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Motorola Migrate: Transfer from Old Phone to New Motorola By Ivy Bruce

Every time you switch your old phone to a new Motorola, you need to transfer data to Motorola so that you can use your phone normally. In this sense, a tool for migrating files is a necessity. Thankfully, the company makes sortie in developing such a tool, and succeeds. The following section will depict that app - Motorola Migrate. Motorola Migrate, as its name indicates, performs as a tool to move stuffs between Motorola phone and other brands. The app introduces an easy way to transfer files from old phone (Android, iPhone, etc.) to Moto. In the contrast, it also supports users to transfer data from Motorola to old phone. Part 1. Transfer Files from Old Motorola to Android/iOS Part 2. Transfer Data from Old Phone to Motorala Part 3. Best Motorola Migrate Alternative Part 1: Transfer Files from Old Motorola to Android/iOS When it comes to data migration from Motorola phone to other smartphone such as Android or iOS, the transfer mode – "Send data FROM this device" on your Motorola is required. Step 1 Download Motorola Migrate on Motorola and the smartphone you want to transfer data to. Step 2 Launch the program and select Android/iOS as the output phone, and the Motorola as source phone. Step 3 Connect the two devices by Scanning the QR code and then connect your phones under the same Wi-Fi. Step 4 Transfer data such as the contacts, text messages, call history, music, videos and so on to Android or iPhone and tap "Exit" if the transferring process completes. Please also see this guide: Transfer Data from Old Motorola to New One if you want to know more details. That's it! When transferring data from Moto to other old phone, it is also easy to tackle. Just read on. Part 2: Transfer Data from Old Phone to Motorola To start with, make sure the both phones are connected to an available Internet access. Then get prepare for the migration by downloading and running the app respectively on both Motorola and the old phone. The process is so simple that you can finish it within several minutes by following the guide below: Step 1 Launch Migrate App on your Motorola and then select the old phone type as Android(source phone). Tap on the "Start" button to begin the migrate process. Tips: Not all the data types can be migrate with the app and it depends on what phone you're transferring from. You can check on the below screenshot for the details. Step 2 Meanwhile, you need to go the Android or iPhone which has been with Migrate App installed in. And this is the source phone that you want to transfer data from. Please click on the "Start" button. Note: Anyway, you need to make sure the Motorola acts as target phone and the Android or iOS would be the source phone. If it is not, just click on the link in blue on the interface to switch them. Step 3 Highlight file types to move and scan QR code with the Motorola. Step 4 Wait for the process to transfer data from old phone to Moto. Part 3: Best Motorola Migrate Alternative However, Motorola Migrate doesn’t support Android 6.0 and in addition, during the test of transferring files from Moto phone to other old phone, I have encountered the buggy trouble that no QR code shows in Motorola phone. If you did so, please try Phone Transfer to do that. Phone Transfer is a very powerful program that allows users to easily migrate data between different phones, even with different system OS. What's more, it supports almost all the data types on smartphone. Please check the details below. Supported Data: Contacts stored in SIM and phone memory, including info of names, phone number, company, job title, email address, job title, etc. Messages including text contents, contact's name, phone number, time, etc. Call logs including contact's name, phone number, duration, call type, etc. Photos such as screenshots, photos captured and downloaded etc. Videos downloaded and captured etc. Music downloaded and purchased online etc. Actually, Phone Transfer is pretty simple to use. You don't need to take much time to figure out how to go through it. Step 1 Download and install Phone Transfer program on your PC Step 2 Connect your two devices(source device as well as the destination phone) to PC Step 3 After your phones are detected by the program, you can start transferring files With the above guide, I think the data transfer won't be a difficult task for you anymore. In a word, if you can get the Motorola Migrate works on your case, you can try its best alternative- Phone Transfer. If you have any questions, please drop us a comment below. Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola Motorola Migrate: Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola How to Backup & Restore your Android on Computer

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How to Backup & Restore Samsung Phone Data with Kies By Ivy Bruce

People use portable devices to store important data like contacts, message, schedules, photos, notes, etc. However, in these years, I often receive some emails, sent by users, complaining that they accidentally deleted or lost significant data from their Samsung Galaxy. That is the reason why we should backup Samsung galaxy/Note to PC regularly. The purpose of writing this article is to show you how to back up and restore data from Galaxy devices with Samsung Kies, a data manager program for Samsung devices and the third-party programs: Android Backup Restore and Phone Transfer. Part 1: Backup and Restore Data with Samsung Kies Part 2: Back Up Samsung with Smart Switch Part 3: Backup & Restore Data with Android Backup Restore Bonus Tips: Restore Samsung Backup to iPhone Part 1 Backup and Restore Data with Samsung Kies Section 1 Backup Phone Data Step 1 Connect Devices to PC and Select "Backup & Restore" Plug your Samsung Galaxy in the computer via USB cable. Once successfully connected, choose "Backup & Restore" option and click "Data backup". Kies divides phone data into two categories: Personal information (contacts, memo, planner, call log and message) and Content (video, music and photo). Step 2 Start Backing Up You can selectively choose those data you need, but I suggest you to tick all the data. When finishing selection, hit the "Backup" button at the top-right corner and start backup process. After a while, press the "Complete" button to end the process. You can directly check the media files backup like music, videos and photos on your computer. But for call log and messages backup, you need to install some specific software to read them. Section 2 Recover Lost Data Step 1 Choose Backup Files Switch to "Restore data" option. The software will automatically load the files your backed up from the plug-in device. That's why we always reminder users not to modify the route of backup files. You can retrieve all the data or select therein categories. Besides, the "Application" option enables you to just restore a particular item as well. Step 2 Start Data Recovery After ticking all the content you want to regain, hit the "Restore" button to start recovering. When the process completed, you can check the data on your Samsung phone. Kies only supports devices created by Samsung, if you want to back up and restore data between different phones or even different OS systems, please continue to read and you will find out the guide you want. Part 2: Back Up Samsung with Smart Switch Smart Switch is also a good way to backup Samsung phone data if you get an SD card on your device. It is free to use and you are allowed to back up the important content saved in your device to the external SD card. In addition, it is pretty simple to use. Please check it out below: 1. Download Smart Switch from Google Play 2. Launch the app on Android 3. Go to "MORE > Transfer via SD Card" and you can start the backup process 4. Choose the contents you want to back up 5. Tap on "BACK UP" button and wait patiently for the process More details of the guide to back up Samsung phone data please click on here. Part 3: Backup & Restore Data with Android Backup Restore Android Backup Restore is a very effective third-party program that allows you to back up and restore your important data from Android to computer. Please download the program by clicking the download button below. Step 1 Connect Samsung Phone to PC Once you install the program successfully, please launch it! On the interface, please go to "Data Backup & Restore" and then connect device to computer via the matching USB cable. Step 2 Select File Types to Back Up After your device is detected by the program, you can see different data types on the interface. Please choose the ones you want to back up. Step 3 Back Up Android Data Click on the "Backup" button to start the process. Wait for a moment, and you would be notified that the data backup has been completed. Click on the "View the backup" and navigate to the location of the backup copy on the computer. To restore the backup copy to your Android, no matter to get back lost data or import data on new phone, you can click on the "Restore" button on the interface as following with your target device connected. Bonus Tips: Restore Samsung Backup to iPhone However, if you want to restore Samsung backup to iPhone 7/7S, it is hard to find out a suitable and effective way to work. The Kies and the Android Backup Restore don’t support users to restore the backup to iPhone and though the Smart Switch can work with the case, you can only select several data types for the job(Smart Switch doesn't support all the data types to backup and restore to iPhone). In this way, what should you do if you want to restore the Samsung backup to iPhone 7/7S? Here I want to recommend the Phone Transfer program, which allows phone to phone data transfer and compatible with almost all popular devices. Please firstly download and install the Phone Transfer program on your computer. Section 1. Back Up Content Step 1 Select "Back Up Your Phone" Mode There four mode in the main interface. Choose the one in light blue. Step 2 Start Copy When the phone is connected, you will enter the interface as below. Tick all the content to backup in the middle column and click "Start Copy" button. Section 2. Recover Content Step 1 Select Recovery Mode Choose "Restore From Backups" mode in the main windows. Step 2 Retrieve Data from Computer or Phone Tick the backup files of your plug-in phone or you can select backup from other devices or Kies. Then, choose the content you want to restore in the middle column and hit the "Start Copy" button. That's it! If this article is useful to you, please repose and share it to those in need. And please drop us a comment below if you have any question. Related Articles How to Create Music Playlists with Samsung Kies How to Connect Samsung Device to Kies via Wi-Fi How to Upgrade Firmware with Samsung Kies

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Sync Phone Settings to New HTC By Ivy Bruce

Sync Phone Settings to New HTC HTC Transfer Tool is one of the best applications for transferring data from old device to your new one over Wi-Fi with good speed. Besides syncing contacts, calendar, messages, photos, wallpaper, bookmarks, videos, it also lets you copy old device settings to the current device. It used to be a boring task to migrate the settings, but now it makes it easy for you to complete the process. Then what settings can be synced to the new HTC? Let’s check it now. HTC Transfer Tool can help you transfer display settings from your old phone to your HTC Sense or later model wirelessly. Display settings include: - Brightness - Auto-Lock Note: - The one thing that the HTC Transfer Tool can’t do is to transfer email settings and apps. - Make sure that both old phone and new HTC are connected to Wi-Fi. - This program will support data transfer from Android version 2.3 or later. If you are looking to transfer stuff from an older Android device to a shiny new HTC, HTC Transfer Tool can do it for you quickly and freely. If you don’t know how to set up HTC Transfer Tool and sync files to new HTC, you can refer to our previous post. Let us know your experience about this software and do leave us a message in the comments below if you have any question. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone

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HTC Transfer Tool: Migrate your Stuffs to HTC By Ivy Bruce

The arrival of the new HTC models brings us a list of advanced features including a larger screen, improved dual focus camera and improved metal design, etc. Many of you may have already switched the old Android phone with the new HTC mobile model. However, if you are a HTC phone green-hand, you might encounter an annoying trouble, that is: how to migrate text messages, photos, contacts, and more from the old Android device to the new HTC one? Fear not, a free app called HTC Transfer Tool has been developed by the HTC Company which makes it a painless process to move data from an old device to a new one. HTC Transfer Tool is specially designed for HTC mobile phone users to get data from the an old HTC One M7 or another Android phone like Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 or any other phone running Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. It is available in the Google Play Store for free! Note: Here are the basic requirements for this program to work properly - Download and install HTC Transfer Tool on both devices. - Connect both devices to Wi-Fi. - OS: Both devices are running Android 2.1 or later. Key Functions of HTC Transfer Tool 1.One-Click Transfer Everything from Old HTC to New HTC By using HTC Transfer Tool app, you can transfer data from old HTC phone to the new HTC device. But you need to make sure that the device model is HTC Sense 5(or later). 2.Easily Sync Data between Old Android to New HTC Now you can transfer content between any device that has Android 2.3(or later) and your new HTC Sense 5 (or later) device. 3.Allows You to Transfer All Data Including Settings Contacts, text messages, bookmarks, messages, calendar events, contacts, call history, music, photos/videos, wallpapers, documents and settings can all be moved from old smartphone to new HTC phone by using this HTC Transfer Tool. Conclusion Now that we’ve walked you through the main features of this program, you can now download and set up this HTC Transfer Tool to have real fun. The whole process should be quite simple and fairly fast. Related Articles How to Backup & Restore your Android on Computer How to Backup & Restore Samsung Phone Data with Kies How to Transfer Data from Android to Computer

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Which to Choose: HTC Transfer Tool vs. Phone Transfer By Ivy Bruce

For many, the question of getting a new Android phone isn’t which Android model to choose, but how to transfer data from old Android to the new one. Let’s be honest, it’s such a daunting task to automatically copy data from one device to another regardless of using Bluetooth or by dragging & dropping the content between two devices via the Computer. Fortunately, there are professional developers that have worked on alternative solutions that give us the possibility to freely manage and transfer data between different Android devices. If you are struggling about getting a reliable program for your new HTC smartphone, HTC Transfer Tool and Phone Transfer are the two of the best ones. In this post we’ve covered the comparison between them to help you decide which one to choose. 1. Connection HTC Transfer Tool: This tool uses Wi-Fi Direct to transfer your important data from one device to another. But you need to download and installed the program on both devices before syncing the data. Phone Transfer: To transfer data with this program after downloading and installation, you need to connect both devices to the computer with the USB cables, which means USB debugging option is required. 2. Supported Device HTC Transfer Tool supports HTC, Sony, LG, Motorola and other Android devices that running Android 2.3 Gingerbread or above. While Phone Transfer is compatible with cross-platforms devices including Android, iOS, Symbian or Windows Phone. In other words, it allows users to transfer data among different smartphone like iPhone, Samsung, LG, Windows Lumia Phone, etc. 3. Transfer Mode HTC Transfer Tool: Android to HTC or HTC to Android Phone Transfer: Android/iOS to Android, Android/iOS to iOS, Windows Phone to Android/iOS/Windows Phone, Symbian to iOS/Android/Symbian/, OneDrive to Android/iOS, etc. 4. Supported Data HTC Transfer Tool allows you to transfer the following data: Bookmarks, messages, calendar, contacts, music, photos/videos and settings. HTC Transfer Tool: Migrate your Stuffs to HTC Sync Phone Settings to New HTC How to Set up HTC Transfer Tool and Sync Files to New HTC Phone Transfer let you transfer contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, calendar, call logs and apps between two devices. How to Transfer SMS from Android to Android How to Transfer Contacts between Samsung and iPhone 6 How to Transfer Apps from Android to Android 5. Success Rate for Transferring Data When using HTC Transfer Tool to transfer content, you need to make sure that the Wi-Fi connection is stable and strong otherwise you might not able to complete the transferring process successfully. Unlike HTC Transfer Tool, Phone Transfer has got a higher success rate for transferring data. Once connected both devices to computer, you can use Phone Transfer to easily copy all files wanted from one device to another. Which one fits you best? Personally I would say Phone Transfer is a much better option because it’s comprehensive, stable and more powerful. Don’t believe it? Try them out and see it yourself! Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones

