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at March 17, 2017

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New TWRP Release i.e. V3.1.0.0 provide users the ability to backup and restore their current roms directly on your Computer. All you need is , Latest TWRP Recovery, Minimal ADB , and a working brain. New versions of TWRP are coming out for various devices . Devices with official TWRP Support will soon recieve the new TWRP .

On various occassion our smartphone runs out of internal storage i.e. we don't have enough internal storage to backup rom. If you have latest recovery and a PC then you don't have to worry about internal storage of your phone because you can make backup of several roms without worrying about storage.




For those who don't know about ADB , ADB (Android Debug Bridge) is command line tool that allows you to access every part of your android system with the help of command line. For most of users , it just a tool to flash TWRP recovery and Unlock their device Bootloaders.

Here I am writing a handy guide to create an ADB backup on Computer with TWRP V3.1.



How To Take TWRP Backup On PC With ADB


1. You should be on latest TWRP i.e. V3.1.

2. You need ADB setup on your PC. Check out Minimal ADB and Fastboot and how to set it up.

3. Turn on USB debugging .
  • Go to Settings >> About Phone
  • Tap Build Number 7 times until it says "You are now a developer"
  • Under Settings >> Developer Options , Turn on USB debugging.

4. Reboot to recovery and connect your phone to PC via USB cable.

5. On your PC, create a new folder where you want to save the TWRP backup files. Then do Shift + Right click on any empty white space inside the folder, and select Open command window here from the context menu.

6. Once command window is open, type in the following command to initiate TWRP backup:
adb backup --twrp

7.As soon as you type the above command , TWRP Recovery will automatically open the Backup screen . You have to select the partition which you want to backup .


8. After selecting backup partitions, then Swipe To Backup .

9. Wait until backup process fineshes. Your backup will be saved and then you can disconnect your phone from PC.


How To Restore TWRP Backup From PC With ADB

You can backup your data with ADB then you definitely want to restore it whenever you need it. Maybe in case of BOOTLOOP 😂. Here are the instructions to restore TWRP Backup you made earlier .
1. Reboot to recovery and connect to PC with USB cable.

2. Open the folder where you took backup of your ROM with ADB .

3.Then do Shift + Right click on any empty white space inside the folder, and select Open command window here from the context menu.

4.Once command window is open, type in the following command to initiate TWRP backup:
adb restore --twrp

5. That it.


Comment , if you face any problem while taking or restoring backup .

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