Transfer Data Android to Pixel 4 2020

Hi Guys and welcome to 123myit, in this video I will show you how to Transfer your data from Android to Pixel 4.

Ok guys this video will show you the official way to transfer all your data from Android to Pixel 4.

This is helpful if you just got your Pixel 4 phone and you want to move all your Texts ,Messages,  contacts, calendars, photos, videos, free apps and music to your Pixel 4.

Ok guys lets get started. If you have a new pixel 4 then you will see this start screen. However if you have already setup your phone then you will need to reset the Pixel 4 back to factory defaults.

Reset your Pixel 4 phone.

We can do this under settings > System and Advanced then reset options. Just remember if already have data on your Pixel phone this will wipe that data. So make sure you backup that data before doing the factory reset. Go ahead and Erase all data again and confirm it.

All right, that will set your Pixel 4 back to factory defaults and you will be able to start the Transfer from Android.

 Also guys I get asked this question all the time will it transfer App Data. The answer is Yes. Will it transfer Paid apps. Again the answer is Yes.

Alright so we are back at the Start screen so just hit Start. Now if you have your sim you can put it In now. Otherwise you can hit skip. You don’t need a sim to Transfer data. Next connect your WIFI. This is important because the Pixel 4 will download the updated Transfer software.

Once connected the Pixel will check for that software I mentioned. Ok just tap next. And tap next again and then it will ask you for your old phone. Make sure you remove your passcode or any security features on your Android Phone. You will also need your old phone cable.

Plug in your two phones

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Using the USB C adapter to move the data

The Pixel 4 should have a USB to USB C adapter, plug the other end into your old phone USB cable and then plug the adapter end into your Pixel 4.

Now go ahead and plug both phones into each other to start the transfer.

 Tap Copy on your old Android Phone. Ok cool, the Pixel 4 will give you a summary of what you can transfer.

Just untick any data that you don’t want to transfer and tap copy. Also if you copying fails, try this method again but maybe try a small transfer first like contacts. Double check you don’t have any security options like passcodes that could block the transfer. Congratulations you just copied your data tap on next and unplug your phones. Follow the prompts of your phone.

Your Pixel 4 should show you a confirmation of the data you have copied. Alright you all done. Check your data and you are good to go.

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Transfer Data iPhone to Pixel 4 – 2020

Hi Guys and welcome to 123myit, in this video I will show you how to Transfer your data from iPhone to Pixel 4. Ok guys in this video we will show you the official way to transfer all your data from iPhone to Pixel 4. This is helpful if you just got your Pixel 4 phone and you want to move all your Texts ,Messages,  contacts, calendars, photos, videos, free apps and music to your Pixel 4.

Ok guys lets get started. If you have a new pixel 4 then you will see this start screen. However if you have already setup your phone then you will need to reset the Pixel 4 back to factory defaults.

System and Advanced

We can do this under settings > System and Advanced. Just remember if already have data on your Pixel phone this will wipe that data. So make sure you backup that data before doing the factory reset. Under reset options now and we want to tap on Erase all data. Go ahead and Erase all data again and confirm it.

Alright that will set your Pixel 4 back to factory defaults and you will be able to start the Transfer from iPhone. Also guys I get asked this question all the time will it transfer App Data. The answer is No unless it’s a cloud based App that stores your data for you. Will it transfer Paid apps. Again the answer is no. iPhone and Android are two different platforms. Having said that I am sure there is 3rd party apps out there that might do it, however that’s not part of this video.

Alright so we are back at the Start screen so just hit Start. Now if you have your sim you can put it In now. Otherwise you can hit skip. You don’t need a sim to Transfer data. Next connect your WIFI. This is important because the Pixel 4 will download the updated Transfer software.

Once connected the Pixel will check for that software I mentioned. Ok just tap next. And tap next again and then it will ask you for your old phone. Make sure you remove your passcode or any security features on your iPhone. You will also need your old phone cable.

Using the USB to USB C Adapter

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Use the USB to USB C cable to connect the two phones.