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How to Set up HTC Transfer Tool and Sync Files to New HTC By Ivy Bruce

Have you got a new HTC smartphone for Christmas? Then, you must be wondering about how to move data to a new smartphone, especially to a HTC One M9. Back to the old days, moving individual data from one phone to another used be a painstaking task. But these days, numerous phone transfer tools have made things easy. For example, to transfer files from old phone to new HTC, all you need is just a HTC Transfer Tool. Main Features of HTC Transfer Tool Like most of the data transfer programs such as Phone Transfer, iPhone Transfer, etc., HTC Transfer Tool can establishes the connection to between your old device and new device and then transfer important data over. But unlike the others, this program is specially designed for HTC mobile phone users to get data from old smartphone more easily. It allows you to copy contacts, messages, calendar, music, settings, photos, bookmarks, Wallpapers, display settings and videos to the new HTC. Now let me show you how to set up HTC Transfer Tool and sync files to new HTC. Steps to Set Up HTC Transfer Tool Important Note: - Make sure that both devices are running Android 2.3 or higher. - User with phones that have Android Version 2.1 or earlier will have to transfer items usinga Bluetooth connection. - Both phones should be connected to stable Wi-Fi. Step 1: Download and install HTC Transfer Tool from Google Play on both old and new phones. Step 2: Follow the steps to set up your new HTC phone: Go to Settings > Tap on Get Content from another phone > Choose the correct phone type "Other Android phone" > Tap on Full transfer > and then tap Next. Note: If you need to sync data from iPhone, choose the phone type "iPhone", if you want to switch data from Blackberry, Windows Phone or other phones, please select "All other phones". Step 3: Set up HTC Tool on old phone: After downloading and installation, open the HTC Transfer Tool on your old Android phone so that it can detect your new HTC device. Step 4: When you see the same PIN code appear on your new HTC phone and your old Android device, you can click on Next to proceed. Note: If the PIN code doesn’t appear, it means that your old phone is unable to connect to your new HTC. Step 5: Now you can choose the file types you need to transfer, tap on Start to begin the process. Step 6: When the transfer process has finished, go to Done on both phones. After that, you can enjoy anything as you like on the new HTC phone. There is one thing that you need to take it serious, that is to make sure that both your devices have connected to a stable Wi-Fi. A weak network connection could ruin everything. But there is an alternative to HTC Transfer Tool that you can try when out of stable network connection or when you need to preview the data before syncing them. It is called Phone Transfer, which is a great tool for you to migrated items from old smartphone like Samsung, HTC, LG, iPhone to new HTC mobile phone. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone

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HTC Transfer Tool not Working By Ivy Bruce

So you’ve downloaded the HTC Transfer Tool on both your new HTC device and old Android phone, and it goes without saying, the next step is to migrate the old device data over. However, some users reported that they are not able to transfer any file to the new HTC phone because of some unexpected errors. If you are also stuck in the halfway of data migration, we’ve rounded up some possible solutions for you to fix the problem. 1. Restart the App The most simple and direct solution is to restart the HTC Transfer Tool on both devices. It’s a useful solution to fix a suddenly crashed app. 2. Reinstall the HTC Transfer Tool If restart the application is not working, then try to unload and reinstall the application. 3. Restart the Phone Restarting the device might be helpful when it comes to fixing a disable third-party app. 4. Update the App to the Latest Version Make sure that you are using the latest version of the application. If you don’t, then try to update it to both your devices. 5. Connect both Devices to Stable Wi-Fi Hotspot A stable Wi-Fi connection between both devices is really important. If the two device cannot be connected or the files cannot be transferred, check the Wi-Fi connection and reconnect the two devices. 6. Factory Reset the Phone If none of the above methods help, then factory resetting the device might be the last chance that you can take. But before you perform a factory reset, do remember to back up Android data first. It can prevent you from suffering data loss during the factory resetting process. By the way, if the HTC Transfer Tool is still not working even though you’ve tried all the method mentioned here. You’d better use a HTC alternative like Phone Transfer to help you perform the data transfer task. It’s much easier to use, and you don’t need to download and install it on both your devices. It’s fast, convenient and time-saving! Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone

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Fail to Connect Android to Mac? Try Android File Transfer By Ivy Bruce

You plug your Android device into a Mac but nothing happens. Sounds familiar? If you are using a Mac computer and an Android phone, you should have encountered such circumstance. So what should you do and how to solve the issue? People also read: Transfer iTunes Music to Galaxy Note Get More RAM on iMac/Macbook Pro To connect Android to Mac so that you can manage or transfer files, you can try the guides in this article, which will help you solve the problem without any complicated steps. Please check it out below. Part 1: Connect Android to Mac with Android File Transfer Part 2: Transfer Android Files to Mac with Android File Manager Part 1: Connect Android to Mac with Android File Transfer Step 1 To start with, download Android File Transfer on your Mac computer. Step 2 Install the application: Go to the folder where you save the installer. Double-click the file androidfiletransfer.dmg. Then drag Android File Transfer installer to Applications. Step 3 Launch Android File Transfer. Then plug your Android phone into the Mac computer. As the screenshot below shows, you will see the folders and files stored in your Android phone. Note: 1. Android 3.0 or later is required in your phone. 2. To ensure that the app is compatible with your computer, you must have Mac OS X 10.5 or later. There is a 4GB file size limit on transfers. If you are intended to move anything larger than that, movie for example, you can try another transfer tool – Android Transfer for Mac, which allows you to transfer all kinds of data to Mac without limitation. Part 2: Transfer Android Files to Mac with TunesGo Apart from the software introduced above, you can also try TunesGo program, which enables you to directly transfer files between Android smartphone and Mac without any hurdle. Go on reading and check how it works. Step 1 Run TunesGo on your Mac after the installation. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S8/S7, LG G6, HTC 10, etc. to the software via USB cable. A note will pop up on your phone screen asking you to enable USB debugging on your device and allow Mac to assess your phone. Follow the guide on the program to turn it on. Step 2 When your phone is recognized and connected, you can tap on the options located at the interface to get the files managed. You will see all data saved in the phone just like that you check the Android files on Windows computer. With the program, you are able to transfer files between different smartphones, rebuild iTunes Library, backup photos, import or export data and so on. With the two software mentioned above, you can easily check and save all kinds of data from Android to Mac. Choose the one satisfied you the most and share it with your friends and families. Related Articles [Solved]Fix Android File Transfer Not Working on Mac How to Transfer Contacts between Android and Computer How to Recover Lost Data from Android

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[Solved]Fix Android File Transfer Not Working on Mac By Ivy Bruce

"I have installed Android File Transfer app on my Mac but, although it recognized when the phone was connected and auto-starts, I got the error message 'Could not connect to device. Try connecting or restarting your device.' Has anyone got this to work on their LG G4?" People also read: Clear Up Full Space on Mac Import vCard (.vcf) to Android You come here because you came across some issues when using Android File Transfer to transfer files between Android and Mac computer. For instance, the Android File Transfer cannot connect well with your phone and computer. Don't worry. Let's step in to the solution immediately. Part 1. Solution: Fix Android File Transfer Issues Part 2. Best Alternative to Android File Transfer Part 1: Solution: Fix Android File Transfer Issues Step 1 Check USB Cable and USB Debugging 1. Try a different USB cable. 2. Connect your device to a different computer and test the mini USB port on your Android phone. 3. Connect other Android device to the computer and test the USB port of the computer. 4. On your Android device, turn on USB debugging. Step 2 Select MTP Mode To get your Android successfully detected by your computer and transfer media files such as images, music, videos and documents, you need to enable MTP mode on your device. Note: For LG devices, they can be connected under Camera (PTP) / Send images (PTP) mode only. Step 3 Uninstall Samsung’s Kies File Transfer Software (skip if not installed) Samsung’s Kies file transfer software would sometimes interfere with the work being performed by the native Android file transfer. In this way, please uninstall the Samsung’s Kies on your Mac. Note: To uninstall the Kies, you need to firstly download the installer and then just choose “uninstall” option to delete the Kies app. Part 2: Best Alternative to Android File Transfer If you've tried out the solution and still cannot fix the issue, TunesGo program is another choice for you. It's an effective and popular program which helps users to transfer multiple files between Android and Mac. Now follow the step-by-step guide below to transfer contents between Mac and Android. Step 1 Download TunesGo on Mac Please download and install the TunesGo application on your computer by clicking the download button below. After that, just launch it to start to use. Step 2 Enable USB Debugging on Android and Connect It to Mac You need to enable the USB debugging on your Android. Then you are able to connect your phone by using the USB cable. Please follow the guide on the program to get your phone detected. Step 3 Manage Android Files on Mac After your Android is well connected, you are able to view the files from your Android. In addition, with the import and export option, you are allowed to transfer data from your Android device to your Mac easily. Now, please enjoy this simple way to manage your phone with the TunesGo program. Now, you can try to manage and transfer files. If you meet any problem when follow the guides on this article, please email us or leave your comments. We will offer you further help. Related Articles Fail to Connect Android to Mac? Try Android File Transfer How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer User Guide: How to Use Android Recovery (Mac)

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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Samsung Contacts/Messages to Motorola By Ivy Bruce

The striking Motorola X features Android™ 5.0, Lollipop, innovative software, water resistance, etc. It is doing well in the market. If you are one of those who are beckoned by new Motorola X and are intended to get one, you will need to clone your files from the old phone to the new. In this post, we will take Samsung Galaxy and Motorola X for example and revolve around transferring Samsung contacts/messages to Motorola. To clone phone book and SMS, we need a tool – Motorola Migrate. This app is developed by Motorola company, allowing its users to easily move data from phone to phone. It only takes a few steps to complete the task. Just with your phones and available Wi-Fi access, you can move your contacts and messages in several minutes. Part 1. Transfer Samsung Contacts/Messages to Motorola Part 2. Contacts/Messages Migrate from Motorola to Samsung Phone Part 1: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola NOTE: 1. Install Motorola Migrate on your Samsung and Motorola. 2. Connect both phones to Wi-Fi hotspot. Supported devices: Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge+, LG G4/G3, Sony Xperia Z3/Z5, Nexus 6/6P, Lenovo Phab Plus, etc. Step 1 Select Transfer Mode Run Motorola Migrate on your Motorola phone. Choose a transfer mode – "Send data TO this device". And select your old phone type – "Android". Then hit the tab "NEXT". Step 2 Choose File Types to Transfer You can choose file types that you are going to transfer. Tap "Contacts" and "Messages". Then you will be required to install Migrate app in your Samsung phone. If you have done it, hit the blue tab "Press here". If not, choose "NEXT" to install the app. Since you have previously installed the app in your Samsung, in this step choose "Press here". In the next screen, a QR code will pop up. Step 3 Set up Connection Go to your Samsung phone and run Motorola Migrate. There hit the tab "NEXT". Hold your Samsung phone over the new Motorola with the QR code showing in the blue square. When the code is detected, the app will connect two phones and will soon start copying. Step 3 Transfer Contacts and Messages from Samsung to Motorola The app is using Wi-Fi to move your stuff, please don't turn off or change Wi-Fi settings until it is done. And make sure both devices are in close proximity. After a few minutes, your stuffs will be completely transferred. Exported contents: Contacts: name, phone number, email id, company, etc. Text messages: message content, contact's name, phone number, time, etc. Part 2: Contacts/Messages Migrate from Motorola to Samsung Phone NOTE: When copying phone book and SMS to Samsung phone but fails because the QR code doesn't show, you can try Phone Transfer. Step 1 Connect Samsung Phone and Motorola to PC Run Phone Transfer on your computer. And choose the mode "Phone to Phone Transfer". Then connect both phones to the computer with USB cable. Ensure to turn on USB debugging on your phones. Step 2 Select File Types to Transfer When your Samsung phone and Motorola are detected, you can choose file types to copy. Mark "Contacts" and "Messages" in the middle box. Then click the button "Start Copy". Phone Transfer will extract and clone the phone book and SMS to your Samsung phone. Note: Make sure that your Motorola phone is in the position "Source" and Samsung phone is "Destination". That's all! If you need to move other files, such as call logs, photos, videos, music, Motorola Migrate also helps. If you encounter problems during the transmission, just contact us or leave comments in the comment section. Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola Motorola Migrate: Transfer from Old Phone to New Motorola Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola

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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Content from Lenovo to Moto By Ivy Bruce

