How to Transfer Text Messages from Samsung to Samsung Easily? [4 Methods]

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Samsung is one of the biggest Android manufacturers in the world right now. As it has released Galaxy S23 and then Galaxy Note 20, many of you may want to upgrade your Samsung Galaxy. Here comes a question - how can you transfer data from an old Samsung to a new one, such as text messages, contacts, photos, etc. Today we will talk about the Messages.

In this tutorial, you will learn 4 easy ways to transfer messages from Samsung to Samsung.

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Tip 1. [Quick & Easy] How to Transfer Messages from Old Samsung to New Samsung with 1-Click?

As time pass by, you may have stored a ton of text messages on your old Samsung Galaxy. If you plan to upgrade your Galaxy to a new Samsung S10 or Note 10, how to transfer all of the text messages from Samsung to Samsung? Please don't worry about that, Samsung Data Transfer is designed for you to transfer data from one phone to another one in minutes.

The Key Features & Highlights of Samsung Data Transfer

  • Transfer data from Android to Android: Support contacts, call logs, text messages, photos, videos, music, documents, and apps.
  • Switch from Android to iOS: Support contacts and documents.
  • Move files from iOS to Android: Support contacts, text messages, photos, videos, and music.
  • Copy data from iOS to iOS: Support contacts, calendars, note, etc.
  • Fully compatible with Samsung Galaxy S23/S21/S20/S10/S9/S8/S7/S6, Note 20/10/8/7/6/5, Samsung Galaxy J8/J7/J6/J5/J4, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5, etc.
  • Easy to use & 100% clean.

You can free download the software here:

To use this software, you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1. Launch the program and connect both your Samsung devices to a computer via a USB cable.

connect your samsung devices to a computer

Step 2. Enable USB debugging on both of your Samsung devices.

Step 3. Adjust the devices' positions. Make sure the source Galaxy is on the left and the target one is on the right. Otherwise, tap on 'Flip' to exchange their sides.

Step 4. Checkmark the 'Text Messages' and other files as you like. Then click the 'Start Copy' button to begin the process.

transfer all of the text messages from samsung to samsung with 1 click

Step 5. Wait for the process to finish, and you will get the text messages from your old Samsung on your new Galaxy.

wait for the sms transfer process to finish

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Tip 2. How Can I Sync Messages from Samsung to Samsung using Smart Switch Mobile App?

Samsung developed its own mobile phone transfer tool - Smart Switch to help people migrate data from a mobile phone to their Samsung phones. You can use this app to sync messages from Samsung to Samsung.

The file types you can transfer with Smart Switch:

Messages, Call logs, Contacts, Images, Videos, Audio, Apps, Documents, and phone settings.

To sync messages with Smart Switch, you need to connect your Samsung devices to a stable Wi-Fi and keep the phones closer. Please make sure that both of your Samsung devices are running Android 4.0 or above.

Here's how:

Note: Most new generations of Samsung Galaxy have pre-installed the app on the phone. You can go to 'Settings' < 'Cloud and accounts' < 'Smart Switch' to install it. If you can't find it, please download Smart Switch from the Google Play Store.

  1. Launch the Smart Switch app on both of your old and new Samsung devices.
  2. On the old Samsung Galaxy, tap on 'Send data', and hit 'Receive data' on the target Samsung phone.launch smart switch on both your samsung galaxy
  3. You will see the 'Get connected' screen, choose 'Wireless'. Your Samsung phones will get connected automatically.tap on wireless transfer and start the process
  4. Then the app will let you select what to transfer, it selects all types of files by default. You can tick on 'Messages' only.sync messages from samsung to another samsung galaxy with smart switch
  5. Tap on 'Send'. Meanwhile, on your new Galaxy, tap on 'Receive'.receive messages on a new samsung galaxy
  6. Just wait for a few seconds and the messages on your old Galaxy will be sent to the new one.transfer sms from samsung to samsung
  7. Close the apps on both your phones.close the apps on both your samsung phones

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Tip 3. How to Move Messages from A Samsung Galaxy to Another One with Samsung Cloud Backup?

Another way to move your messages from a Samsung device to another one is by using Samsung Cloud Backup. It lets you sync, backup and restore all the text messages from your old Samsung device. If you decide to switch to a new Samsung mobile, you can also move all your data across Samsung Cloud.

Backup & Restore list of Samsung Cloud:

Contacts, Call history, Messages, Music, Voice recorder, Calendar, Apps, Documents, and phone settings.

To move messages from Samsung to Samsung with Samsung Cloud, you need to connect both of your Galaxy phones to a stable Wi-Fi connection, then:

#1. On the Source Samsung Galaxy, Back Up Messages to the Samsung Cloud

  1. Head to 'Settings' < 'Cloud and accounts' < 'Backup and restore' < 'Back up data'.
  2. Log in your Samsung account. If you don't have an account, create one.
  3. You can checkmark the messages and other files as you like.
  4. Click 'Back up'.how to transfer messages from a samsung phone to another one by samsung cloud

#2. On the Target Samsung Galaxy, Restore Messages from the Samsung Cloud

  1. Go to the 'Backup and restore' < 'Restore data'.
  2. Confirm the previous backup device and select messages and other files you wanted.confirm the device and file types
  3. Tap on 'Restore'.restore from samsung cloud

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Tip 4. Send Specific Message from Samsung to Samsung via Bluetooth

Bluetooth specific message from Samsung to Samsung could be time-consuming. You are not allowed to transfer an entire conversation at one time. Besides, there is a restriction on the file size and if it is too large, then it is better to split the file into smaller ones before transferring it.

However, it is a good choice to quickly copy an important text message to another Samsung phone as the HTML format. To read the transferred text message on the target Samsung phone, you may need an HTML reader.

Here's how to send a message via Bluetooth:

#1. Enable Bluetooth & Pair the Phones

  1. Switch on the Bluetooth on both of your Samsung devices.
  2. On the source Samsung Galaxy, go to 'Settings' < 'Connections' < 'Bluetooth'.
  3. Find your target Samsung device's name and tap on it.find your target device name
  4. You will receive pairing requests on both your Galaxy phones.
  5. Confirm the passkey and tap 'OK' on both of your Phone.pair your samsung devices with bluetooth

#2. Bluetooth Message from Samsung to Samsung

  1. On your old Samsung phone, open the Messages app.
  2. Tap on a conversation that contains your wanted text.
  3. Press and hold a text message and the 'Message options' will pop up.
  4. Click on 'Share'.select specific text message
  5. Select sharing by to transfer messages from samsung to samsung via bluetooth
  6. Pick your target Galaxy and the transfer process will start automatically.start to share message from samsung to samsung
  7. Accept the transferred file on your new phone.accept the transferred message on your new samsung galaxy

Wrapping Up

After reading the 4 easy tricks to migrate messages from a Samsung phone to another one, have you found the best bet to sync your Samsung messages? We hope that you will no longer worry about the data transfer when upgrading your Samsung Galaxy. You can also read the tutorials about transferring contacts, photos, and other files to copy a Samsung phone easily.

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Sophie Green, Chief Editor of Samsung-messages-backup website, has been focusing on the realm of Android Recovery, Android Transfer (Backup), Android Device Tips, Phone Clean, and Phone Transfer technologies. Recognized contributions on leading platforms attest to her esteemed expertise and reliability.