1. llamax's Avatar
    Hi all,

    Quick question: will backing up a Passport device and restoring the data to a Z30 that already has data on it overwrite the existing data?

    I want to keep the existing data on the Z30 and supplement it with the Passport data.

    Background: lost Z30, had it returned with smashed screen. While waiting on replacement Z30 screen, used borrowed Passport. I now want to restore the data from the Passport such as texts, etc. to the Z30 for a clean transition back.

    Is this possible or will my restore of the Passport data overwrite existing Z30 texts and data?
    10-20-15 09:27 PM
  2. BigBadWulf's Avatar
    You can only overwrite.

    Also, the Z30 will have to be the same or higher OS. I always use the device switch. Did it 4 times in the past month.
    10-20-15 11:52 PM
  3. llamax's Avatar
    Too bad we cannot merge the data.
    10-21-15 08:14 PM
  4. BigBadWulf's Avatar
    True, but to the best of my knowledge, no platform's native restore can do that. Shame you didn't do a device switch when the screen broke. You wouldn't be in this position now.
    10-21-15 10:09 PM
  5. llamax's Avatar
    Yes, good suggestion, BBW. In my case, I did not have the phone for a number of weeks.

    However, the loss of data would have been minimized if I had done so when getting it back.

    Good pointer for the archives.
    10-22-15 01:41 PM

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