To be frank, getting a new Motorola phone such as Moto X, Moto G/E and Droid Ultra/Maxx/Mini for yourself is as exciting as it can be, but setting it up and moving files to the current device is a complicated job. Contacts, text messages, photos, videos…. All of these are valuable but hard to shift. That's why Motorola tries its best to develop its own migrate application to help Android users transfer content from Lenovo to Moto. The app is Motorola Migrate. With this app, you can transfer contents between Android, for example, between Lenovo and Motorola phone. It supports direct transmission between two devices, without a mediator computer and a USB cable. It depends on Wi-Fi connection. The transmission process is so speedy and simple that you can shift your files within a few minutes. Part 1. Transfer Content from Lenovo to Moto Part 2. Transfer Content from Moto to Lenovo Part 1:Transfer Content from Lenovo to Moto NOTE: 1.Install Motorola Migrate on your Lenovo and Motorola. 2.Connect both phones to Wi-Fi hotspot. 3.Supported devices: Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge+, LG G4/G3, Sony Xperia Z3/Z5, Nexus 6/6P, Lenovo Phab Plus,etc. Step 1 Select Transfer Mode Run Motorola Migrate on your Motorola phone. Then choose the transfer mode – Send data TO this device. And select your old phone types – Android. After that, click the button "NEXT". Step 2 Select File Types to Transfer Now you can precisely choose your wanted file types to transfer, such as contacts, messages, photos, videos, and music and call logs. Then click the button "NEXT". Since you have previously installed Motorola Migrate on your Lenovo phone, click "Press here". Then a QR code will show on the screen. Step 3 Contents Migrate from Lenovo to Motorola Go to your Lenovo Phone. Then run Motorola Migrate and hit the button "NEXT" at the first page. Then old your Lenovo phone over the Motorola phone with the QR code showing in the blue square. When the code is scanned, the app will connect your phones. Step 4 Transfer Content from Lenovo to Moto Once connection is done, your selected files will be sent to Motorola phone. This can take some time but it won't last too long. When transmission is over, hit the button "FINISH" to finish the process. Part 2:Transfer Content from Moto to Lenovo As I once failed to transfer content from Moto to Lenovo because the QR code didn't show up, I recommend the other program Phone Transfer to help you do this job. Step 1 Connect Lenovo and Motorola to Computer Launch Phone Transfer on your computer. Then choose the mode –Phone to Phone Transfer. Successively connect Motorola and Lenovo to the computer with USB cable. Step 2 Choose Files to Transfer When your phones are detected, you can select file types to transfer, such as contacts, text messages, photos, videos, and apps. After that, hit the button "Start Copy". If you select the option "Clear data before copy", old data in the destination phone will be wiped. You have done a good job. But if you have encountered any problem during the process, don't feel shy to let us know. We will offer solutions as soon as possible! Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola How to Recover Deleted Data from Samsung Motorola Migrate: Transfer from Old Phone to New Motorola

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LG PC Suite: Manage LG Phone Data on PC/Mac By Ivy Bruce

Many LG users demand for a one-stop data manager program for their LG G4/G3/G3 Vigor/G2/G Vista/G Vista™/ G FLEX2 and so on. They hope to manage data, transfer files, backup and restore phones, etc. easily with one setup , which is like Kies for Samsung users, iTunes for iOS users, and so on. Now their dream comes true! LG PC Suite, a program for managing everything on LG mobile phone, is available! Top 5 Features of LG PC Suite 1.    Mobile Data Manager LG PC Suite is a mobile data manager program for LG phones. You can delete old data, add new files, and move mobile files with the software on your computer. 2.    Transfer and Sync LG Files LG PC suite is able to sync and transfer data between LG smartphone and your Windows/Mac computer. The program allows you to send media contents between LG and the computer, such as photos, music, and videos. However, the program does not support call log and message transmission. So, if you are intended to transfer call logs and messages, turn to Phone Transfer. 3.    Back Up and Restore LG Data LG PG Suite is capable of backing up mobile data to computer. If you are too unfortunate to lose your mobile data, you can restore it with a previous backup. If you haven’t made a backup, you can recover your deleted files with Android Data Recovery. 4.    Upgrade LG Operating System Once you plug your LG device into the phone, the program will detect whether the operating system is the latest version. Then you can upgrade your LG operating system with the help of the program. 5.    Media Player Besides, LG PC Suite also acts as a media player that allows you to smoothly play songs, movies, TV series, videos, music videos etc on your computer from a portable device. Download and Manual of LG PC Suite Go to LG official website where you can download LG PC Suite. Then you can find your version of the program by selecting your model (Instead of LG PC Suite, LG Bridge will be recommended to LG G4). After installing, you can connect your phone to the computer and start the journey. Conclusion LG PC Suite is a one-in-all tool to manage your LG data. However, some users complain that they cannot connect their phone to the program. During the test, I also encounter the same issue. If you also come across such situation, you can turn to other programs. You can transfer LG files with Phone Transfer, back up data with Android Transfer, and restore your phone via Android Data Recovery. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer Motorola Migrate: Transfer from Old Phone to New Motorola Samsung Kies: Manage Samsung Devices via Computer

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Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge By Ivy Bruce

When you buy a new-released Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, the first thing comes to you may be move the data stored in old Android phones to the new one. No doubt that you can save data from Google Cloud backup to the new handset or just connect two devices to the computer and directly move the data from one phone to another. However, if you have never back up your phone or no computer or laptop available, you can also transfer data in between two Androids wirelessly. Smart Switch, a freeware designed by Samsung Inc. aims at helping users transfer data from Android phones like Galaxy S5, Nexus 6, LG G3, HTC One M8, Xperia Z3, Moto G to Galaxy S6/S6 edge. Follow the step-by-step guide below and check how to transfer data with Samsung Smart Switch. Tutorial on Data Transfer via Smart Switch Connect the two devices to the same Wi-Fi network. Then, open Google Play to download and install the app in both your Android devices. Step 1 Choose Sending and Receiving Devices Set "Android Device" as old device and hit "Start" in your Galaxy S6. After that, set the old device as sending phone while set Galaxy S6 as receiving device, and click "CONNECT" button. Step 2 Connect Android Phone to S6/S6 edge After the settings above, the two phones will start to connect. If the connection hasn't built for a little bit long, just type the PIN code shown on the sending device in the receiving device and connect two handsets manually. In a while, old Android and S6 will be successfully connected. Step 3 Transfer Data from Android to S6 The app will scan all the contacts, music, pictures and videos saved in the sending phones. When the scanning finishes, tick all the items and click the "SEND" button in the old Android. In the S6, you can check how the process goes. Once the transfer completed, hit the "FINISH" button to end the process. Read up here, you may wonder whether you can to transfer messages, call logs, apps or other content from Android to Samsung Galaxy S6 with Smart Switch. Sorry to tell you "NO". But luckily, we got Phone Transfer, a professional yet easy-to-use program, enables you to transfer various data, for instance, contacts, messages, music, pictures, videos, apps, call logs, in between phones running iOS, Android, Blackberry or Symbian systems. Read the detail guides and get more information about the software: How to Transfer SMS from Android to Android How to Transfer Apps from Android to Android How to Transfer Call Logs between Android Phones Related Articles Samsung Smart Switch:Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S6 Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6 Transfer Contacts from S5/S4/S3 to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch

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Samsung Smart Switch: Backup and Restore Galaxy S6 By Ivy Bruce

We usually receive some emails from Samsung users who accidentally deleted some important photos, messages, contacts or just unintended get the data lost, and asking for ways to restore their precious pictures, significant contacts info of some VIP, etc. in Galaxy phones. Losing data stored in Samsung smartphone is quite a tragedy and troublesome somehow. In order to avoid it, we suggest you to back up your phone so that you can restore the backup in the device in case losing phone data. Smart Switch, designed by Samsung Inc. is free for you to back up the important content saved in your device to the external SD card. In the meantime, it also helps you recover the data from SD card to internal memory. The following article will take Galaxy S6 as example and show you how to back up and restore data from and to Galaxy S6 via Smart Switch. Part 1. Back Up Data from Galaxy S6 to SD card Part 2. Restore Content to Galaxy S6 To start with, open Google Play in your Galaxy S6 to download and install Smart Switch app in the phone. Part 1 Back Up Data from Galaxy S6 to SD card After running the app, you will see the interface as below. Click the "MORE" option at the top-right corner and select "Transfer via SD Card" mode. Then the data like contacts, messages, music, pictures, videos etc, will be listed in the screen with quantity and size information at the right side. Tick the content you want and hit the "BACK UP" button to start transferring data to external SD card. In a while, the process will finish. You can insert the SD card to other Android devices and save the data there. Note: If you transfer data to SD card, the current content in the SD card will be thoroughly replaced and removed by the new added data. Make sure your SD card is empty or no important data in it. Part 2 Restore Content to Galaxy S6 Click "RESTORE" option to get into the recovery mode. All the backup data in your inserted SD card will show on the screen. Select those you want to retrieve and hit the "RESTORE" button to get the recovery started. When the process complete, you can check the data in your Galaxy S6. If there is some important data stored in your external SD card and don't want to get a new blank SD card, Samsung Smart Switch may not meet your demand, because backing content up to SD card will removed the current data in it as mentioned in the former part of the article. Hence, we recommend you another more useful and convenient program, Phone Transfer, which supports you to back up and restore data from phone to computer or directly in between two devices. Take a glance at the step-by-step guide on How to Backup & Restore your Android on Computer with Phone Transfer. Related Articles Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Samsung Smart Switch: Transfer Data from iPhone to S6/S6 Edge

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Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6 By Ivy Bruce

If you bought a Galaxy S6 and want to move data stored in your Galaxy Note 3 to the new phone, the first way come to your mind may be to plug the two devices in the computer via USB cable and drag data from one phone to another. What if there is no computer and you need to transfer data between two handsets emergently? Hence, Samsung Inc released Smart Switch, supporting users to switch data among Samsung devices or from Android phones to Samsung cellphones wirelessly. Below, we will take Galaxy Note 3 as example and show you how Smart Switch works. Steps on Data Transfer from Samsung Phones to S6 To start with, download and install Smart Switch in both your Samsung devices. You can go to Google Play to download the software. Note: Keep the two devices under the same Wi-Fi connection. Step 1 Set Old Device Run the program in your Galaxy S6. When getting into the main interface, select "Android Device" as old device and click "Start" button. Step 2 Connect Two Phones Run the app in your Note 3 and set this phone as "Sending device", while set S6 as "Receiving device", then, click "Connect" in the sending phone. If the two phones are not automatically connected, you can connect them manually. Enter the PIN code shown on the sending phone's screen in the receiving device. After importing the PIN code, click "CONNECT" to start the connection. In a while, you will be informed that the device is connected. Step 3 Transfer Data from Note 3 to Galaxy S6 You can transfer contacts, music, pictures and videos from Note 3 to Galaxy S6. Tick all the content you want and hit the "Send" button in Note 3 and click "Receive" in S6. Then, data transition will begin. After a while, click the "FINISH" button in Galaxy S6 to end the process. Then, you can check the data in your new phone. Transferring data among Samsung devices is very convenient with Smart Switch. However, if you want to transfer messages, call logs and apps from one Samsung phone to another, the software can't satisfy your demand. Here recommend you Phone Transfer, a professional yet easy-to-use transferring tool, enables you to transfer data, such as contacts, music, videos, photos, apps, call logs, messages among phones running Android, iOS or Symbian OS system. Access to this article about How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung Galaxy to New Galaxy and learn how it transfer data among Samsung phones with Phone Transfer. Related Articles Samsung Smart Switch: Transfer Data from iPhone to S6/S6 Edge Transfer Contacts from S5/S4/S3 to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch

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Transfer Contacts from S5/S4/S3 to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch By Ivy Bruce

For Android users, they are used to back up contacts with Google Cloud, which is 100% secure and reliable. When they switch old Samsung phones like S5, S4 or S3 to Galaxy S6, they can sign in Google Cloud account in the new phone and load and save contacts backup from Google Cloud in S6 easily. However, if you forget or even can't find back the password, you are not able to extract backup files from Google Cloud and may wonder whether you should type the contacts information one by one in Galaxy S6. Don't be frustrated. Smart Switch, a freeware released by Samsung Inc, enables you to directly transfer data from one Samsung phone to another wirelessly. Read the following article and learn how to transfer contacts from S5/S4/S3 to Galaxy S6/S6 edge with Smart Switch. Guide to Transfer Contacts from Old Samsung to Galaxy S6 Note: Turn on Wi-Fi in both two Samsung devices and make them connected to the same Wi-Fi. Then, download and install Samsung Smart Switch in both your Samsung phones. Step 1 Connect Source and Destination Devices Run the app in both Galaxy S5 and S6. Select "Android Device" in S6 and hit the "Start" button in Galaxy S6. In Galaxy S5, set the phone as "Sending device", while choosing "Receiving device" in Samsung Galaxy S6. After selection, click the "CONNECT" button on the two devices. A PIN code will show on the sending phone's screen. If the two devices are not successfully connected, type the PIN code in the receiving device and build the connection manually. Step 2 Start Contacts Transfer Once the two devices are connected, you can see contacts, music, pictures and videos data with numbers and sizes shown on the sending phone screen. Then, tick "Contacts" data and click the "Send" button. In a while, the process will complete and you can check the contacts in your Galaxy S6. Transferring contacts with Samsung Smart Switch is very simple. However, if you want to transfer contacts to other Android devices like HTC, Sony Xperia, LG, or phones running other OS like Blackberry, Nokia and iDevices, Smart Switch may not meet your need. Here recommend you to try Phone Transfer, a useful data transfer program helping you transfer media files, messages, call logs, contacts, apps among various handsets with different system. Read the article about How to Contacts from Android to Android and get more details. Related Articles Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Samsung Smart Switch: Transfer Data from iPhone to S6/S6 Edge

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Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch By Ivy Bruce

