How to Backup and Restore Apps / Data with Titanium Backup

Whenever we flash a custom ROM, official firmware, installing mods or even rooting an Android phone then we always recommend to take a proper backup of all relevant data like SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs and Media Files etc. Today, we are sharing a detailed guide on how to backup your data and how to restore it. For example, if you want to do a factory reset for some reason or change your ROM, then this guide will help if you lose your data any other way. Titanium Backup is a simple and effective way to make a backup of your data on Android Phone.

If you would like to install a new ROM or to change it then you’ll be required to wipe your Android phone, so all the data either it is on internal storage, or external SDcard will be lost. You can easily create apps backup and data in a single file that you can use to restore, using Titanium Backup. If you have reset your phone, then restore using Titanium, and there is no need to download again from the Play Store. Now go ahead and follow the given guide on how to Backup and Restore Apps with Titanium Backup.

Backup your Apps using Titanium Backup

There are two versions of Titanium Backup available on Google Play Store. You can download the free and paid versions of Titanium backup from the given links:

Free Version

Paid Version with more Powerful Features


Please note that your Android phone should be rooted and have enough space on your SD card or internal storage before downloading and installing Titanium Backup.

How to Backup and Restore Apps and Data with Titanium Backup

Steps to Backup Your Apps & Data

How to Backup a Single App with Titanium Backup:

Step No 1: First, download the Titanium Backup and launch it on your Android phone.

Step No 2: Grant it root permissions, if asked. Dismiss any messages.

Step No 3: Tap on Backup/Restore near the top of your screen.

Step No 4: Now, you can tap on any app that you wish to Backup.

Step No 5: Select Backup! And the app will be backed up in a while.

How to Multiple Backup Apps with Titanium Backup:

Step No 1: As you have already downloaded the Titanium Backup, launch Titanium Backup.

Step No 2: Grant root permissions, if asked.

Step No 3: Next, tap on the icon that looks like a page with a checkmark, near the top right corner of the screen.

Step No 4: Tap on Run next to Backup all user apps + system data.

Step No 5: You can use the checkboxes and buttons to select the apps to be backed up.

Step No 6: Now, tap the checkmark in the top right corner of the screen. The backup process will be started, and it will take a while to be finished successfully.

How to Restore Data using Titanium Backup:

If you want to restore your data using Titanium Backup, then it is very similar to backing it up. Only you will be required to select restore in step 3 or step 4 and if asked, then choose to restore app + data.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issue or query regarding the above guide on how to backup and restore data using Titanium Backup.

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