Android full backup with adb

To download Anroid SDK go to

The backup command

mike@mikembp:~/Downloads/android/sdk/platform-tools$ ./adb backup -all
Now unlock your device and confirm the backup operation.

Default backup file name is backup.ab

mike@mikembp:~/Downloads/android/sdk/platform-tools$ ls -la backup.ab
-rw-r-----  1 mike  wheel    60M Feb  9 07:39 backup.ab

Get some log stuff to examine phone stat data

mike@mikembp:~/Downloads/android/sdk/platform-tools$ ./adb logcat -b radio -d > radio.logcat
mike@mikembp:~/Downloads/android/sdk/platform-tools$ ./adb logcat -d > adb.logcat

Author: Michal Zuber

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