Nokia Suite, formally known as the Nokia Ovi Suite, is a software application, provided by Nokia to enable owners of Nokia phones and devices connect their devices with a computer. Nokia Suite is a replacement for the Nokia PC Suite. Nokia Ovi Suite allows users of Nokia mobile phones backup contents of their mobile phone to a computer as well as sync contacts, calendars, messages, etc between computer and Nokia phone. Other features of the Nokia Ovi Suite include connecting your computer to internet with Nokia phone as modem, free Maps download of any supported country, software update, transferring videos and photos, installing apps from computer, etc.
Downloading Nokia Ovi Suite
Nokia Ovi Suite is available for download at the Nokia website. Make sure your mobile phone is compatible with the Nokia Ovi Suite before initiating a download. You will see a list of mobile phones compatible with Nokia Ovi Suite at the Ovi Suite download page. If your phone is not compatible with the Nokia Ovi Suite, you can check the Nokia PC Suite. Aside the compatibility of your mobile phone, you should also check the compatibility of your computer. For now, Nokia Suite requires Windows XP service 2 or later, as well as Windows 7 and Vista.
In addition, Nokia Ovi Suite requires a computer with at least Pentium 4, 1GHz processor and a minimum of 1GBB RAM. So if your system does not meet this requirement, you should download the Nokia PC Suite instead. Nokia Ovi Suite is 87MB in size so ensure you are on a medium or high-speed network, if you do not want to spend forever downloading one. Once Ovi Suite download is complete, open the downloaded file to initiate the installation. Nokia Ovi Suite may also be available in CD or DVD, but beware of virus.
At the Nokia Ovi Suite download website, you will find the Nokia Suite user guide.
Nokia Ovi Suite features
Connecting to internet with your phone
If your Nokia phone has a built-in internet modem, the Nokia Ovi Suite can be used to connect your computer to the internet with your mobile phone serving as an internet modem. The connection between the computer and the Nokia mobile phone may be established with Bluetooth, USB, or Infrared.
Backing up phone content on computer
Nokia Ovi Suite allows users make backup copy of their Nokia phone content on their computer. This ensures they do not lose important data when their phone memory or memory card goes bad or they lose your Nokia phone. Imagine your memory card going bad, all your music, videos, photos, and data will be lost. With the Nokia Ovi Suite you can backup contents of your mobile phone to your computer, meaning you can restore them subsequently if need be. You can choose what you want to backup: user files in phone memory, user files in memory card, messages, contacts, notes, calendar, etc. It is a good idea to backup your mobile phone content with the Nokia Ovi Suite before updating your Operating System. Also backup regularly.
You can use the Nokia Ovi Suite to restore the contents to the same phone model from which it was backed up or import to another phone model. Note that not all content types can be restored.
Other features of the Nokia Ovi Suite
Other features of the Nokia PC Suite include:
- free Maps download for any supported country
- Synchronising data between your Nokia mobile phone and computer
- Installing application to your Nokia phone from computer
- Transferring Video files between phone and computer
- Transferring images from your phone to computer
- Sending messages from a computer
- Managing phone content on a computer
Nokia Ovi Suite is one of a number of services to improve the user experience of Nokia mobile phones. Some other Nokia services for mobile include Nokia PC Suite, Nokia Ovi Store, Nokia Ovi Maps, Ovi Mail, Ovi Files, Ovi Share, Nokia Music Store, etc.
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