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How to Upgrade from Locus Free to Locus Pro?


I am a user of Locus Free and I would like to purchase the Locus Pro version. Is there any possibility of making backup copies of my data and settings for future use in the Locus Pro application?


In case of upgrading to the paid version you only need to backup your settings in Locus Free for the use in Pro version. If you do not have any personal settings in the free version, making this backup is not necessary.

By default, the data (maps, points, tracks, etc.) are stored in the directory Locus in your phone's inner memory. Both Locus Free and Locus Pro use this directory. So it is not necessary to back up the data when upgrading. Of course, regular data backup is highly recommended in case the Locus directory or the SD card gets damaged.

If you selected another location for storing Locus data, e.g. private folder on your SD card (sdcard/Android/data/ you have to transfer the data manually to the new location used by Locus Pro!

Please follow these instructions:

  • Start Locus Free > Menu > More functions > Backup
  • Select “Backup only settings” and save the newly created backup file
  • Uninstall Locus Free
  • Install Locus Pro
  • Start Locus Pro > Menu > More functions > Backup
  • Select the “Restore” option and then select the file created in step no. 2
  • Restart the application
manual/faq/from_free_to_pro.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/02 14:39 by mstupka