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Mar 4, 2014

As you know, the HTC has a built in backup system that stores to dropbox.

Before an RMA I used this to backup my phone and files. When it returned I was about to hit restore, and accidentally hit the create a new backup button.

The problem I'm having now is that the software seems to remember the last backup, so I cannot access the one I need to restore.

I've tried deleting the newer backup on dropbox, but then the restore software simply says there is no backup to restore from.

I'm starting to think HTC may well have the worst software dev team in existence if this is an intentional 'feature' to prevent you using an older backup.

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