Nokia Link is a useful tool for any Nokia phone owner who wants to copy music, videos and photos between their device and a computer. As the name suggests, the program allows you to establish a connection between a PC and your phone in order to facilitate the data transfer.
Comparison with Nokia PC Suite
This application is designed for the Nokia N9 phones and aims to provide you with a simple transfer utility compared with the full-featured Nokia PC Suite.
Unlike its bigger brother it does not include contact synchronization features but is able to back up and restore the phone content with just a few clicks.
The main goal of the application is to quickly synchronize the phone’s multimedia files with your computer. It is able to retrieve information from Windows Media Player, Zune and iTunes in order to quickly update your library.
All you need to do is choose which type of files you want to copy and the compatible application from the displayed list. The app also offers you the option to manually copy movies or photo albums from your hard drive by browsing to the containing folder.
Deletion and backup operations
Although Nokia Link is not designed as a file management tool, it offers you to option to delete certain files in order to make space for new multimedia content.
The backup feature enables you to create and restore the phone’s contacts, appointment list, installed applications and other personal settings. This comes in handy when you need to make sure that you do not loose data before a software update.
If you just want to copy multimedia files and back up your phone, Nokia Link takes less space than the PC Suite and provides you with an easy-to-use interface. The documentation includes detailed instructions which makes it suitable for all user categories.