How to Transfer Apps to Android 4.4, KitKat

Android 4.4 is designed to let Android phone and tablet run faster and smoother. If you purchased the Google Nexus 5, the first Android phone with Android 4.4, or upgraded your Nexus 4/7, you may want to play cool apps on them soon. To make it, first of all, you have to transfer and install apps on them. In this article, I'm going to show you the ways to transfer apps from an old Android device or the computer to the Android device with Android 4.4, KitKat in details.

Part 1: Transfer apps from an Android device to the other running Android KitKat

Have you imaged that you can transfer all apps on your old Android device to the one that runs Android 4.4 in 1 click? It seems unbelievable, but you can do it without a hitch. The MobileTrans Phone Transfer is what you need to bring you through the trouble.

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Steps to transfer apps to Android 4.4, KitKat

Download the phone transfer program on the computer and check out the step-by-step tutorial. In the following part, lets' take the Windows version as a try.

Preparatory work: the Wondeshare MobileTrans, two Android devices, two USB cables, the Windows computer

Step 1. Connect two Android device to the Windows computer

After downloading and installing the Wondershare MobileTrans on the Windows computer, launch it and you will get the program primary window that prompts you to connect your devices to the computer. Use USB cables to connect your two Android devices to the Windows computer. The Wondershare MobileTrans will recognize them automatically.

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Step 2. Transfer apps to Android device with Android 4.4, KitKat from the other one

All the data are ticked. You should remove the marks before Contacts, Text messages and others and just keep Apps ticked. Then, go and click "Start Copy".

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"Clear data before copy" is used to remove all the apps saved on phone storage and SD card on the target Android device before app transfer. Hence, tick it when you really don't want to keep the apps any more.

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Method 2: Transfer apps from the computer to Android device with Android 4.4

What if you just have one Android device, like Nexus 5, and want to transfer apps to it? In this case, the desktop Wondershare MobileGo for Android is the right one for you. It's such a smart Android app manager, which not only helps you transfer and install apps from the computer to your Android device with Android 4.4, but also works perfectly in downloading apps to your Android device running Android 4.4.

Download and install the free trial version of the Wondershare MobileGo for Android on the computer. Then, follow the simple steps below.

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Step 1. Connect your Android device that runs Android 4.4 to the computer

2 Ways are available to make the connection: via USB cable or WiFi. For WiFi connection, it's important to make sure you have installed the MobileGo app on your Android device. If not, install it now. If you prefer to use the USB cable, the Mobile Go app will be automatically installed on your Android device.

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Step 2. Move apps from computer to the Android device with Android 4.4

All files on your Android device are shown in the left column. Click "Apps" to enter the app management window. By clicking "Install", you get the file browser window, navigate to the folder where you save the apps. Click "Open" to install them.

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Under the "Online Resource", there is "Google Play Apps". Click it and you can download and install apps directly to your Android device with Android 4.4. If you want to download apps from some other websites, like AppBrain, you can click the cross to add the websites under "Online Resource".

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