Transferring PhraseExpander to a new machine

To move PhraseExpander on your new machine and preserve all your data please, follow these steps.

NOTE: we don't store any of your data on our servers, so to move the data you need to have access to your old machine.

On your new machine

1

Download and install PhraseExpander

2

Launch it and install your license key (in case you lost it, you can request it again here).

3

Click on File → Exit to close the application

On your old machine

1

Locate your database (the default name is PhraseExpanderData.pedb and it's located in your Documents folder).
Do so by clicking on the database name. PhraseExpander will open the folder containing the database

2

Copy the PhraseExpanderData.pedb database to the same location on your new machine (by default, it's the Documents folder)

3

To transfer your settings (optional), open the Run dialog of explorer (by typing WIN+R) and type %appdata%\PhraseExpander\v5

4

Copy all the files contained there (in particular PhraseExpander.cfg and PhraseExpander.stats) in the same folder of the new machine (You can open the settings folder on your new machine as you did in Step 2).

On your new machine

1

Once you have copied all the data as shown above, run PhraseExpander. All your data and settings should be there.

2

Then you can safely uninstall PhraseExpander from your old machine.

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