1. Mkestar's Avatar
    Can anyone help me on doing this? I don't want to overwrite the existing data and all the guides I've seen deal with migrating on the first start up? Thank you in advance
    06-22-2016 03:30 PM
  2. Bobvfr's Avatar
    Are they both using the same MS account?

    If so use OneDrive and there is no real need to "migrate", I have only just got a 950 XL from a 1520, I admit it was a new unused phone but I was up and running with nearly everything in no time.

    I am sure others will help more, but the more info you can give the better the answers.
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    06-22-2016 06:55 PM
  3. Mkestar's Avatar
    They are not @Bobvfr. My 920 was set up before i took the same account approach for my laptops, xbox and 950 phone. Is that a problem?
    06-22-2016 07:04 PM
  4. Bobvfr's Avatar
    Sorry not an expert on this, but at least the main question has been answered.

    For your photo's you could easily transfer them to a PC and then to the new phone (If you need to) or just put them in OneDrive, I am sure the messages are linked to your account, but maybe the migrate process can bypass this, again with data it would depend on if it was account linked or standard files, if you mean files again you could copy to PC.

    But as I said, I haven't done this and as you already have a live phone, it is wise to look before you leap.

    How much data is on the 950, would it be a pain to start over, or if you got the photo's sorted a pain to let the 920's data go. I am sure someone else has been through this and will be along at some time to help.

    PS You can call me Bob, the VFR bit is a Honda motorcycle I own, I think they are called Interceptors in the US.
    06-22-2016 07:36 PM
  5. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Have you tried aliasing the account on the 920 under the account on the 950/PC/Xbox?
    06-22-2016 08:57 PM
  6. Mkestar's Avatar
    Sorry not an expert on this, but at least the main question has been answered.

    For your photo's you could easily transfer them to a PC and then to the new phone (If you need to) or just put them in OneDrive, I am sure the messages are linked to your account, but maybe the migrate process can bypass this, again with data it would depend on if it was account linked or standard files, if you mean files again you could copy to PC.

    But as I said, I haven't done this and as you already have a live phone, it is wise to look before you leap.

    How much data is on the 950, would it be a pain to start over, or if you got the photo's sorted a pain to let the 920's data go. I am sure someone else has been through this and will be along at some time to help.

    PS You can call me Bob, the VFR bit is a Honda motorcycle I own, I think they are called Interceptors in the US.
    Thank you Bob. The sticking point would be saving the text messages and pictures before I even thought about a factory reset. Does the 950 come with a PC suite that would allow this to be done Via USB?

    Have you tried aliasing the account on the 920 under the account on the 950/PC/Xbox?
    If you had a link or advice on how to do this, I would be ever so grateful.

    Sorry for the delay time, but a relative guaranteed me they could unify my phones storage and render this point moot. Turns out they knew less than me. Always nice to have experts in the family
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    07-13-2016 12:59 PM
  7. RumoredNow's Avatar
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...manage-aliases

    I hope that the alias system helps your case.
    07-13-2016 01:07 PM
  8. Mkestar's Avatar
    Right! I have managed to All messages, sms, and mms consacts across by using the export to sd option on the 950, and then re importing, which then made the phone 'See' the data.

    However, I now have all the 920 videos and images on the onedrive rather than my 950 phone. Is there a way to download them all in one go to the phone?
    07-13-2016 05:49 PM

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