Restore backup of smartphone with TWRP

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Summary

If you have previously done a backup of a smartphone using the recovery TWRP, this documentation shows you how to restore it.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic amd64
  • Packages: adb

In the documentation Unlock_Nexus_5X the creation of a usable backup is described.

Description

Upload backup

The downloaded backup should look like this

  $ tree BACKUPS                                                                                                                                                      
  BACKUPS
  └── ZY223WRD2C
      └── 2016-07-09--03-01-28
          ├── boot.emmc.win
          ├── boot.emmc.win.sha2
          ├── data.f2fs.win
          ├── data.f2fs.win.sha2
          ├── data.info
          ├── recovery.log
          ├── system.ext4.win000
          ├── system.ext4.win000.sha2
          ├── system.ext4.win001
          ├── system.ext4.win001.sha2
          └── system.info

Upload it to the smartphone

   $ adb push BACKUPS /data/media/TWRP/BACKUPS/                                                                                                                              
   BACKUPS/: 11 files pushed. 5.5 MB/s (2047191826 bytes in 355.858s)

Restore

Boot the smartphone into recovery and select Restore. It should show the folder with the date of the backup and beneath it a list of partitions. Select all of them and start the restore

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