Backup Android applications, games and data are fairly easy with Titanium Backup. However, root access is required in order to use Titanium Backup just like most other Android backup applications in Google Play Store. Can I backup and restore Android applications and data without root access? Yes, you can but adb knowledge is required. No worry, ClockworkMod team has make our lives easier by coming out this useful application ~ Carbon – App Sync and Backup. Carbon does not require root access. Therefore, I can use it on my unrooted HTC One X.