[kwlug-disc] Android data backups

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Thu Jul 12 19:22:19 EDT 2012


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Ignore that man behind the curtain.  Lifesaver2 is not the app I was
thinking of.  It saves and restores SMS messages and phone logs, not
contacts.  And Lifesaver2 stores it to the Google App Engine cloud;
Lifesaver[1] saves to the local SD card.

To make up, I searched the Aptoide repositories and came up with
something called vCardIO[2]. Haven't used it yet, tho.

- --Bob.

[1] http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/04/25/LifeSaver-Lessons

[2]
http://m.freeapps.bazaarandroid.com/app/market/vcard.io/8/78731/vCardIO


On 12-07-12 06:58 PM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> There's a utility called Lifesaver2 that backs up just contact and
> SMS data.  It's stored in the Android filesystem, but I don't know
> in what format.  It may be possible to munge it into vCard format
> from there...
> 
> --Bob.
> 
> http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/13/Lifesaver-2
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> On 12-07-12 05:36 PM, Chris Frey wrote:
>> What if I just want to backup, say, contact data, and somehow
>> get it in vcard format?
> 
>> Thanks, - Chris
> 
> 
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