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    Default Backup question

    Has anyone tried restoring a nandroid backup to a different phone than it was made with? Will it work?
    assuming I wipe everything on the receiving phone

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    Default Re: Backup question

    On a different Optimus V with the same hardware configuration? Maybe.

    On a different phone? Good luck / enjoy the brick.
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    it changes so much

    Default Re: Backup question

    I have successfully restored a nandroid from my zv5 to a different zv5 v. I once restored a zv4 stock nand to a zv5 phone and it worked but obviously the screen didn't work. Screen cast was really handy around that time last year.

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    Default Re: Backup question

    They are the same phones, purchased at the same time
    I want to set up a nice Rom with all apps and everything then transfer that to my wifes phone via said backup

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    Default Re: Backup question

    That should work if there aren't any hardware difference (which sometimes happens). Let us know how it turns out.

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