My FP2 is up to date with the current FPOOS 22.12 .
The proposed backup restore solution with Google
To preserve your data (pictures, memories, contacts, etc.) we recommend performing regular backups because, no matter how careful you are, accidents could happen! It only takes a few minutes.
does not apply to FPOOS.
I have all my data on external supports such as my own cloud, and mail provider,
with the exception of locally created photos.
So I only have to secure the account data and the locally created content.
Preferably with adb [sync | pull | push] source dest and a cron shell script running inside my PC.
How do I identify the directories containing the five account data and is it possible to copy these data back and forth?
This in view of having to test alternative OS es in the future.
The apks are available through their sources and are not a problem, I keep local copies of older functioning versions and a list.
What is the status of the restore function ?
Since nobody seems to have seen this with an immediate idea in mind (and not everybody uses this Google backup capability) …
As this backup and restore method is
endorsed by Fairphone, you could contact Fairphone support about it … https://support.fairphone.com/hc/en-us.
Forum consensus is that calling them should give you a way higher chance of fast communication or results.
Alternatively, if you happen to have #fairphoneangels in your vicinity (see #angelsmap) with Fairphone 2 or Google bac…
Would this be of any interest?
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#wiki. You can edit it using the green pencil button if you want to add something.
This wiki can be followed by the tag #twrpstoragebackup.
Why this wiki?
TWRP is a #dic:customrecovery, and it allows to do a Nandroid backup, i.e a complete backup of all the data on your phone, the system, the apps, though it does not back up your internal storage. All the files in the internal storage will not be saved, and you have to do it manually if you want to. This guide works a…
Note that you can boot TWRP without flashing it (see
I did TWRP backup once. It produced a 1.3 Gigabyte file. Takes time.
Opposed to a backup of 6 https://* addresses with username and password !
5 are for dav5x/ 3 x caldav, 2 x carddav
1 is for the nextcloud app /data
Probably this amounts to less than 1 kByte
and all other settings some more kBytes.
and a small shell script installing all the apps which do not come with the OS .
in case of a fresh install another kByte.
I will test more with shell scripts and adb
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