Helium - App Sync and Backup

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Helium - App Sync and Backup

Helium is the missing app sync and backup solution for Android. Helium does NOT require root. All Android users can use Helium to backup and sync Android applications. Helium lets you backup your apps and data to your SD card or cloud storage. With Helium, you can sync app data from your other Android devices-- even if they are not on the same network. Set up backup schedules with Helium, and never lose data again. Helium Setup 1. Install Helium on Android a) Root user? You're done! 2. Install and run Helium Desktop (link below) 3. Connect Android to computer. a) You may need to set your USB Connection Mode to "PTP". (Nexus 7, Nexus 10, etc) 4. Helium on Android should now be enabled. Support Wiki https://github.com/koush/support-wiki/wiki/Helium-Wiki Helium (Free) features: Backup and restore to SD card Backup and restore from PC Helium (Premium) features: No ads Automatic Backup schedules Android to Android sync Cloud backup and restore * Dropbox * Box * Google Drive b>Note: Some Sony devices have issues with Helium. This includes the Xperia S and Xperia Z. Sony has *disabled* backup on these devices completely. Helium Desktop Installer (non-rooted users): Chrome browser user? Try the Chrome app: http://bit.ly/1zOvH2F Not a Chrome user, or want the desktop installer? http://www.clockworkmod.com/carbon Why do you need so many Permissions? Contacts - Backup call log and sms SMS - Backup call log and sms Accounts - Backup and restore from Drive Phone State - Uniquely identify phone for Android to Android sync Read Logs - Debugging and bug reports Wifi - Make sure scheduled backups only happen on wifi

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  • Highligths
    A real time saver with minimum fuss”
    Works the best at app recovery between flashing ROMs
    Best app for non root users who want to backup their apps”
    Nice alternative to cloud based backup”
    Watch the video a couple of times and it will make sense”
    It's a must App for Gamers
    Finally a simple backup program for android”
    A useful backup utility for Android”
    Great for a simple back up restore
    Could be a little more user friendly for non techie ppl”
  • Keep in mind
    Their customer service doesn't help and they cheat you”
    Unlocked bootloader which wipes the phone's internal storage
    I don't get why you have to install desktop version
    Even the web interface refuses to accept the backup file”
    Helium will not recognise it own back up file on Dropbox”
    Internal memory and sd card wiped of course during factory reset”
    Needs a non pc version to get 5stars”
    Doesn't install note 2 usb drivers
    The Chrome extension did nothing”
    Not working with drop box online storage”

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