Top 10 Android Sync Managers to Sync Everything on Android Device

If you’re an Android user and reading the articles on this site, you’re most likely to be a tech-oriented person. In your daily life, you’re in close touch with Android phone or tablet, for storing the most important data including contacts, emails, documents, music, images, videos etc. The problems start popping up when you’re switching the old Android phone or tablet to a new one, or when you want to sync some important files to the Android phone or tablet. Whatever reasons make you want to sync Android phone or tablet, there is a way out. In this article, I’m going to show you top 10 Android sync manager tools for you.

Part 1. Top 5 Android Sync Managers for PC


Here’s a tablet of the Top 5 desktop software for syncing your Android device to your computer. Some of these software require Wi-Fi connection, some can work via USB cable. Check out which one suits you the most!


Software Size Price Supported OS
dr.fone - Transfer (Android) 0.98M $29.95 Windows, Mac
doubleTwist 21.07 MB Free Windows, Mac
Android Sync Manager WiFi 17.74 MB Free Windows
SyncDroid 23.78MB Free Windows
SyncMate 36.2 MB Free Mac

1. dr.fone - Transfer (Android)


dr.fone brings you a powerful sync manager for Android named dr.fone - Transfer (Android) to sync contacts, apps, music, photos, videos and more between Android device and computer by using a USB cable. With it, you can easily upload and download all types of data and also manage your applications. You can install or remove apps, send SMS, transfer files of all formats and save a backup of your phone data on your computer.

dr.fone - Transfer (Android)

One Stop Solution to Syn your Android Data

  • Backup your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc. to computer and restore them easily.
  • Manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc.
  • Transfer iTunes to Android (vice versa).
  • Manage your Android device on computer.
  • Fully compatible with Android 8.0.
Available on: Windows Mac
3981454 people have downloaded it

Pros:

  • The complete backup can be made with a single click.
  • It's great for music, photo and video lovers to transfer files to and from Android device.
  • You can receive and send text messages directly from computer.
  • Install, uninstall, and export Android apps in batches.
  • Import and export contacts to and from Android phone without any hassle.

Cons:

  • It`s not a freeware.

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2. doubleTwist

doubleTwist is the great android sync manager for windows and Mac. You can sync music from computer to your Android phone or tablet in a snap. Just like iTunes for Mac, there is this doubleTwist software for Android. You can keep all your music collection organized, back it up on your computer, subscribe to podcasts and even listen to live radio. It also syncs video and photos. It has a very clear and intuitive interface. You'll need to download doubleTwist for sync music, video and photos between Android phone or tablet and computer over WiFi or USB cable.

Pros:

  • Easy music, photo and video syncing device between Android and PC.
  • 2. Lots of smart features like streaming radio, cover-flow view and podcast directory.

Cons:

  • Relevant artist and album information are not linked across the Web.

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3. Android Sync Manager Wi-Fi

Android Sync Manager Wi-Fi is brought to you by Mobile Action. The software requires you to download a client on your PC and an Android app on your phone. After that, data can be synchronized wirelessly via Wi-Fi once you've connected to the network by scanning a QR Code. You can synchronize all your contact, messages, photos, video, calendar, music, applications etc.

Pros:

  • Quick synchronization and backup procedure.
  • It allows data syncing through wireless network.
  • It does not pose any restriction on specific file formats.

Cons:

  • The interface is a bit confusing and not very intuitive.
  • New updates are not available for the software.

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4. SyncDroid

SyncDroid is excellent software for sync your important personal data between Android device and computer. The files it syncs includes contacts, SMS, photos, videos, browser bookmarks, call history etc. The sync process is done through USB cable, so you have to enable USB debugging mode for doing so.

Pros:

  • It’s convenient to use. SyncDroid detects your phone and automatically installs the phone application.
  • It syncs files via data backup and restoration processes.
  • It’s compatible with nearly all Android versions starting from Android 2.3 to 4.4.

Cons:

  • It cannot backup all browser bookmarks and backs up only bookmarks of the default Android browser.
  • The automatic backup scheduling is not always absolutely effective and turns out to be a bit troublesome at times.

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5. SyncMate

SyncMate is Mac software which allows instant data sync and backup from your Android to your Mac. It has an excellent interface and very easy to use. It can sync contacts, calendar, photos, videos, documents, text messages etc. By using the IP address of your Android device.

Pros:

  • It’s very easy to use.
  • Various types of sync options.
  • Intuitive interface.

Cons:

  • Minor problems pop up occasionally.

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Part 2. Top 5 Sync Manager Apps for Android

Apart from the desktop Android sync manager for Mac and Windows, these are also some great Android Apps in the Google Play store, which can synchronize all your important data, back them up and restore them in case of emergency. Check out this table and choose your pick!

