[kwlug-disc] Android data backups

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Thu Jul 12 17:36:02 EDT 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 05:15:19PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> Though I never used it, adb from the Android SDK is supposed to provide
> that:
> 
>   adb backup [-f <file>] [-apk|-noapk] [-shared|-noshared] [-all]
> [-system|-nosystem] [<packages...>]
>                                - write an archive of the device's data to
> <file>.

This looks like it backs up everything in one big blob.
What if I just want to backup, say, contact data, and somehow get it
in vcard format?

Thanks,
- Chris




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