How to Transfer Data from Samsung to Samsung?

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As Samsung releases new phones to mobile market frequently, Samsung users may like to switch to a new Samsung phone. It is a wonderful feeling to have a new Samsung Galaxy. However, problem comes up - how to transfer data from Samsung to Samsung.

No one likes to keep a Samsung Galaxy without any photos, contacts or the apps that you usually utilize on your old Samsung. This how-to article gives you four ways to perform Samsung to Samsung data transfer effectively.

Part 1. Transfer Data from Samsung to Samsung with One Click

When switch to a new Samsung Galaxy, you must want to copy some important files from old Samsung to the new one. Professional Samsung File Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer will clone the whole files to new Samsung Galaxy from your old device with one-click.

Actually, Samsung Data Transfer is not just designed for Samsung. With its four modes - Android to Android, Android to iOS, iOS to Android, iOS to iOS, it can transfer lossless files between two mobile phones.

This Samsung File Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer can move contacts, messages, call logs, photos, music, videos and apps, to Samsung easily. The user-friendly interface, on which display all the file catalogue, allows you to select data intuitively.

How to transfer data between Samsung phones?

Here are two free trial versions, please download the correct version according to your computer system.

The program is friendly to almost all Samsung devices, including Samsung Galaxy S9+/ S9/ S8+/ S8/ S7/ S6/ S5, Samsung Galaxy Note9/ Note8/ Note7/ Note6/ Note5/ Note4, Samsung Galaxy A9/ A8/ A7/ A6 and so on.

It is also supports other Android brands, such as Xiaomi, Huawei, HTC, LG, etc. For iDevices, it supports iPhone, iTouch, iPod and iPad with iOS 5 to iOS 12, including the newest iPhone XS/ iPhone XS Max/ iPhone XR.

Step 1. Install and run Samsung Data Transfer on Windows/ Mac computer.

run htc to samsung transfer

Step 2. Connect your Samsung phones to computer at the same time with USB cables. Please enable USB debugging on your Samsung devices. Then the program will automatically detect two Samsung phones. You can enter the interface as below.

connect htc and samsung to pc successfully

Note: Correct the phones' sides. Please make sure that the old Samsung phone (the sending one) is on the left, and the new Samsung Galaxy (the receiving one) is on the right. Otherwise, you can click Flip to exchange their sides.

You can tick on "Clear data before copying" on your receiving phone if needed.

Step 3. Simply tick on the files that you like to transfer to your new Samsung phone from the middle panel. Under the mode of Android to Android, the program supports contacts, messages, call logs, photos, music, videos and apps. Now, you can click Start Copy to transfer files to the receiving phone.

htc moves data to samsung via samsung data transfer

What about other modes of Samsung Data Transfer:

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Part 2. Transfer Data between Samsung Phones with Smart Switch

Smart Switch is a free app designed by Samsung to work for file transfer. This app supports Android phones, iOS devices, Blackberry and Windows phones. It will scan your Samsung phone automatically and give a list of data types, which will take a while up to the size of files on your phone. It is a nearby Samsung File Transfer.

Let's check up the following procedure.

Step 1. Download Smart Switch on both the sending and receiving Samsung devices. If you are the user of Galaxy S9/ S8/ S7/ Note9/ Note8, the app has been installed on your Samsung. You just need to run it.

Step 2. Connect your Samsung to the receiving device via a USB cable/ Wi-Fi. Please notice that Wi-Fi connection requires Android 4.0 or higher and wired transfer requires Android 4.3 or higher. Using Wi-Fi connection, please keep two Samsung devices within 50 cm with each other.

Step 3. Launch Smart Switch on both devices, click Connect on one of the devices to make a connection.

Step 4. Once two Samsung phones are connected, the app will scan the device and show you the file types. On the sending phone, please choose the items you want to transfer and tap on Transfer button.

Step 5. On the receiving phone, please confirm to receive content from the sending device. When complete data transferring, tap on Done.

confirm to receive files from source samsung phone

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Part 3. Transfer Data from Samsung to Samsung with SHAREit

SHAREit is a free app on Google play store, aiming to transfer files between Android phones. Now, please ensure that the sending and the receiving Samsung phones are connecting to the same Wi-Fi. This app is also a nearby Samsung File Transfer.

Do as follows to transfer data from Samsung to Samsung.

Step 1. Download SHAREit and launch it on both two Samsung phones.

Step 2. On the source Samsung, tap on Send and select the items you would like to transfer, click Send again.

Step 3. On the target Samsung, please tap Receive to make it discoverable.

Step 4. Now, please turn to the sending Samsung to select the receiving device to make a connection, and the files will start to transfer.

samsung transfers files with shareit

Part 4. Transfer Data between Samsung Phones with Google Drive

Google Drive is a very famous app for Android file transfer. It offers a 15 GB cloud storage for files from Google account, including Google Photo, Google Docs, Gmail and so on. You can use this reliable app to transfer data between Samsung phones. Types of data like contacts, videos, photos and documents can be saved safely. This is a remote Samsung File Transfer.

In two situation, you can transfer data from Samsung to Samsung with Google Drive.

-Switch to a new Samsung Galaxy

When you get a new Samsung Galaxy and like to transfer files from the old one to it, you can sync data to Google Drive with your Google account on your old Samsung Galaxy. Then, log out your account from the old Samsung phone.

sync samsung phone to google account

Please download Google Drive on the new Samsung device and log in this account. Then, select the files to download from Google Drive to your Samsung phone.

samsung downloads files from google drive app

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-Share Samsung files with other Samsung users remotely

If you like to share files on your Samsung phone with another Samsung user who has a google account, you need to download Google Drive app and sync your Samsung phone to it. Then, run the app and log in Google Drive with the account that you used to sync your phone. Select the folders and share your friends.

samsung shares files on google drive app

The Bottom Line:

Nowadays, you can transfer data from Samsung to Samsung more easily. No matter if you need a nearby or remote Samsung File Transfer, you can select one method as you like to transfer your Samsung data easily.

However, Samsung Data Transfer is a powerful Phone Transfer designed for you to switch from an old phone to a new one.

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