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If I have an Xperia X, is there an easy way to transfer all my data to an XA2 [answered]

asked 2018-10-04 16:52:05 +0200

Will I need a new license also?

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  1. Yes, a normal backup archive.

  2. Yes, afaik.

vattuvarg ( 2018-10-04 18:22:08 +0200 )edit

Is there anything a normal backup will not pick up?

SValmont ( 2018-10-04 19:13:43 +0200 )edit

all your.apps i.e ?

pawel ( 2018-10-04 19:17:49 +0200 )edit

But texts, contacts, pictures will all transfer?

SValmont ( 2018-10-04 20:39:04 +0200 )edit

they get back uped yes.

i think you can open the backup and see youzself. its zipped so you should be it with 7z or whatever and inspect

pawel ( 2018-10-05 12:39:49 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-10-04 20:50:16 +0200

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As @vattuvarg already stated, you'll need a new licence for Sailfish XA2 if you already have installed your former licence on Xperia X. This is due to the fact that the licence is bonded to device IMEI and Jolla won't transfer it unless special condition (broken device etc)

You can take a Sailfish's own backup. It backups only contacts, gallery, sms etc. Transfering a whole Sailfish ecosystem from Xperia X to a brand new XA2 isn't probably possible since I think they'll have different implementations. Anyway, if you're interested in having a image file backup of Sailfish, take a look at this question:

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