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Backup iPhone, Android WhatsApp messages, pictures, video, audio to PC/Mac

As the global most popular messaging application, WhatsApp has a large number of users up to one billion as of February 2016. Without having to pay for SMS, WhatsApp users can send each other messages, images, documents, video and audio media info using iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry or Nokia. Today, most WhatsApp users rely on WhatsApp to stay in touch with their friends and family. Why WhatsApp is so popular? Below may be the key points:
1.Ease of setup, no signups or invites.
2. Available on all major mobile platforms.
3. User friendly UI is easy for people to understand and navigate.
4. No Ads.

WhatsApp Backup

Nearly a billion people around the world today contact their friends and family using WhatsApp messenger, so there must be some important WhatsApp information stored on your mobile phone, and you want to save your chats history from time to time. According to WhatsApp’s official website, you can back up WhatsApp messages and media to Google Drive so that if you lose your phone or switch to another Android phone, your chats are safe. However, this method seems a little complex, here we introduce another method to backup your WhatsApp messages from iPhone or Android to computer, that is using iPhone WhatsApp Transfer or Android WhatsApp Transfer.

iPhone WhatsApp Transfer is able to backup WhatsApp chats history from iPhone to computer, extract photos, video and audio files in WhatsApp messages to computer. The smart software works perfectly for all iPhone devices, including iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 6/6Plus, iPhone 5S/5C, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS.

Backup iPhone WhatsApp messages, pictures, video, audio to PC/Mac

Android WhatsApp Transfer does a great job in copying WhatsApp messages, photos, videos, audio from Android smartphone to computer for backup. It supports almost all popular Android phones manufactured by Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Huawei, Xiaomi, etc.

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Backup Android WhatsApp messages, pictures, video, audio to PC/Mac

Android Transfer, transfer phone data from Android to Android

In the smartphone market, Android and iOS are the two biggest players. The two mobile operating systems combined for 98.4 percent worldwide market share in the fourth calendar quarter of 2015, while Windows Phone and BlackBerry accounted for just 1.1 percent and 0.2 percent market share respectively. Android remained the world’s most widely used smartphone OS with 80.7 percent market, and iOS recorded 17.7 percent market share. Among the Android powered smartphones, Samsung Galaxy keeps its crown as king, shipping more units than the HTC, LG, Motorola, Google and Huawei combined.

In the smartphone market, Android and iOS are the two biggest players.

If you are an Android phone user, and need to move existing data and settings to your new Android device, you should use some tools to do the transfer job. Major Android phone manufactures have their own migration tools in their phones. For example, Samsung Smart Switch Mobile, HTC Transfer Tool, LG Backup, Motorola Migrate, Sony Xperia Transfer Mobile, etc. There are also other third-party applications developed to transfer Android phone data, such as Android File Transfer, Android Tap & Go, MobileTrans. You can choose your favorite app from blow recommendations to transfer your Android data.

Android File Transfer – Free

Android File Transfer is a free application for Mac users to view and transfer files between Mac and Android device. After connecting Android phone to Mac via USB cable, run the Android File Transfer app, then you can browse files and folders on your Android phone, add folders, copy files up to 4GB to/from your Mac, delete files, and more.

Free Android File Transfer

Pros

  • Free
  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Only for Mac
  • Copy files limited to 4GB
  • Support device running Android 3.0 or later

AirDroid – Free

AirDroid allows you to manage your Android phone or tablet over the air, using only a Web browser (e.g., Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera). Without installing any software on computer, you can transfer files back and forth, send text messages, play music, view photos and manage applications.

AirDroid - Free

Pros

  • Work on all major desktop platforms – Linux, Mac, Windows
  • Slick interface

Cons

  • Doesn’t work in IE

Wondershare MobileTrans – $39.95

MobileTrans is a professional software for mobile phone data transferring. It supports transfer phone data from Android to Android, Android to iPhone, iPhone to Android, iPhone to iPhone, etc. With MobileTrans, you can transfer contacts, messages, calendar, call logs, apps, music, videos and photos from one mobile phone to another.

