Android’s TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux)

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Android's TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux)
Android's TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux)

TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux). Developer or not, backing up your phone is also a smart move rather than losing your data. We’ve all heard about or experienced a tragic loss of data. The main reason for data backup is to save important files if a system crash or hard drive failure occurs. The newest version of TWRP 3.1.0 comes with plenty of features, which now have a ability to backup via ADB as well. However, it is not easy to backup your phone with TWRP 3.1.0. Its very complex, but a developer named “dexbyte” create a simple script to Backup and Restore your phone easily. The script is available for multiple operating systems and even less than a MB in size.

Note

This script is only works with TWRP 3.1.0 or up version. TWRP 3.1.0 have some bugs and it may fail to do backup/restore on some devices.

Prerequisities

  • Install TWRP Recovery 3.1.0 (or up version) in your Phone (How to Install)
  • Install ADB Drivers according to your OS (How to Install)
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode

Enable USB Debugging Mode

Make sure that you have enabled USB Debugging mode for your Android device. If you don’t know how to do that then please follow the instructions below:

1. Open up the  Settings in your Android smartphone.

2. Scroll down the bottom and tap on About Phone option.

Android Oreo OS: The About Phone option is available in System option.

How to Install ADB on Windows, macOS, and Linux?
How to Install ADB on Windows, macOS, and Linux?

3. Now, tap the Build Number 7 times to enable the Developer Mode.

4. Go back to the main  Settings. Now, there will be Developer Mode option.

5. Tap on Developer Mode and Enable the USB Debugging option.

6. It may ask you for confirmation, just enable it over there as well.

Download(s)

Please download the ADB Drivers according to your operating system by hitting the below links.

How to use TWRP Backup Tool in Windows PC?

1. Make sure that your Android device is connected to PC via USB Cable.

2. Extract the downloaded file and open up TWRP Backup Tool.cmd

3. Press any key on the welcome screen to continue and you will see a Menu.

Android's TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC
Android’s TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC

4. Now, choose the option “7. Boot Into Recovery” by typing 1 and press Enter key.

5. There are total five ways to back up your phone. For this case, we will go with option 1. So, type 1 and press Enter key.

6. Now give a name to your backup file or leave blank for default name and hit Enter key.

7. If you want to compress the file then type yes or y and press Enter key. Or, type no or n and press Enter if you don’t want to compress your backup file.

8. Now it will start creating a backup file on your phone. The backup file will be created in the same folder where you have the TWRP Backup Tool.

How to use TWRP Backup Tool in macOS or Linux?

1. Make sure that your Android device is connected to PC via USB Cable.

2. Extract the downloaded file into easily accessible directory, such as Desktop.

3. Open up the Terminal and type below command.

cd

4.  Drag & Drop the folder to the Terminal and hit Enter key.

Android's TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux)
Android’s TWRP Backup & Restore Tool For PC (Windows/Mac/Linux)

5. Now Drag & Drop the TWRP Backup Tool file to the Terminal and press Enter key.

6. Now, choose the option “7. Boot Into Recovery” by typing 1 and press Enter key.

7. There are total five ways to back up your phone. For this case, we will go with option 1. So, type 1 and press Enter key.

8. Now give a name to your backup file or leave blank for default name and hit Enter key.

9. If you want to compress the file then type yes or y and press Enter key. Or, type no or n and press Enter if you don’t want to compress your backup file.

10. Now it will start creating a backup file on your phone. The backup file will be created in the same folder where you have the TWRP Backup Tool.

How to Restore Backup using TWRP Backup Tool?

1. Make sure that your Android device is connected to PC via USB Cable.

2. Boot your Android device into recovery mode.

3. Open up the TWRP Backup Tool in your OS.

4. Make sure your Backup file is in the same folder as your TWRP Backup Tool.

5. In the tool list, choose the option “6. Restore” by typing 6 and then hit Enter key.

6. Type the Backup file name and press Enter key. Make sure, you wrote correct file name without making any mistakes in uppercase and lowercase letters.

7. Hit the Enter key to confirm and wait for it to finish the restore process.

FAQs

You need to install ADB drivers on your computer. (How to Install)

This message is generated by TWRP and not by the tool. I am guessing it means check your phone for the backup process.

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