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Transfer Files/Data from Lenovo Phone to Computer

Please consider how many photos and videos can be stored in the SD card? If the SD card holds photos and videos exceeded, sadly again it does not allow users to store more unless deleting some to free up more phone memory before downloading. But we warned of a barrier transferring video file with mobile phone take-up that is felt keenly in rural area in China. As most of rural users has no idea of how to transfer data from Lenovo mobile to computer. In this article, we mainly tells you how to export and backup files from Lenovo phone to computer.

Method 1: Transfer photos/videos from Lenovo to PC by Copy & Paste
Method 2: Transfer files from Lenovo to computer with Lenovo Assistant
Method 3: Backup Lenovo phone on computer with Lenovo File Transfer

Method 1: Transfer photos/videos from Lenovo to PC by Copy & Paste

If you only want to transfer photos, videos and music files from Lenovo phone to computer, you can follow the below guide to get started. What you need is just a USB cable:

First of all, use the USB cable to connect your Lenovo phone to your computer. You may get a prompt about selecting a connection type, just choose the Media Device MTP.

Next, click the Windows logo from the bottom left corner of your computer's screen and then click the folder-shaped icon in the lower-left side of the Start window, which will open the File Explorer program. Turn to the left side bar of the File Explorer to click the name of your Lenovo phone.

Thirdly, click the "Internal Storage" or the "SD card" folder, according to the location where your photos are saved. Double-click to open the folder of "DCIM" -> "Camera" where your Lenovo photos are stored. You should choose other folders if your wanted files are not all in the Camera folder.

At last, select the photos you want to move to your computer, copy them up and paste them to a folder on your computer where you want to save the transferred Lenovo photos.

The method above only works for media files like photos, videos and music files. If you want to transfer more files from Lenovo phone to computer, such as contacts and text messages, you can refer to other two methods in the below:

Method 2: Transfer Files from Lenovo to Computer with Lenovo Assistant

Basically, the idea of the transferring skill is very simple via Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which is the best and easy-to-use Lenovo mobile manager that allows you to export text messages, contacts, photos, videos, movies and more from their Lenovo mobile to computer and import files from computer to your phone without any complicated process of rigmarole. All the exported Lenovo files can be managed on your computer directly. The software also provides you with the considerate function of texting messages from computer to any phone number without limitation.

Take a trail version of this Android managing tool with below buttons and then follow the guide below.

Step 1. Connect Your Lenovo Phone to Computer

After installing and launching the Lenovo transfer tool on your computer, connect your Lenovo phone to the computer via a USB cord and it will be detected by this program automatically.

If it is the first time to run this software, you will be required to enable USB debugging on your phone at first. If your phone can be detected by the program, you can skip to the next step.

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Step 2: Preview and select files for transfer

When your phone is successfully detected by the program, all the files in your phone will be displayed on the left side menu in categories, including Music, Videos, Photos, eBooks, App, Contacts, etc. Click these icons from the left and you will see all the contained files show in list on the right.

Copy Contacts SMS Videos Photos from Lenovo Phone to Computer

Step 3. Start to export the selected Lenovo data

Mark the files you want to save to the computer and click the button of "Export". After that, a "Path" dialog will appear, asking you to choose an output location to save the exported files. Just choose a place on your computer and then click the "Ok" button to begin the transfer process.

Backup Lenovo Phone on Computer with Lenovo File Transfer

Besides all the above-mentioned solutions, here is another way out. Coolmuster Mobile Transfer (Windows) or Coolmuster Mobile Transfer for Mac is specially designed to get you rid of the tight spot if you want to backup your Lenovo phone to computer or to other mobile devices. The program can help you transfer almost everything, including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, apps and more from Lenovo phone to computer, and even supports to transfer data from one phone to another phone directly.

Just read the following guide to see how to use it to transfer Lenovo phone data to PC/Mac for backup.

Step 1. Connect Lenovo phone to computer

Launch the Lenovo File Transfer on your computer after you downloaded and installed it. Connect your Lenovo phone to the computer via USB cable. After the connection, the program detects the phone instantly.

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Step 2: Choose "Back Up Your Phone"

Choose the "Back Up Your Phone" tab from the primary interface to enter a new window where you can see the Lenovo phone is displaying on the left and all transferable file types are listed on the right.

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Step 3. Transfer files from Lenovo phone to computer

Tick off the file types that you want to transfer to computer, customize an output location to save the exported files and then click the "Start" button. The transfer process can be initiated immediately.

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