Phone Transfer Software for Windows Phone Transfer App for Mac

Android to Android Transfer

Pros

  • Cross-platform software, support Android phone, iPhone, Windows Phone
  • Work with both Windows and Mac computer
  • Directly transfer data from phone to phone

Cons

  • Paid software

Transfer Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6, S7 data to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Have you been living in the Android world for a long time and now you’re going to leave Samsung Galaxy phone for iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? Here are some examples.

“After three years using the Samsung Galaxy S4, I decide to switch back to iPhone this month. I liked my Galaxy S4, but the smartphone experience is very much a matter of details. For example, I bought a new car and discovered that it’s miserable to interoperate my Galaxy S4 with the car. Research indicated an iPhone would be much better, and in fact it is. So I decide to buy a new iPhone 6.”

— Todd Hixon

“I’ve been a loyal Samsung Galaxy fan and like the Google’s app ecosystem since buying the Galaxy S3 in 2012. However, spending the last month with the iPhone 6 has convinced me to buy an iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 later. Why am I switching to iPhone? I think Apple has done a great job of swiping my favorite things about Android while also delivering some things that I don’t think Android can match.”

— Brad Reed

“I was always a big fan of Samsung Galaxy series phones, from Galaxy S2, S3, S4, S5 to Galaxy S6. I originally moved to iPhone 6 because I was professionally curious about it. Now, I like using iPhone 6, not only because the platform but also the better software and hardware integration.

— David Gilbert

Switching from Samsung Galaxy phone to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus was surprisingly easy. But how to transfer the phone data seamlessly from your original phone to your new device? Perhaps Mobile Phone Transfer is helpful for you. The professional phone data transfer software is able to transfer data between mobile phones, supporting Samsung, HTC, LG, Moto, Sony, Google Android phone, Apple iPhone, Windows Phone and Nokia Symbian phone. It works great in transferring your old phone data to your new iPhone 6/6 Plus or iPhone 6S/6S Plus from Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6/S6 Edge, S7/S7 Edge, etc.

Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6/S7 data to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6/S7 data to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Step by step to transfer Galaxy phone data to iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus.

1: Launch Galaxy to iPhone Transfer, you’ll see the intuitive software interface as below.
2: Click Phone to Phone Transfer, and connect both your Galaxy phone and iPhone 6 via USB cables.
3: Select the items, such as contacts, text messages, music, videos and photos. Then click Start Copy button.
4: The software will start to transfer your selected Galaxy phone data to your new iPhone 6 device.

Step by step to transfer Galaxy phone data to iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus.

Free Transfer Android Files on Mac, transfer files between Android and Mac for free

Android File Transfer for Mac – Free transfer files between Android and Mac

On Windows, you can connect your Android device to computer using a USB cable and then explore your files, just like other external devices. That means you won’t need extra software to transfer files between your Android device and Windows PC. However, Mac is different, it’s annoying. Luckily, there is a free Mac app called Android File Transfer.

Android File Transfer is a free app designed to transfer files between Android devices running Android 3.0 or later and Mac computers running Mac OS X 10.5 or later. You can also browse and move the assorted files and folders on your Android devices, create new folder, delete files or folders.

Using Android File Transfer is time-efficient, and you can make sure everything on your Android device is organized the way you want. This app works with all Android devices made by Google, Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Sharp, Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu, HP, Kyocera, Pantech, NEC, TCT Mobile, Huawei, Xiaomi and ZTE.

Android File Transfer Pros and Cons

Pros
Totally FREE.
No ads.
Lightweight and easy to use.

Cons
4GB file size limit on transfers.
Cannot transfer contacts info.
Cannot import iTunes content.

Transfer files using Android File Transfer

Step 1:?Download the Android File Transfer from https://www.android.com/filetransfer/, and start to install it on your Mac, then drag it into the Applications folder before launching the app.

Android File Transfer for Mac - Free transfer files between Android and Mac

Step 2: Plug your Android device into your Mac using a USB cable, the Android File Transfer will automatically detect your device. After that you can browse and transfer files between your Mac computer and your Android?device.

Android File Transfer for Mac - Free transfer files between Android and Mac

TunesGo for Mac

There is another software might be even better helping you transfer files between your Android device and Mac, that is TunesGo for Mac. The TunesGo for Mac enables you to transfer contacts, photos, videos and more between Android device and Mac. Moreover, you can use TunesGo for Mac to sync all media files from your iTunes library to your Android device, including music, playlists, movies, tv shows, itunes u, and podcasts.