People are fond of taking photos, shooting videos and playing music with Samsung Galaxy phones for its auto HDR camera with a wide-angle lens as well as built-in high-definition player. Usually, there are tons of media files stored in Samsung phones. Undoubtedly, if you switch an old Galaxy device to new-released S6, you need to move all the photos, music and videos to the new phone. I guess most of you will plug both the old and new Samsung phones in the computer via USB cable, and drag the media files from one phone to another. In fact, you can transfer media data from old Galaxy to S6 wirelessly with Samsung Smart Switch, a transferring tool developed by Samsung Inc, allowing you transfer data from iOS or Android devices to Samsung handsets. Read on and do the transition with Smart Switch. Guide to Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 To begin with, download Samsung Smart Switch from Google Play and set up the app in both your Galaxy S5/S4/S3 and Galaxy S6/S6 edge. Note: Make the two phones connect to the same Wi-Fi network. Step 1 Set Sending and Receiving Devices After installation, run the app in the two smartphones. In Galaxy S6, select "Android Device" as old device and set the phone as "Receiving device", while in the Galaxy S5/S4/S3 or Note 3/4, set the phone as source handset by choosing "Sending device" option. Then, click "CONNECT" button in both devices after selection. Step 2 Connect Old Galaxy/Note and S6 After the above settings, the two cellphones will automatically connect to each other. If not, you can also connect them manually. A four-number PIN code will be on the sending phone's screen. Just enter the PIN code in the receiving device, the two phones will be successfully connected. Step 3 Transfer Media Files from Galaxy/Note to S6 The app will read the data stored in the sending phone and list them by categories with quantity and size. Tick "Music", "Pictures" and "Videos" in the old Galaxy/Note phone, and hit the "SEND" button. In the destination device, you can check how the transition goes. After a while, the transition will complete. Hit the "FINISH" button to end the process. Smart Switch is helpful and easy-to-use when you want to just transfer contacts and media files in between Samsung phones. However, when comes to messages, apps, call logs, etc. you may need to turn to Phone Transfer, a professional program, supporting you to transfer various data among various smartphone running different OS systems easily. To get more details about how Phone Transfer works, please refer to: How to Transfer SMS from Android to Android How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Android How to Transfer Call Logs between Android Phones How to Transfer Apps from Android to Android. Related Articles Transfer Photos from iPhone to S6 with Smart Switch Transfer Contacts from S5/S4/S3 to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6

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Samsung Smart Switch: Transfer Data from iPhone to S6/S6 Edge By Ivy Bruce

If you just recently switched to Galaxy S6/S6 edge after using an iPhone, you must want or need to transfer data like contacts, messages, photos to Android cellphone. You may wonder whether you should extract backups from iTunes or iCloud, then, import the backup into Samsung S6. Actually, what may seems like a difficult task at first is a fairly straightforward and simply process with the help of Samsung Smart Switch, a freeware supporting you to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S6 wirelessly. In this article, we will teach you how to do iPhone to Samsung data transition via Smart Switch. Guide to Transfer Data from iPhone to S6 Step 1 Download and Install Smart Switch Download and install Smart Switch in your Galaxy S6 from Google Play. Note: You don't need to download the software in iPhone, but you have to back up data in iCloud in advance. Step 2 Sign in iCloud Run the software after installation. When getting into the main interface, select "iOS Device" option as source device and press "Start" button. Import Apple ID and password to log in iCloud account. Step 3 Start Transferring After successfully sign in iCloud, tick all the content you want and hit the "IMPORT" button to load backups from iCloud. Then, click the "CONTINUE" button to start to transfer data to Samsung Galaxy phone. The more content stored in iPhone, the longer the transition process will take. Note: When you singularly transfer "Call logs" data, you will find that it contains messages and photos instead of call history. This is quite a weird feature. Samsung Smart Switch only support data transfer like contacts, calendar, messages, photos and alarm. What if you want to transfer other content like music, videos and call logs? Hence, here recommend you Phone Transfer, a professional program enables you to transfer data like media files, apps, notes, call logs, contacts, messages among Android, iPhone, Blackberry and Nokia via USB cable in one-click. Go ahead and read the tutorial on How to Switch Data from iPhone to Android. Related Articles Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6 Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

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Transfer Photos from iPhone to S6 with Smart Switch By Ivy Bruce

"I want to transfer some photos taken with iPhone 5s to my new-bought Galaxy S6, but it's a little bit troublesome to me. I need to back up the photos with iTunes firstly, and extract the backups and import it to S6. Is there any easier way to move photos from iPhone to Samsung?" People frequently come across this situation when they changed an iDevice to Samsung phones. In fact, transferring photos from iPhone to Galaxy S6 is not so complex with the help of Samsung Smart Switch. Namely, it enables users to switch photos, videos, contacts, messages and other data from various devices to Samsung phones. The following article will take iPhone as example and show you how to transfer pictures from iPhone to Galaxy S6 with Smart Switch. Guide to Transfer Pictures from iPhone to S6 First of all, search Smart Switch in Google Play with your Galaxy S6, then, download and install the app on your S6. For iPhone, check whether you've backed up iPhone photos with iCloud. If not, log in iCloud account and do backup in advance. Step 1 Sign in iCloud When all the preparations complete, run the app in your Samsung phone. Select "iOS Device" as source device and enter Apple ID and password to log in iCloud account. Step 2 Import iCloud Backup After logging in iCloud, four categories of data are shown on the screen. You may wonder where the pictures are. Actually, photos are hiding in Call logs category. Just tick "Call logs" and hit the "IMPORT" button and it will automatically start photo backup from iCloud. Step 3 Get the Transition Started Select "Pictures" and click "IMPORT" button to start transferring. In a while, you can check the photos one by one in your Galaxy S6. If you forget your iCloud password or having no backups, here is another simple way for you to move pictures from iPhone to Galaxy S6 effortlessly. Phone Transfer is a professional phone data transfer tool, supporting you to switch data like contacts, messages, videos, photos, apps, etc among smart devices. Read the article about How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android and know more about how Phone Transfer works. Related Articles Transfer Messages from iPhone to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch Samsung Smart Switch:Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S6 Transfer Media Files from Old Galaxy to S6 with Smart Switch

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Samsung Smart Switch:Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S6 By Ivy Bruce

"I bought a Samsung Galaxy S6 and want to move the contacts info stored in my iPhone 5s to the new S6. However, my iPhone 5s get lost. Can I transfer iPhone's contacts to Samsung S6 via iCloud backup?" In order to bridge the data transition between iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6, a freeware called Samsung Smart Switch released. Smart Switch enables you to transfer data like contacts, messages, photos, calendars, alarms from iCloud backups to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. The following article will take contacts as example and illustrates how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy 6 with Samsung Smart Switch in details. Guide to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Step 1 Download and Install Smart Switch Go to Google Play and download the software on your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. After downloading, set up and run the program. Note: You just need to download and install Samsung Smart Switch on your Galaxy device and make sure that you did have contacts backups in iCloud. Step 2 Log in iCloud Account Launch Smart Switch and you will get into the below interface. Then, select "iOS Device" as source device. Enter proper Apple ID and password to sign in your iCloud account. Step 3 Start Contacts Transition Once you successfully log in your iCloud account, four items in the iCloud backups are listed in the interface. Tick "Contacts" option and hit the "IMPORT" button to load the data from iCloud. When the loading complete, press the "CONTINUE" button to start transferring and saving contacts in Galaxy S6. After the transition, you can check the contacts in your device. If you didn't back up contacts with iCloud and want to directly transfer contacts info from iPhone 5s to Samsung S6, I suggest you to try Phone Transfer which enables you to transfer data from iOS devices to Galaxy devices in one-click. Go ahead and read: How to Transfer Contacts between Samsung and iPhone 6. Related Articles Transfer Messages from iPhone to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch Transfer Contacts from S5/S4/S3 to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

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Transfer Messages from iPhone to S6 via Samsung Smart Switch By Ivy Bruce

More and more people, especially businessmen, tend to have two portable phones. For instance, they got iPhone for its excellent features and multifunction. Meanwhile, they also got Samsung Galaxy S6 which enables them to insert two SIM cards in the device for business use. However, when receiving some important messages in iPhone and want to copy and save the texts in Galaxy S6, many people may have no idea how to deal with it. To satisfy this demand, Samsung Inc. designs a freeware, Samsung Smart Switch, which helps users transfer text messages and other data like photos, contacts, from iPhone to Galaxy S6 easily. Go ahead and see how to transfer messages from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy. Tutorial on Messages Transfer from iPhone to Galaxy S6 To start with, download and install Samsung Smart Switch from Google Play in your Galaxy phone. Step 1 Sign in iCloud Account Run Smart Switch in your Samsung device. Choose "iOS Device" option as sending handset. Then you will be asked to type in Apple ID and password to log in iCloud account. Note: If you forget the password, go to iCloud.com and reset the password. Step 2 Import Messages from iCloud When you successfully log in iCloud account, you may wonder why there is no message data. Actually, it hides in "Call Logs" item. Just select "Call Logs" and click "IMPORT", then, the messages data will load from iCloud. Step 3 Save Message in Samsung Galaxy After loading, you will see the interface as below. Tick "Messages" content and hit the "IMPORT" button. All the messages in iCloud backups will be transferred in Galaxy S6. When the transition complete, click "FINISH" button to end the process. Now, you can check the messages one by one in your Samsung Galaxy S6. In case you have no messages backups in iCloud, here recommend you to use a more professional data transfer tool, Phone Transfer. Access to the guide, How to Transfer SMS from iPhone to Android, and check how to transfer messages data directly from iPhone to Galaxy S6 via USB cable. Related Articles Samsung Smart Switch: Transfer Data from iPhone to S6/S6 Edge Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6 Smart Switch: Contacts from Android to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

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How to Transfer Contacts & Calendars with Sony PC Companion By Ivy Bruce

Google Contacts is one of the most popular online tools which people like using to organize and store contacts information. Each contact can contain basic information, for example, names, email addresses, phone numbers, company, job title etc. Why it is so well in demand is also because it integrates with Gmail. Microsoft Outlook is another program people used to manage contacts and calendars. With Outlook, you can create appointments and all-day events, organize meetings and view group schedule and so on. To organize contacts and calendars with Google and Outlook is very convenient. However, if you bought a new Sony Xperia Z3/E3 and want to transfer the contacts and calendars from Google and Outlook to your new Xperia Z3, how could you do that? Sony PC Companion, developed by Sony Entertainment, can meet your need. Let's take a look at how it works in the following article. Part 1. Sync Sony Xperia Z3 with Google Contacts Part 2. Transfer Outlook Calendars to Sony Xperia Z3 Part 1 Sync Sony Xperia Z3 with Google Contacts Download and install Sony PC Companion on your computer. Run the software after installation and plug your Sony Xperia smartphone in the computer via USB cable. Select "Contacts" option and click "Start" button. In the "Contacts" interface, there are three options for you. Hit the "Start' button under "Contacts Sync", you can transfer contacts data from Google. Note: If you want to directly add, delete or edit contacts on the computer, just choose "Phone/Tablet Contacts Editor" option. Choose "Sync contacts with my phone/ tablet via Google" and click "Next" button. If you want to directly sync contacts with those in the computer, just select the first option. Sign in your Google Account and allow the software to access the data stored on your account. If you want to change your login account to another Google account, just log out with sign out link. As for you Sony device, you should log in the same Google account on your smartphone. And tap "Auto-sync" on according to the instruction shown as below. When the computer and phone settings complete, select the option for your initial synchronization session. For safe consideration, we suggest you to choose "Merge Google account data with data from your computer", which can prevent unintended erasing some contacts stored in Google but not in computer, or the other way around. The process will last according to the quantity of the contacts stored in your Google account. When the contacts-sync finished, click the "Close" button to end the process. Part 2 Transfer Outlook Calendars to Sony Xperia Z3 Choose "Calendar" option and click "Start" to run the application. Select "Calendar Sync" and hit the "Start' button to sync calendars with Outlook or Lotus Notes. If you want to edit the existed calendars or add new ones, choose the "Phone/Tablet Calendar Editor" option. In the below interface, choose "Sync calendar directly with my phone/tablet via USB cable". Note: If you want to sync with Google account, select "Sync calendar with my phone/tablet via Google" and hit the "Next" button. Check the "Calendar" box, click the reverted triangle option in the right of the bar and choose "Outlook" in the pull-down list. Then, choose the second option "Merge phone/tablet and PC content" as the initial synchronization session. And hit the "Start sync" button at the bottom-right corner. When the synchronization complete, you can click the "View report" button to preview calendars in detail. Then, click "Close" to end the process. As introduced above, syncing Sony Xperia smartphone and tablets with contacts and calendars stored in Google and Outlook with Sony PC Companion is very simple and fast. If you have any question or suggest, please feel free to leave it below. Or if you have other better software for Sony users, please share with us. Related Articles Transfer Phone Data with Sony Xperia™ Transfer Mobile Sony PC Companion: Manage Sony Xperia Data on Computer How to Backup and Restore Data with Sony PC Companion

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Transfer Phone Data with Sony Xperia™ Transfer Mobile By Ivy Bruce

