Backup and Restore Nokia Lumia on PC and Mac -

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For those who own a Nokia Lumia with Windows Phone 8, 8.1 or Windows Phone 10 operating system, you will surely know that there is a function inside that allows you to backup and restore data (sms, photos, videos, contacts, etc ...) directly on the OneDrive cloud. In practice, this feature is identical to the backup / restore service present on the iPhone with iCloud.

Run the data backup and restore directly online has its pros but also its cons. Among the disadvantages we mention the following:

> An active wifi connection is required to perform backup and / or restore
> If you forget your OneDrive login password, it becomes impossible to access your data
> Security and privacy concerns when having sensitive data online

If you don't want to use the OneDrive backup & restore function, we suggest another solution in this article. Thanks to the program Mobiletrans you can save the main data (photos, music, contacts…) of your Nokia Lumia directly on your computer (PC or Mac). Once backed up and saved in a folder on your PC or Mac, you can reuse it at any time to restore data to your device.

First download and install Mobiletrans on your PC:

Guide 1: How to backup Nokia Lumia on PC or Mac

Step 1. Install and launch Mobiletrans

Step 2. Click at the bottom right on "Back up".

Once the backup window opens click on the top right corner to set the destination folder (where the backup file will be saved).

Step 3. Connect your Nokia Lumia to your computer via USB cable.

Once the mobile is detected by Mobiletrans select the data you want to save in the backup.

Step 4. Click on "Start Transfer”To begin the backup process.

Keep your Nokia Lumia connected to your computer throughout the transfer process.

Guide 2: How to restore Nokia Lumia on PC or Mac

To restore from a previously created backup click on the main screen of mobiletrans at the top right on "Restore from Backup”And select the Mobiletrans icon.

The recovery window will open from which, on the left, you will have to select the Nokia Lumia backup to use.

On the right you will see the image of the Nokia Lumia, properly connected to the computer via USB cable.

Finally, choose the data to restore and click on the "Start Transfer".



Ok The transfer, but the opening of the transferred files does not allow the automatic use of the original programs and requires from time to time the search for a compatible app: is this normal? Thanks.

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