Skip to main content

Questions tagged [data-transfer]

Use this tag if your issue is with any kind of data to be transferred between Android devices (e.g. contacts, messages, app data) -- except for those having dedicated tags like 'file-transfer'.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
10 views

How can I acquire 3 Mbps of data through usb port [closed]

i am receving data from my usb port , at a speed of around 3mbps and i am proccessing that data in my main class and transfering into other fragments . but this crashes my app every time , even if i ...
Samarth's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
55 views

Switching WhatsApp from one phone to another

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 inner screen has a problem and I got a replacement. Same phone. I can't transfer my messages from WhatsApp on the old phone. It seems my backup to Google hasn't worked for ...
Not too Good at this's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
67 views

How can I back up app data from an unrooted phone?

I’m trying to get normally‐inaccessible app data off my ageing Pixel 3 running Android 12. It’s OEM‐locked so unfortunately I can’t root it without losing the very data I want to try to back up. I don’...
Emily's user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
0 answers
46 views

Combine WhatsApp messages on new phone and old phone

I just switched my wife's phone from a Pixel 4a to a Pixel 8, and used the USB cable method to copy data. Prior to initiating the transfer I forced a backup of WhatsApp chats to Google Drive. However, ...
binyamingavriel's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

Should I transfer my photos via Samsung Smart Switch, when I sync them via Google Photos anyway?

I sync my photos (and videos) via Google Photos on my old Android device (Sony Xperia) and I plan to continue using Google Photos with the same Google account on my new Samsung Galaxy phone. When I ...
Jakob's user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

Where are the user/config files for the game "Ridiculous Fishing"?

Perhaps this question is too specific, but I am also interested in the more general question of where Android stores hidden/system files, especially user data that would be helpful to transfer to ...
JonathanDavidArndt's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
311 views

How can I copy emails stored in the Samsung Email app?

I've bought a new Samsung phone and am trying to move the email stored on my current Samsung phone in the Samsung Email app. Samsung's Smart Switch only moves the most recent emails in each account, I ...
tpdi's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
0 answers
45 views

Memories in Peril: Strategies for Data Redemption on Android 12+

I attempted to cut/paste the Camera folder, which was over 70GB in size, from my Samsung Note 10 to my PC. Copy/paste was taking forever, with a message saying "Preparing to copy files" for ...
NandaKumar's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
338 views

moving whatsapp data from Android 4 to Android 13

As you probably know (https://faq.whatsapp.com/1150261202542208), Whatsapp is not going to support Android 4 phones from 23rd of October this year; the minimum supported Android version will be 5.0 I ...
radui's user avatar
  • 131
1 vote
1 answer
780 views

Is there a way to transfer apps, watch faces, settings from Samsung Galaxy Watch4 to Watch6?

I just purchased the Samsung Galaxy Watch6. Is there a way to transfer apps, faces, and settings over from Galaxy Watch4?
Rohit Gupta's user avatar
  • 1,903
5 votes
1 answer
552 views

Can't update or install app with new Google Account

I have two accounts on my phone institutional google managed workspace - [email protected] private gmail - [email protected] The institution that manages ([email protected]) ended relationship with Google and ...
LegoLegoLego's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
516 views

Transferring data from old android that doesn't have much space left

Since the old phone ran out of space I got a new one with 4x storage space. Now I'm trying to transfer all the data from the old one to the new one. Alas, data transfer fails because there's not ...
Michael's user avatar
  • 129
2 votes
0 answers
204 views

Copy Apps and Data From Phone With Dead Screen

My unrooted phone's LCD screen is dead but touchscreen still works. By using a series of stencils for where on-screen buttons and prompts would be, I am able to unlock the device and authorize ADB, ...
ulam's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
108 views

How to transfer user data, namely tracks and favorite places, from OsmAnd to OsmAnd+ application?

I used to use OsmAnd application, and while using it have created a few favorite places, and recorded a few tracks. Now that I switched to OsmAnd Plus, I'd like to copy all user-created data, like ...
Jakub Narębski's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

Spyware installed on phone, need to backup data before giving it to police [duplicate]

A friend of mine installed a spyware on my phone about three years ago, and made the access to that spyware public and i didn't know about it untill recently. I was always confused as to how people ...
sushrut ojha's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
69 views

How to backup a rooted Samsung into a csc file

Essentially, I have a Samsung Tab A7 that I rooted with Magisk, and it got damaged due to me dropping it, however, I have warranty and they will fix it for me. I was wondering if there is a way to ...
Cat_Gamer23's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Very slow data transfer between my smartphone (Huawei Y6s) and Laptop (HP Elitebook 840G1)

