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Sync Windows 7 and Lumia 620 WP


New member
Jun 2, 2013
I want to sync my phone (for example Pictures) so that I have a copy of the phone pics on my computer without the paraphernalia about allbums and stuff.

I have experimented with "Windows Phone app for desktop" and in my test I deleted a picture on the desktop folder and after the sync the phone still had the picture that was deleted on the desktop. I thought that the idea of "sync" is that the folders end up having the same contents (updating both added and deleted files)

I downloaded "Zune" but it has a whole lot of stuff about loading things from the internet.

I tried SyncToy but it does not seem to be able to do the job (the folder on the phone is there but greyed out)

Maybe I just don't understand how to use "Windows Phone app for dektop" properly. I would greatly appreciate some help.

All I want is to have certain folders on the phone synced with certain folders on the desktop, without the albums or favourites nonsense.


New member
Dec 23, 2012
I understand this is quite a bit late, but assuming you haven't updated to the 8.1DP, you could sync using WMP.

(It worked perfectly!)