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Below is the comprehensive guide telling you how to use Coolmuster Android Assistant to transfer everything between your phone and computer, manage contacts, messages, call logs, as well as application on computer directly.

Part 1: Preparation - Connect Android Device to Computer
Part 2: Transfer and Manage Your Android Phone Data
Part 3: Back Up and Restore Android Data with 1 Click

Preparation - Connect Android Device to Computer

After installing and launching the software, you might see the following toolbox at first. Please enter "Android Assistant" module to access Coolmuster Android Assistant.

enter android assistant from toolbox

To have your Android phone recognized by the program, you can connect via USB cable or Wi-Fi network.

- Connect Android to Computer via USB Cable

Quick look: Connect Android to computer via USB > enable USB debugging on Android > install driver > allow USB debugging on Android > install Android Assistant (Android Version) > Android is connected.

1. When you access Coolmuster Android Assistant, you might see the interface below. Please make sure your Android phone is connected to computer with a USB cable successfully.

connect android to computer

2. The program starts to detect whether the USB Debugging is enabled on the connected Android phone. If not, please enable USB debugging on your Android phone with the onscreen prompt.

enable usb debugging on android

3. Once the USB debugging is enabled, the program will start to detect whether the driver has been installed on your computer. If yes, please skip to the next step; if not, the program will automatically download and install driver for your device. Failed to install driver?

install driver for android

4. If you are running Android 4.2 or above, the program will show the following interface. Please tap "ALLOW" option on your device to access your phone data. (Tip: Click "Show Again" option to pop up the authorization window again.)

allow to access android data

5. The program starts to install Coolmuster Android Assistant (Android Version) on your device to establish the connection. If prompted, please authorize all listed permissions on your device and confirm it to ensure successful data transfer. If not, just click "OK" to continue.

install app on android

6. When the installation of Coolmuster Android Assistant (Android Version) is complete, the program will be able to successfully recognize your Android phone and show the main interface as below. Now, you can start to effectively manage your Android data with the program. Failed to connect Android with USB cable?

connect android to computer

- Connect Android Devices to PC with Wi-Fi

Quick look: After you launch the program, please click "Connect via WIFI" > download and install Coolmuster Android Assistant (Android Version) > launch the Android Version and scan the QR code > successfully connected. See the detailed steps >>

Tip: Failed to connect Android via Wi-Fi? Check here >>

 connect android to computer with wifi

Transfer and Manage Android Phone Data

1. Back Up Android Data on PC

To back up data from your device to computer, you can first choose the items you want to back up. We set "Music" as an example. You should click to choose the "Music" icon from the left menu and you will see all music and ringtones in your phone are listed in the main interface. Check the music files you want to back up and then click the button of "Export" to transfer them to your computer.

manage android music

2. Import files from PC to your Android device

To import data from computer to your phone, you can click the "Import" button to bring out a file browser window. Choose the contents you want to restore and simply click "Import" to complete the process.

import android contacts

3. How to Import/Export/Delete/Download Media

Simply click on either "Photos", "Music" or "Videos" in the left menu, then click the "add", "export“, "delete" button above these files. You can directly import media files from computer to device, transfer files from Android device to computer, or you can remove them easily with one click.

manage android photos

Under the category of "Photos", you can also choose "Library" to manage albums on your Android phone. For example, you can click "+" icon to add albums and click "-" icon to delete albums. You can even copy photos from one album to another by tapping on the "Copy" button.

copy android album

You can cut and paste photos from one album to another by tapping on the "Move" button.

move android album

4. How to Add/Delete/Modify Contacts

Choose the "Contacts" icon from the left side-bar, click the button of "New" to add new contact, "Delete" to delete unwanted contacts, "Edit" to modify existing contacts. You can edit name, email, phone number, website, address, middle name,etc.

You can export contacts to CSV, HTML, VCF, Outlook, BAK and XML files; import contacts from vCard file, Outlook and backup file (.bak, .json and .xml).

export android contacts

5. How to Back Up, Import and Delete Call Logs

You must be noticed the "Call Logs" category is folded in the "Contacts" tab. Just click "Contacts" > "Call Logs", all outgoing and ingoing call logs on your Android phone will be scanned out here.

You can import call logs from computer to your Android, delete useless call history from your Android and back up call logs from Android to computer by clicking on the "Import", "Delete" and "Export" options from the top menu.

manage android call history

6. How to Export/Import/Send Messages

Choose the "SMS" option from the left panel. All the text messages in your phone will be shown on the right. Here you can choose "Export" or "Import" button to transfer all the SMS between Android and computer; click "Delete" option to remove needless messages from Android.

The latest version of Android Assistant can also allow you to resend, forward and copy text messages on computer directly. You can do these operations on the right side SMS dialog list.

manage android sms

To send text messages from computer to phone, you can click the "New" button to bring out the "New Messages" dialog box. Type the phone number to which you want to send the message, or directly click "Contacts" nearby to choose the phone number from your contact list, and then input the characters in the blank area. After that, click "Send" to send the text message.

send sms on pc

7. How to Manage Your Apps

Choose the "App" icon from the left-side menu and all the applications installed on your phone will be displayed. You are allowed to install, uninstall, export Apps freely with this software.

manage android apps

8. Manage Multiple Android Devices Simultaneously

Android Assistant enables you to manage multiple Android devices simultaneously. You can connect more than one Android device to the program and once connected successfully, they will be displayed on the top menu bar, just like the following picture shows. Now, you're enabled to manage them at the same time.

manage multiple android devices

9. Take Screenshot of Your Phone (USB connection only)

On the home screen of the program, you can click the camera-liked icon to take screenshot of your phone. After that, you can choose to "Save screenshot to file" or "Copy screenshot to clipboard".

take screenshot on your phone

Back Up and Restore Android Data with 1 Click

If you want to back up the whole Android to the computer but don't like to export them one by one, Android Assistant provides you with its new 1-Click Backup & Restore feature. It allows you to back up all your data from Android to computer with 1 simple click. And also enables you to restore these backup files to any Android devices with 1 click. To achieve it, you only need to go to "Super Toolkit" and choose the option of "Backup" or "Restore". Then you'll see an interface like below:

1 click backup anre restore

1-Click Backup

Select the contents you want to back up and choose an output location on your PC to save these backups. Then click on "Back Up" button to save them to the destination.

1 click to backup android

1-Click Restore

Choose the backup record you need and select the file types you wish to restore, then click on "Restore" button to start restoring your selected files to the linked Android device.

1 click to restore android backup

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