Two of a Kind
Mobile devices and computers have gone hand in hand every since the first mobile device was invented. These mobile devices served as extensions of the computer by allowing it to be charged, updated, edited and even debugged all while hooking up with a computer. Since then the mobile device has started to separate itself from the computer a bit to gain its own independence. A lot of the modern tablet devices are even compared to most laptop computers in their power and speed. However, all these devices still use computers in order for both to be improved upon. One of these ways is through mobile synching which is all about being able to take the information stored on the mobile device and transferring it over to the computer so that everything is stored and backed up should anything happen to the device or to the files within the device. This synching can also relate back to the computer should a user decide to purchase something for the mobile device on the computer. Overall, mobile synching continues to grow and evolve, and it’s a very exciting thing to watch.
How to Synch
With mobile synching it’s a very simple process that only takes a couple minutes at the moment. If you have a fast internet connection it’s even quicker than that. This process applies to cell phones, iPods, androids devices, tablets and more.
- First, plug the USB cable connected to the mobile device to the USB plug on the computer
- Follow the instructions on the screen and wait for the computer to fully connect to the mobile device
- Choose which files/apps/folders/etc you wish to have synched and click “ok” or “apply.”
- Wait for the synching to end and pull the mobile device off of the USB cable.
That Was Easy
And just like that the mobile device has successfully managed to synch with the computer. This is a great way for any mobile device to be customized and made unique to the user’s specific details. Computers allow for the user to search for and discover a ton o downloadable modifications and apps that can be put on the mobile device. Or, if there is something on the mobile device that the user wants to have on the computer, clicking and dragging the items makes transferring possible. It has gotten so easy that there’s no reason not to go ahead and create mobile synching.
Different Types of Synching
Of course different devices have their own versions of synching that may have slightly different instructions while plugging the device on the computer. For example, an iPhone device, or anything iOS related, will synch with iTunes right away while and Android or Blackberry device will synch up with the Programs section of the computer. If there is a program on the computer related to Blackberry and Android then it will most likely default to those programs instead. Windows has the latest “smart glass” feature which makes synching with a mobile device and a pc possible without having to use USB plugs. iTunes, Missing Sync and Kies are the different ways in which mobile devices get synched.