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    When updating the same ROM, is a complete wipe necessary? Or is wiping cache\dalvik sufficient?
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    Sometimes just wiping the cache would be enough but it all depends on how many changes and what those changes are. If its a real minor change you won't have any issues but most update aren't just a few changes. It's always best to wipe data unless the developer tells you different.
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    Doing a full wipe is always the best option, but at the very least you should wipe cache/dalvik, and probably /system as well.
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    Hmm.. Ok, thanks. Any chance there's some sort of app that will recover your home screens\folders after flashing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ignite023 View Post
    Hmm.. Ok, thanks. Any chance there's some sort of app that will recover your home screens\folders after flashing?
    Titanium Backup or MyBackup Pro
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    You would need to use a different launcher to backup home screens and folders, try Nova launcher which is almost the same as stock with a few extra features like being able to backup then restore. Just Google Search Nova Launcher and you will find a download somewhere.
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    Been using Nova for a few weeks.. Had no idea. Thanks!

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