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To enable or disable android app from being backed up or restored you can use AndroidManifest.xml file and android:allowBackup=”false” which if present and is set to false will prevent even a full-system backup that would otherwise cause all application data to be saved via adb. The default value of this attribute is true.  For example: <?xml version=’1.0’…

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