The Pixel 4 should have a USB to USB C adapter plug the other end into your old phone USB cable and then plug the adapter end into your Pixel 4. Now go ahead and plug both phones into each other to start the transfer. You can sign into google if you want or just skip it. And just tap Trust of your iPhone if it prompts on your screen. Alright phones are connected tap Next. You can enter your Google account or just hit skip. Ok right now the Pixel 4 will check what data you have on your iPhone that it can transfer. Ok cool, the Pixel 4 will give you a summary of what you can transfer. Just untick any data that you don’t want to transfer and tap copy. Also if you copying fails, try this method again but maybe try a small transfer first like contacts. Double check you don’t have any security options like passcodes that could block the transfer. Congratulations you just copied your data tap on next and unplug your phones. Follow the prompts of your phone.

Your Pixel 4 should show you a confirmation of the data you have copied. Alright you all done. Check your data and you are good to go. Also guys don’t forget to check out my other videos such as Pixel 4 unboxing and first look. And do me a favour hit the subscribe button and smash the bell icon.

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A look at the Google Pixel 4

Hi guys and welcome to 123myIT. In this video we take a first look at the Google Pixel 4 Unboxing. Check out the Pixel 4 on Amazon here 👉 https://amzn.to/30Bb6QU

Prices for the Pixel 4 start at $799 us and it is $100 cheaper than the Pixel 4 XL. And the main new features for the Pixel 4 over the Pixel 3 are a new bigger OLED display which has improved refresh rate up to 90hz. As well as 6 GB of Ram and a new Snapdragon 855 processor.

And of course it launches with Android 10 right of the bat.

Pixel 4 Unboxing – Right out of the Box!

All right guys let’s get to the unboxing and take a look what’s inside. So the first thing we see when doing the Google Pixel 4 Unboxing is the phone itself wrapped in plastic. And the colour I got is the clearly white, but it is also available in Just Black and Oh So Orange.

Under the phone we have the pretty standard documentation. This includes a SIM eject tool and user guide on how to setup your Pixel.

Next up we have a set of Google Pixel USB-C earbuds and there is an adjustable loop on the earbuds which allows you to set the size of your ear so they grip to the inside of your ear better.  Also included is a USB C cable and adapter for charging the phone. This adapter has the Australia new Zealand plug. However if you are in the US you will have the US adapter. You will also get a USB C to USB adapter plug. This is helpful when transferring content with the a USB cable.

Design

The pixel 4 is a decent looking phone. I actually like the design of it. It has a low key clean look. It has matt black rails that go all the way around the side of the phone. No markings along the back just the Google G at the bottom and at the top a black square which contains the rear facing camera. As well as the coloured power button on every version.

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Google Pixel 4 Unboxing – Display

The screen on the Pixel 4 is bigger than the Pixel 3 going from 5.5 inches to 5.7 inches. Its also got more rounded corners and it doesn’t include the annoying notch that some other phones have.

The Screen

It’s a FHD+ flexible OLED display at 444 pixels per inch and contains another big upgrade which is called Smooth Display. Smooth Display refreshes the display at 90 Hz instead of the normal 60 Hz this means the scrolling and movement of the screen will look somewhat smoother than normal. The downside to high refresh rate is the battery life. More power is needed to refresh the screen more often and thus this feature has been blamed for the Pixel 4s poor battery life.

Playing Games!

You can turn this feature off at least under the Advanced Display settings. I found it hard to tell the difference when looking at the phone in person so maybe this isn’t such a big deal for normal use.

The phone doesn’t have a finger print sensor which I thought would be quite annoying. But it does have the fastest face unlock of any smart phone.  It does this by detecting movement earlier with a little sensor called Motion Sense. This sensor detects moment early and prepares the phone to detect a face. Once it detects your face the phone unlocks it works really well.

Motion Sense

You can turn Motion Sense off under Settings System and you can also use this feature to skip songs, silence /snooze alarms and silence phone calls.

On the right hand side you have a coloured sleep wake power button. The colour will be different depending on which colour you buy. And below that you have the volume up and down buttons. On the left side you have the sim card slot. If you eject the slot you will see a little rubber seal which keeps water out and makes the phone dust and water resistant. This gives the pixel its IP68 water resistant rating.

