How to Backup and Restore ROMs in Android Phone

HTC Logo NewIf you own an Android phone, then you might just want to learn on how you can create a backup as well as restore the ROM on your phone. Please note that in the due course of this article we will be having the two sections that are backup of the existing ROM with the help of the Nandroid Backup as we as the process with which you can restore the backed Up ROM. Please note that by following the procedure as well as the techniques which are mentioned in this article, you will be in a position to back up and restore various ROMs on your HTC Thunderbolt as well as on your Samsung Galaxy S phones or on any other phone.

ROM Manager Main

Procedure to Back up the existing ROM

For all those who don’t know what exactly the Nandroid Backup, basically Nandroid is a set of tools which will enable all the Android users who has the rooting access so as to make the full system backup of your Android phone. The backing up of the existing ROM is very useful as if you are flashing with any other ROM be it the Stock or other private ROMs. There are basically two ways with which you can create a backup of the current ROM with the help of NANDROID. The two options are the Clock Work Mod as well as the ROM Manager. There is not much of a difference if you have a look at the operational procedure of both. The most preferred and the simplest one is the ROM Manager method as you just need to download the application from the Android market Place and then you will find host of the options as you can see in the below screen shot. In the ROM Manager, you will find options like Flash Clock Work Mod Recovery, Reboot into Recovery, install ROM from the SD card, check for the ROM updates and also additionally you can also install from the QR Code. You can refer to the below chronological order with which you will be able to backup the ROM from your phone.

ROM Manager

 Procedure to Restore the ROM in your HTC Thunderbolt:

So, once you get into the recovery mode, you will see an option called “Restore”, all you need to do is to just select that option with the help of the Volume buttons and then you just need to do is to select the same and after that you will have to choose the ROM which you wish to flash the same on your Android phone. Please note that in the process of the restoration, you will be asked to confirm the restoration process and also you will have to choose the backup to restore the same which are listed in the order of the date and remain named as per the date which you have created the backup until and unless the renaming of the ROMs have been done.

Restoring of ROM

So, in this way you can easily backup as well as restore the ROM on your Android phone. Though the above procedure can be repeated on almost all the Android Phones but it has been tried on the two handsets that are on Samsung Galaxy S as well as on the HTC Thunderbolt. Do let us know if you wish to know more or want to share anything in the comments section as we will help you and will try to address your query as soon as possible. There are some set of instructions which you will have to go through before you proceed to do any of the above processes.



  1. Kompiuteriu remontas

    September 20, 2011 at 2:28 am

    Hello, anybody knows how backup samsung galaxy s2 room?

  2. inayat

    July 15, 2011 at 12:16 am

    plz do not use rom maneger for galaxy mini because it would brick ur fone completely. rom maneger is not compatable with s5570.

  3. davinder

    July 12, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    what to do if the correct model of the phone is not displayed in the flash clockwork recovery??

    • Neal Pradeep

      July 13, 2011 at 9:38 am

      then its not yet arrived for your phone, kindly wait for the same to arrive!

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