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?
Never Lose Your Progress Again, Backup Your Angry Birds Data
The great thing about having root access is the freedom that comes with it. You can flash a new ROM anytime, anywhere, and as often as you like. But what does that mean for your games?
The game apk itself can generally be backed up to your Google account, but the progress is usually lost forever. This can be very annoying for games like Angry Birds. You might spend weeks getting to level 100, only to be bounced back to level 1 after flashing. Thanks to XDA member mingkee, we no longer have to worry about losing our progress on Angry Birds.
- rooted phone/tablet
- root explorer installed
By following this quick and easy process, you can backup Angry Birds data as easily as you backup your ROM. To do it for yourself, head over to the original thread for instructions.
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