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OAndBackupX is a fork of the popular open source backup app for Android

Here at XDA, we are all huge fans of custom ROMs, themes, and all other sorts of modifications. Some of us switch between different custom ROMs fairly regularly, and thus need to use app data backup solutions such as Migrate or the almighty Titanium Backup. If the closed source nature of these solutions is a...

Google’s new Block Store library will make it easier to sign into apps on new devices

One area where Android has lagged behind iOS is the ability to migrate to another device and land in the same state as you started off, at least in the context of your app data. The problem is more prominent when you migrate to a new phone from a different OEM, as specific OEM backup...

[Update 2: Reworked] Google could let you restore your Chromebook using your Android phone

One of the best things about using a Chromebook is that a vast majority of your files are backed up online. This means that in case of a hardware failure, you can rest assured that all your files can easily be downloaded again. However, if Chrome OS stops working for some reason, then you've got...

OnePlus Switch now supports backing up app data, downloads, and office files

The OnePlus Switch application is an app released by the company themselves to facilitate switching from another Android device or an iPhone to your new OnePlus smartphone. It launched earlier this year and has been continuously updated since then with bug fixes, new features, and improvements. Another update has been released, and this is a...

Chainfire’s FlashFire can now Create Fastboot Flashable Backups

Custom ROM users are probably familiar with the process of making regular backups and restorations because of unexpected hiccups causing your phone to enter into a bootloop. It's imperative to backup your device in the off chance that such an event were to occur or you'll have to deal with the frustration of resetting all...