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'.

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App downloads big data again on every start

I have changed many of the permissions (especially by Play Store and Play Store Services). Now many apps works unusual and many doesn't work but doesn't give any understandable error. One of them is ...
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Migrate data to adopted/adoptable storage AFTER adopting process has been finished

How do I migrate, say, /storage/emulated/0/DCIM and /storage/emulated/0/Pictures photo directories from internal to adopted storage "after the fact", meaning after adopted storage is already set up?? ...
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How to move data between 2 Android phones?

I'm trying to move data from a Pixel3 to a Pixel1. Bluetooth I am able to pair the devices, but for some reason they are disconnected as soon as I switch to another app (to a Files app to copy data)....
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How do i transfer apps from one user to the other?

I am trying to transfer an application from one user to the other since I made the new user after I installed several apps. I am running Android 7.1.1 and I currently cannot find a way to do this ...
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Transfer Whatsapp from Android to iPhone

How can I transfer my entire Whatsapp history from Android to iOS? I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and would like to transfer Whatsapp to an iPhone 6. I'm open to a paid app or tediously transferring the ...
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How to transfer the data from my current sd-card to my new sd-card?

I got my Samsung Galaxy J3 crown in December and put my previous 64 GB card in it and used it for about 4 months. Then I got a 128 GB card and put it in my phone. I am unsure how to transfer ...
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How do I move gigabytes of data from my computer to my phone's SD card?

I'm trying to put my music collection (~37GB) onto my android phone's SD card via USB cable and MTP. It has to go on the card, because my phone's internal memory is not capacious enough. I've tried ...
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Galaxy S7 - How to back-up stored email mailboxes with ADB?

I've been through several threads on Stackexchange / XDA to find a solution that yet eludes me for the following task : As we all know, when we create and email account with our android devise and ...
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Transfering app data to other android device

I have lot of data written by ColorNote application. Now I installed the ColorNote in other Android device, too. Now, how to copy my ColorNote data to from the original device to that device (with ...
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ADB: Phone is not recognised but Ubuntu 18.04 recognises it

My LG G3 phone (phone is rooted; OS is Android Fulmics) is recognised by my laptop when I plug it in. The laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I can easily copy data from and to my phone. I have ...
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A way of doing secure data exchange in Android?

To my knowledge, all current Android apps with internet permission enabled are prone to apps stealing data. For example, if you have a messaging app, all your messages are readable by the company ...
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Data recover/transfer from a disk image

Situation. I have a .img disk image file obtained from a .vmdk file via a virtualbox conversion, the latter being created by an Android 4.4.2 emulator. I'm trying to recover some app data and transfer ...
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Get app data from a phone with no screen

I recently broke my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016, the screen no longer works, but the phone itself is still working (turns on and off, alarms still ring). I was able to recover most of my data, except for a ...
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how to transfer files on pen drive in phone to laptop?

I need to transfer data to the laptop but none of the USB ports work. As my pen drive is dual compatible, it can be connected to mobile. To transfer data from mobile to laptop I generally use airdroid ...
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How do I transfer my data? I am giving my phone in exchange

I have bought a Redmi Note 5 on Flipkart and I have a Micromax Canvas Nitro 2 with Android 4.0.4 which I am giving in exchange. How do I transfer my data without taking too long?
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Samsung Smart Switch - Do I need the same version of an app on both phones?

I mean to transfer only selected apps from my J7 2015 (Phone #1, P1) to my new J7 Prime (Phone #2, P2) using Samsung Smart Switch (SSS). Some of these apps are already installed in P2. Since ...
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Migrate (nearly) everything from Android 7.0 to Android 6.0 on Lenovo Moto

tl;dr: I've migrated my system to other phone dozens of times in the past and everything always worked like a charm. But migration was always between Androids of the same same version. Now, I've ...
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How to copy system files and other data files in internal storage When i have access to recovery only?

i can Only boot phone to screen Where there Is logo. i can go into recovery. there Is fastboot. adp. and install from microsd options. factory reset. Clear cache. i Found cwm recovery Is too old ...
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How to easily send my google password to my android tablet?

I have a Nexus 7 I haven't used in ages, it no longer remembers my Google account info. The password to my google account is stored on my Mac via KeyChain (it is a long and random character password). ...
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Transfer Facebook Messenger messages from one phone to another

I am using Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account (only a mobile number), and would like to transfer my messages from one Android phone to another. What is the best way to do this? I have ...
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Old files not showing up on PC. Suggestions for Workarounds?

I'm trying to transfer files from one phone to another. I connected both of them to my computer with usb. However, files that are older than 6/15/17 do not show up on the computer. I can see them in ...
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Transferring from Samsung to vanilla Android

I am going from a Samsung Galaxy S7 to Nokia 6. The setup downloaded all of my apps, but none of my files, sms and settings. Of course, I wont get the things I got from Samsung, but there are games I ...
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How to migrate data with downgrading from Android 7.1.1 to 5.1

I just bought a new phone and it is running Android 5.1 with little chances for upgrade. On the initial setup, when Android asks were to migrate from, my current phone (with Android 7.1.1) was not ...
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Move data (without cloud storage) from CM 13.0 to LineageOS

My current phone is running CM 13.0. I have a new phone ready, running LineageOS. What's the simplest way to move all data (most important: contacts, pictures, mail + configuration, SMS) to the new ...
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Charge & data mode when connecting phone to PC via USB (Nougat)

When I connect my phone to my PC via USB. It automatically enters charge mode. If I want to transfer files (which is almost always what I want to do when connecting my phone to my PC), I have to ...
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How can I copy *everything* from one phone to another?

