If you are a proud owner of LG G3 or LG G4 and the tempting thought of upgrading it to LG G5 keeps wandering in your mind, well, it is time for you to make the move. The only thought that can bother you the most before buying a new LG G5 phone is how to transfer all the data which includes not only files but also contacts, call logs, messages and much more from the old LG G3 or G4 phone to the new LG G5. We have found many people to go soft on buying a new LG G5 and exchanging another LG smartphone for LG G5 simply due to this reason and they continue to use their old phones as long as possible. Using the normal and traditional way available, it takes a lot of time to transfer files and data. Their processing and syncing are time-consuming as well. Therefore, keeping this problem in mind, we are providing you the best and least time-consuming method to transfer any data from your LG G3 or G4 to your new LG G5.
iSkysoft Phone Transfer for Mac and for Windows is the ultimate solution that you need to take care of all your worries regarding phone to phone transfer, especially for LG phone users. It is user-friendly, easy-to-use, perfectly secured and most importantly saves a lot of time in recovering backup data.
What Is So Special About iSkysoft Phone Transfer For Mac And Windows?
You can transfer files and data of any type such as audio files, video files, images files, contacts, call logs, messages, calendars, apps and everything else you can think of. It is a powerful software designed to transfer all the above mention files and data either completely or selectively. Besides, you can take backup of your data and restore them in your time of need. It also helps in deleting data from any phone in a secure and reliable way.
Important Note: Before transferring any data from or to LG phones, you need to enable the USB debugging mode else it will not work.
How To Enable Debugging Modes on LG Phones?
- Step 1. Go to Apps menu. Tap on Settings option. Move to About Phone. Tap on it.
- Step 2. A new screen will appear. Find Software Information option and tap on it.
- Step 3. Again from the new screen, find Build Number option and tap on it seven times consecutively. The message – You are now a developer – will appear on the screen.
- Step 4. Now tap on Back button twice. Then the first screen (that you saw after tapping on Settings) will appear again. Find Developer Options and tap on it.
- Step 5. From the new screen, turn on USB Debugging option. If any message appears on the screen in between, tap on OK button. It is done and you are ready to begin your transfer operation.
How To Use It For Moving Data Between LG G3/G4 TO LG G5?
As said earlier, it is user-friendly and designed to give you intuitive navigation option. It has single click feature to transfer data at an instant. Let's see how.
Step 1. iSkysoft Phone Transfer For Mac is available here or iSkysoft Phone Transfer For Windows can be downloaded from here and install it on your PC successfully.
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Step 2. Double click on its icon from the desktop and it will open. You will be available to see options such as Phone To Phone Data Transfer, Restore Data from Backup, Backup Phone Data & Erase Old Phone Data. Click on ‘Phone To Phone Transfer'.
Step 3. Connect both the devices i.e, LG G3 or G4 and LG G5 to your desktop or laptop one after the other using USB cables. Wait for a couple of minutes for iSkysoft Phone Transfer to detect and recognize the LG phones automatically. A new screen will appear where you have to choose the source(the device from the one you would like to transfer the files and data) i.e, LG G3 or LG G4 and the target device ( the device where you want to transfer the files and data from the source device) device i.e, LG G5. It generally places the device you connect to the left USB as the source and that to the right USB as the destination. If you want to change, click on ‘Flip' button to interchange their positions.
Step 4. Now it is time to select the contents which are to be transferred. In the middle of both the LG phones that are displayed on the screen, you will be checkboxes with options such as Text Messages, Contacts, Call Logs, Apps, Calendar, Photos, Videos, and Music with a numerical number just beside each one of them within braces indicating the number of data present in the source device for each category. Tick mark the ones you like to copy to the destination device. Remember that you can select all the items or be selective about them. Once done, click on ‘Start Copy'.
Within a few instant, the process will be complete and you will get a notification after which you can safely disconnect your LG phones. The process is same for both Mac and Windows.
There are so many tools available in the market for data transfer between LG G3 and LG G5 or from LG G4 to G5, but nothing comes close to iSkysoft Phone Transfer. The reasons are its powerful features, data support of all types and lightning fast action. No wonders why it is so widely used in the whole world for data management and transfer from LG G3 or G4 to LG G5 with a single click. Now, stop worrying about how to transfer data to LG G5 and replace your LG G3 or G4 with LG G5.
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