When it comes to Android data transfer, people usually use these two common ways: Bluetooth and USB cable. The first method requires users to switch on Bluetooth on their phone, and match to each other, then, they can share files one by one with Bluetooth. The other way is to connect two devices to the computer via USB cable. Once the connection built, you can directly drag and drop files from one handset to another. However, if you want to transfer a bunch of data at a time, or there is no computer available, how could you transfer content from Samsung Galaxy, LG, HTC, Nexus, etc. to Sony Xperia? Xperia™ Transfer Mobile, designed by Sony Entertainment, is a useful application helping you transfer data like contacts, messages, calendar, call log, photos, music, videos, bookmarks and other documents from Android phones to Sony Xperia. In the following article, we will take Samsung as example and show you how to transfer Android data to Sony with the app. Guide to Transfer Data from Android to Sony with Xperia™ Transfer Mobile Firstly, download Xperia™ Transfer Mobile on both your Samsung and Sony Xperia Z3. After installation, run the program immediately. Tap the "GET STARTED" button on your Samsung phone, and set Samsung smartphone as source handset by selecting the option "ANDROID" on your Sony Xperia. Tap the "Send" box on Samsung Galaxy, while select "Receive" mode on Sony Xperia Z3. Then, select the same method of connection on both devices. Wireless is recommended. But you make sure the two smartphones are connected to the same wireless network. A PIN code will show up on the received Sony phone screen, type the code in Samsung device and tap the "CONNECT" button to pair and build the connection. When the two devices are successfully connected, you can put aside Samsung phone. And tick the content that you want to transfer from Samsung to Sony on the receiving Xperia device. After selection, hit the "TRANSFER" button. The data transfer process will finish in a short time. When it completed, tap the "Next" button on the Sony device. And click "FINISH & EXIT" on both phones to exit the process and program. Now all the selected data will be stored on your Sony Xperia Z3. Transfer Data from Android devices to Sony Xperia smartphone is quite convenient and easy to use. If you have any question, please let us know and leave it in the box below. Related Articles Sony PC Companion: Manage Sony Xperia Data on Computer How to Backup and Restore Data with Sony PC Companion Xperia™ Transfer: Transfer iOS and Android Data to Sony Devices

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Media Go: Manage and Enjoy Media Files on Sony By Ivy Bruce

Sony designs a great variety of digital devices, for example, high-resolution audio products, Xperia tablets, PlayStation Portable, Xperia smartphones, walkman, etc. Most people may own two or more Sony products. If you do, have you ever think about whether you could exchange the media files in between the two devices? Or the number of media content stored in the smartphone or PSP gets large and make its memory full, how would you organize and deal with the media data? Developed by Sony Network Entertainment, Media Go is a free multimedia management application which helps you manage, play, transfer and sync the media files like photos, music, podcasts, games, videos on your Sony devices. You can also purchase movies, TV shows, PSP games and comics from PlayStation Store. Let's see what Media Go can do for us. Main Features on Sony Media Go 1 Transfer Media Content from Sony to Computer Media Go supports you to import videos, photos, music and other content from computer to various Sony devices, including Xperia smartphones and tablets, PSP, walkman, audio products as well as mobile phones from other brands. You can also transfer and back up media files from Sony handsets to computer so as to release the internal storage of the device and safely keep the important media data at the same time. 2 Enhance Photos and Share to Others No matter pictures loaded from mobile devices or computer, you can organize them into different albums by categories. With the useful editor tools, you can rotate a picture to an angle you want, crop the image for the most satisfying section, apply red eye reduction to the photo and adjust its color. To enjoy the pictures, you can play all that in the photo library in slideshow. Moreover, it also allows you to easily share pictures to friends or families via email. 3 Play and Customize Songs and Videos Apart from working as a player, Media Go is also extractor and editor. It enables you to extract audio files from CD remaining high quality. Add LRC files to the songs so that lyrics will go with the corresponding songs' playback on your Sony devices. The built-in editing tool also helps you trim the music and videos for the parts you want and remove the rests. You can also merge and combine several audio and visual files into a complete one. 4 Purchase Media Files from Store If you want to download or buy some movies or TV shows, PSP games or comics, Media Go will get you to the PlayStation Store in the browser in one-click. When you in the store website, you should sign in your account at first. Search the content you want and directly download or purchase them. All the downloaded or bought videos or games will display under the "Store" panel in Media Go interface. Connect your device to the computer, you can easily transfer and save them to your plug-in Sony device. 5 Sync Media Data between Sony Devices Similar to iTunes, Media Go allows you to sync different kinds of Sony devices, for instance, PSP, Xperia smartphones, tablets, walkman with the media files in one library. Once you verify the connection requirement between devices to Media Go, when there is updates of podcasts, playlists, videos, pictures, all the new added media files in the application will automatically synchronize with the Sony devices connected to wireless network. Namely, Media Go makes it convenient to transfer and manage media files on Sony portable handsets. However, if you are digging around for an application that can transfer and organize media files and other data like contacts, apps, messages, call logs, calendars on you Sony devices, we sincerely suggest you to try Phone Transfer. Related Articles Xperia™ Transfer: Transfer iOS and Android Data to Sony Devices How to Backup and Restore Data with Sony PC Companion Sony PC Companion: Manage Sony Xperia Data on Computer

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Xperia™ Transfer: Transfer iOS and Android Data to Sony Devices By Ivy Bruce

For Android users, transfer data from Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G3, HTC M8, Google Nexus 5, etc to Sony Xperia Z3 is very simple. You just need to connect the two devices to the computer via USB cable and directly drag and drop the files from one to another. Imagine that you need to move the data from iPhone 6 or iPad mini 2 to Sony device, it might be not so straightforward and easy as that between Android devices. Xperia™ Transfer, comes from Sony PC Companion, is a useful tool helping you transfer data like contacts, messages, bookmarks, notes, calendar, call log, videos, music, photos from Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone or iPad backups to Sony Xperia smart devices. Let's see how to achieve phone data transfer with Xperia™ Transfer. Part 1. Transfer Android Data to Sony Xperia Phone Part 2. Transfer iTunes or iCloud Backup to Sony Xperia Part 1 Transfer Android Data to Sony Xperia Phone To begin with, download and set up Sony PC Companion on your computer. Plug your Sony Xperia in the PC, choose "Xperia™ Transfer" and hit the "Start" button. Select your source device. If your handset is running Android system, Open the "Other brand devices" list and choose "Android devices". You should download Xperia™ Transfer Desktop application from Google Play store on your old Android device. In your source Android phone, run the Xperia™ Transfer Desktop app and tap the "Start extraction" option. When the extraction ends, connect the source device to the computer via USB cable. Check the box next to the data item that you want to transfer, and click "Next" button to move on and start transferring. In a while, the data transfer process will complete. Click "Close" button to finish it. Disconnect both your devices and you can check the content on your Sony Xperia phone. Part 2 Transfer iTunes or iCloud Backup to Sony Xperia You could not directly move data from iPhone or iPad to Sony Xperia phone or tablet. Instead, you can transfer iTunes or iCloud backup of your iOS devices to it. Open "Apple devices" panel and select device with local or iCloud backup. Then, hit the "Start" button. Note: You should back up your iPhone or iPad with iTunes or iCloud in advance. The software will detect the iTunes backup on your computer. Select the one you want and click "Next" button. If you want to access to iCloud backup, you should log in your iCloud account. Tick the items from the backup file that you want to transfer. After selection, hit the "Next" button to move on. The larger the backup file size is, the longer the transfer process will last. When the process complete, hit the "Close" button. You can check the transferred data on your Sony Xperia. Note: The application transferred from iOS backup will not be automatically installed on your device. You should click the links accessing to Google Play store, download and install the apps manually. Transfer iOS or Android data with Sony PC Companion, Xperia™ Transfer tool is very helpful and easy to use. However, as introduced above, you need to install Xperia™ Transfer Desktop app on your old Android device which will occupy the internal storage of your phone. Moreover, if you haven't backed up your iPhone or iPad, you are not able to conduct the iOS to Sony data transfer. Hence, we recommend you much more convenient and powerful software Phone Transfer, which allows you to directly transfer iOS and Android content to Sony with the computer, without installing extra app on your devices. Related Articles Media Go: Manage and Enjoy Media Files on Sony How to Transfer Contacts & Calendars with Sony PC Companion Transfer Phone Data with Sony Xperia™ Transfer Mobile

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How to Backup and Restore Data with Sony PC Companion By Ivy Bruce

"All the contacts, photos, messages and other important data saved in my Sony Xperia Z3 suddenly got lost after system upgrade. Is there any way to retrieve the data?" We often receive emails from Sony users like the above, consulting for solutions to retrieve the lost or deleted phone content. Some may fortunately regain most of the missing data as they do phone backup regularly, while others will never get them back. That's also why we always suggest users to back up their Sony mobile devices so as to get chance to restore lost data from backup. To tackle this problem, Sony PC Companion is developed. It's a collection of tools and applications helping Sony users manage, transfer, backup and restore phone data at ease. In the following article, we will introduce you how to backup and restore Sony Xperia content with PC Companion step-by-step. Part 1. Backup Sony Xperia Data with PC Companion Part 2. Restore Lost Content from Backup with PC Companion Part 1 Backup Sony Xperia Z3 Data with PC Companion Firstly, run Sony PC Companion and plug your Sony Xperia Z3 in the computer. When the device is successfully connected, click the "Start" button on the "Backup & Restore" panel to launch the application. Hit the "Backup" button in the middle of the interface. Then, the software will read and load the data stored in the device and display them in the list. Check the box at the left side of each content category that you want to transfer and click "Next" option when done. The software supports you to backup data like contacts & call logs, messages, bookmarks, music, photos, videos, calendars, settings and others. Tips: Tick the "Manuel selection" box, you can select a specific file manually to back up. In the preparation step, you can check the size of the backup file. You can also modify the name of the backup and change a folder to save the files. In a while, the backup will complete. Click "OK" to end the process. Now you can check the data on your computer. Part 2 Restore Lost Content from Backup with PC Companion Since you've backed up your Sony Xperia Z3 before, you can get back the lost data from the backup file. When you are in the "Backup & Restore" interface, you can see some files in the "Phone/tablets backups" box. Hit the magnifier and folder icon, you can preview the backup files displayed with thumbnails or detail information. Select the data categories you want to retrieve by checking the boxes next to the items and click "Next". Then, the software will show you how much the internal storage is available. If it's larger than the backup file, you can hit the "Next" button to go on. When the restoration finishes, the summary of all the data you restored will show on the interface. Then, click "OK" button at the lower-right corner to end the process. Restart your Sony device and view the restored data on your phone. Note: No matter you are backing up from your phone or retrieving lost data, you should avoid disconnecting it to the computer or the processes may fail. With Sony PC Company, we can easily back up Sony Xperia smartphones or tablets data to the computer and restore the lost or deleted content from the former backup files. If you want to erase the data thoroughly before your send the used Sony Xperia phone to others, the application is not a good choice. Therefore we recommend you a more useful program Phone Transfer, which can help you backup and restore, transfer data among phones running different OS system, erase the phone content at ease. Related Articles Media Go: Manage and Enjoy Media Files on Sony Xperia™ Transfer: Transfer iOS and Android Data to Sony Devices How to Transfer Contacts & Calendars with Sony PC Companion

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Sony PC Companion: Manage Sony Xperia Data on Computer By Ivy Bruce

As Sony users, you must hear about Sony PC Companion software and some have already been using it for quite a long time. Regardless you switched the old iPhone 4 or Galaxy S4 to Xperia Z3, thinking about ways to move the data from old device to the new one, back up the content on your Sony smartphones or tablets, manage the contacts and calendars on Sony handsets, or transfer media files in between Sony devices, Sony PC Companion is a great helper for you. Sony PC Companion is a collection of tools and applications. Since you connect your device to the computer, it will enable you to update firmware, conduct data transfer, backup and restore important files, organize and manage contacts and calendars, play and sync music, photos and videos. In the following article, we mainly focus on four most frequently used applications in PC Companion. 1 Xperia™ Transfer Xperia™ Transfer, namely, is to help you transfer phone data, for example, contacts, text messages, call logs, calendars, media files, notes, bookmarks, settings in between Sony Xperia and other mobile devices like iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, LG, HTC, Blackberry, etc. Instead, you can also save some kind of data from non-Android, iTunes and iCloud backup, outlook to Sony Xperia. 2 Media Go Apart from acting like a media file player, Media Go enables you to easily transfer music, photos, videos and podcasts in between computer and Sony devices including Xperia smartphones and tablets, PlayStation Portable, high-resolution audio products, walkman and so on. Moreover, you can download and purchase TV shows, movies and games from PlayStation store as well as sync and share media files among Sony devices. 3 Backup & Restore If you solely store the data in the internal memory of your device, in case something wrong happen to your phone, etc. you may lose the precious data. So as to safely keep your important content, you should back up your Sony Xperia regularly with PC Companion Backup & Restore tool. Moreover, you can back up the data stored in external SD card as well. Once your data is gone, the backup files or record is still available in the application. You can restore the lost or deleted content from the backup files. 4 Contacts & Calendar Manager With contacts and calendar manager, you can view the contacts and calendars stored in your Sony Xperia on the computer. It also supports you to add new content, delete and modify the existed contacts and calendars, then sync your Sony smartphone or tablet with the edited content. Read up here, you may know how powerful Sony PC Companion is. With one software, you can transfer, backup and restore, manage, and share data saved in your Sony Xperia smartphones and tablets. It's quite worth a try. If you have any other better application for Sony devices, please share with us. Related Articles Xperia™ Transfer: Transfer iOS and Android Data to Sony Devices How to Transfer Contacts & Calendars with Sony PC Companion How to Backup and Restore Data with Sony PC Companion

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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola By Ivy Bruce

