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 +====== Moving Locus to another phone or tablet ======
  
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 +You have purchased a new mobile or tablet. Follow the instructions how to move Locus into the new device and continue using all the data and settings:
 +
 +===== Instructions =====
 +==== Step 1. - backup ====
 +
 +  * make **full backup of your settings, points and tracks** with the help of **[[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​backup|Backup]]** feature > select **Backup all**
 +  * back up **entire Locus directory** (e.g. //​storage/​emulated/​0/​Locus//​) to a PC or Dropbox etc.
 +  * back up your **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_external|external maps]] and [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_locusmaps|vector maps]]** stored out of the main Locus directory to a PC or Dropbox etc.
 +
 +==== Step 2. - copy data ====
 +
 +  * copy the entire Locus directory from PC (Dropbox etc.) to the inner memory of your new device
 +  * copy your [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_external|external maps]] and [[manual:​user_guide:​maps_locusmaps|vector maps]] to the new device (inner memory or external SD) 
 +
 +==== Step 3. - installation ====
 +
 +  * install the latest version of Locus Map to the new device
 +  * start Locus Map on your new device
 +  * use **[[manual:​user_guide:​tools:​backup|Backup]]** feature to restore settings, points and tracks
 +  * define paths to your external maps by **Map manager > Add external maps**
 +  * define path to your vector maps in **Settings > Miscellaneous > Default directories > Set mapsVector** directory
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manual/faq/move_to_new_phone.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/27 14:02 by mstupka