I have a Galaxy S7. I bought a Galaxy S8. I prefer answers that are more general, but I will accept answers specific to copying the experience between these two phones. I have tried a few options to "...
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Using adb to move data to new device

I just got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. I used Samsung Smart Switch and I have Google set to backup my data and restore it. But on all the apps that got automatically restored there was none of my ...
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App Data Not Restored After Copy From Nearby Device

When installing a new Android 7.0 phone I chose the option to Copy From Nearby Device. All the apps on the older Android 4.4 device were copied and seem to be working but only 4 actually have any data ...
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How to transfer contact from android mobile(with broken screen) to my laptop

I know there is a bunch of third party apps is available to transfer contacts but my android phone's display not working so I can not handle UI of those apps. I found this MOBOROBO but it also ...
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Migrate Between Different Phones with Apps & Data on MicroSDHC

Attempting my first migration between two phones with different Android versions has got me very confused. All my apps and data are currently working and complete on an Android 4.4 phone. Internal ...
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How to transfer a few text messages from one phone to another

I had a Samsung Galaxy S3 which I used for some time. After getting a Galaxy S7, I transferred all my text messages and other stuff to the new phone using Smart Switch. However, last week I had to ...
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Do phone's sync or back up their notes?

I have just got a replacement phone. I backed up all my data with google and GCloud, and then claimed on the insurance to get a new phone. However after restoring all the data to my new phone, I ...
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Exporting contacts via adb

I have a phone whose screen broke, but I'd like to export its contacts to .vcf so I can import them to another phone. I usually do this with the built-in import/export function in the Contacts app ...
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Pc doesn't detect my S7

I have a Samsung S7. When I connect the phone with my Pc to transfer work datas ( I use a USB cable), it doesn't detect the phone. How do I fix this problem?
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slow adb pull/push

On my previous arch linux install the adb pull/push worked at a speed of around 25mbps. Recently I recently reinstalled arch linux and since then the pull/push operation are working very slow, at ...
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How to transfer data to android?

I just took a phone android, before I had an iphone. I want to tune all my data (photos, videos and contacts) on my new phone. How can I do? I do not know any solution to the problem.
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Transfer whatsapp conversations to iOS

Is there any way to transfer Whatsapp conversations from an Android 6 device to an iOS 9 device? I have already tried to use the software by iphone-to-pc unsuccessfully (could not read conversations ...
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Migrating App Account

I'm migrating content from one android tablet to another. The older device is running 4.4.2 and the newer 6.0.1. I've successfully transferred almost all app data and game data from the old device, ...
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Android raw Memo files from PC back to android

I used file transfer to copy the contents of my Galaxy S5 to my PC, thinking I had effectively "backed up" the data, then traded in the phone. I had important notes about my daughter's first year (...
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Impossible to transfer mobile banking app data between factory resets

I have two banking apps installed on my device: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.infinum.rba https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hr.asseco.android.zaba It is impossible to ...
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Cloning file system without touchscreen

I dropped my Samsung S4mini from great height and now my display and touchscreen are completely destroyed (I can see some colors and pixels, and could probably touch something in the upper part, but ...
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Export/import gboard data

I want to find way how one may export and import data from gboard app. I want to make backup of my data and in future have an ability to move my words to a new phone Also, I need an way to mass-add ...
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Migrating to new rooted phone, how do you restore from your titanium backup from the saved cloud backups

I just purchased a new phone and rooted it to android 7.1 and i'm coming from android 6. I backed up my apps via titanium backup to my dropbox cloud. How can I restore all these apps on my new device ...
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How can I migrate my Palm OS memos over to Simplenote?

There's an old PDA/smartphone operating system named "Palm OS". It's included with PalmPilot, Palm, Visor, Tungsten, Zire, Treo, and Centro devices. One of the apps which comes with a Palm OS device ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of MTP versus PTP?

My Android 5.1 phone lets me connect to my computer via MTP or PTP. Are there any advantages of using one over the other for copying files between the phone and computer and visa versa?
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How to move tasks from GoTasks app into another phone

I've just changed phone. Using Samsung smart switch app, I was able to transfer all my stuff from my old phone to the new one. Everything has been transferred with this app, except tasks stored ...
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How to recover data from flash or fully formated mobile?

My mobile was dead in warranty period, but after repair from service center I lost my all data. Is there is any way to recover data from flashed Mobile. Suggest methods with computer or without ...
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How to open a message database(.db) file from Sony Xperia phone in computer?

So I had backed up my files and messages from sony xperia phone and saved all files in the computer.... Now I need to open the messages file in the backup folder which has the format of .bk... I ...
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Does syncing a telegram account with a phone with no contacts (recently reset to factory defaults) delete contacts from server?

I am installing telegram on a new android device (sony xperia v, 4.3); The phone is reset to factory defaults with no contacts on it. If I sync the contacts with telegram account what happens? Does it ...
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Transfer apps and data from a rooted phone to a phone without root

I used to use TitaniumBackup to transfer apps and data from one Android phone to another when both devices are rooted. Recently I got a phone which currently does not have root access, so ...