How to Transfer Contacts from Nokia to Motorola

Have you decided to upgrade your phone to a new one? If you have opted to move from a Nokia to a Motorola phone, you may need to move all your files including your contacts, music, calendar and mail to your new Motorola phone. The big question is how to transfer from Nokia to Motorola F5/G5 plus without damaging your files or losing any of your files in the process?

Let’s see two methods to transfer contacts from Nokia to Motorola and you decide which one suit you best.

Method 1: Transfer contacts from Nokia to Motorola G5 by Nokia OVI Suite

This is a simple and free method of transferring data from your Nokia phone to your Motorola phone. To begin with you will need to download and install the Nokia OVI suite to your Nokia phone. Once you have Nokia OVI, you are ready to begin your transfer.  Follow these steps;

Step 1. Click on the Nokia OVI suite to open it. Then click on the sync messaging tab within the suite. You should see the following window.

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Once you click on sync messaging tab, the synchronization will begin. Give it a few minutes. When synchronization is done, you should see the following window.

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Next you need to close the OVI suite completely and you are now ready to install the messages on your Motorola phone.

Step 2. You will then need to download a third part application known as Nokia2AndroidSMS. This software works by transferring all your messages into an XML file which you can then upload to your Motorola phone.

Step 3. The Nokia2AndroidSMS application will provide you with a zip file for your messages. You can extract this zip file on to your computer. Unzip this file and click on the Nokia2ndroidSMS.exe file. You should see this pop-up window

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Click on convert and a new XML file will be generated.

Step 4. Then search for and install the SMS Back-up and Restore application on your Motorola phone. Connect your Motorola to your computer and copy the XML file to your Motorola phone and you will have moved your messages.

The Cons of this method

This method has too many variables. It might be good for you if you know your way around technology otherwise it is best avoided, lest you risk transferring your files incorrectly as well as a lot of frustrated efforts. It will also take quite a bit of time to go through all of the steps, not to mention the software you have to download and install on to both phones before you can transfer anything.

Method 2: Transfer contacts from Nokia to Motorola with 1 Click

Wondershare MobileTrans will eliminate the difficulty you experienced with method one. For one, this software enables you to transfer all your data from your Nokia phone to your Motorola phone(G5/G5 Plus) in just one click. This service also guarantees 100% risk free transfers which means you don’t have to worry about your files getting to their destination in the correct format.

MobileTrans Phone Transfer is for you if you want to save time and if you consider yourself less than tech savvy and therefore don’t want to download a lot of software. It is the easiest way to transfer files from Nokia to Motorola in record time.

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Transfer contacts from Nokia to Motorola in 1 Click!

  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from Nokia to Motorola.
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to finish.
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  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
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  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12
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How to transfer files from Nokia to Motorola using Wondershare MobileTrans

The following is a step by step guide on how to use this software to transfer your files.

Step 1. Connect Kokia and Motorola

Assuming that you have downloaded and installed your Wondershare Mobile Trans software to your computer, click on "Phone to Phone Transfer" to enter the transfer window. Then you need to connect your Nokia phone and your Motorola phone to your computer using USB cables.

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MobileTrans will identify both phones after they have been connected and you should see the following window.

Note: If your Nokia device is based on Windows system, please back up your contacts to OneDrive first, then click Restore from Backup on Mobiletrans to restore the backed up contacts to Android devices.

Step 2. Transfer from Nokia to Motorola

All of the data on your Nokia phone will be listed in the middle. They include contacts, photos, messages and music. Select the ones you want to transfer to the Motorola phone and then simply click on "start Transfer". You should see the following window.

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All of your data should now be copied on to your Motorola phone. It is that simple. No need for additional software installed on any of your phones or 1000 steps. It is an easy two-step solution.

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Which Motorola device do you use?

Here are the top 10 most used Motorola phones. Which one do you use?

1. Motorola Moto X: this android phone has a high-end processor and improved screen sensitivity from earlier models. The design is also highly customizable.

2. Motorola Moto G: Despite the fact that you can get this phone for under $120, it outperforms other more expensive models in the market.

3. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD: This one comes with an improved battery life when compared to other Motorola Smartphones. It also has a high resolution camera.

4. Motorola Phantom Q: with a slide-out keyboard, it is perfect for mobile typing. It also boasts a fantastic keyboard and very fast processor

5. Motorola Moto X: this one has Google Now integration and countless color options. It also comes with a front-facing high resolution camera that allows for HD video recording.

6. Motorola Droid Razr M: this android Smartphone has a High resolution front camera that also allows for HD recording and a highly responsive Touch screen.

7. Motorola Droid Razr HD: with a screen resolution of 1280 by 720 it is an upgraded addition to the Razr family. It also allows for external storage and has a high resolution camera.

8. Motorola Droid Turbo: this phone is famous for its increased battery life and the gorgeous AMOLED screen.

9. Motorola Atrix HD: At its price, this phone is nearly as good as the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. It has a front facing camera, external storage allowance and a fully responsive touch screen.

10. Nexus 6: this one has a beautiful design but most importantly, its software is highly functional using Vanilla Android.

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