03-31-14 08:22 PM
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  1. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Ok I am very confused someone please enlighten me. So as far as I know whenever you do a backup with BB link if you have any android APK's installed (I install them through SNAP) it doesnt back up any android apps besides the ones through BB world of course however the strangest thing just happened. I just back up my phone before I installed the latest BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.2947 (Autoloader so it started clean) and upon restoring it my android APK games and save data has been restored and usually they go away when I restore it since BB Link doesn't back up APK's through other sources than bb world. Has there been a recent update with BB link that now backs up APK's??!?!? If so this is truly a miracle....please someone enlighten me!!
    03-28-14 02:47 PM
  2. cajunberry's Avatar
    I only have one android app but it was restored and is working fine. My snap app didn't restore.
    03-28-14 02:52 PM
  3. Dave Bourque's Avatar
    Could be a new thing with the OS and not link itself.

    Z10STL100-3/10.2.1.2141
    03-28-14 02:53 PM
  4. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    I am not sure at all I wonder if the previous OS i was on which was 2234 with the 2235 radio allows a back up of android apps but I am thinking it was to do with BB link or you could be right with it being a new thing with the OS itself.......I am amazed by this and so happy because one thing with backing up and restoring through BB link it never use to back up android APK's at all that you install besides BB world of course....
    03-28-14 02:56 PM
  5. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Where did you get the android app through BB world or Snap?

    By the way sideloaded bar files never back up through link since its sideloaded and not truly installed by BB 10 itself...
    03-28-14 02:57 PM
  6. cajunberry's Avatar
    Where did you get the android app through BB world or Snap?

    By the way sideloaded bar files never back up through link since its sideloaded and not truly installed by BB 10 itself...
    The app was downloaded from Snap.
    03-28-14 03:03 PM
  7. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Was this recent?? I am shocked your got restored because it usually doesn't restore APK
    03-28-14 03:05 PM
  8. cajunberry's Avatar
    Was this recent?? I am shocked your got restored because it usually doesn't restore APK
    This morning when the leak hit the site. Backed up with BBlink and restored. I used the autoloader so it wiped everything. Totally surprised when the android app appeared on my screen, even more surprised when I opened it up and all of the data was all there! The app is KeepApp, it is similar to social scope. Facebook, Twitter & Instagram in one feed.
    03-28-14 03:16 PM
  9. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    That is exactly what i want to know!!!!! What there an update in BB link that allows APK to be backed up? Or is it something to do with the recent leak??? But how would the leak know what you had before....that wouldnt make sense.....I don't know of a recent BB link update......as even last week I did this and it restore my android apps.....or is it that BB link always backed up APK's but because of the version of the OS you are on it allows APK's to be restored...I am so confused........I want to know the answer LOL i am so happy right now
    03-28-14 03:28 PM
  10. takuma089's Avatar
    Maybe the backed up ones are the ones downloaded apk from snap? The ones saved in the downloads folder? if you don't delete it after installation it will stay there.

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    03-28-14 09:56 PM
  11. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    In the past whenever I installed a leak and wiped it clean and restored the back up it wouldn't restore any apk downloaded from snap at all but now with this version of the OS it did so I'm wondering how was it done?!? What different about this OS that allows it plus some apk where downloaded and installed by a aptoide app store as well

    Posted via CB10
    03-28-14 10:00 PM
  12. raxamillion's Avatar
    With Snap, you can also choose where to save the. Apk file. I put them on my SD card and just re install them. But if this leak actually keeps that would be a move in the right direction. Now to get Google services working, if the OP is right, I'm gonna get this leak.

    Posted via CB10 on my sexy white Z30 rocking 10.2.1.2141
    03-30-14 06:46 AM
  13. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Trust me it does back it up completely and gets restored. I have the z30 just like you as well and one more thing I noticed opening and closing apps and folder and navigation has improved as well . This seems like an awesome build to be honest and of course comes with the new bbm.

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 07:24 AM
  14. cajunberry's Avatar
    Tested the 10.3 leak this weekend; android app did not restore so that rules out BB link. It had to come from the OS.
    03-30-14 03:40 PM
  15. Mr KLScott's Avatar
    Yes, I believe it IS os related

    CrackBerrians: We stay on our Z's & Q's
    03-30-14 04:27 PM
  16. raxamillion's Avatar
    Worked!! All my android apps were intact upon restore.

    Posted via CB10 on my sexy white Z30 rocking 10.2.1.2141
    03-30-14 06:03 PM
  17. bradpromac's Avatar
    Is there not a setting within google play that backs up your apps for your device?

    AmaZ30ed
    03-30-14 06:12 PM
  18. iToya's Avatar
    Same thing t happened to me. I switched to another Z30 yesterday and all my APKs came.

    I don't care how or why it happened, but thank goodness it did happen. Re-downloading those apps are a pain.

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 07:27 PM
  19. smart548's Avatar
    So we finally find out how to restore clash of clans' saved games?!? :-P

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 08:08 PM
  20. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Isn't it the best feeling ever lol

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 08:19 PM
  21. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Ummm do we own Google devices?!!! We own blackberries...how do you expect Google play to restore something on a BlackBerry device

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    03-30-14 08:20 PM
  22. Anthony Roberts5's Avatar
    Trust me every time I have re download apks and play over its annoying so thank god this worked I was shocked big time when it happened lol

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 08:21 PM
  23. gschep's Avatar
    Did an update tonight with the autoloader. All my apks restored from backup. As well as clash of clans - don't have to start that over.
    A very pleasant surprise.

    Posted via CB10
    03-30-14 09:32 PM
  24. Dave Bourque's Avatar
    So did anyone figure why ? Latest 10.2.1 OS allowing this ?

    Z10STL100-3/10.2.1.2141
    03-30-14 09:35 PM
  25. Vio's Avatar
    Did an update tonight with the autoloader. All my apks restored from backup. As well as clash of clans - don't have to start that over.
    A very pleasant surprise.

    Posted via CB10
    Can anyone else confirm this...about Clash of Clans anyway...would like to try auto loading next leak to see if it helps my awful battery life...but don't wan to lose my CoC progress
    03-31-14 04:52 PM
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