Support Mac OS X Snow Leopard – OS X El Capitan, Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP

Free Transfer Android Files on Mac, transfer files between Android and Mac for free

Windows Phone Transfer – transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Windows Phone Transfer

(October 14, 2015) According to International Data Corporation (IDC), Android and iOS dominate the worldwide smartphone market, accounting for about 96% of all smartphone shipments in 2015. Windows Phone will have the fastest growth this year with a 34.1% growth rate. That will give the platform a 3.2% slice of the smartphone pie with 46.8 million Windows Phone handsets shipping this year.

Many phone users love to switch their phones, like switching from Windows Phone to iPhone/Android, switching from iPhone/Android to Windows Phone, switching from iPhone to Android, or switching from Android to iPhone, etc. In this circumstance, Windows Phone Transfer provides an efficient way to transfer your phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows Phone.


Support Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
Support Mac OS X Snow Leopard – OS X El Capitan

Windows Phone Transfer supports Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, and it is compatible with Windows 10, iTunes 12.3, iOS 9 and Android 6.0.

Transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

Transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

How to transfer Windows Phone data to iPhone?

Step 1: Download Phone Transfer, and run it after installation.

Windows Phone Transfer - transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Step 2: Select Phone to Phone Transfer, you’ll see below interface.

Windows Phone Transfer - transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Step 3: Connect your Windows Phone and iPhone to computer via USB cables.

Windows Phone Transfer - transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Step 4: Select the file types you would like to transfer by checking the box.

Windows Phone Transfer - transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Note: If you need to transfer Contacts from Windows phone to iPhone, you can backup the contacts to Onedrive first. Then use the Phone Transfer software to restore the backed-up contacts to iPhone.

Step 5: Click Start Transfer to transfer your Windows Phone data to iPhone.

Windows Phone Transfer - transfer phone data between iPhone, Android and Windows phone

Extract iPhone data from iTunes backup and transfer to Android phone

Question: I have lost my iPhone 5 and unfortunately I can’t afford to buy a new iPhone right now. I have an Android phone at hand, and need to know how to get my iPhone contacts to my Android phone. I activated iCloud on my iPhone but never backed up my iPhone data, I just backed up iPhone with iTunes. Is it possible to recover my iPhone contacts and transfer them to my Android phone using the iTunes backup file?

Solution: The MobileTrans can be used as an iTunes Backup Extractor, that means the program can help you extract your important iPhone data from your previous iTunes backup file. On the one hand, you can retrieve iTunes backup and transfer your iPhone contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music and call logs to your Android phone. On the other hand, you can move music and playlists from iTunes to Android phone directly.

With MobileTrans, you can extract your iPhone 6S/6/Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4 data from iTunes backup file to any Android smartphone, such as Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge, S5, S4, S3, LG Nexus 5/4, LG G2, HTC One M9/M8, Moto X, Moto G, Sony Xperia C4/M4 Aqua/Z3/Z2, etc. Free to try the software on your Windows or Mac PC.

MobileTrans MobileTrans for Mac
Support Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
Support Mac OS X Snow Leopard – OS X El Capitan

2 steps to restore iPhone backup data to Android phone

1: Open iTunes Backup Extractor software – Wondershare MobileTrans, click Restore From Backups, then select iTunes. Wondershare MobileTrans will automatically detect your iTunes backup files, select one of them.

iTunes Backup to Android Phone

2: Connect your Android phone to computer with the provided USB cable, select your iPhone content such as contacts, text messages, calendar, call logs, photos, videos, and then click Start Copy to transfer them to your Android phone.

Transfer iPhone Data to Android Phone

Transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note/Note 2/Note 3/Note 4/Note 5

Generally speaking, iPhones are for people who like things set up for them while Android is for people who want to set things up themselves or don’t like how Apple set things up. In another word, Android users can make their own decisions that they prefer to and can personalize their Android devices to what worked best for themselves. So, maybe you’d like to switch from an iPhone to an Android phone such as Galaxy Note 4 or Note 5. However, switching iOS to Android ecosystem is not easy, it needs some time to adapt. Are you managing to transfer your old iPhone contacts, sms, pictures, music and videos to your new Samsung Galaxy Note 5? You can use iCloud or iTunes to do the transfer job.

Transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note 5 via iCloud

Step 1: Backup iPhone data to iCloud.
Step 2: Download and install Smart Switch Mobile app on your Galaxy Note phone.
Step 3: Select “Import from iCloud”, choose and transfer iPhone data that you need.
This method allows you to transfer iPhone contacts, photos, text messages, calendar events, alarms & Wi-Fi settings, call history, browser bookmarks and your application list.

Transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note 5 via iTunes

Step 1: Backup iPhone data to PC or Mac using iTunes
Step 2: Download and install Smart Switch on your computer
Step 3: Using Smart Switch to select your device and select the content you wish to transfer.

Transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note 5 directly

The above two methods seem a little complicated. Here, we introduce another way to transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note 5. That is using Phone Transfer software, which lets you transfer phone data between any iOS and Android devices directly. The software can help you transfer 5 kinds of important data (contacts, text messages, music, videos and photos) from your old iPhone to your new Galaxy Note series phone (Note, Note 2, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5).

Transfer iPhone data to Galaxy Note/Note 2/Note 3/Note 4/Note 5

Mobile Phone Transfer Mobile Phone Transfer for Mac
Support Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
Support Mac OS X Snow Leopard – OS X El Capitan

Highlights of iPhone to Galaxy Note Transfer Software

iPhone Data to Galaxy Note Transfer

Transfer contacts, text messages, photos, music, video from iPhone 3GS/4/4S/4/5S/5C/6/6 Plus to Galaxy Note 5, Note 4, Note 3, Note 2, and Note.

iPhone Backup & Restore

You can backup your iPhone data to PC or Mac first and then restore to your new Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Note 4, Note 3, Note 2, or Note.

Erase iPhone Data

If you decide to sell or donate your old iPhone, the mobile phone transfer software can erase all your iPhone data to protect your personal privacy.

Support Many Phones

Transfer content between iOS, Android and Nokia Symbian phones, support iPhone, Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, and Sony Android phones, more than 3000 models.

HTC One M8 Transfer, transfer data between HTC One M8 and PC

HTC One M8

HTC One M8 is a hot smartphone for HTC in 2014. It takes over from the HTC One, which was HTC’s best-selling phone ever. It is the recommended as one of the best Android phone, and is clearly superior to its key rival, the Samsung Galaxy S5, in some respects. HTC was counting on the One M8 to turn its fortunes around, and it is predicting better-than-expected sales in the second quarter, largely thanks to the HTC One M8.

The HTC One M8 has a sumptuous aluminum body, making a beautiful background for its brilliant 5-inch display. It runs on a powerful quad-core processor and Android 4.4 KitKat, the stereo speakers deliver excellent sound, and the depth-sensing camera brings a ton of useful features. The HTC One M8 is an ideal choice if you want to switch to an Android smartphone.

HTC One M8 Transfer, transfer data between HTC One M8 and PC

HTC One M8 Transfer

The MobileGo for Android provides an efficient way to transfer your HTC One M8 data to/from computer. On the one hand, you can backup HTC One M8 data to PC to avoid data loss, and restore all or selected backed-up files to your HTC One M8. On the other hand, you can transfer and edit HTC One M8 data on PC, such as convert video or audio files to One M8 supported formats, sync iTunes playlist to One M8, import or edit HTC One M8 contacts on PC, etc. Free to try the software, and manage your phone contacts, text messages, apps, music, videos, photos, apps, and call logs on Windows PC or Mac OS X.

How to transfer HTC One M8 data to computer?

Open MobileGo for Android, and connect your HTC One M8 to computer via USB cable. Your device will be detected by the software.

HTC One M8 Transfer, transfer data between HTC One M8 and PC

Click One-Click Backup, you can backup all or specific of your One M8 content to PC with one mouse click. When needed, you can restore the backed-up file to HTC One M8.

HTC One M8 Transfer, transfer data between HTC One M8 and PC

Transfer or edit apps, music, videos, photos, contacts, sms, files between your smartphone and computer.