As the rapid development of modern technology, transferring data between phones becomes easier and easier, it is not that difficult if you want to migrate Android data from old Android phone to Motorola. It is a time-consuming thing to gather contacts, SMS, etc, once you change into using other Android phone like Moto X and cannot transfer data in your previous Android before you dump it. However, fortunately, you can transfer Android data with Motorola Migrate with easy-operating steps. Motorola Migrate is a program developed by Motorola Company. It empowers you to transfer Android data such as contacts, messages, call history and other media files. You can easily switch Android music to your Motorola and transfer SMS from Android to Motorola becomes easier as well once you try Motorola Migrate. Below, I will show you the easy method to transfer Android data from Android to Motorola. Part 1. Transfer Data from Android to Motorola Part 2. Transfer Files from Moto to Android Part 1: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola Step 1 Select Transfer Mode & Old Phone Type on Moto Run Motorola Migrate app on your Motorola X. Then you will have transfer modes to choose. Tap on "Send data TO this device". Then you can select your old phone type, where files are transferred from. Tap on "Android". Then click the tab "NEXT" at the lower-right corner. Step 2 Choose File Types to Move You can select file types to transfer now. Hip the items you want, for example, contacts, messages, photos, video, music and call logs. Then hit the tab "NEXT". You will have the page "Get your other device ready". If you have downloaded and install Motorola Migrate app on your old phone already, click the button "Press here". If not, tap "NEXT" and download the app on your old phone. Here we click "Press here". Migration needs to take over your Wi-Fi connection for a few minutes to transfer your stuff. If you are ready to do that now, please choose "CONTINUE" on the pop-up note "Getting connected". Then there will be a QR code on the next screen. Step 3 Connect Android to Motorola Launch Motorola Migrate app on your old phone. Here we will take LG G3 for example. Hit the tab "NEXT" on the primarily screen. Then hold the Android phone over the Motorola with the QR code showing in the blue square. Then the app will connect the two phones and will soon start transferring. Supported Data: Contacts stored in SIM and phone memory, including info of names, phone number, company, job title, email address, job title, etc. Messages including text contents, contact's name, phone number, time, etc. Call logs including contact's name, phone number, duration, call type, etc. Photos such as screenshots, photos captured and downloaded etc. Videos downloaded and captured etc. Music downloaded and purchased online etc. Supported Devices: Motorola (Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini), Samsung, Sony, Huawei, LG, Lenovo, Nokia, ZTE, Acer, Alcatel, Casio, Danger, Kyocera, Karbonn, Micromax, Pantech, Sharp, Siemens, etc. Step 4 Transfer Data from Android to Motorola Your Android is preparing to send files while the other one is getting ready for receiving. When transferring, please don't turn off Wi-Fi or change Wi-Fi settings. Ensure both device are in close proximity. When data are completely moved, you will be prompt that "Your're done". Then click the button "FINISH" to end the process. Part 2: Transfer Files from Moto to Android As there are some bugs, no QR code occurs when you try to move files from Moto to Android, leading failure to transfer files from Moto to Android. In this case, try the other transfer programs like Phone Transfer. Step 1 Connect Moto and Old Android to a Computer Install and run Phone Transfer on your computer. Then choose the mode "Phone to Phone Transfer". Connect your Motorola and the old Android phone to the computer with USB cable. Step 2 Choose File Types to Transfer Make sure that the source phone is your Moto and the destination is your old Android. If not, click the button "Flip" to exchange their places. Next, choose file types to transfer, for example, contacts, text messages, photos, videos, etc. Then click the button "Start Copy". Step 3 Copy Data from Moto to Android The program is copying data to the Android. You can view the progress. Please don't unplug either phone from the computer. When transmission is done, click the button "OK" to finish the process. It is simple and easy operating, isn't it? By the way, if you are afraid of losing data while transferring, you can back up your Android data. Besides, if you want to donate or sell your Android into the second hand market, Phone Transfer is the best choice. It can not only help you transfer Android apps, contacts, SMS, videos, etc, to Motorola, but also wipe all Android data before you donate or sell it so as to prevent personal information from leaking. Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola How to Recover Deleted Data from Samsung Motorola Migrate: Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola

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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola By Ivy Bruce

Samsung Galaxy Series phones are now widely used in all over the world. Galaxy S5/S4, Note 3/Note 2, Grand Duo/Grand Duo 2, etc. are especially popular. What if Samsung users want their Galaxy phone data migrate to their Motorola? Is it complex to operate or can it transfer text files only? Actually, Motorola Migrate can help you transfer Android files to Motorola. You can try Motorola Migrate on your computer to see what Motorola Migrate can do. Motorola Migrate is developed by Motorola Company. And you can download it freely on both your phones and copy data from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola. It empowers you to transfer Android contacts, SMS, call history, and media files like videos and photos with ease. Now I will show you the specific way to use Motorola Migrate for Android data transferring. Part 1. Transfer Data from Samsung Galaxy to Moto Part 2. Transfer Files from Moto to Android Part 1: Transfer Data from Samsung Galaxy to Moto Note: Before starting, download and install Motorola Migrate on Samsung Galaxy and Moto. Connect both phones to Wi-Fi hotspot. Supported devices: Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge+, LG G4/G3, Sony Xperia Z3/Z5, Nexus 6/6P, Lenovo Phab Plus,etc. Supported data: contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, music, video, documents, etc. Step 1 Select Transfer Mode Run Motorola Migrate app on your Moto phone. Make sure that your phone has been connected to the Wi-Fi hotspot. Next you are required to select your old phone type. Since Samsung Galaxy S6 runs on Android, choose "Android". Then click the button "NEXT" at the lower-right corner and move on. Step 2 Choose File Types to Transfer You will have the page "Get your stuff". Hit file types you are intended to transfer, for example, contacts, messages, photos, video, music, and call logs. Then click the button "NEXT". You will be asked to download Motorola on your old phone. Since you have previously installed Motorola on Samsung phone, click the blue icon "Press here". And then tap the button "NEXT". Then there will be a QR code on the screen of your Moto phone. Step 3 Set up Connection between Samsung and Motorola Go to your Samsung Galaxy and run Motorola Migrate app. Then hit the button "NEXT". And hold your Samsung phone over the Motorola screen with the QR code showing in the blue square. The app will connect the two phones and will soon start transferring. Step 4 Files Migrate from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola Motorola Migrate is using Wi-Fi to move your stuff, please don't turn it off or change Wi-Fi settings until it is done. And ensure both devices are in close distance. When files are migrating, there is no need to watch the progress bar. The app keeps transferring while you do other things. When migration succeeds, you will have the screen "You're done!", telling you that files like call logs, text messages, video, photos, etc are completely transferred. Part 2: Transfer Files from Moto to Galaxy Note: When you are going to transfer files from Moto to Galaxy but fails because the QR code doesn't show when making connection, you can use Phone Transfer. Supported devices: Android, iPhone, Windows phone, Blackberry, Symbian, etc. Supported data: contacts, messages, call logs, calendars, app, music, photos, and videos. Step 1 Connect Samsung Galaxy and Motorola to Computer Run Phone Transfer on your computer. Then choose the mode "Phone to Phone Transfer" and connect both phones to the computer with USB cable. Step 2 Select File Types to Transfer When both phones are connected to the computer, check whether they are seated at the right places (Motorola is source while Samsung phone is destination). If not, click the button "Flip" to switch their positions. After that, you can select file types to copy, for example, contacts, text messages, app, photos, and music. After that, click the button "Start Copy". The program will copy and paste files from Motorola to Samsung Galaxy. After a few minutes, transfer will be done. You can click the button "OK" to end the process. Easy, isn't it? By the way, if you are afraid of losing data while transferring, you can back up your Android data. Besides, if you want to donate or sell your Android into the second hand market, Phone Transfer is the best choice. It can not only help you transfer Android apps, contacts, SMS, videos, etc, to Motorola, but also wipe all Android data before you donate or sell it so as to prevent personal information from leaking. Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola How to Recover Deleted Data from Samsung Motorola Migrate: Transfer from Old Phone to New Motorola

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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola By Ivy Bruce

“I want to move all my iPhone 5S data to my Motorola before I dump it. What can I do? By the way, my new phone is Moto X. If given any help, I will be appreciated.” For this case, you can try a free program developed by Motorola Company. This excellent program is named Motorola Migrate, which makes it possible to copy data between iPhone and Android. Motorola Migrate is a program developed by Motorola Inc. which aims at helping you transfer data from iPhone/Android to Moto. It helps copy contacts, text messages, media files and call history and the like. It is brilliant, isn’t it? You are required to download Motorola Migrate on both your iPhone/Android and Motorola first. Below, I will show you how to transfer iPhone files to Motorola. Read the passage below carefully. Part 1. Transfer iPhone Data to Motorola with Motorola Migrate Part 2. Transfer Data from iPhone to Motorola with Phone Transfer Part 1 Transfer iPhone data to Motorola with Motorola Migrate Step 1 Download and Launch Motorola Migrate on Both iPhone 5S and Moto X Open the Motorola Migrate on both your iPhone 5s and Motorola. Note: You will be asked to download Motorola Migrate from Google Play Store. Step 2 Select the Source Device on Moto G Set “iPhone” as the source device which output previous data and store in the new Motorola phone. Step 3 Log in iCloud Enter iCloud ID and Password on your phone and tap “Continue”. Step 4 Hit Begin Transfer After entering your iCloud account, click “Begin Transfer” in the interface and move on. Step 5 Log into your Google account After that, log into the Google Account that you have as the pictures below shows you. Step 6 Data Transferring begin Automatically After that, the migration will begin automatically. You can see a process bar showing you it is still transferring. Note: If the process fails on the half way, I am sorry to tell you that there are certain chances for your iPhone data to get lost if the process was interrupted half way. You can use iPhone Data Recovery, the excellent data recovering tool to retrieve lost iPhone data. Step 7 Migration Successfully Complete Once you the process complete, it means you have successfully transfer your old iPhone photos, for example, to other device. You can hold your Moto G and see if the data you want is saved in your Motorola safely. Note: The latest version (V 1.7.0) of Motorola Migrate doesn't support you to transfer data from iPhone to Moto, or from Moto to iPhone. If you can't download the older version and want to finish the data transfer in between iPhone to Moto, you can move to next part. Part 2 Transfer Data from Motorola to iPhone with Phone Transfer Phone Transfer is a useful program which enables you to transfer contacts, messages, photos, videos, calendars, etc in between devices running Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows, Blackberry OS systems. Step 1 Download and Install Phone Transfer Click the buttons below to download Phone Transfer on your PC/Mac. Then, install the program. Step 2 Connect Phone to PC/Mac After installation. run Phone Transfer on the computer and select "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode. Plug iPhone 6/6 Plus/6s/6S Plus and Moto G/X Style into the computer via USB cables. When the two devices are detected and connected, the software will start scanning the plug-in phones. Step 3 Transfer Data from Moto X to iPhone 6s Select the data that you want to transfer in the middle column. After selection, hit the "Start Copy" button in blue. The chosen content will begin to transfer from Moto X to iPhone 6s. Note: If you want to transfer data from iPhone to Moto, you can click the "Flip" button at the top-middle to change the position of source and destination phones. As you can see, with Motorola Migrate, you can directly transfer data from iPhone to Moto on the devices. But if you need to share Moto content to iPhone, Phone Transfer can satisfy your need rather than Migrate. I guess the latter software meet your requirement more. Why not give it a shot and see how amazing it is ? Related Articles Motorola Migrate: Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola How to Recover Text Messages from Android Phone How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on iPhone

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HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones By Ivy Bruce

Provided you change your iPhone 4s to HTC One M8, you may want to transfer the playlists purchased from iTunes to your HTC One. Or if the quantity of songs gets enormous in your HTC device, which occupies a lot of internal storage space of your phone, and at the same time slows down the operation speed. To release phone's storage space, you can move the music to the computer. HTC Sync Manager is an official program which can help you organize and manage the music files in your HTC via computer. It supports you to transfer iTunes music to HTC and extract the songs from HTC to computer effortlessly. In the following article, we will show you how to manage music with it. Part 1 Transfer Playlists from Computer to HTC Part 2 Backup Music from HTC to Computer Part 1 Transfer Playlists from Computer to HTC To start with, download and install HTC Sync Manager in your PC or Mac. Run the program and plug your HTC One into the computer via USB cable. When it successfully connected, you will see some basic info of your device show in the Home interface. Click into Music interface. You will find that all the music in iTunes and Window Media Player will be automatically loaded into the program and displayed in the right window. Select the song you want and right-click it, then, choose "Copy to phone" option, you can easily transfer music from computer to your HTC One. Tips: To transfer all the music stored in computer to HTC simultaneously, you can directly hit the "Sync" button at the bottom-left corner. If you want to disable the auto import, you can click into Music Settings menu and uncheck the boxes. Part 2 Backup Music from HTC to Computer Switch to "This Computer" option to "HTC One", all the music stored in HTC device are listed with song names, album names, artists names as well as length. Right-click the songs you want to transfer and select "Copy to computer" option in the pop-up panel. Tips: You can manage the music both in computer or HTC mobile phone by creating or removing playlists, deleting or adding songs. It also works as a music player that you can listen to the songs with it as well. No matter you are using PC or Mac, you can easily manage music files in HTC smartphone via computer with the great help of HTC Sync Manager. But when I test HTC Sync Manager, it sometimes doesn't import all music from iTunes to HTC as it says. So if you want to make sure all the songs are successfully synced and transferred, we recommend you to use Android Transfer. Related Articles How to Backup and Restore Data with HTC Sync Manager How to Do Photos Management with HTC Sync Manager HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer

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How to Backup and Restore Data with HTC Sync Manager By Ivy Bruce

