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Anonymous(anon)
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Restoring backups not enough comes back...

I have had to do 3 restores so far, 1 new phone, 1 Reload of OS and 1 Firmware update..

Why doen't these items restore:

Desktop: Wallpapers, Folders and Folder contents (surely this would be part of the settings)

Ringtone

Contact images

Saved data in aps.

Alarms

It takes ages to get the phone back to its origanal state...

Also it seems the the restore doesn't work after the above senarios unless you create a backup with the new installation first.

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Sam
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Registered: ‎2011-04-11

Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

Which backup method are you currently using?


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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

I use Sony PC Companion version 2.1 and have backed up everything prior to any changes I have made to my phone, and each time the same stuff comes back. But not the items I lised above.

I haven't tried just deleting the data and restoring it... it has always been a complete restore of the system.

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uliwooly
Posts: 45,995
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

use the backup & restore app instead, it works fine on the Xperia S

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/34424

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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

Would prefer to use PC companion, can see why the Sony product doesn't restore everything the screens seem to indicate it should.

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uliwooly
Posts: 45,995
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

something like itunes with the icrap :smileysilly: ?

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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

No something like PC Companion when I had a SE Satio .... wouldn't touch an apple product with a barge pole

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uliwooly
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Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

Lol :smileysilly:

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Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

I asked the same question here http://talk.sonymobile.com/message/170112#170112 and still no answers.

The apps I tried also don't restore the home screens, ringtones etc.

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uliwooly
Posts: 45,995
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Restoring backups not enough comes back...

it's easier if you post your question in a single thread

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