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How to Delete TWRP Nandroid Backup When You Cannot Find The Backup Folder

"I just made a 7GB Nandroid backup for my Samsung s5 with TWRP recovery, and then I found that the phone memory was almost full. So I decided to move the backup to PC for some free space on my phone. However, I couldn't find it anywhere. I've made Nandroid backup before and they were stored in a folder named TWRP, but I cannot find it now even though tried several file manager apps. Please help. Is there any way to find or delete the TWRP backup?"

The problem above is obviously abnormal, but it is really bothering a lot of people. It is hard to say the exact cause, which may vary on different handsets. Nevertheless, it is easy to delete Nandroid backs even when we don't know where they are stored. Keep reading to learn how.
1. The phone must be able to boot into TWRP recovery. Power off the phone, press and hold Power + Volume Up + Home at the same time.
2. If you forget the operation on TWRP recovery, see how to make Nandroid backup on an Android smartphone.

Steps to Delete TWRP Nandroid Backup

Step 1. Enter into recovery mode on the phone with TWRP custom recovery.
Step 2. Tap Restore.
Step 3. Choose a backup.
Step 4. Tap Delete Backup.
Step 5. Swipe to Delete.

Now you can reboot your phone and check storage usage. The free space should have increased.

How to Restore Lost Data on Android without Backup

Despite of the small problem, backups are actually very important in case of accidental deletion or loss. What if we delete precious photos or messages from cell phones without backup? It is still possible to get them back with the help of professional data recovery software.

Best Phone Recovery Software

iReparo Phone Data Recovery is the best and most safe recovery app for Samsung, LG, motorola, HTC and more Android devices.
Note: Root is required.
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  • Retrieve photos, contacts, SMS, WhatsApp and more files on phone memory and SD card
  • Filter files for scanning according to formats
  • Recognize almost all flagships from major manufacturers
  • Play videos, view images and listen to music within the program
  • 100% safe and risk free with no alteration to your phone or your data 

Easy Steps for Samsung Data Recovery

1. Run the recovery program and choose the file types you need to recover.
Note: If you choose Multimedia, you'll be able to select specific file formats for scanning.
2. Connect your phone to PC, and follow on-screen instruction.
3. Preview and Recover files from your mobile phone to PC.


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