Things may usually happen like that: we deleted the important files in HTC One by accident or something wrong occurs to the OS system that acquires us to get the phone back to factory reset so as to make it run again. However, all the data stored in the HTC smartphone will be thoroughly cleared at the same time. This is pretty frustrated. So, it is quite necessary for us to back up data from HTC device to the computer regularly so that we have chance to restore the lost content. HTC Sync Manager, developed by HTC Inc. is a free application supporting users to sync data in between HTC and computers, Android phones or iOS devices. In the following article, we will focus on its backup and restore function and introduce how to backup and restore HTC data. Part 1 Backup HTC Data to the Computer Part 2 Restore Content from Computer to HTC Part 1 Backup HTC Data to the Computer After you install the software, run it and plug your HTC One in the PC/Mac via USB cable. When it's successfully connected, click the "Transfer & Backup" option at the left column. Hit the "Back up now" to start backing up the data like contacts, calendar, wallpaper, bookmarks, documents, settings etc. Check the boxes, you can back up the media files from your phone to the computer as well as auto backup function. If you also back up music and photo files, it may take you a little bit longer. When the backup process completes, click the "OK" button. Part 2 Restore Content from Computer to HTC Since you've backed up your HTC beforehand, you can also easily retrieve the data from backup to your mobile device. Hit the "Restore" button in the "Transfer & Backup" interface. Backup files will show in the pop-up window. Select a backup you want and click the "Restore Now" button. Note: If you want to remove the existing content on your phone and replace it with those in the backup, you can check the box. With HTC Sync Manager, you can back up data from HTC phone to computer for safe keeping and recover the important content to the mobile device in case the data got lost. However, if you want to back up data like apps, call logs, videos, etc, the software may not meet your need. Hence, we recommend you to try Phone Transfer which enables you to transfer data among mobile devices, backup, restore as well as erase data on HTC at ease. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone How to Do Photos Management with HTC Sync Manager HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer

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How to Do Photos Management with HTC Sync Manager By Ivy Bruce

As HTC phones become smarter and more advance, people like using their mobile phones as a digital camera and take high quality photos anywhere anytime they want. When the number of the pictures gets larger, the internal storage of the HTC phone gets less. The first thing comes to you may be to manage the images files in your smartphone. To satisfy users' demand, HTC Sync Manager is created. It helps HTC users organize and manage photos stored in HTC devices on computer. Go on reading and learn how to manage pictures with HTC Sync Manager. Part 1 Transfer Photos from HTC to Computer Part 2 Copy Pictures from Computer to HTC Part 1 Transfer Photos from HTC to Computer First of all, you need to download the right version of HTC Sync Manager on your computer according to the OS system. Plug your HTC One in PC or Mac via USB cable. When the device is detected and successfully connected, basic information about the plug-in handset will display on the "Home" interface. Click into "Gallery" menu and choose HTC One at the left column. All the pictures saved in the device will loaded into the program and list in the right window. If you want to transfer all of them to the computer, you can select all and click "Sync" at the bottom-left corner to start copying. If you just need to sync one or several images, right click it and select "Copy to computer" option. Part 2 Copy Pictures from Computer to HTC Apart from backing up photos from HTC to the computer, you can also transfer the pictures from PC or Mac to the mobile device. By default, the program will automatically detect the picture files stored in C drive and import them in. If you want to add more picture folders, just go to "Gallery Settings" interface and click "Add" to load images into the software. The imported photos will show in the "Gallery" interface with thumbnails. You can add new album to organize and categorize the pictures. Select the picture you want to sync and right click it. Choose "Copy to phone" option and set a folder in the device as destination place to store the file. Note: If you want to copy all pictures to phone at a time, just click the "Sync" button. Or some photos that you don't want to sync loaded in the program, you can select it and hit the "Delete" button, then click "Keep files" option to remove it from HTC Sync Manager, but still remain in your computer. The program also allows you to do some basic adjustment to the photo like rotating and cropping. Double click the image and get into the editing interface. Manage pictures in HTC device on the computer with the assistance of HTC Sync Manager is very easy and convenient as you can see. If you have any question to the software, you can leave it below. Or if you are using other better software, please share with us. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones How to Backup and Restore Data with HTC Sync Manager

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HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer By Ivy Bruce

If you've used HTC smartphone for a period of time, you may need to manage the data in the mobile device. Provided you want to transfer some data like contacts, photos, music, messages, etc from iPhone or Android devices to HTC handsets, back up content from HTC phones to PC or Mac, or restore the deleted data into HTC phones, how could you get things done? To satisfy the above demand, HTC Inc. released a free data manager program for HTC users, HTC Sync Manager. Go ahead and check what it can do. 1 Sync Data with Computer Syncing data in between computer and HTC smartphone is very simple with the help of HTC Sync Manager. You can sync content like contacts, calendars or even bookmarks to the PC or Mac. Instead, it also allows you to move the data from computer to your mobile phone at ease. With the auto sync setting up, the data synchronization will automatically conduct when you connect your device to the computer. 2 Transfer Content from iPhone or Android Transfer files from Android phones like Samsung Galaxy S6, Sony Xperia Z3, Google Nexus 6, LG G3, etc to HTC One M8 is very easy. But to transfer data from iPhone 6 to HTC is not that straightforward in most cases. HTC Sync Manager makes it a breeze to transfer data in between HTC and iOS or Android devices in just several simple steps. 3 Backup and Restore HTC Files Back up content from your HTC One to your computer so that you can easily retrieve them in case something wrong happens to your device and gets rid of all the important info. Besides, you can delete the some data stored in your smartphone after backup so as to release the internal storage. If you buy the latest HTC phone, you can also restore the data from old device to the new one in one-click. 4 Manage Media Files HTC Sync Manager can automatically load libraries and playlists from iTunes or Window Media Player. To organize and manage the media files, you can create albums to category the media files extracts from iTunes or Windows Media Player as well as that saved in computer and HTC mobile phone. You can also add, deleted or even edit the music and photos in the software. In general, users often turn to HTC Sync manager to tackle the problem of transferring data in between iOS, Android devices and HTC portable handsets. But according to some reviews by the users, the software may not be so useful and convenient. If you have other better programs as alternatives, please share with us. Or you can give it a shot to Phone Transfer, a highly recommended transfer tool for devices running different OS systems. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones How to Do Photos Management with HTC Sync Manager

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HTC Sync Manager: Transfer iOS or Android Data to HTC Phone By Ivy Bruce

As an Android user, you may know well that you can transfer data from Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Nexus, LG, etc. to HTC One through Bluetooth or just connect the phones to the computer and directly drag and drop the content from one to another. However, if you switch your iPhone 4S to HTC One, to transfer the data from iOS device to Android is not that straightforward and simple in most cases. To make the data transfer from both Android and iOS mobile devices to HTC smartphones easier and more convenient, HTC Inc. released HTC Sync Manager and HTC Transfer Tool. Both of them are free programs. HTC Sync Manager supports users to back up and restore data in HTC and transfer files in between HTC and iOS or computer. HTC Transfer Tool enables users to share data among Android phones. In the below passage, we'll concentrate on how to transfer iPhone data and Android data to HTC One. Part 1 Transfer iOS Data to HTC Mobile Phone Part 2 Transfer Android Content to HTC Device Part 1 Transfer iOS Data to HTC Mobile Phone Run HTC Sync Manager and connect HTC to the computer. When it's connected, you will see the interface as below. Click the "Transfer & Backup" option at the left column. Under the Transfer Content category, hit the "Get Started" button. You can transfer contacts, photos, videos, messages, playlist, wallpapers, safari bookmarks and more from the iTunes backup to the plug-in HTC. If you haven't use iTunes to back up your iPhone yet, you should do it before proceeding. When the backup is done, reconnect your HTC to the computer. Then, select an iTunes backup file you want, and click "OK" button to check the iTunes backup file in detail. If there is a huge amount of data in your iTunes backup, you can transfer them separately by categories. Check the boxes next to the content you want and hit the “Start” button. In a while, you can check the iPhone data on your HTC. Part 2 Transfer Android Content to HTC Device To transfer data from Android phone to HTC without using computer, we can turn to HTC Transfer Tool. Firstly, download and install HTC Transfer Tool from Google Play on both your Android devices. In your HTC phone, go into Settings menu and click "Get content from another phone" option. Select "Other Android phone" as the source device. If you just want to transfer contacts, you can choose the "Quick transfer" mode, or select "Full transfer". As for source Android phones like Samsung Galaxy S6, Google Nexus 6, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z3, etc, run HTC Transfer Tool on the device. Accept the terms and conditions and click the "Next" button to get started. When the two devices detect each other, the same PIN code will display on each screen. Tap the "Confirm" button on the source device to build the connection. Tick the content you want and tap the "Transfer" button to start the process. When the transfer completes, click "Done" on both devices to end the process. HTC Sync Manager as well as HTC Transfer Tool is very convenient and simple to use. But when you use the Sync Manager software to transfer iTunes backup to HTC mobile phone, you may find the program doesn't work all the time. And the data may not complete transferred either. Or if you want to transfer other data like Apps from Android to HTC, Transfer Tool yet can satisfy your demand. In these cases, we sincerely suggest you to give a shot to Phone Transfer, a more reliable and powerful program, specializes in backing up and retrieving, transferring and erasing data on devices running different OS system. Related Articles HTC Sync Manager: Free Music Manager for HTC Phones HTC Sync Manager: Manage HTC Smartphone Data via Computer How to Backup and Restore Data with HTC Sync Manager

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How to Upgrade Firmware with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

Why We Need to Upgrade Firmware of Samsung Devices? Completing firmware upgrade can enhance the perfection of our device, strengthen the stability of the machine as well as enlarge the compatibility of the handset, making it compatible with more software and programs. By upgrading firmware frequently, bugs on the Samsung device can be fixed in time so that your phone system will go smoothly. What's more, it can optimize and prolong the service time of the battery. However, many people notice that they need to upgrade the firmware of their Galaxy devices, but having no idea how to do it. This article is about how to get firmaware upgraded in your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Tab S, etc. with Samsung Kies. Attention: 1.If you Samsung device is running Android 4.3 or later, you should download Kies 3. Or if your device is running a system older than Android 4.3, you need to download Kies 2.6 instead. 2. Before upgrading, you'd better back up the data existed in your Samsung phones in case the upgrade process goes wrong and wipe out all your important data. Tutorial on Firmware Upgrade with Samsung Kies Step 1 Connect Galaxy Phone to Kies Plug your Samsung device in the computer via USB cable. When the phone is successfully detected and connected, you will see the interface as below. Click "Firmware upgrade" button and start to upgrade according to the step-by-step instruction. Note: In order to upgrade firmware of a Samsung device, you need to make a connection between Kies and Samsung Galaxy handsets via USB. Wi-Fi connection is not supported. Step 2 Follow the Guide to Complete Firmware Upgrade Read the advisory information, then, click "I have read all of the above information" checkbox and click the "Start upgrade" button to get started. Then, Samsung Kies will automatically download some firmware components for upgrade. Firmware upgrade will begin as soon as the downloading of firmware component finishes. You can check how the upgrade goes from the process bar. When it done, click "OK" to complete the process and disconnect your device. Note: During the firmware upgrade process, do NOT disconnect the device to PC. Just in two simple steps, you can easily get your Samsung Galaxy device firmware upgraded with Samsung Kies. Hurry to do it to your Galaxy phone and make a greater use of your Samsung handset. Any question or suggestion is welcomed to leave in the box below. Related Articles Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies How to Create Music Playlists with Samsung Kies How to Connect Samsung Device to Kies via Wi-Fi

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How to Create Music Playlists with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

Nowadays, more and more people prefer using their phones to listen to music. Like most of my friends, they download and store hundreds and thousands of music in their Samsung devices. As the number of the songs increased, searching for a specific piece of music in the playlist becomes troublesome. That's why many Samsung Galaxy users tend to create music playlists to manage songs by genre. However, manually managing loads of music directly in the phone is quite troublesome. Luckily, Samsung Kies can help us add or modify playlists conveniently in the computer. Note: There are two versions of Samsung Kies: Kies 2.6 and Kies 3. Kies 2.6 only supports Windows system, while Kies 3 supports both Windows and Mac. Part 1. Manage Music Playlists with Kies 2.6 Part 2. Backup and Retrieve Content with Phone Transfer Part 1. Manage Music Playlists with Kies 2.6 Step 1 Connect Samsung Devices to PC Plug your cellphone in the computer. When successfully connected, Kies can read the music stored in the device. Note: Kies 2.6 only supports Samsung device with OS system lower than Android 4.3 (exclusive). Step 2 Add/Modify Playlists By clicking the "+" button, you can easily add any song you like to the playlist. You can revise the name of the music file as well. Select the song you want, right click the mouse and choose "Add to music playlists" option. Then, you can check the songs in the playlists. Part 2. Add Playlists with Kies 3 Step 1 Connect Samsung Phones to the Computer Connect Galaxy handset to the computer via USB cable. Once recognized, Kies 3 will load the music saved in the devices. Kies 3 is more concise in aspect of interface, but less functional than Kies 2.6. Note: Kies 3's Windows version doesn't have playlist manager function. If you want to manage the playlist in a Samsung phone with Android 4.3 system or above, you can only use Mac version. Step 2 Add or Modify Music Playlists The same operation as that in Kies 2.6, you can click the "+" button add music into the playlist as well as modify the files names. Choose some specific songs you need and right click to select "Add to music playlists" to place the music files to any list you like. According to the steps mentioned above, you can easily manage the audio files in your Galaxy phones with Samsung Kies. Besides directly add or modify music stored in the phone, you can also manage playlists in the Library. You can refer to an article, Samsung Kies: Manage Samsung Devices via Computer, and have a glance at what Library is. You can add music, playlists and sync Samsung devices with songs stored in the Library as well. More details about syncing music with Library are illustrated in the tutorial How to Sync Music, Photos, Videos with Samsung Kies. This is an easier method to manage music playlist for new users in particular. Related Articles How to Sync Music, Photos, Videos with Samsung Kies How to Subscribe to Podcast with Samsung Kies How to Backup & Restore Samsung Phone Data with Kies

