New to Android, coming from Blackberry. OS update and phone backup question

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by notchstang92, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. notchstang92

    notchstang92 New Member

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    Can you backup your phone to your computer like on blackberry? I can download an OS update to my computer and then load it to my blackberry. Can you do this with a Droid? I hate OTA updates because there are always issues and I like having a backup file on my computer should something go wrong with the phone I can just load that file onto the replacement?

    Haven't got a Droid 3 yet, but I am considering it over other ones due to a physical keyboard. Just wanted to see how the OS updates and phone backups are handled first before I consider buying one.
     
  2. louy99

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    In order to do what you are asking your phone has to be rooted (hacked).

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  3. Insidious

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    It probably isn't necessary.

    Sent from my now completely stock DROID2 Global :(