HTC One M8 Transfer, transfer data between HTC One M8 and PC

DRM Remover, remove/convert/transfer DRM video (M4V, WMV, ASF)

Have you purchased digital movies, music or audiobooks but can’t play them on your media players? Because they are DRM copy protected content. That means when you purchase digital content, you’re typically just buying a license to use it. You do not “own” the books or media you purchase in traditional terms. Generally speaking, DRM copy protection often punishes consumers who have illegally used the media. So, as a legal user, you have enough reasons to enjoy your purchased movies or music files on any capable devices. Here, we share you a method how to remove DRM media files on Windows and Mac OS X. They are respectively Aimersoft DRM Media Converter and Tunes4Mac iTunes Video Converter Platinum.

Windows DRM Remover – Aimersoft DRM Media Converter

With Aimersoft DRM Media Converter, you can strip DRM protection from M4V, WMV and ASF video downloaded or purchased from iTunes, Windows Media Center, Zune Marketplace, BBC iPlayer, Xbox Live Store, Amazon Instant Video, Limewire, U Torrent, FrostWire, etc. And DRM-protected audio files can be also removed, including AA, AAX, WMA, M4B, M4P. By removing and converting, you can get media files without DRM protection, such as MOV, M4V, MP4, WMV, ASF, MKV, AVI, Xvid, DV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VOB, FLV, F4V, SWF, TS, TRP, HD video, and MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, WMA, WAV, OGG, APE, MKA, AU, AIFF, FLAC, M4R.

DRM Remover

Supported OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2003/2000/NT4

Mac DRM Remover – Tunes4Mac iTunes Video Converter Platinum

Tunes4Mac iTunes Video Converter Platinum is a powerful yet easy-to-use iTunes M4V DRM removal software for Mac OS X users. It helps you remove DRM protection from both purchased and rented iTunes M4V movies and convert to tons of common videos formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, etc. The converted DRM-free videos can be transferred to your multiple portable devices, such as Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod, Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Nokia, BlackBerry, PSP, PS3, Xbox, Zune, Creative Zen, etc. Further more, you can import converted iTunes videos to iMovie, FCP (X), iBook, or upload to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, etc.

DRM Remover

Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.6(Snow Leopard), 10.7(Lion), 10.8(Mountain Lion), OS X Mavericks, OS X Yosemite, and OS X El Capitan.

Windows phone data recovery – recover, reset, restore your Windows Phone 8

Tags: windows phone data recovery, nokia software recovery tool, recover windows phone, reset windows phone, restore windows phone

If you are a loyal user of Nokia Windows Phone 8, perhaps the Nokia Software Recovery Tool is a must-have software to collect. Now, let me tell what you can do with Noia Software Recovery Tool.

From its name, you will guess what a kind of tool it is. You are right, it is developed by Nokia to recover Windows Phone 8 data. Switching phone is more and more frequently, maybe someday your cell phone can’t be open, or experiences software related or updated problems. Don’t worry, you can use Nokia Software Recovery Tool to recover your phone in case your phone is not responding, it appears to be stuck, or it is not starting.

PC requirements to run software:
Microsoft Windows 7 or newer.
USB cable to connect your phone to the computer.
Minimum 4 GB free storage space.

Supported Nokia phones:
Lumia phones
Asha and Series 40 phones that have USB interface
Symbian phones

How to recover your Nokia phone data with Nokia Software Recovery Tool?

Step 1: Download and install Nokia Software Recovery Tool to your PC. If possible, please make sure that your phone is fully charged.

Step 2: Run Nokia Software Recovery Tool, and connect your phone to your computer with a compatible USB cable. If prompted, select the correct USB mode on your phone: Nokia Suite or Modem.

Note: Using Nokia Software Recovery Tool erases all personal content on your phone. If possible, create a backup of your phone’s content before starting the installation.

Step 3: Follow the instructions shown on the tool. The latest version of your phone software will be installed, and your phone will restored back to the factory settings. This process may take some time depending on your internet connection, and you cannot use your phone during the installation.

Download and learn more about the Nokia Recovery Software, please visit: http://www.nokia.com/hk-en/support/faq/?action=singleTopic&topic=FA142987

If your phone is not starting or appears to be stuck, you can also recover your phone with “My phone does not start up or respond option” (only available for Windows Phone 8 models).

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