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How to Add New Contacts with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

Want to manage the phone numbers in your Samsung phone more conveniently and freely? Then you can’t miss Samsung Kies, which is Samsung's official tool that allows you to managing contacts, music and videos stored on your Samsung device with easy. You can add new contacts to your Samsung phone or edit contacts stored on it with smooth operation. Part 1. Directly Add New Contacts to phone via Kies Part 2. Import VCF Files in Library and Edit with Kies Part 1 Directly Add New Contacts to phone via Kies Step 1 Connect Devices to the Computer Connect Samsung Galaxy phone to PC via USB cable. When the plug-in Samsung phone is successfully recognized and connected, Kies will read the contact data in it. Select "Contacts" option at the left column, you can see the existed contacts stored in your device. Step 2 Add New Contacts to the Device Click "+" button to add new contacts. You can enter and modify the name, email, address, group, messenger and other information of the contact. Then, click the "Save to device" button and you can check the new contacts in your phone. Part 2 Import VCF Files in Library and Edit with Kies Step 1 Import VCF Files in the Library Here is another method that you can add new contacts. If it is the first time you use Kies's Library or there is no contact data in the library, you need to add vcf files into Kies at first. Click the "Open contact file" button and load contact data from the computer. Step 2 Add Contacts to the Library Click "+" button and enter the information about the contact in the box poping up at the right side of the window. Then, you can click the "Transfer to device" button to sync the new contacts to the plug-in phone. Adding new contacts in both two methods with Samsung Kies is very simple and totally in your control, right? If you have any suggestion or question, please feel free to leave your comment below. Related Articles Samsung Kies: Manage Samsung Devices via Computer How to Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies How to Backup & Restore Samsung Phone Data with Kies

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How to Sync Music, Photos, Videos with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

Many Samsung users are digging around for professional yet simple-to-used phone data manager software to handle media files like music, videos and photos. To satisfy their demand, Samsung Inc. designed and created a freeware, Samsung Kies, which enables users to manage and deal with the data stored in Galaxy phones conveniently. In the following article, we will show you how Kies manages music, photos and videos. To start with, let's take a look at Kies's Library. "Library" is firstly introduced by Apple Inc. and adopted in iTunes, called iTunes Library. You can add or delete data, such as music, videos, photos, contacts, etc. directly in or from the Library in the computer. Synchronization is another concept comes with Library. If you buy a new Galaxy device, you can connect it to Samsung Kies and sync the new handset with all the data saved in the Library. In this way, you can soon transfer favorite music, photos and videos from old device to the new one. Furthermore, data transmission among Samsung Galaxy at high speed is easily accomplished with the Kies. Guide to sync Samsung music, photos, videos to computer Step 1 Add Music, Photos and Videos to the Library Run Samsung Kies, and select a data category. Take audio files as example. Select "Music" in the Library column, and press the "+" button to add music files to the Library from the local folders. When successfully added, you can check the music in the Library. You can add photos or videos in the same way. Note: If you've added the media files to the Library, do NOT move the files to other folders in the computer. Otherwise, it will display "File Not Exist", when you sync Samsung devices with Kies's Library. So, I suggest you to store all the music, photos, and videos files that you want to import in Library in one specific folder by categories. Step 2 Sync Samsung Galaxy with Music, Photos and Videos from Library Plug your device in the computer. Once the device is successfully connected, click into the "Sync" panel at the top of the interface. Tick the items in the Multimedia section and hit the "Sync" button at the top-right corner. When the synchronization complete, you can check the files in your phone one by one. As you can see, to manage media files stored in Galaxy phones with Samsung Kies is very simple and convenient. This tutorial is based on Kies 2.6. If you want to sync Galaxy S6 with Kies 3 Library, you can also follow this guide to do the synchronization with Kies 3's Library on your own. If the article is helpful to you, share it to your friends. Related Articles How to Create Music Playlists with Samsung Kies How to Connect Samsung Device to Kies via Wi-Fi How to Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies

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Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies By Ivy Bruce

With the rapid development of mobile devices, contact and communication in between people via portable handsets becomes common and convenient. Different from the past, people nowadays prefer to enter and store the address, phone number, email and other information about a specific contact in their Samsung Galaxy instead of handwriting hundreds or thousands or them on the phone book. However, when we want to change Samsung Galaxy S5 to S6, how can we quickly transfer contacts to the new cellphone? In the following part, we will show you how to directly transfer data from one Samsung to another via Kies. Note: Data transmission in between Samsung phones only works under the circumstances of USB connection. Wi-Fi connection doesn't support this function temporarily. We will take contacts as example and display how to transfer contacts among Samsung phones step by step. The operation and process of moving other media files like music, photos, videos from one Galaxy device to another are the same as that of contacts. Part 1. Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies Part 2. Transfer Contacts to Samsung Galaxy via Phone Transfer Part 1: Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies Step 1 Connect Two Samsung Phones via USB Cable Launch Samsung Kies program, and connect two Galaxy devices to the computer via USB cable. Once they are successfully connected, information about the two handsets will appear on the left column of the main interface. Step 2 Start Transferring Contacts in between Phones In the main window, you can see three options, "Basic Information","Sync" and "Backup/Restore" at the top. Click the "Backup/Restore" and select "Transfer between devices". Then, you can see the interface as below. Tick "Contacts" item and hit the "Send" button. After a while, the transmission will end. Press "Complete" to finish the process. Then, you can check the contacts in your new Samsung Galaxy. Note: To transfer other content, just select those items you need and press "send". Transfer contacts from old Galaxy phone to a new one is very convenient and simple. However, this method doesn't always work well, supposing you want to transfer Samsung i9300 to Galaxy S5. If you've read the tutorial Samsung Kies: Manage Samsung Devices via Computer, you may figure out why it's not workable. Kies have two versions, Kies 2.6 and Kies 3, supporting different Android system versions. i9300 is in Android 4.1.2, while S5 Android 4.4. Two devices can't connect to the same version of Kies. This feature of Kies is quite weird. To tackle this issue, users can turn to another program, Phone Transfer. Phone Transfer has so great compatibility that can support iOS, Android, Symbian and Blackberry systems. Data transmission between two handsets with Android 4.4 or lower system can be accomplished with the help of Phone Transfer. Follow the two steps below and transfer contacts from handset to handset with Phone Transfer. Part 2: Transfer Contacts to Samsung Galaxy via Phone Transfer Step 1 Connect Phones to PC Plug in two smartphones to computer via USB cable. Step 2 Transfer Contacts between Phones Select "Contacts" and click "Start Copy" to move all the contact data from one device to another. As you can see, transferring data with Phone Transfer is also very easy and convenient. If this article is helpful, repost and share it to your friends. Related Articles How to Add New Contacts with Samsung Kies How to Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies How to Subscribe to Podcast with Samsung Kies

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How to Subscribe to Podcast with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

Podcasting is an increasingly popular method of distributing media in digital audio format.It has become increasingly widespread in recent years. More and more people use podcast to listen to broadcast and share their information with others via Samsung mobile device. But on the contrary, there are also some users having no idea about how to subscribe to podcast on their Samsung device. Here we offer you some useful suggestions and share our experience with you. Samsung Kies 2.6, a data manager freeware designed by Samsung Inc. functionalizes you to subscribe to podcast. In just several steps, you can download all kinds of fun podcasts from the net and enjoy them during rush hour or at free. We will take Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED), a podcast applying various interesting and enlightening videos for free as an example and show you how to subscribe to TED with Kies. Instruction on Subscribing to Podcast with Kies Step 1 Connect Samsung Phone to Kies Plug Galaxy device into the computer via USB cable. When Kies successfully detected and connected to the device, you can select Podcast option in the left column and check the existed podcast data and categories. Step 2 Subscribe to Podcast After entering the "Podcast" interface, click "+" button and add an URL address of the TED video to the box. When subscription complete, you will be informed as soon as each new TED video releases. You can also pick those you like and download them on your phone. The steps of subscribing to podcast in Library are almost the same as that in the phone with Samsung Kies. But, you need to Sync the device with downloaded podcasts stored in the Library. Read up here, you may find that subscribing to podcasts with Kies is very simple. However, some users may have no idea which podcast is interesting and practical. Here are some fun podcasts I collected for you. If you found other useful podcasts, please recommend them to us and leave their names below. Here are two articles about fun podcast shared with you: Podcast Recommendations and You Should Be Listening To All These Podcasts. Related Articles How to Add New Contacts with Samsung Kies How to Sync Music, Photos, Videos with Samsung Kies Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies

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How to Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies By Ivy Bruce

People prefer using Microsoft Outlook to send emails, arrange schedule, work matters, calendars, etc. Obviously, there is loads of information in Outlook account like contacts, address, phone number, mailbox address and so forth. This article aims at showing you how to sync important info about contacts from Microsoft Outlook to Samsung Galaxy phones via Samsung Kies. Part 1. Sync Contacts with Outlook via Kies Part 2. Sync Contacts with Kies Library Part 1: Sync Contacts with Outlook via Kies Step 1 Connect Galaxy Phone to Samsung Kies Plug your phone in the computer. When it's successfully connected, click "Sync" button at the top of the main interface. Step 2 Select Outlook Contacts and Start Synchronization In the "Personal Information" section, choose the item "Sync contacts with Outlook". Finally, hit the "Sync" button at the top-right corner. Note: You should make sure that information about contacts saved in outlook. And you can sync all the contacts info or just selectively sync those you need. Apart from outlook, you can also sync and transfer contacts from Google account to your Samsung Galaxy devices in the same way. To sync calendar, just tick the option "Sync Calendar with Outlook/Google". Part 2: Sync Contacts with Kies Library Kies Library can sync and manage contacts as well. Step 1 Click Contacts Item Click "contacts" under the "Library" column. If it's your first time to use Library, a note will pop up asking you to open the CSV, vCard file stored in your computer. Step 2 Transfer Contacts to Samsung Device Select all the contacts or just those you want, and click the button "Transfer to device" to get the synchronization started. When the process ends, you can check the contacts in your phone. Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies is very simple and totally under your control. If this tutorial is helpful to you, just share it to those who are still finding ways to tackle this issue. Related Articles How to Subscribe to Podcast with Samsung Kies How to Sync Music, Photos, Videos with Samsung Kies Transfer Contacts to New Samsung Phone with Kies

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Samsung Kies: Manage Samsung Devices via Computer By Ivy Bruce

To old users or fans of Samsung Galaxy phones or tablets, they are perhaps very familiar with Samsung Kies. But to some new users, little did they know about this software. Samsung Kies, a freeware developed by Samsung Inc, works as a data manager for Samsung phones. It enables you to manage the content stored in your handset through computer. In the following article, we will show you what Samsung Kies can do for us and how it works. Note: So far, there are two versions of Samsung Kies. One is Kies 2.6 which supports models running Android 4.3(exclusive) or former versions. Another is Kies 3 supporting devices running Android 4.3 (including) or latest system versions. Support USB and Wi-Fi Connection Samsung Kies provides two ways to bridge Galaxy devices to computer. The most common one is to plug the phone in PC via USB cable. Besides, you can connect your handset to computer wirelessly. The second method is pretty convenient, especially in the situation that you need to connect several devices to PC yet having not enough USB cables. Read the tutorial and get more details on how to bridge Galaxy cellphones with Samsung Kies through Wi-Fi. Data Management As a Samsung data manager program, obviously it can manage the content like contacts, music, photos, videos and podcast saved in your Galaxy phones. For instance, you can directly add, modify or delete, contacts stored in the devices via Kies on the computer. You can also import favorite music or videos from PC to the handset. Subscribing to various interesting Podcast becomes very easy with the assistance of Kies as well. Attention: Kies 3 only allows you to manage music, photo and video files. Contact management is not supported. Backup and Recovery Another outstanding function of Samsung Kies is data backup and recovery. With the software, you can easily back up photos, music, videos, contacts, App install packages from phone to computer. If you did backup the content in advance, you can restore the data in case they accidentally deleted or lost. Access to this guide and learn how to back up and retrieve data via Kies. Note: Losing phone data is very frustrating. These years, I've received numerous emails from users asking for ways to regain the lost data. Some of them could luckily get back the lost content, but some not. Hence, to back up devices content regularly is important and necessary. Library and Synchronization "Library" is firstly put forward and adopted in iTunes by Apple Inc, which refers to a data base stored in the computer. This prominent function also adopted by Kies. You can directly connect the new phone to Kies and sync with the Library, all the data existed in the Library can be easily transferred to it. This feature also makes data transfer among Galaxy devices faster and more convenient. Main functions of Samsung Kies are briefly listed above. More specific experience and techniques on the use of Samsung Kies will be introduced in the coming articles. If this article is helpful to you, share it with your friends and those in need. Related Articles How to Sync Contacts and Calendars with Samsung Kies How to Add New Contacts with Samsung Kies How to Backup & Restore Samsung Phone Data with Kies

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