. If you are trying out new Rom it is critical to use it otherewise you may not have access to most of your downloaded apps through market. And it makes it super easy and fast to get completely up and running on a new rom. Regardless of Rom'ing it is the only fool proof way I know to back up and easily restore EVERYTHING.
    Cheers.

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    Please star this issue if you would like to see this developed.



    Thanks,
    -Everyone else who wants this developed
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    Thumbs up Re: Droid Backup

    Helloo... I used Backup Caretaker and it worked well while creating backup of SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call logs, System settings, and custom dictionary. I used the Lite version and created the backup on SD card but there is another version that is paid and called Pro version that creates backup on online cloud. More information was found on their website that is quite informative:

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