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Move user stuff from old Sailfish phone to new Sailfish phone

asked 2019-03-27 10:08:46 +0300

Piotr gravatar image

I'm still using my old Jolla1 as my main phone, but I already have flashed XA2 and I would like to make another step. Right now I have some issues with sdcard, but that's not that important.

I would love to transfer stuff like: 1. Media (pictures, videos) 2. Contacts 3. SMS/MMS history 4. Network settings (mostly wifi passwords etc.)

Maybe that's stupid idea, but maybe (just maybe!) simple rsync of the /home/nemo will work? :) (for points 1-3)

Any other way? (I'm having some issues with btrfs formatted sdcard right now)

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answered 2019-03-27 12:03:37 +0300

donni106 gravatar image

I have just did it yesterday. For points 1-3 you can use Sailfish Backup on Jolla 1 to your SD card (when it is working) and restore that backup from the SD card on XA2. Calendar data will also be included.

Anyone else an idea for the WIFI configs??

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For me, restoring from data backup (OneDrive) works with the exception of mail accounts. Those are screwed and need manual re-configuration.

Kopekenscheich ( 2019-03-27 12:53:52 +0300 )edit

Reformated sdcard to FAT32 and points 1-3 (except email accounts) seems to work without major problems.

Piotr ( 2019-03-27 14:41:15 +0300 )edit

I found this on the wifi passwords, But it might be outdated as I only found 2 empty "migrated" files.

roland684 ( 2019-12-13 10:02:38 +0300 )edit
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