Learn How-To Get and Restore Nandroid Images on Android Using ClockworkMod Recovery
Android is a well-known operating system which is present in lots of devices, tablets and smartphones. In this post we’ll discuss about to get and restore nandroid images on Android using ClockworkMod Recovery.so, On Android devices, taking nandroid backups using ClockworkMod Recovery is the most popular methods of backing up the data on your device.
DISCLAIMER: The below method is bit risky and we will not be held responsible if you lose data or your device gets damaged in the following of this guide so please proceed at your own risk.
Below you can see the easy to understand steps…
Take Nandroid Backup Using ClockworkMod Recovery
First of all launch ROM Manager and tap on Reboot to Recovery. Your phone will reboot into ClockworkMod Recovery.
Step 2: Using your volume up/down keys and the home/power button, navigate to backup andrestore > backup to begin a complete backup of your phone’s current state. This is called creating a nandroid backup. Taking a nandroid backup can take up to 10-15 minutes if you have loads of data saved, so you’ll have to be a little patient.
Step 3: That’s it! Your nandroid backup is now ready! To continue using your device, selectreboot system now from the main menu.
Restore Nandroid Backup Using ClockworkMod Recovery
Step 1: Launch ROM Manager and tap on Reboot to Recovery. Your phone will reboot into ClockworkMod Recovery.
Note that if booting into CWM from ROM Manager fails, you can always shut down your device, press and hold a specific combination of buttons to manually boot into CWM.
Step 2: Using your volume up/down keys and home/power button, you will have to navigate to backup & restore > restore > [nandroid backup you took in Step 2 under How To Backup]
Note: these nandroid backups are placed in /sdcard/clockworkmod/backup. You can transfer your previously-taken backups here and then restore.
Step 3: Just like backing up, restoring to a nandroid image can take a lot of time, so please be patient. Yelling at your device won’t do any good.
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