Simple ADB Backup lets you backup your Android device without rooting itBy Farrukh Anwar | January 16th, 2013
One of the perks of owning an Android device is that it is extremely versatile. The Linux based OS show’s it’s true potential when it is rooted. But, not all of us are comfortable in rooting a perfect new device. So, what do you do if you want to back all the applications and their data? After all, it isn’t iOS. For that feature you would have to root your phone so you could use apps like Titanium back up or my backup pro. Now however, there is a perfect alternative to them, and the best part of the news is that you don’t even have to root your device.
How to use Simple ADB Backup
The application is fairly simple to use, and you don’t have to be an expert to make it work properly. I cannot stress enough that how important it is to back your phone up, and this app will do the job for you. To begin using Simple ADB Backup, you must be running android 4.0 or + on your device. If you clear that criteria then follow the steps below:
Step 1: Enable USB debugging mode on your deice.
Step 2: Connect your phone with USB cable while the application is on.
Step 3: Choose the method of backup you want.
Yes, it is that simple. The procedure time depends on what sort of backup you made. If you made a simple apps backup, the process would be brisk. The application is known to have run into issues with several HTC phones, nonetheless, anything that saves you the time to reinstall you application’s after a format is a blessing.
Simple ADB Backup would particularly be useful for when you are in the process of unlocking your boot loader. As many of you would know that unlocking the boot loader requires your device to be formatted. For that case, just plug your device in and back your apps up.
The Application is available to download for Linux and Windows environment. For now, the developer has kept the app at beta level and is free to download.
Download: Simple ADB Backup, XDA