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Re: moving from nexus 4 to 5


The transfer was without issues; I've got the Nexus 5 on the devel_rc-proposed channel, and it is fine except for the minor issues I've seen discussed, such as starting up from sleep; and the strange loss of Arabic in music file names....

Thanks to all involved with the UBPorts project! Happy to continue with this effort!


On Sat, 6 May 2017 11:01:21 -0400, Patrick McGowan wrote:
> Try https://askubuntu.com/questions/602850/how-do-i-backup-my-ubuntu-phone
> complements of popey.
> On Sat, May 6, 2017 at 9:09 AM, Daniel Drennan ElAwar <drennan@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> I was happy to see on the web site that the Nexus 5 would be supported,
>> though I'm sad to leave my nexus 4 behind (#nexus4life).
>> I've been successfully backing up my phone from time to time using tar and
>> then adb to get that file to my computer.
>> I've also done the same with just my contacts.
>> Which has led me to think (perhaps quite erroneously, which would not be
>> the first time) that I might be able to back up /home/phablet, config
>> files, and other items FROM my nexus 4 and then restore them TO my nexus 5,
>> rather than configuring it from scratch and the successful initial build.
>> Any thoughts on how to do this, in terms of what to back up in terms of
>> directories/files, would be greatly appreciated.
>> If I'm completely off the mark, just let me know.
>> Thanks,
>> Daniel
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