Backing up Android's /data/media (i.e. internal storage) using adb and TWRP

Posted on Sun 30 July 2017 in Android • Tagged with android, backup, twrp, adb, benchmarkLeave a comment

Recently I had to clone my Nexus 4 to another Nexus 4 device since my Nexus 4's front glass broke :-(.

At first, the task seemed quite straight-forward. Install the latest version of TWRP's recovery on the phone, backup all partitions using TWRP, transfer them to the other device and restore them.

But thing are never as easy as them seem, are they?

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