On the bottom the speaker slots are lined up nicely with the USB type C port. On the top of the pixel  there is allot of action going on however its mostly hidden so the best way to show you is with a picture. You have a Face unlock IR Camera, 8 mega pixel Front facing camera, Ambient light Proximity sensor, Audio port, Soli radar chip, Face unlock dot Projector, Face unlock IR Camera and Face unlock Flood illuminator.

Audio

The speakers sound really good and here’s a quick sample.

Good for Movies!

The specs for the Pixel 4 are similar to the Pixel 4 XL they both have the Snapdragon 855 cpu and 6 GB of Ram. Of course to view video on the screen and play games you will need to help of a GPU and the Pixel 4 comes with the Adreno 640 chip. This also gives us a pretty solid improvement over the Pixel 3. Both the Pixel 4 and XL come with a storage options of 64 GB or 128 GB.

Battery

Battery size has been downgraded from a 2915 mAh battery on the Pixel 3 to a 2800 mAh battery on the Pixel 4. Its disappointing to say the least as the battery doesn’t seem to last as long as it should.

Camera

In terms of the two cameras on the back of the Pixel 4 you have a 12.2 mega pixel, dual pixel rear camera with a 1.7 aperture. And you also have a 16 mega pixel telephoto camera with a f 2.5 aperture. Testing out the Super Res Zoom on the camera and it does a good job zooming down the street. The Telephoto camera only has a 2x optical zoom this mean the rest of the zoom is handled by the Super Res Zoom.

The camera also has some neat new sliders for exposure and shadows adjustment. And as you can see here I change the exposure and shadows on the fly. Even when objects are closer the camera does a really good job keeping all the detail.

Lets take a quick look at the camera settings. At the bottom we have different modes. Night sight for night photos. Portrait mode for Portrait photos. The regular camera mode and a Video mode.  We also have a more setting which opens up Panorama mode. Photo sphere which is a 360 degree Panorama feature. Slow motion and time lapse mode.  Playground mode which allows you to put object within other photos.

Google Lens

And the last one is Google Lens which allows you to take photo and then it will return a Google search on the object that you photograph. As for video it will do 720p 1080p and 4K, but you will need to turn on the 4K feature in settings.

Don’t forget the Pixel 4 also support wireless charging. When using the pad you might need to ajust the phone slightly until it makes a connection.

Overall the Pixel 4 is a great phone, but I find it hard to recommend because of the small battery. I also found the software at times buggy, like when using the zoom on the camera and for no reason it would flick back to the home screen. I can imagine this happening when you are about to capture that special moment. Very frustrating.

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Backup & Restore WhatsApp on Android via Google Drive

Hi Guys and welcome to 123, in this video I will show you how to do a backup of WhatsApp on Android via Google drive.

Ok guys so this is the Official way that WhatsApp recommends for you to do a backup and restore WhatsApp on Android. You can also do a manually backup and restore from SD card and Computer. However, this video will be a backup via Google drive.

Let’s get started.

Backup your WhatsApp

You will need a Google account to Back up the WhatsApp to Google drive. This should not be a problem because to download WhatsApp from the Google play store, you would have had to use a Google account anyway.  You can add your Google account under settings, accounts and sync otherwise if that’s too confusing you can just go into the play store and log in there.

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Chat Backup on WhatsApp

Just tap sign in and the Google play store will add the Google account for you whether you like it or not. If you want to back up your whole phone to Google drive then leave the backup & storage on. However, this setting does not affect the WhatsApp backup so I am going to turn it off and tap accept.

Alright we are logged in now, lets go into WhatsApp. In the top right hand corner you should see three little dots. Tap on that. And then press settings. Tap on Chats, backup, history, wallpaper. Tap on Chat backup.

Google Drive Backup

Now you will have a few options here. Go to where it says Back up to Google Drive. And then we want to change that from never to only when I tap backup. Choose the Gmail account you want to use for the backup. Next up tap allow. Scroll down and tap on Back up over wifi only. Make sure you select wifi only otherwise it could eat up your cellular data. And the last option is include videos in your backup. Turn this on if you want to backup large video files.

