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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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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Upgraded from KK 4.4.2 to CM 12 Lollipop, can't restore app data (S4 Mini LTE)

After taking a full Nandroid backup of my previous os and apps using CWM recovery, clearing cache and performing a factory wipe, I went ahead and flashed Lollipop. This is the ROM I used: https://s....
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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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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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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 "Injustice: Gods Among Us" saved game from iOS to Android

I have been playing Injustice: Gods Among Us on my iOS on the iPad and now I have an Android phone. I want to transfer the saved game to my Android: characters, challenges, cards, money, all of that. ...
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Transfer info from one gmail account to another

I find myself in this situation: my aunt has an old huawei with an old gmail account ''A'' she doesnt remember the password, so I creted her a new gmail account ''B'' and logged it in that huawei, so ...
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Transfer contacts from Android to Windows Lumia

I have transferred all contacts from Android phone(Moto G) to Windows phone (Microsoft Lumina 540). I have multiple numbers for each contact in Android but I can see only one number for a contact in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to copy wireless networks list from one android device to another?

I got a very long list of free hotspots and friends/family networks on my phone. Recently I bought a tablet and I'm trying to find a way to copy the wireless manager list to this new device. Any idea ...
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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 ...
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Music files become unplayable after transferring to SD card

I am currently using Sony Xperia L. After I transfer MP3 files from internal storage to a SD card using the option from settings, the files become corrupted and can not be played. What will be the ...
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Can you download Alert Notification sounds S9/S21

I recently upgraded from an Android S9 to an S21 and I don't like my notification alerts. Can I download any of the old and install on the new?
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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 ...
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Migrate entire WhatsApp from iPhone 6 to Android

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 do I transfer app data/settings from an S3 to an S6?

When I turned on the S6 for the first time it said by using NFC it would transfer all my info. I don't know if I did it wrong but all the apps on my new S6 are empty. The settings and levels ...
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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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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 ...
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New phone: How to transfer game progress?

I'm planning to buy a new Android phone and I'd like to be able to transfer the progress I have made at several games to the new device, so I won't have to play all the levels again from scratch. I ...
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CHarge port replaced-computer dont recognize

Hi i recently took my samsung galaxy 2 to a place that sells phones and service and also repairs them. Well i took it there because my charge port was not charging anymore so he said he could ...
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How do I transfer numbers/contacts from Windows Mobile to Android?

I finally activated my Android phone and would like to import numbers/contacts to the new phone. I forgot to ask the store rep how to do this, but I figured since both of them can be hooked up to a ...
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Transfer contacts from android to google contacts

I have a Google account, and my android is a Galaxy S. I want to transfer all my contacts from my cellphone into Google contacts. If you use the phones syncing option by default, it is a one way sync ...
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Move Skype's chat history from Samsung Galaxy S10 to Galaxy S21

Looking to move my Skype's chat history from my old Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S10) to my new phone (Samsung Galaxy S21), or at least back it up so I can reference it if needed. I have about 2 ...
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Transfer Whatsapp chat history to new device

I've got a new phone (Samsung) and want to transfer my Whatsapp chat history from my old device to it. Is this possible, and how to do it? I have a Whatsapp backup file for that date.
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Transfer LINE account from a phone to another without losing friends and chat history

LINE is a messaging/call application. I bought a new Android phone, and want to transfer LINE friends, chat history, call logs, groups, groups chat history, from my former Android phone. How to do?
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The device is not ready warning on Samsung A50s for USB transfer of data

I want to transfer data from my mobile phone to my external USB hard disk. The data stored in mobile is approximately 60Gb. But during the transfer I get error the device is not ready. However the ...
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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 ...
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Is data transfer from a Pixel 3a XL possible via USB 3?

The Google Pixel 3a XL has a USB C port. Is it possible to connect it to a computer that only has a USB 3 port to transfer data between the computer and the Pixel 3a XL?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to recover lost/deleted images [duplicate]

So basically it went like this: 1.) I plugged my phone to my laptop and transferred all my photos. 2.) After having successfully copied the pictures, I deleted them on my phone via the laptop then ...
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Migrating my data to a new MIUI Android phone

I'm switching from a Xiaomi RedMi 3S phone (Android 6.0.1) to a MI 9 SE which I just got. None of the phones are rooted. I don't have a Google account, nor a "Xiaomi account" - but like any ...
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Transfer App data from rooted to unrooted new phone

I got a new (unrooted) Nexus 6P and want to transfer my app data from a rooted Amazon Fire Phone. Methods I've considered: Use titanium backup to backup apps - Can't be restored on my new unrooted ...
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Getting back to the first-time phone transfer wizard without factory resetting

During the first-time setup process, Android asks to connect my new phone to my old phone with a USB cable. I'm not ready to transfer yet but I want to test drive the phone. Is there a way to get back ...
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How can I transfer the numbers from my old Android phone onto my new iPhone if I lost the old Android phone?

I lost my old android phone. Decided to try out an iphone just to get literate. I'm wondering what the process is for transferring my contacts from my old android phone (which i don't have access to) ...
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How can I find / transfer a single app's data files to a new phone? (unrooted)

I just got a new phone and I was able to have almost all my apps and data transfer over without an issue. Neither phone has root access. But a couple apps (a game, a cocktail app) didn't transfer ...
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How can I copy specific wifi networks from one Android device to another?

I have a rooted Android 7.1.1 phone with a large number of wireless networks configured; some of these are relatively complicated (EAP-TTLS, custom CA certificate, whatnot; the point is it's more ...
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What is an effective way to backup data?

I have a ton of stuff. Some of it is very old. One bizarre issue I run into when using android is that I can't copy or even see some of the oldest files when I plug the phone to a computer and open it ...
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Clash of clans game data tranfer from one device to another android device

Is it possible for me to transfer game data files from my nokia-x phone to another android device?cause Nokia-x doesn't support google play services,and i want save my village progress.how can i get ...
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Migrating game data from Windows 8.1 to Android 4.4

I have been playing Asphalt 8: Airborne on Windows 8.1, and now I want to continue playing it on Android without starting over. I read that you cannot save data on cross-platforms. Can I go into a ...
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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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Android doesn't ask USB usage when connecting to Windows, works on Linux

Just out of the blue, my phone suddenly stopped asking permission to access storage. It worked yesterday. When I connect the phone with the same cable to Linux PC it works but Windows keeps telling ...
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Moving WhatsApp to new phone without changing number

Not sure if this has been asked before. I would like to move my WhatsApp installation and chats to my new phone and I would like to keep the same number associated with it, but I don't want to move ...
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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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