Tips to Transfer Files Between LG Devices and Computer/Mac
Q: My mother mistakenly restored the factory settings on her LG Optimus cell phone yesterday and all the data were gone. That was terrible and she was totally at a loss because she just bought the LG cell phone a couple of days ago. Everything happened just so suddenly. Thus I want to back up my files from my LG cell phone to computer before I make the same mistake someday. Is there some software that can help me do that? Thank you very much.
I believe many of you have restored the factory settings by accident and all Data or files on the LG smart phones were gone by then. So in order to prevent this thing from happening, you will need to back them up on your computer first. And we know that a free LG managing software named LG PC Suite has been released by LG Mobile Corporation to help their users organize the data. However, according to users' feedbacks on the Internet, it runs too slowly on the desktop computer from time to time. What's more, it does not allow you to edit some files like contacts or messages on computer. Therefore, LG users are eager to find better software to transfer files between LG and computer more effectively and quickly. So I highly recommend the transfer manager software to all the LG users: MobiKin LG Desktop Manager & MobiKin LG Desktop Manager for Mac.
Here, I will give a brief introduction of the functions of the software for your reference:
- Transfer all data on the LG device to computer or Mac including contacts, messages, apps, music, photos, videos, files and books, etc;
- Add, delete or edit LG data on computer;
- Send messages to anyone you like or do mass texting directly;
- Install or uninstall apps on LG devices freely;
Besides, the software has a wide compatibility that it can support any other Android cell phone such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Huawei and ZTE, etc. If you are interested in it, you can download a free trial version to have a try. Windows version and Mac version are both available for you to choose.
Steps to Transfer or Edit Files Between LG Device and PC/Mac?
Preparations:To manage LG files with this program, you need to install it on your computer first. Then link your LG device to your computer via USB cable and launch the software.
Step 1. If you have enabled USB debugging before, you can directly tick the "USB debugging opened" and click "Next" icon to install the USB driver on the computer. Otherwise, you'll be required to follow the steps to open USB debugging:
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".
After that, it will detect and scan you LG data and pop up a window below. The basic information is displayed for you to check about. And files such as apps, photo, video, music, contacts and book are listed on top of the menu.
Step 2. Apparently, you can manage different files on your LG phone in the program. You can choose some media files like "Music", "Photo" and "Video". For example, you can hit "Import" or "Export" button to transfer your data in "Music" and "Photo" from your LG device to computer or from PC to LG. Here are two screenshots for you to have a clear look at the procedures.
Apart from these media files, you can also move other data like apps, contacts and book between you LG device and PC at ease. All you need to do is to download this effective and efficient desktop manager. With it, transferring files between LG and computer will be nothing difficult. So download this software and make it your best transfer assistant. Windows version and Mac version are both available now.