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How to take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB

Download TWRP 3.1.0 featuring ADB backup, A/B OTA zip, Android 7.1.1 Support and more - Android - TWRP is one of the most popular custom recovery
Download TWRP 3.1.0 featuring ADB backup, A/B OTA zip, Android 7.1.1 Support and more - Android - TWRP is one of the most popular custom recovery
How to take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB - Android - Now we can take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB with the release of TWRP v3.1.0

Now we can take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB with the release of TWRP v3.1.0. Earlier the feature to take TWRP backup was limited to system wide or only for the device but with the latest release you may take TWRP Backup directly to PC through ADB. TWRP updates their recovery to v3.1.0 featuring ADB backup, A/B OTA zip, Android 7.1.1 Support and many more. In case you’ve run out of space to your phone, then use the simple ADB command to take TWRP Backup or Nandroid Backup directly to PC.

TWRP backups can save your device in case you mess up your Android device. It allows to recover all your data in case of bootloop or some other incorrect flashing. To flashing new ROMs or Kernels then taking a TWRP backup is must and recommended by each ROM developers. TWRP previous version take system image backup and save it on your device or save that backup in PC in case need to format its storage. Now the TWRP 3.1.0 take TWRP Backup directly to PC through ADB.

To install the latest version of TWRP v3.1.0, and ADB and Fastboot drivers then only we need to create an ADB backup using TWRP recovery. With ADB, we can easily control your device from the computer through USB, transfer files and run powerful shell commands.

Requirements:

Download and Install ADB and fastboot on Windows or ADB drivers for Mac.

Download TWRP v3.1.0

How to take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB

Enable ‘USB debugging’ from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

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Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.

Now create a new folder on your PC, where you want to save the TWRP backup files.

Open the command window by pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

In the command window type the following command to create TWRP backup.

adb backup --twrp

The above command will bring up the GUI and allow you to choose partitions from the backup page.

Or you can also take backup of particular options with below command

adb backup -f --twrp

where options are

--compress: compress data
system: backup system
cache: backup cache
data: backup data
boot: backup boot
etc for each partition.

You can also string multiple options like

adb backup -f --twrp --compress cache system data

After choosing any above option to take TWRP Backup on PC/Laptop, wait until process finishes.

Once the process completes, disconnect your device from the PC.

Done.

How to Restore TWRP backup from PC via ADB

To Restore TWRP Backup via ADB, Open a command window inside the folder where you saved the TWRP backup on your PC.

Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.

Connect your device to the PC via USB cable.

Use the below command to Restore TWRP Backup via ADB.

adb restore
or
adb restore backup.ab
Done. The above command will restore TWRP/Nandroid backup from your PC.

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This the easiest way to take TWRP Backup directly to PC via ADB and Restore the TWRP back from PC.

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Venkatesan Prabu

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.

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