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[2019 Guide] Transfer Data from Android to Motorola in Minutes

-- Saturday, August 24, 2019
As the rapid development of modern technology, transferring data between phones becomes easier and easier, it is not that difficult if you want to migrate Android data from old Android phone to Motorola. It is a time-consuming thing to gather contacts, SMS, etc, once you change into using other Android phones like Moto X and cannot transfer data in your previous Android before you dump it. However, fortunately, you can transfer Android data with Motorola Migrate with easy-operating steps.

Motorola Migrate is a program developed by Motorola Company. It empowers you to transfer Android data such as contacts, messages, call history, and other media files. You can easily switch Android music to your Motorola and transfer SMS from Android to Motorola becomes easier as well once you try Motorola Migrate.

Below, I will show you the easy method to transfer Android data from Android to Motorola.

Part 1: Transfer Data from Android to Motorola

Step 1 Select Transfer Mode & Old Phone Type on Moto
Run Motorola Migrate app on your Motorola X. Then you will have transfer modes to choose. Tap on "Send data TO this device". Then you can select your old phone type, where files are transferred from. Tap on "Android". Then click the tab "NEXT" at the lower-right corner.

Select Transfer Mode

Step 2 Choose File Types to Move
You can select file types to transfer now. Hip the items you want, for example, contacts, messages, photos, video, music and call logs. Then hit the tab "NEXT".

You will have the page "Get your other device ready". If you have downloaded and install Motorola Migrate app on your old phone already, click the button "Press here". If not, tap "NEXT" and download the app on your old phone. Here we click "Press here".

Migration needs to take over your Wi-Fi connection for a few minutes to transfer your stuff. If you are ready to do that now, please choose "CONTINUE" on the pop-up note "Getting connected". Then there will be a QR code on the next screen.

Select File Types

Step 3 Connect Android to Motorola
Launch Motorola Migrate app on your old phone. Here we will take LG G3 for example. Hit the tab "NEXT" on the primarily screen. Then hold the Android phone over the Motorola with the QR code showing in the blue square. Then the app will connect the two phones and will soon start transferring.

Connect Android to Motorola

Supported Data:
Contacts stored in SIM and phone memory, including info of names, phone number, company, job title, email address, job title, etc.
Messages including text contents, contact's name, phone number, time, etc.
Call logs including contact's name, phone number, duration, call type, etc.
Photos such as screenshots, photos captured and downloaded etc.
Videos downloaded and captured etc.
Music downloaded and purchased online etc.

Supported Devices:
Motorola (Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini), Samsung, Sony, Huawei, LG, Lenovo, Nokia, ZTE, Acer, Alcatel, Casio, Danger, Kyocera, Karbonn, Micromax, Pantech, Sharp, Siemens, etc.

Step 4 Transfer Data from Android to Motorola
Your Android is preparing to send files while the other one is getting ready for receiving. When transferring, please don't turn off Wi-Fi or change Wi-Fi settings. Ensure both device are in close proximity. When data are completely moved, you will be prompt that "Your're done". Then click the button "FINISH" to end the process.

Successfully Transfer Files from Moto to LG

Part 2: Transfer Files from Moto to Android

As there are some bugs with Motorola Migrate, such as no QR code occurs when you try to move files from Moto to Android. In this case, try the other transfer programs like DoTrans. Begin by installing the program on your computer.

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Step 1 Connect Moto and Android to a Computer
Run DoTrans on your computer. Then connect your Motorola and Android phone to the computer with USB cable. Set Moto as the source device and Android as the target phone.

Connect Android Device

Step 2 Choose File Types to Transfer
You can see options listed in the left menu. Choose file types to transfer by clicking the file types, for example, Contacts, Messages, Photos, Videos, etc.

Step 3 Copy Data from Moto to Android
After selecting a file type, you can preview all the data. Tick the files that you want to transfer to your Android phone and then click "Export to Device">Android's name. The program will begin the transmission. When it's done, click "OK" to end the process.

Copy Data From Moto To Android

It is simple and easy operating, isn't it? By the way, if you are afraid of losing data while transferring, you can back up your Android data. Besides, if you want to manage your Android files before or after transferring, DoTrans is the best choice. It can not only help you transfer Android contacts, SMS, videos, photos, etc, to Motorola, but also allows you to manage the data such as adding a new contact, editing the detail info of a certain contact, merging duplicated contacts, deleting items from your phone and more.

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.