So, recently I got a new Huawei Y6s and transferred all my data to my HP Elitebook 840G1. It is just 5GB of data with almost 45000 photos. It shows about 1 day on the PC transfer dialog box. I am very ...
Demon Slayer's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
150 views

Auto backup so I can share the same app data on Bluestacks and phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5, running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. I also have BlueStacks 5. A group of games I play does not have Google Play transfer, and I thought I could use the import button on ...
Matty08's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
74 views

I want to transfer all my recordings done AND KEEP the date of creation with my huawei P30 lite to my Oppo Reno7 5G/Find X5 Lite

I transfered all my data from my Huawei to my oppo without any trouble, except my recordings. I was able to transfere them but the date of creation was reset. I really want to keep this information, ...
Icélios's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
79 views

Transfering WhatsApp Data Between Two Phones

I recently had a problem while transferring my WhatsApp. I had lost access to my primary phone (Samsung Galaxy A71) for a while and had to use a secondary phone(Huawei P20). During that time I ...
Temperus25's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
84 views

How To Move Picsart and Phonto Fonts To A New Phone

I have two apps on my phone (PicsArt & Phonto) that can handle fonts on images. It took me a long time to install fonts on these apps, especially the non-English fonts. My old phone was Samsung ...
Shadi's user avatar
  • 131
1 vote
1 answer
162 views

SELinux denials after migrating application data between devices

I'm trying to migrate application data between devices. The application was installed to the work profile using Shelter The steps I did were: On source phone, tar cvf appdata.tar.gz /data/user/10/com....
marmistrz's user avatar
  • 259
1 vote
0 answers
71 views

Can I transfer purchased apps+license info between devices via adb?

I've some desk phones that are basically a 7-ish-inch tablet with a handset hanging next to it. Since nobody uses the phone anymore, the only thing they've served for these days was as control ...
Vita's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
0 answers
28 views

Need to move data from a specific app from LG Q7+ to Samsung

I have data on my LG Q7+ phone that I need to move to a Samsung Galaxy S22+. The app on the phone is called Note (notes.notebook.memo.pad.color.notepad.locker). I can transfer the app, but the data ...
Carlos's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
85 views

Transfer WhatsApp messages from iOS to Android

I want to move my WhatsApp messages from my iPhone 5c to my OnePlus Nord N200 5G running Android 12. I've been running WhatsApp in an iPhone 5c with iOS, which is the last iOS version for this iPhone. ...
user2233706's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
117 views

Transfering data from non-default apps to new phone

I'm currently in the process of transferring my old phone's (Samsung Galaxy A8) settings, data, media etc to the new one (Samsung S22 Ultra). The Samsung Smart Switch app does transfer things like the ...
MiG's user avatar
  • 116
-2 votes
1 answer
218 views

Think im being hacked

Firstly I'm a technophobe,totally useless and accept that hence why I need advice and answers before I lose my mind... I believe my old friend and of recent girlfriend could be hacking me. I dont ...
FOZ's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
0 answers
28 views

Samsung: switching to new phone

I recently switched phones for the first time in several years. My vague recollection from past switches was that it was fairly smooth. Here is what happened this time. I switched from a Galaxy S9, ...
Martin Argerami's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
696 views

how to transfer app data from old phone to new one?

There seems to be a lot of questions regarding this topic, but what I want to know is, how do I transfer the data from all of my apps (not just one or two specific ones) from my old phone to my new ...
RobH's user avatar
  • 121
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

How does one transfer data from an iPhone 6 to a Pixel 6 pro that has already been set up (without a reset)?

So this is not the first time I turn on my Pixel 6 pro. When I connect the devices with a cable (this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071G6NLHJ/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza) no options appear so it is ...
Charlie Parker's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to transfer Chrome start screen links to a new mobile phone?

On my old mobile phone (Samsung, Android 10) on the desktop, I have many folders with website links (you know, the ones you can create in Chrome when you select the "..." menu and then ...
Matt's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
0 answers
21 views

Should I migrate my data on my moto G7 power

I have a Motorola Moto G7 power. I just recently formatted my SD card to internal bc I needed the space but now my phone seems to be lagging bad and I see this migrate data thing but idk if I should ...
Keegan's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
2k views

Migrate LG QuickMemo+ notes to ColorNote/Google Keep

I bought a new phone and it didn't have any note app aside from Google Keep. I mess around with Google Keep and didn't find any import option so I try ColorNote. Then from my old LG phone, I tried to ...
Blue Lightning's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
665 views

How is it possible to hack/steal the data of a stranger's Android phone by holding it by hand for a while?

