[Sharing]My experience - Moving from WM TouchHD to froyo - Backup Contact, Cal, SMS
After trying Android Froyo
for my Touch HD, I decided to use it for daily use, because I think Froyo is stable enough (last time I tried the eclair I feel not so stable), and overall it's better than WinMo
So I tried to move few important things that exist on my winmo, and the most important things that I feel is:
As a newbie I feel it might be useful for those of you who just tried to use android for you Touch HD device, and I will try to share my experience in doing it.
WinMo - Sync Contacts and Calendar with Gmail account
The first thing need to do is performing synchronization between the existing Calendar and Contacts on winmo with gmail account. If you haven't already, you can follow the steps described here :
It is not so hard to do
WinMo - Backup existing sms
Because I have some important sms messages so I don't want to lose them.
1. Download sms exporter from http://stop3dataroaming.googlecode.c...erSetup0.5.CAB
2. Create a backup file with sms exporter and store it in the folder <sdcard> / SMSBackupRestore (if this folder is not exist please create it first), and give it the name: mySMS.xml
Install Froyo Android on your device, you can use the steps described on this page:
And use your gmail account to get all contact and calendar items on android
Froyo - Downloading SMS Backup
Download and install the SMS Backup and Restore app by typing the word SMS Backup and Restore
on the android market and select/install the application SMS Backup and Restore by Ritesh Sahu
Froyo - Restore SMS
Run the SMS Backup and Restore app, and click the restore button. There will be a pop up asking you which file to restore and then choose mySMS.xml.
Select OK and then the application will start the restore process.
Froyo - Transferring SMS backup to gmail - optional
Later, once the SMS has been moved to the android, I felt froyo becoming a bit slow (I have about 2300 sms mesages lol), so I decided to move / backup all the SMS to my gmail account.
What you need is only to install the SMS Backup+ by Jan Berkel
(just search it on android Market)
And after all sms items uploaded to my gmail account under label SMS
,I remove some old messages and then android becomes faster
That's all. Hopefully will help for those of you who tried to install froyo on your Touch HD