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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Transfer ColorNote data to new phone without SD card

I'm trying (without success) to get back my old notes (I changed device). I had an Android Wiko Slim, but I changed for the Android OnePlus, and OnePlus has no external SD card. Instead, it has 64GB ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transfer settings from Lollipop to Marshmallow (with EMUI)

I am migrating from a Samsung S6 (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow) to a Huawei Ascent Mate 8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow). On the Huawei Phone, I am not prompted for a Google Login or the option to ...
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moving legacy app to new device

So I recently bought a new phone and there's this app I have on my old device that is not available in the play store anymore and that I should nonetheless like to move to my new device. I'm ...
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I have both 159 contacts and no contacts, according to different screens of the 'People' app on my new phone

This is insanely weird. If anyone can shed light on it, please help. I'm migrating from CM11 on a Samsung to CM11 on a Sony Xperia (both unlocked+rooted, and without GApps installed). I've done this ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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What is an easy way to quickly transfer content (text, image, small files) between my galaxy note 10 and windows 10?

Very often I'd like to quickly transfer a bit of text that I have in the clipboard of my pc (windows10) or an image to my phone (galaxy note 10). Is there a way to do this in a convenient way - ...
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How to convert mmssms.db from android to ios database

My generell task was to transfer all my sms & mms from my old windows phone to my new iphone. I found some solution but I'm stuck half way now. It's workaround via android as there seems to be no ...
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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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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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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 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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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 Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0)

How to Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0) Kindly needs assistances, syncing the outlook accounts along with Google account ...
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Move only a specific group of pictures from Android Gallery to PC

We have an android phone with hundreds of pictures taken from a recent vacation. Because we want to keep those but don't needed them everyday, I'd like to move those images to a desktop computer and ...
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Access Internal Storage without internal SD-Card

In Marshmallow you can format SD-Cards as internal. Android then merges the Internal Storage and the SD-Card Storage. If the SD-Card is removed, the internal storage can’t be accessed without ...
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Android to Android Files Sync over LAN

I have an Android TV Box which is always in WiFi Hotspot Mode. I want to sync some files from my android phone to the TV Box when I connect to the Android Box AP WiFi on my phone. I could find some ...
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Merge Whisper c.db

Long story short I had to fully reformat my OnePlus One and when I restored Whisper from backup, the app no longer throws notifications to the status bar and the notification LED no longer lights on ...
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Windows Phone To Android

I am looking to move my windows phone's call history, messages and contacts to an Android phone. I can root the android hone if needed. The windows phone is running 8.1. I have looked in to this and I ...
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"Share" an item to my web service

I am looking for a way to submit content from my Android device via HTTP POST to a web service. Basically, when I click the Share button on my phone, I would like an option (an icon in the list of ...
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How to transfer apps from an emulator to another one, on my PC?

I tried to transfer my apps that I already downloaded using blue stacks to another emulator that's Droid4x, but I can't find my apps in form of ".apk". How to transfer the apps?
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How to configure maximum internet speed?

I would like to set a maximum value for upload and download speeds. I want to do this so that the monthly consumption of bandwidth per month would be reduced. This would help reduce the costs ...
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Migrating data from a Galaxy S3 Mini to a normal Galaxy S3?

My sister has a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, but for whatever reason she threw her money away purchasing a regular Galaxy S3 yesterday, saying she prefer the bigger form factor. (I'm not gonna get into ...
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New Galaxy Tab 2 10" backlight doesn't stay lit during use

We are definitely newbies - can someone help? We will be in full use of the tablet and the light goes dim. It can happen shortly after we've turned it on, or it can be hours after play. Doesn't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transfer contacts and data from non-smart device to a smartphone

How can I copy data (contacts in particular and then media maybe) from an ordinary phone to a new smartphone? The old one is Nokia 105 (the dinosaurs one), a new one is Meizu c9 i know the difference ...
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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 can I transfer all carrier settings from an existing phone to a new phone?

I have been provided a device for a telephone carrier that cannot be joined automatically. When the Sim is inserted into another phone, it cannot find/connect to the network. Due to the nature of the ...
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Importing contacts from Nokia C1-01 to Android

I'm trying to import my contacts from an old Nokia C1-01 to my new Android Motorola G6 Play. How can I do this? So far I've tried a Bluetooth connection (connected but couldn't transfer the contacts)...
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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 ...