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2 Methods to Transfer Data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5

Get the new Google Nexus 5 and want to transfer contacts, text messages, photos, videos, audio files and more from your old Nexus 4 to your Nexus 5? This article will tell you how to use the phone to phone transfer - Wondershare MobileTrans to transfer content from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5. This is the perfect way to transfer from Nexus to Nexus. You can choose the way that's right for you.

Part 1: Transfer data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 in 1 click

To transfer data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 quickly, I strongly suggest you try the feature "Phone to Phone Transfer" in MobileTrans Phone Transfer. It is able to transfer apps, SMS, contacts, calendar, music, videos, photos and call logs from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 in one click. It is the best nexus to nexus transfer tool. Below are the simple steps to use it.

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Transfer data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 in 1 click!

  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5.
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to finish.
  • Enable to transfer from HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, iPhone and more to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus)/SE/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS that run iOS 11/10/9/8/7/6/5.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
  • Fully compatible with major providers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12
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Steps to transfer data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 by MobileTrans

Follow the steps to know how to transfer data from Nexus to Nexus:

Step 1. Connect Nexus 4 & Nexus 5 to the computer

Download and install Wondershare MobileTrans on your computer. Connect the two Google Nexus phones: Nexus 4 and Nexus 5, to the computer via USB cables. Launch MobileTrans. This software will detect the two Google Nexus phones instantly.

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Step 2. Choose phone to phone transfer

MobileTrans contains multiple features. Here you should try the "Phone to Phone Transfer" feature. Then you can see that Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 are displayed side by side.

connect devices to computer

Step 3. Move data from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5

As the screenshot above tells, all data are checked. Thus, if you there are some data you don't want to move, uncheck it. Then, start the Nexus 4 to Nexus 5 transfer by clicking "Start Transfer". In the pop-up progress bar, you can check out the progress of data transfer. When it's done, just click OK.

transfer from Nexus 4 to Nexus 5

Part 2: Restore Nexus 5 from Nexus 4 backup

Compared to the 1st Method, the coming 2nd method is not so directly. Here, firstly you should use MobileTrans Phone Transfer to backup all data from Nexus 4 to the computer, and then restore Nexus 5 from the Nexus 4 backup file.

Step 1.Connect the Nexus 4 to the computer via a USB cable

To begin with, launch the Wondeshare MobileTrans software on your computer. Connect the Nexus 4 by plugging in a USB cable.

select device mode

Step 2. Backup data on Nexus 4 to Windows PC

In the primary window, click "Back Up Your Phone". You will see that your Nexus 4 is recognized and displayed on the right side of the software's window. On the menu in the middle, you can select the items that you want to backup and then click "Start Transfer" to backup your Nexus 4 to your computer.

backup data on Nexus 4 to Windows PC

Step 3. Restore Nexus 5 from Nexus 4 backup

When the backup process finished, you can disconnect the Nexus 4 and connect your Nexus 5 to the computer now. Then choose "Restore from Backups" in the primary window. Then you will see the window as follows. Choose your Nexus 4 backup file from the pull-down menu and check it. Then click "Start Transfer" to restore it to your Nexus 5.

restore Nexus 5 from Nexus 4 backup

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