Best way to upgrade from my OG Droid

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    My Rezound should be here tomorrow and I'm trying to work out how to deal with my apps and data and I have a few questions.

    * I don't think I want the Market app. to automatically try to download and install my old apps. Do I need to go into the market web site and change some setting?

    * I had planned to update all my apps on the Droid, make a backup with Titanium Backup (TB), install my most important apps on the Rezound via the market, and then use TB to restore the data only for those few apps that I actually care about. The problem with this is that TB requires root and I was hoping to hold off on rooting for a week or so until I was confident that there weren't any hardware problems that would require a return. Is there a good alternative?
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    When you switch phones, the market will not automatically download previously installed apps. As to the question about backing up/restoring without root...No there isn't a really good way to get as much as TI or mybackupPro with root access.
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    Under My Apps, the play store has all your apps listed under installed or all, including free ones. Just go to all and install the ones you want

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    Ya for data both devices will need root. Just root the rezound, you know you wanna!
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    :biggrin: In all seriousness it's starting to sound like root + restore might be faster than manually re-entering all my settings for things like Taptalk, Ipcamera etc.
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    Yeah I noticed this recently. This is a new feature right? Under "All" it shows every app I've ever downloaded ever since late 2009. Pretty cool!
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    That is correct. It used to only show paid

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    Well that was strange. My wife's Resound automatically re-installed all her old apps right away when I set it up but mine didn't.

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    The market is random. It sometimes auto downloads and sometimes doesn't when you get a new device. I notice that when I am trying different roms. It's happened on multiple devices for me, not sure why.