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How to transfer contacts, sms messages, photos and videos from Android to Sony Xperia Z1S 4G LTE (c6916)

Android
Sony Xperia Z1S 4G LTE (c6916)

Transfer contacts, sms messages, photos and videos from your Android to the cloud server

PhoneCopy.com is a web service which is free for personal purposes (with few limitations). This tutorial will show you how to backup your data from Android. The whole process can be completed in few minutes.

This guideline also works for similar devices like Google Nexus S 4G, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel C.

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app and create new account. If you already have an account choose "sign on".

Welcome Create new account Login to existing account

To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.

Permissions Permissions

When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.

Contacts Contacts Contacts

PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.

SMS SMS Messages

Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).

Media Media Photos and videos

If you want download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.

Other devices Sync

You can access all settings later by bottom menu of the application or by main menu. In case you exceed limits for a free account we recommend you to buy Premium

Other devices Sync Bottom menu

And now it's time to transfer data to your Sony Xperia Z1S 4G LTE (c6916)

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app, fill in your username and password. Here you can check where will be stored contacts from PhoneCopy. In case you are Premium user, you can upload SMS, photos and videos as well.

Welcome Login to existing account

Log in to your existing account where you stored your data from the old phone. To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.

Permissions Permissions

When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.

Contacts Contacts Contacts

PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.

SMS SMS Messages

Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).

Media Media Photos and videos

You can download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.

Other devices Sync

This guideline also works for similar devices like Sony Xperia Z1 (c6906), Sony Xperia Z1 (c6943), Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, Sony Xperia Z1 Compact (D5503), Sony Xperia Z1 LTE (Sol23), Sony Xperia Z2 (D6502), Sony Xperia Z2 (D6543), Sony Xperia Z2 (L50t), Sony Xperia Z2a (D6563), Sony Xperia Z3 4G LTE 16GB D6653.

Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.

Some additional tips:

You can easily remove duplicate items among your contact list or SMS messages. Just go to the Contacts (or SMS) section and choose More Actions -> Search for duplicates. Detailed wizard will help you to solve this kind of problem easily.