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Is it possible to migrate apps and their data from one unrooted Android phone to another?

I would like to migrate apps and their data from one phone to another without too much faffing around, like: rooting (very convoluted device specific process with a lot of ambiguity around it and ...
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How do I migrate my SMS (text messages) from iPhone to Android?

I want to export my SMS history from an iPhone and import them into a new Android phone, including timestamp, message direction (incoming|outgoing), and correspondent (sender or recipient). My ...
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Transfer and import .VCF Contacts

Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300, 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. I have a Nokia phone with .vcf Files of Contacts to be transferred to the Galaxy S3. My contacts are more than 4000 in quantity which I want to transfer ...
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Importing photos finds all image files, not just camera pictures

When trying to import photos from my Galaxy S2 in Windows, it tries to import all image files on the phone (including application data), not just those in DCIM. The system is Android 4.0.3. The ...
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Import SMSes from Nokia 6300

I want to transfer all SMSes from my old phone Nokia 6300 to Philips W626. I have tried several tools but all of them failed. Does anybody know tested way to do it?
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What vCard formats/versions and encodings are supported for import?

I have tried to import vCard files using default Contacts app in Samsung Galaxy S6 (details here), but I am not sure about format required (vCard version supported) and Encoding to be used. I have ...
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How do I transfer my phone numbers to an Android phone?

I just bought a new Android Phone (HTC Hero), but I need to import my Outlook contacts with all their phone numbers. Any directions as to how to do this?
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How to backup large contact photos?

Most modern Android devices allow storing large photos of each contact. I tried exporting all my contacts, then importing them. All the large photos were lost. How can you backup the large photos ...
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Import SMS/MMS messages and Call log backup to Fresh LineageOS

I switch from Google Android to LineageOS and prepare all my data to be ready for the switch. Everything is on Nextcloud so, Contact, Photos, etc are already out of my device. I want to backup SMS/MMS ...
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Importing group associations _only_

(Following question to this one) Suppose I have an .xls or .csv file with associations of contact names to groups (or firstname, middlename, lastname to group). I want to import these associations - ...
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