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How to Transfer Text Messages/Contacts from Google Nexus 5 to Computer?

Take a look at the new features of Nexus 5:

Nexus 5 is the fifth generation of Google Nexus smartphone series. It is designed by Google and produced by the third party manufacturer - LG. Its releasing time is October 31st in the United States. so Google also called the new device and the new operating system "Halloween gifts". Nexus 5 is carrying the Android 4.4 kitkat system and equipped with ultimate hardware configurations, including Snapdragon 800 quad-core chips, 2GB RAM, full 1080P HD screens, etc. These basic hardware is enough to ensure the fluency of the system and implementation of functions. Nexus 5 also comes with 8-megapixel camera which supports optical image stabilization when you are recording music and capturing low light image.

Despite of above wonderful features, people still be confused on how to prevent the loss of contacts and text messages on the Google Nexus 5. We know that backup is the last defence from data losing, but it seems different to transfer contacts and text messages from a mobile phone to computer, especially when you are a computer novice. Well, situation is not always more difficult than you realized. Transferring contacts and SMS from Google Nexus mobile phone to computer, no matter Windows PC or Mac, can be as easy as pie now as long as you have a reliable Nexus Data Transfer.

Take a look at the key features of Nexus Data Transfer:

Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is a professional Nexus Data Transfer app, which offers you an unexceptionable way to copy contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music and more from Google Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus S and Nexus 10 with 1 click. Meanwhile, you can freely export, view, edit and print out text messages and contacts on your computer by using this tool. The exported contacts and text messages are saved in TXT, CSV or HTML format. It not only supports Google Nexus, but also other phones and tablets running with Android system. Want to know how it works? The following steps will tell you the answer.

For your sake, we kindly offer you free trial version of the Nexus data transfer program to have a try.

Simple Way to Backup Google Nexus 5 Contacts/SMS Messages to PC

Step 1. Install and launch the Nexus data transfer

To get started, you should install and run this transfer app after downloading it on your computer. The primary window will pop up, asking you to connect your Nexus 5 to this computer via USB. Once your phone is connected, the Nexus data transfer will detect the phone immediately. Check if you have enabled the USB debugging on your phone. If needed, you can follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging.

Transfer Text Messages Contacts from Google Nexus 5 to Computer

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

When the USB debugging is enabled, the parameter information of your device, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.

Transfer Text Messages Contacts from Google Nexus 5 to Computer

Step 2: Transfer contacts and SMS from Nexus 5 to computer

As you can see, all data on your Nexus 5 that are supported to be transferred are all scanned out and displayed on the above menu. Just click the tab of "Contacts" -> "All Contacts" or "All SMS" to view all the contacts and text messages on the right-side window. Mark the files you want to transfer and click the button of "Export".

Transfer Text Messages Contacts from Google Nexus 5 to Computer

Make sure your Google Nexus 5 is connected to your computer all the time during the transfer process. Wait for a few while, you will see all the exported Google Nexus contacts and text messages located on your computer with original quality 100% preserved. Done!

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