Nokia PC Suite is a software package used to establish an interface between Nokia mobile devices and computers that run Microsoft Windows operating system. It can be used to transfer music, photos and applications. It can also be used to send Short Message Service (SMS) messages or act as a modem to connect the computer to the Internet. A mobile phone can be connected by USB, Bluetooth, or infrared. Nokia PC Suite is closed-source software and is required to access certain aspects of Nokia handsets.
Nokia Ovi Suite allows users to sync contacts, calendar, messages, photos, videos and music with Nokia device. Additionally, Nokia Ovi Suite lets you download free country maps to your Nokia device, backup the contents of their devices to the PC, tethering (device acts as a modem to connect the computer to the Internet), updating the device software, among other things. Nokia Ovi Suite is replacement for Nokia PC Suite and is integrated with the Ovi brand of services.
Nokia Suite Features
- Nokia Communication Centre for controlling contacts, contact groups, messages and a full calendar (v7.1+).
- Memory view (v7.1+).
- Battery view and control and low-battery alert (v7.1+).
- Pop up notification for incoming calls and messages (v7.0+). Ability to initiate and answer calls (v7.1+).
- Direct quick handling of the cell phone's calendar (v7.0+).
- Nokia PC Sync for contacts, calendar, notes, to-do items, e-mails, bookmarks and files/folders
- Nokia Content Copier for backup and restore
- Nokia Application Installer for installing Java and Symbian applications
- Nokia File Manager for file transfer
- Nokia Contacts for contacts handling (replaced with Nokia Communication Centre in v7.1)
- Nokia Messages for messages handling
- One touch Access for connecting to the Internet using the phone as a modem
- Nokia Music Manager for CD ripping and music transfer
- Nokia Image Store for transferring pictures from phone to PC
- Notification when new phone software (firmware) updates are available (for Nokia Software Updater)