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Neo Backup

The open-source tool to backup your apps and data
New in version 8.2.4
Fix: BlockLists in schedules
Fix: Repetitive running schedules
Fix: Restore full height of terminal
Update: Separate service prefs into backup and restore ones
Update: Default disable tracing

Make and restore backups of apps on your device and save app data to a user-accessible location. Supports backing up and restoring single or multiple apps.


Part of Neo Applications.


Fork of OAndBackup bringing support for new Android versions and updated looks.



Help translate it on Weblate: https://hosted.weblate.org/engage/oandbackupx/.



Requires root: Because it copies files from /data/data, /data/app and /system/app.


Status: Beta


Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 8.2.4 (8207) suggested Added on 2022-11-28

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • close other apps
      Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.
    • query all packages
      Allows an app to see all installed packages.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (WAP)
      Allows the app to receive and process WAP messages. This permission includes the ability to monitor or delete messages sent to you without showing them to you.
    • android.provider.Telephony.SMS_RECEIVED
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 5.4 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 8.2.3 (8206) - Added on 2022-11-28

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • close other apps
      Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.
    • query all packages
      Allows an app to see all installed packages.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (WAP)
      Allows the app to receive and process WAP messages. This permission includes the ability to monitor or delete messages sent to you without showing them to you.
    • android.provider.Telephony.SMS_RECEIVED
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 5.4 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 8.2.2 (8205) - Added on 2022-11-28

    This version requires Android 8.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • close other apps
      Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.
    • query all packages
      Allows an app to see all installed packages.
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
      This app can read all SMS (text) messages stored on your phone.
    • send and view SMS messages
      Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
    • receive text messages (SMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (MMS)
      Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
    • receive text messages (WAP)
      Allows the app to receive and process WAP messages. This permission includes the ability to monitor or delete messages sent to you without showing them to you.
    • android.provider.Telephony.SMS_RECEIVED
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • read call log
      This app can read your call history.
    • write call log
      Allows the app to modify your phone's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 5.4 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log