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Re: moving from nexus 4 to 5
2017-05-06 15:09 GMT+02:00 Daniel Drennan ElAwar <drennan@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 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).
We will probably have a nexus 4 image on ubports soon.... But no idea how
to solve your problem.
> 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.
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