If you currently own a rooted Android device, or flashed a custom ROM, chances are you’ve taken at least one nandroid based or titanium based backup of your system settings and application data. As you know, in order to take either of these backups, root access is required.
What about if you want to unlock your bootloader after you’ve been using your device for several months? Since it’s unlikely that you would already have root access, you were forced to lose this precious data.
The thing I love most about my Android phone is that it requires very little interaction with a desktop. However, there are some instances where plugging in has some serious benefits, including the transfer of multiple files. This is where FutureDial Suite for Android can come in handy, which lets users perform a variety of tasks from their desktop computer, including:
- Backup and sync phone contacts and calendars with Outlook
- Keep website bookmarks in sync – supported browsers are include Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.
- Customize music files on the PC to use as personalized phone ringers.
- Modify, transfer and save photos and video clips between the Android phone and the PC.
- Archive text messages from the phone to the PC for safekeeping, and use the PC keyboard to create and send SMS through the connected Android phone to up to 500 recipients simultaneously.