How to Sync a LG Cell Phone With Your PC

By Techwalla Contributor

How to Sync a LG Cell Phone With Your PC. If you have ever lost your LG cell phone you know how important it is to back up information on your PC. LG cell phones have the ability to store a lot of information, such as phone numbers, calendar dates and pictures. If you don't back up this information and something happens to your cell phone the information can be lost forever. Read on to learn how to sync a LG cell phone with your PC.

Things You'll Need

  • PC
  • LG cell phone

Step 1

Do your research. There are many programs available that you can use to sync your LG cell phone and your PC. Go to your favorite search engine on the Web for more information.

Step 2

Choose between the paid syncing devices or the data syncing software. Paid syncing devices require payment before you can use the data syncing service. If you use data syncing software you only need to download it. Whatever you decide, you will need to find a device or software that is compatible with the LG cell phone.

Step 3

Make sure that you have a data cable that is compatible with the LG cell phone. The data cable is required to connect your LG cell phone to your PC. Visit the store where you purchased your LG cell phone or visit an online store such as Cell Phone Shop to find a data cable.

Step 4

Connect your LG cell phone to your PC using the data cable. Follow the instructions that come with the data cable for proper connection.

Step 5

Find the "PC sync menu" from the "Utilities" menu on your LG cell phone. This program allows you to synchronize the "PIM" or Personal Information Management between your computer and your LG cell phone, using a data cable.

Step 6

Press "Ok" in the "PC sync" menu to begin exchanging data. Once you press "Ok "in the PC sync menu the selected data from your LG cell phone will be synchronized with your PC. Wait for the data to completely transfer before disconnecting your LG cell phone.

Tips & Warnings

  • Make sure your LG cell phone is equipped with the sync option before purchasing any software or data cables. Not all cell phones come with the sync capability.
  • Do not attempt to sync your LG cell phone to your PC if your battery is low. The sync process takes a lot of battery power so your battery should be fully charged.