[Replicant] steps to follow BEFORE installation

Josh Branning lovell.joshyyy at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 01:34:51 UTC 2018


Hi, I asked a question back in 2015 on this list regarding backing up 
before upgrading/installation.

The responses were very helpful, and may be useful to you.

https://lists.osuosl.org/pipermail/replicant/Week-of-Mon-20150907/000790.html

Josh

On 13/06/18 21:56, Fil Lupin wrote:
> Thank you Joonas.
>
> I really would like to help but since I identified what was missing, I thought I could help this way, waiting to do more.
> I am not enough skilled with replicant/android to write a doc since I do not have the answers I would need. I could help with the documentation if I had some links (see https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/33/topics/14851).
>
> Currently, I have searched for some solution to keep SMS/MMS when upgrading from Replicant 4.2 to 6 (see https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/9/topics/14315) without any real success.
>
> For those who want to keep SMS/MMS when changing their iPhone to Replicant 4.2, I documented the steps (https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/21/topics/9543).
>
> - Fil Lupin.
>
> PS : I received today my first mail, but since I am triple checked and I am sure it was not received before, it should have been lost somewhere but it is now solved.
>
>
> ​Sent with ProtonMail Secure Email.​
>
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
>
> On June 12, 2018 9:13 PM, Joonas Kylmälä <joonas.kylmala at iki.fi> wrote:
>
>> Hey!
>>
>> This is definitely the right place for such discussion. Do you want to
>>
>> come up with a draft wiki page for such instructions and send it then to
>>
>> this list? I think they could be useful to some people, and the backing
>>
>> up of ROM also to the developers!
>>
>> About the email: Go to
>>
>> https://lists.osuosl.org/mailman/listinfo/replicant and check if you
>>
>> have some setting enabled for not sending your own emails to you.
>>
>> Thanks for the good idea!
>>
>> Joonas
>>
>> Fil Lupin:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> perhaps my question is not pertinent or should be asked elsewhere, if so, where should I ask ? I also tried on the forum (https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/3/topics/14859).
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> -   Fil Lupin.
>>>
>>> PS : I did not receive my former mail from the mailing list, is it normal?
>>>
>>> Sent with ProtonMail Secure Email.
>>>
>>> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
>>>
>>> On May 31, 2018 9:37 PM, Fil Lupin fillupin at protonmail.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> sorry if my question already has an answer in the mailing archive, I did not finish to read all the archive, and I did not find any answer on the website.
>>>>
>>>> Before installation of Replicant, some steps can be followed to better prepare installation:
>>>>
>>>> -   save data :
>>>>
>>>> -   pictures
>>>>
>>>> -   music
>>>>
>>>> -   MMS (with attached parts)/SMS (some answers available for iPhone at https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/21/topics/9543 and for android at https://redmine.replicant.us/boards/9/topics/14315?r=14707)
>>>>
>>>> -   other files
>>>>
>>>> -   save ROM, especially critic parts (EFS, including MAC address and IMEI)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It could be interesting to give some tips, precisions, howto, links to doc, etc. to help newcomers to prepare installation through these steps.
>>>>
>>>> If this is already available, please let me know where I could find this.
>>>>
>>>> If not, do you see any other things?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you.
>>>>
>>>> -   Fil Lupin.
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> Replicant at osuosl.org
>>>>
>>>> https://lists.osuosl.org/mailman/listinfo/replicant
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