How to transfer contacts, SMS, photos and videos to Android
Considering that a number of users using Android phone is still growing, more and more people find themselves in need of backup or synchronize contacts with other devices. For these purposes there is easy tutorial with images on how to sync contacts, messages, photos and videos to cell phone or tablet with Android OS. Alternatively you can visit our video guide on our YouTube channel.
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How to start?
You need an Android phone version 4.4 (KitKat), 5.0, 5.1 (Lollipop), 6.0 (Marshmallow), 7.0, 7.1 (Nougat), 8.0, 8.1 (Oreo), 9.0 (Pie), 10, 11 and 12, incl. tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now, PhoneCopy for Android transfers to server contacts, photos, videos, and SMS. The list of all officially supported devices is here.
Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.
Run the app and create new account. If you already have an account choose "sign on". Fill in your username and password. Here you can check where will be stored contacts from PhoneCopy.
Log in to your existing account where you stored your data from the old phone.
To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.
When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.
If you also want to back up your SMS, enable access to the SMS in the next step.
After enabling media access, you can set up media backup (photos and videos).
You can download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.
Now you have all your contacts, SMS, photos, and videos from the PhoneCopy server copied to your Android Phone. PhoneCopy can also be used as a regular synchronization service, should you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery and you need to see your contacts online. Also, on your online account, you will see the full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you've deleted in between the synchronizations. You can find them in an archive from where you can restore them. And if this is still not enough of a backup for you, you can download a .CSV file, that you can store in your computer
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For more information about our app, visit our PhoneCopy for Android page.