Resolved [SGS2][2.4.20] Restore of Backup issue

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  1. Sarwar

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    Hey guys,

    I made a backup with the pre-installed MIUI backup app when I was on 2.4.14 build. After flashing to 2.4.20 I'm not able to restore the mentioned backup. The phone restarts middle of the restore process. I have tried couple of times now and also tried to skip the app that was restoring when the reboots happened, without luck. Later I restored back to 2.4.14 and then I was able to restore the same backup. Strange thing, I know it have been done a modification of the backup app between those two last builds. Anyone else experiencing the same issue?

    And one more thing; When I was on 2.4.20 and before I started the restore process I could see that favorite phrases in the SMS was translated to English. But after partly restoring the backup it all went back to Chinese? That cant be right!

    Yeah, I also checked the M5 sum of the downloaded file and re-flashed 2.4.20 three times with wipe/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe of Dalvik cache.
     
  2. Pele

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    it maybe possible that your back up was corrupted.
     
  3. Sarwar

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    Yeah, it might be possible. But it doesn't explain why it worked on 2.4.14 and not on 2.4.20. First time I'm experiencing this, otherwise it's quite stable.

    However, I reflashed without datawipe so I didn't have to use restore :)
     
  4. I backed up these in 2.4.13. Contacts, Call Logs, Messages, System Settings, Wi-Fi Settings, Desktop layout, Alarm settings, Notes, DND settings.

    I successfully restored it in 2.4.20. Try the above.
     
  5. Mish

    MishMIUI Android Staff

    I had same issue with my backups on i9100 MIUI 2.4.20 at first boot (and other random soft reboots), I fixed it just rebooting the phone.

    For SMS phrases same here, it's because restoring SMS datas we overwrite cached file from folder raw-en into the Mms.apk, where translated phrases are stored. Try to delete apk data from Settings --> Apps --> Messaging --> Clear data, then you should have english phrases again.
     
  6. Sarwar

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    Yeah, actually those system apps were restored fine, soft reboots occurred when it started to restore apps. However I found a way round :)
     
  7. Sarwar

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    Thanks, mate! The trick worked well :)
     
  8. MasterTB

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    You could share your "way round" so other people with the same issue can use it to resolve theirs.
     
  9. rattled

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    DOWNLOAD 2.4.20 FROM MIUI SCOTLAND . My sg2 had the same problem and i reverted back to 2.4.13 then tried scotland one. works a treat and is fast but my benchmark score went down.....not sure why, anyway i might need to flash a new kernel
     
  10. Sarwar

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    My bad!!

    Option 1: Coming from a different rom:
    - Make a data wipe, wipe cache and Dalvik cache. Flash 2.4.14
    - Reboot. Setup your phone and restore if you have previous MIUI backup.
    - Reboot into recovery. Flash 2.4.20. Wipe Dalvik cache. Reboot

    Option 2: Coming from 2.4.14
    - Make a backup.
    - Reboot to recovery, flash 2.4.20 and wipe Dalvik Cache.
    - Reboot.

    Normally I keep to option 1, even if I come from a previous build of MIUI.
     
  11. Sarwar

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    Dude, I think MIUI Scotland is banned in these forums :p However I'm finding MIUI Android more stable then Scotland.

    Right now I'm enjoying my combo combination of MIUI scotland and ICS F1. Siyah is awsome! :)
     
  12. rattled

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    Banned, ok....anyway you got a dual boot on your phone and when you say Siyah what version you running.
     
  13. Sarwar

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    SiyahKernel v3.1rc6

    Admin, can we tag this thread as solved?
     

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