From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
Android Basics 101: Backing Up Your Apps and Data – XDA Developer TV
In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK talks about the ways you can back up your applications and data on your phone. This allows you to restore this information in case of a phone crash or in case you do a full wipe when flashing a new ROM or kernel.
In this video, XDA Developer TK Producer TK talks about three applications that will make backups for you. First is ROM Manager, which along with the ClockWorkMod Recovery allows you to make a Nandroid Backup of your system. Second is the popular Titanium Backup, which will work on any system with root privileges and backs up system applications and data along with installed applications and data. The third option is My Backup. Check out this video.
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