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Have you got a new LG G8? What would you do when you got it? I will transfer data from my old device to the new LG G8. Having old data on a new phone makes cellphone users more comfortable. This article will give you insights on how to transfer data from iOS device, Android device and computer to LG G8. Five different parts are provides for you to choose. Check every part and find a way you prefer.
Prior to transferring data to a new phone, you may need to know what you will need for the new device. When listed, you can check off items once they are transferred and can be sure to not forget anything. For your convenience, we created one for you. While this list isn't a one-size-fits-all, they are the common items that users want to retain:
Then we start to check solutions offered below. With all solutions provided in this post, you can transfer various types of data from another phone, computer to LG G8 effortlessly.
With the help of a mobile software, you are able to manage phone data quickly. Syncios iOS & Android Manager provides much convenience when it comes to manage, backup and restore phone data, including music, videos, apps, photos, contacts, messages, etc. on iOS or Android devices. All features of this tool are listed below. Check all features and learn how to use it properly:
Now it's time to learn two solutions provided by this Syncios Mobile Manager. You can easily backup and restore phone data on computer or sync data from another phone to LG G8 with the following two parts.
Step 1: Get Syncios iOS & Android Manager installed on your computer. For an Android device, USB debugging mode should be enabled before its connection. Connect LG G8 to computer via USB cable, then run Syncios Mobile Manager on computer.
Step 2: Syncios will load the data of the connected phone. Content tabs will be Apps, SMS, Contacts, Media and Photos for Android devices. To backup phone data to computer, go to any tab then click on Export/Backup.
To get a better understanding, for example, we choose and click on Photos tap if you need to manage photos. Select photos and pictures you need then click on Export to save the selected photos to computer.
Step 3: If you need to import media files or restore a previous backup from computer to LG G8, go to a tap, then click on Import/Add/Recover to get files from computer to LG G8.
For example, if you need to transfer photos from computer to LG G8, go to Photos and click on Import to choose photos from computer then import them to LG G8.
Step 1: Backing up one phone selectively with Syncios iOS & Android Manager then restore backup files from computer to another phone could also work. Run Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer, then connect LG G8 and old phone to computer. Keep the connected device unlocked and make sure it will be detected successfully. Choose "Transfer file" mode on Android device(s), otherwise you are not allowed to connect the Android device(s) as a media device.
Backup Old Phone to Computer
Step 2: Syncios will load data of the connected phones. For an Android device, content tabs will be Apps, SMS, Contacts, Media and Photos. For iOS devices, content tabs will be Media, Photos, Ebook, Apps, and Information. To get a better understanding, check an example below.
Tips: For instance, if you need to backup old phone messages to computer, go to Information > Messages (for an iOS device) or go to SMS (for an Android device) under this old device, then select desired messages and click on Backup to save the selected messages to computer.
Restore Saved Backup to LG G8
Step 3: To import media files or restore a previous backup from computer to LG G8, just choose a tab and click on Import/Add/Recover option to import or restore data.
Tips: For instance, if you want to restore a previous messages backup from computer, go to SMS under LG G8 device, then click on Recover. Syncios will show you the backup list, then you choose a backup from the list and click on OK to restore messages to LG G8.
When you need a more direct way to transfer data between phones, Syncios Data Transfer would be more helpful. It provides a direct way to sync data from one phone to another. And check what else Syncios Data Transfer can do with features listed below:
Step 1: Download and install Syncios Data Transfer software on your computer. It compatible with both Windows PC and Mac. Choose the right one to download. Run it on your computer and connect both phones to computer. Keep phones unlock and choose "Transfer file" mode on Android device.
Step 2: Once your phones are connected successfully, you should check their positions. You should make sure the source device is on the left while the target device is on the right. Here LG G8 is on the right as the target device. Click on Next after it's done.
Step 3: Select contents you need and unselect contents you don't need. Click on Next. Syncios will start loading the selected contents. Wait patiently, it takes a while at the first time. After that, then click on Next to launch the transfer. The selected contents will be transferred from the source device to your LG G8 soon.
Step 1: With another mode of Syncios Data Transfer, you are able to restore data from iTunes backup to LG G8 without iOS devices. Connect LG G8 to computer. Open the program, choose Restore mode and tap iTunes Backup option.
Step 2: A pop-up window appears, and a list of your saved iTunes backup will be displayed by Syncios. Select a iTunes backup you need and return. Click on Next to move on.
Step 3: Select contents you need from the selected iTunes backup. Click on Next and wait for data loading. After that, click on Next to launch the transfer. Keep LG G8 connected well during transfer. By the way, if you use iTunes app to restore the backup to device, the data will be overwritten. Therefore, you should restore iTunes backup to your device if you don't want the original data on LG G8 being overwritten.
Step 1: Similarly, with another mode of Syncios Data Transfer, you are able to restore data from iCloud backup tp LG G8 without iOS devices. Connect LG G8 to computer. Open the program, choose Restore mode and tap iCloud Backup option.
Step 2: A pop-up window appears, and you are required to log in with your iCloud account. Choose a iCloud backup to download and return. Click on Next to move on.
Step 3: Select contents you need from the selected iCloud backup. Click on Next and wait for data loading. After that, click on Next to launch the transfer. Keep LG G8 connected well during transfer. Restoring iCloud backup to your device will not overwrite the original data on your LG G8.
The End: Five effective solutions are shared in this post when switching to a new phone like LG G8. You could transfer data from old iPhone, old Android phone, computer to LG G8 quickly. The assistance from Syncios iOS & Android Manager and Syncios Data Transfer would be great helpful when switching to a new phone. Have a free try and see which solution you prefer.