Apps Size Price
Sync Manager 641 KB Free
FolderSync Lite 6.3 MB Free
SideSync 3.0 10 MB Free
Message Sync 84 KB Free
CalDAV-Sync 1.1 MB $2.86

1. Sync Manager

Sync Manager for Android is brought to you by Acarasoft. This is a WebDav client. Using this app, you can manage WebDav shares, download and upload files and organize files of all formats. The supported servers are GMX MediaCenter, IIS 6, 7 and 8 for Windows Server 2003, Windows 7 and Windows 8 respectively.

Pros:

  • Easy file syncing service.
  • Simplistic interface.

Cons:

  • Lots of negative reviews.
  • Freezes while syncing.
  • Sometimes takes longer to sync than manual syncing.

Download Sync Manager from Google Play Store>>

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2. Folder Sync Lite

FolderSync is an excellent application for syncing your data to a cloud based storage service. It supports different cloud storage servers including Dropbox, OneDrive, SugarSync, BitCasa, Google Docs etc. The file syncing process is effortless and all your important music, pictures and documents will be instantly uploaded to the cloud storage from your phone.

Pros:

  • It allows uploading data to a large number of cloud storage servers.
  • Extremely easy to use and satisfactory performance.

Cons:

  • Sometimes data syncing freezes.
  • It does not support resolutions for all device models.

Download Folder Sync Lite from Google Play Store>>

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3. SideSync 3.0

SideSync is an amazing data sync service compatible with Samsung Galaxy tablets and smartphones. It allows you to share data, screens and windows to other devices and even PC. Using SideSync 3.0, you can cast your Android device screen to your PC and thereby transfer any type of data by dragging and dropping. The best thing about SideSync is that it has been designed by the research and development team of Samsung, comprising top class app developers and engineers.

Pros:

  • It allows casting device display to PC display.
  • Both USB and Wi-Fi connectivity supported.
  • It supports keyboard and mouse sharing.

Cons:

  • It only works with Samsung Galaxy devices.
  • It’s not compatible with the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab S.

Download SideSync 3.0 from Google Play Store>>

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4. Message Sync

Although most of the Android sync services perform various functions, this particular one helps to synchronize only your text messages. There are lots of different apps for syncing your text messages, but this is so far the most simplistic approach to a flawless performance by a message sync service. All your valuable MMS and SMS can be easily backed up and restored using the Message Sync app for Android. You can also import SMS from xml export of MyPhoneExplorer app.

Pros:

  • Easy backup and restore processes for MMS and SMS.
  • Simplistic interface.

Cons:

  • Synchronizing option overwrites the previous file and might accidentally delete all your messages.

Download Message Sync from Google Play Store>>

android sync manager for pc

5. CalDav-Sync

This one is a CalDav client which allows Android users to synchronize calendar events and tasks. It functions as a sync adapter and perfectly integrates with the stock calendar application. It supports tasks, self-signed certificates, a large number of CalDav accounts, auto provisioning, automatic calendar synchronization, webcal ics feeds etc. Attachments are supported by Android 4.1 and above.

Pros:

  • Supports a large number of CalDav-Sync servers including DAViCal, Zimbra, iCloud, ownCloud, SOGo etc.
  • It has user friendly interface and smooth performance.

Cons:

  • It does not support the latest released Android version - KitKat.

Download CalDav-Sync from Google Play Store>>

android sync manager for windows

Part 3. Sync Accounts On Your Android Phone


One of the many problems that you face while switching their devices or after a factory reset of the phone is syncing the Android or Google account. Let’s check out a step-by-step guide on how you can do it on your Android phone, regardless of your Android version.


Step 1. Go to Settings menu on your Android phone or tablet. It can be accessed from the Notification Bar or from the App Drawer.

Step 2. Look out for the Accounts & Sync option or just Accounts option in the Settings menu.

Step 3. Find and select the Add Account option.

Step 4. Select the service for which you want to add an account. It might be Facebook, Dropbox, Gmail, Evernote etc. However, if you just want to sync your Android account, you need to select Google.

Step 5. You’ll be asked for a Username and Password.

Step 6. After that, the Sync Wizard will guide you through the process of syncing specific contents with your Android Account.

Step7. You can also sync multiple Google accounts by providing account information following the same steps mentioned above.


There are hundreds of data syncing services available for Android, but not all of them provide the best user experience. Depending on your needs, you might need a specialized software or application for syncing your Android device. We have done the sorting for you and brought out the best ones on the basis of their features and user feedback.

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