Press the Big green Back UP botton to start backing up all your WhatsApp data. Here I get a message warning me that I am not on wifi so I will turn my wifi on real quick.

Once this is done I hit back up again and wait for it to complete. Depending on how much data you have it might take a while. Make sure to confirm that the back up is there.

Now if you are moving to a new phone you will need to move your sim first. This is because your sim stores your contacts and phone numbers and WhatsApp needs these to attach the phone numbers with your messages.

On your new Android phone you need to install WhatsApp from the Google play store.

Tap install. Once your WhatsApp is installed open it up. Tap on Agree and Continue and then enter in your phone number. Go ahead and verify your phone number.

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Hit continue and then allow WhatsApp access to your Contacts and photos and media files. Awesome you have made it this far, now you should see the message to restore from the backup you made earlier today. Alright you can see that 11 000 messages have been restored. Tap next fill out your name and you are done. All too easy!

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Transfer data Android to iPhone 2019

Hi Guys and welcome to 123, in this video we will show you how to Transfer data from Android to iPhone in 2019.

Android to iPhone 2019 – What can you transfer?

This video will help you transfer Contacts, Message history, Camera photos and videos, Web Bookmarks, Mail Accounts, Calendars and Free apps.
The first step is to reset your iPhone, if you don’t want to reset your iPhone then you will have to Transfer the data manually. I plan to do some videos on this method so hit subscribe.

Ok you can go into Settings > General and scroll down to reset. Once you are there tap on Erase content and settings. Next tap Erase iPhone.
Once your iPhone has reset itself just follow the prompts and start setting it up.

Connect to your WIFI

Next up connect to your WIFI. Make sure that your Android device is connected to the same WIFI.
Continue setting up your iPhone until you get to the apps and DATA screen.

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Apps & data screen.


Tap move data from Android.
Before you hit continue, Go to your Android phone and download the Move to iOS app from the Google Play store.

Tap continue on your iPhone and Continue on your Android device. Agree and hit next. On your Android device type in the code that you see on your iPhone.
Your devices should now connect and move to a Transfer data screen. If you get the error message Could not communicate with the device. I have already done a video on how to fix this and I will put a link in the top of the video now.

Select the data you want to Transfer

Alright good job you are on the Transfer data screen just deselect anything you don’t want to transfer and press next.
Cool all your data is transferred now, tap continue setting up iPhone.
Go ahead and setup your iPhone.

Awesome the last step here is to install your free apps. To do this you will need your Apple id. Just tap use exsiting Apple ID and your iPhone will download all the free apps for you.

If you swipe across you should see all your apps start to appear.
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Transfer data Oppo to iPhone 2019

Hi Guys, Welcome to 123. In this video we will show you how to transfer data from your OPPO to iPhone in 2019.
Ok guys to transfer data from your Oppo phone to iPhone we are going to use an app called Move to iOS.

Oppo to iPhone – What will transfer?

The move to iOS app will try to transfer the following data for you.

  • Contacts
  • Mail accounts,
  • Message history,
  • Calendars,
  • Camera photos
  • videos
  • Web bookmarks
  • Free apps.

To start the transfer you will need to reset your iPhone. You can do this by going into Settings > General and Reset menu.
If you don’t want to reset your iPhone you will need to manually copy the data across. I will do a video on this later so hit the subscribe button.

Reset and Connect

Once you are in the Reset menu tap on Erase All content and Settings. And then tap the erase iPhone button twice. Once you have doen this the iPhone will reset itself back to factory defaults. Making it the same as brand new iPhone.
Follow the prompts like you would setting up your iPhone for the first time.
Go ahead and add your iPhone to your wifi. Make sure its the same wifi that you Oppo phone is connected too.

Keep going through the prompts until you get to Apps and Data. Once you get to Apps and Data, tap on Move Data from Android. And tap continue. Next up you will need to download the Move to iOS app from the Google play store.

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Apps & Data screen

I have already downloaded the Move to iOS app, so I just press open.
On your Oppo phone press continue and then Agree. Hit next up the top and then enter the code that is displayed on your iPhone.

You should then see a Data Transfer screen. Select the data you want to copy from your Oppo phone to your iPhone and tap next.

