How to Copy Dopod Phone Contacts/SMS/Videos/Photos to PC/Mac?
The relationship between Dopod and HTC
Dopod and Taiwan's HTC have a great deal of origin. Dopod is the wholly owned subsidiary of HTC and Dopod is its own brand. In popular culture, the owner of Dopod is HTC, which is responsible for the operation of Dopod in China. HTC is one of Taiwan's the Original Design Manufacturer, who designs their own products to other brand OEM. HTC focuses on OEM, and produce customized mobile phone to Europe and the United States. Its own products don't for foreign sales. HTC has Dopod and Dopod International companies, and in order to make its own two "Dopods" be able to survive in the fierce competition, HTC also made some powerful protection to them.
I was a Dopod phone user and later I gave it away for HTC. But I saved thousands of photos and videos in the old Dopod phone because I love to take photos and videos with the phone anytime and anywhere. Also I didn't want to lose the important contacts and text messages I stored on the phone. If you are like me, who is ready to give away the old Dopod phone for a new mobile, this article is worth reading. Here, I'd like to recommend my own experience of transferring important phone data, including photos, videos, contacts, text messages, etc. from Dopod Android phone to computer for backup.
The tool that well supports me to copy Dopod phone data to computer is the Coolmuster Android Assistant, which effortlessly detects my Dopod phone, scans out all the phone data and allows me to export them to my Windows computer. The functions of this powerful software are far more than these. Now, I still use it as my daily phone managing software to manage my HTC phone data on computer, such as transfer files between phone and computer, add, delete or edit contacts on computer and even send text messages from computer to any phone number in my contact list. It also has Mac version Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac to perform the same functions on Mac OS X.
Note: Take a trial version of this Android managing tool with below buttons and then follow the step by step guide which is based on Windows version to go through the process of exporting photos, videos, SMS and contacts from Dopod mobile phone to computer. All Dopod phone series can be supported by this tool, including Dopod S1/S700/P660/P800/D600/A6288/A3288/T8388, etc.
How to Backup Photos/Videos/Contacts/Messages from Dopod Phone to PC?
Step 1. Connect Dopod mobile phone to Computer
Launch the Dopod transferring tool on your computer by double-clicking on the shortcut icon on the desktop. Then, connect your Dopod phone to the computer via a USB cord. Before detecting your mobile phone, the program would remind you to enable USB debugging on your Dopod phone at first. If your did the process before, you can skip to the next step.
Follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging:
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, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the parameter information of your Motorola device, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.
Step 2: Scan and preview your Dopod phone data
When your phone is successfully detected by the program, all the files in your Dopod phone will be displayed on the top menu in categories like Photo, Video, Music, Contact, Apps and more. Click them to preview the contained files in details. For example, click the "Contacts" icon from the top and click on the "All Contacts " and "All SMS" options from the left panel, you will see all the contact info and text messages in your Dopod phone will show in list on the right.
Step 3. Start to export the selected Dopod data to computer
Here we are arriving at the last step. All what you need to do is just checking the files you want to save to the computer and giving a click on the "Backup" button. Choose an output location on your computer where you want to save the exported files and then the transferring process will begin at once.
It is worth mentioning that the Android Assistant is not only working for Dopod mobile phone, but also be compatible with other Android devices, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony, Lenovo, etc.