Several years ago, I saw in my university a demonstration that someone wearing a special finger ring can transfer the data of a stranger's (Android) phone to somewhere without the owner of the phone ...
Aqqqq's user avatar
  • 133
1 vote
0 answers
355 views

How to transfer/clone data from one internal storage SD card to another?

So I've been using a micro SD card as internal storage. It's getting full, so I'd like to transfer the data to another micro SD card. I tried cloning it, but for whatever reason (I think it's got to ...
Hobolobotomy's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
70 views

I can't transfer data to my microSD

I'm on Android 7.1.1. I can't transfer data to my microSD, allegedly because of a lack of space which it has plenty of, actually (it used to be brimful, though). .. Click the image to see in full size ...
Sergey Zolotarev's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
42 views

Transfer data of phone with partially broken touchscreen

I recently dropped my S7 edge and the bottom half of the screen is now unresponsive (It still displays the image but the touchscreen doesn't work) I'm getting a new phone for christmas so I'm not ...
Pioneer_11's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
12k views

Setup new device - old phone won't find the new one

I'm trying to use the Google "setup new device" feature to transfer my SMS, apps etc to my new phone. The old phone however won't recognise the new one. Bluetooth is on on both devices, ...
aucuparia's user avatar
  • 151
1 vote
0 answers
4k views

How to extract data from app?

So I want to switch pedometer apps but move over my data. I thought I could just get the database, extract the relevant entries and inject them into the other app's database. But no. First off adb ...
Vodis's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
46 views

Can Windows 11 synch data with my Android 'phone?

It seems that Windows 11 can run Android apps. This could, possibly be a major breakthrough, if ... Until now, I choose apps, such as the TaskCoach to-do manager which run natively on both Windows ...
Mawg's user avatar
  • 644
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to access texts on rooted Android device from terminal

How do I access text messages on my rooted device using the command line? I specifically want to extract a text transcript, without using any cloud services and thereby exposing sensitive or personal ...
mcp's user avatar
  • 161
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Is there a way to get all the internal storage data from my LG W30 which doesnt turn on? [duplicate]

My android phone LG W30 fell pretty bad from a decent height and it doesn't turn on now. No response from any buttons. when connected to power, the indicator LED turns on and nothing else. This is the ...
Thamarakshan Pilla's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
91 views

What content (exactly) is transferred during setup by cable, that is not transferred by other means? Pixel warns a cable required for "most content"

The exact official warning message shown on a modern Google Pixel 5 is a cutely worded "Copy another way? You'll get the most content, including photos, videos, and MMS messages, if you use a ...
prosody-Gabe Vereable Context's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
127 views

How can I transfer tab data from the Chrome App to another phone - including back and forward data?

So my nexus 6p is getting on in years, and I'd like to back up my chrome tabs onto another phone. I'm aware there's a sync function, but that: Does not cover the back and forward data from each tab, ...
user343014's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

How to transfer Triviador World app so as not to lose the progress from one device to another without rooting

I try to transfer Triviador World app so as not to lose the progress from Lenovo (K6 Note) to a Motorola device. I tried this by using the app Helium. However I found that this up is not compatible ...
shangq_tou's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
24 views

Can I transfer documents from the files app on iPhone to my new Android phone?

I’ve already tried to use google drive to do so, but for some reason only empty folders get transferred. I’m switching to a Oneplus so the Galaxy Smart Switch app (which I had used to go iOS to ...
Kushagra Gupta's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
96 views

Can I move an app's data to another phone?

I have a game running on an old phone and since the game doesn't save any data in a cloud and neither does google play, I wanted to transfer the data from my old phone's storage to my current one, or ...
Arno's user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
0 answers
976 views

How to fix apparently-incomplete adb backup?

I need to hand in my old phone, but before I do, I want to be sure I am not going to lose any data, including app data. I've tried the usual adb backup -apk -shared -all, however this produced a file ...
Matthew's user avatar
  • 191
1 vote
0 answers
56 views

Migrate entire WhatsApp from iPhone 6 to Android [duplicate]

I'm looking to migrate my WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, including media (not just chat). I know that it is not possible via native WhatsApp features. I don't want to use a third-party app (not ...
cam's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
67 views

Cloning Android Phone

Is there a way to image an android phone and flash that image onto another Android phone WITHOUT rooting the device? I don't want to just backup the data onto a new phone. I want to completely clone ...
Alyssa's user avatar
  • 11

1
2 3 4 5 6