Fix Could not communicate with the device Move to iOS

If you get the Could not communicate with the device Move to iOS message, click the link to help you get past that error.
Once the transfers complete just tap Done on your Oppo phone.
Go ahead now and continue setting up your iPhone.

This last part of the setup will add the free apps to your iPhone. So go ahead and enter your Apple ID. After entering in your Apple ID, tap Agree and then the Apps will start to install.

Check your iPhone and all your data should have copied across. If you are missing something check the 123myIT future videos for Manually copying your data to iPhone. I will put links in this video description.
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Fix Could not communicate with the device Move to iOS

If you are getting the error Could not communicate with the device when using the Move to iOS app. This video can help. If you have a new iPhone like the iPhone 11 and you are transfering your data via the move to iOS app. You might get the Could not communicate the with device. here’s how you can fix it.

Could not communicate – Move to IOS

If you not familiar with the move to iOS app don’t worry I will have two new videos coming out shortly so keep checking this website, or subscribe on our YouTube page for updates. So here I will show you that I am trying to transfer data from Android to iPhone and I am getting the Could not communicate with the device error.

You will need to connect the Android phone to the iPhone manually. To do this go into the WIFI settings and find the iPhone WIFI. The iPhone WIFI will come up as iOS and then a random number, tap on that to connect to it.

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Connecting the Android phone to the iPhone WIFI

Enter the iPhone WIFI password

Next enter the WIFI name as the WIFI password. Make sure you use upper and lower case. When you are done double check you have entered it right and hit connect. On the next screen make sure you are connected to the iPhone WIFI and restart the Move to iOS apps on both phones.

Next up on your Android phone enter the code that is displayed on your iPhone.
There you go now the Could not communicate with the device error is gone and your phones have moved to the next step Data Transfer.

Simply untick and data you dont want to transfer and hit next.
Hit Done on your Android phone. And now just continue along with the Move to iOS prompts to setup your new iPhone. Thats it you have now got past the Could not communicate with the device error.

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Backup Samsung to PC or Mac

Step by step guild on Backing up your Samsung device.

In this video and article we will show you how to do a backup and restore of your Samsung device to PC.

Have you ever thought about what might happen to your pictures and videos on your Samsung device if you lose or break it? You don’t need to take the risk you can do a backup and restore with the following steps. Also if you are getting pop up ads on your device and want to clean it these steps will help. If you have a Mac You can also backup your Samsung device to a Mac.

Backup Samsung via Smart Switch app

To do the backup we are going to use an application called smart switch. You can find the direct link to the Smart Switch website here.
In the download section scroll down to where it says smart switch and click that link.
That will take you to the Samsung US website. And you can download Smart Switch for Mobile, Mac and Windows.

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Plug your Samsung into your computer to start the Backup

Click the Windows link and download Smart Switch to your desktop.
Once its downloaded install the Smart Switch app. You will need to agree to the terms and conditions. Plug your Samsung USB into your computer. Tap Allow access on your Samsung Device.

Encrypt your data that you are Backing up

If you want to encrypt the data that you store on your Computer with a password go to more and preferences. Then select the checkbox Encrypt backup data. Next up just click on Backup and it will ask you for a password for your backup. You will need to enter the password on your Samsung device. So go a head and Enter a security code on your Samsung device and then confirm it.
Once its finished doing the back up it will give you a list of items that’s have been backed up successfully and a list of items that it didn’t backup.

Click ok and if you want to know what location your files have been backup in simply go back to More and Preferences. It will be under the Backup folder location.

Wiping the Samsung Device

In the video I am going to reset the Samsung device back to factory defaults. So it will wipe any data on the device and I will restore the data from the backup we just created.
I will do this under settings > General Management > Reset > Factory Reset data. However once the Samsung device has been wiped so just go ahead and set it up like a new phone again.

Plug your Samsung back into your computer with the USB and press restore. You will need to tap allow on you Samsung device again. Press Restore now.
And then you will need to enter the password you setup earlier when you created the backup.

Once your data has finished copying you can disconnect your USB cable. Go ahead and double check all our files have been restored and there they are.

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