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Support Easiest Transition Droid to DroidX?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rjordanm, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. rjordanm

    rjordanm Member
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    Like many, my DroidX is ordered and on the way.
    I would like some input from those of you who have already gone from the Droid to the DroidX about the easiest way to transition apps, contacts, and anything else.

    I'm not really expecting it to be difficult. I have a rooted Droid, Titanium Backup (which probably won't help), AppBrain (which I hope will) and all my contacts are in my Google account.

    I'm just looking for things to watch out for and ways to make it easy.

    Thanks
    RJM
     

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  2. AJ_EVO

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    Contacts: GMAIL sync
    Apps: AppBrain
     
  3. irishe

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    I Used an App on the market named Lifesaver.
    It saved all my text messages and Contacts To my SD card.
    When i got my DX i just switched the sd cards and installed the app
    and it only Took a cple minutes to "bring it back". i loved it.
    So far as the apps, Well i'm still trying to find a better way then just reinstalling them.

    Good Luck
     
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  4. eddie33081

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    Try out MiQ. If you look up "Backup" on the market its near the top. Worked really well for me. The thing I liked is it also backups your old Text messages and pictures. So when I synced my new X all my conversations were still there.
     
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  5. 1up5dn

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    It was a breeze. Just like AJ_EVO stated, those two steps are all it takes. I didn't really even use appbrain, just went to the market and all my paid apps were denoted by "paid" next to it and then I just installed them. Since I still had my Droid, I looked through the apps and recalled the ones I wanted. Several of them I wasn't too worried about installing on the X, so I skipped those.

    Best surprise, was that I can still use the old Droid on wi-fi with all its functionality besides making calls. Apps still update and work as normal.
     
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  6. rjordanm

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    Well, today's the big day. So, thanks to 1up5dn and everyone who responded. Feels like it's my birthday.
     
  7. 1up5dn

    1up5dn Well-Known Member
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    Well? Did you get it yet?
     
  8. rjordanm

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    I did. I've been (and still am) playing with it all day
    Working on getting my xScope bookmarks moved right now.
     
  9. 1up5dn

    1up5dn Well-Known Member
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    Very cool. When you get a chance to set it down, give us some initial impressions.
     
  10. irishe

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    LOL, i had the Same thing Happen with my Move From droid to DroidX.
    i was actually worried about the apps i paid for, But for no reason.
    i think You'll Enjoy it.

    Happy Droiding....:D
     

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