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How to Copy Android Data to A SD Card

2015-09-25 17:46:29/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

You are required to own the skill to transfer data between different devices in the information era. And there are two situations when refers to the question of copying Android data to a SD card. One is that you need to transfer the data from the internal memory space to the external memory space of your mobile phone, for example, you may want to backup the contacts from the SIM card to the SD card on your android device. You can directly transfer some files and apps from the internal storage space to the SD card but some data are not allowed to be moved from internal memory space. Thus you need a third party tool to help you and we will give you a detailed description in the next paragraph. The other situation is that you want to transfer files from one Android phone to a new one. Of course you can send the data through e-mail or messages but it is inconvenient and time-costing. Actually the better method is to transfer the files to a computer with a professional software and then expert them to the SD card in your new phone.

Here we recommend you a powerful and useful software- MobiKin Android File Transfer (Windows/Mac), which enable you to transfer files between Android phones and computer freely and effectively. It can detect both internal storage space and external memory space automatically so that it is able to scan the data no matter they are saved in the SIM card or SD card. After detection, all the files will be classified into various categories so that you can easily find the wanted files and then decide which ones to be transferred. Just with one click, you can finish the transferring process.

With the aid of the software, you are able to sync all the files including contacts, SMS messages, videos, photos and books on your Android phone to your PC. What's more, with high compatibility, it can support all Android devices such as Sony, Samsung, HTC, LG, Huawei, and ZTE, etc. In addition, it can be applied to different generations of Android operating system from Android 2.0 to Android 4.2. By the way, there are two versions available, one is for Windows Version and the other is for Mac Version. Now you may download the Free Trial version to experience the functions by yourself.

Tips to Transfer Data from Android Phone to A SD Card

Step One. Download the software and connect Android phone

Click the icons above and download the application to install it on your computer. Then link the device to the PC with a USB cable and you may need to enable to the USB debugging. Just follow the steps below. (Skip to the next step if you have done this before.)

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".


Step Two. Detect and scan the files.

After the installation of the USB driver, the program will detect the connected device and you will see an interface with the details and parameter of the Android phone.


Step Three. Transfer the files.

First choose one option to click and then you can preview the details in the right panel. Mark those files you want to copy and hit "Export" button to transfer the files from Android phone to computer. Then if you want to transfer the files from internal memory space to the SD card in one Android phone. Just click the other options except the "Contacts", "SMS" button according to the kind of transferred files and then hit "Add" button on the top of the window. If you want to transfer the files to a new Android phone, just connect the new phone to the computer and follow the steps above, and then click the options according to the kind of transferred files and then hit "Add" button, and find the folder you just used to save the files and copy the data to the new phone.


Now practice the method by yourself !

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