How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

If you have a rooted Android phone, one essential app is Titanium Backup. Most of you already know it as the ultimate backup and restoration app, but it offers more than that.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

In our series on Titanium Backup, we will explore the following topics:

– Installing Titanium Backup for App Backup and Restore (Current Article)

– Backup and Restore SMS, Call Logs, Wi-Fi Settings

– Scheduling Backups

– Restoring Individual Apps from Nandroid Backup

– Freezing/Uninstalling System Apps

If any of the upcoming articles are not linked, they will be published soon. Let’s begin with the basics of installing Titanium Backup for bulk app backup and restore.

Installing Titanium Backup

Install Titanium Backup just like any other app from the Play Store. When you run the application for the first time, you will be prompted for the supersuer access. After granting access, it will initialize and read your system settings.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium BackupHow to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

Some features on the main page will be marked as red (not available) and will remain that way with a free copy. If you encounter problems with any non-donate feature, tap the “Problems button” at the bottom to update your device Supersuer and Busy Box.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

Unlike other Play Store apps, I won’t recommend exploring Titanium Backup by yourself. This powerful system tool requires caution and a clear understanding of its capabilities. Let’s take a closer look at one of its key features: backup and restore.

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First Backup:

To start, click the check button on the app’s main screen. This will open the Batch Backup/Restore section, where you’ll find various backup and restore options with a Run button next to each. To create your first backup, go to the Backup section and tap Run next to Backup all user apps. If desired, you can also backup system data by tapping the corresponding button.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium BackupHow to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

Select the apps you want to backup and tap the green check button on the top right corner. The app will start the backup process and save all the files to your SD card in a Titanium Backup Folder. The app will show the process on the notification drawer and notify you when it’s finished.

To update the last backup, modify the existing backup. Under the Backup section, run the batch process to overwrite the old backups.

Restoring Apps

Before starting the restoration process, enable app installation from third-party sources in your Android device’s security settings. Then, select the desired restoration scenario and begin the process.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium BackupHow to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

Titanium Backup will restore all apps and their data to your device. On the free version, you must manually restore each app. Do not tap the open app button after restoring an app. If you buy the pro version, all apps will be silently restored to your phone. If you have many apps, purchasing the pro version is worth it.

How to Backup/Restore Android Apps using Titanium Backup

To delete the backup of an app from the SD card after uninstalling it from your device, go to the Delete backups section and run the batch for “Delete backups for un-installed apps”.

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Conclusion

That’s all about backing up and restoring apps using Titanium Backup. Stay tuned for more posts in this series to discover all the cool things you can do with this app.

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