How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus

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What would you do if you want to transfer photos from Android to Android phone, for example, transferring photos from Samsung to Samsung? Presumably, many people might choose to share pictures through Bluetooth, after all, Bluetooth allows users to freely transfer data within a short distance without consuming cellular data. However, there are many other effective ways to transfer photos between 2 Samsung phones. Let's go through 3 different methods in details together.

Method 1. Transfer All Photos from Samsung to Samsung with Phone Transfer

One of the most effective way to transfer photos from Samsung to Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus is to rely on the professional Samsung to Samsung Photo Transfer tool - Samsung Data Transfer (Windows/Mac). With it, you can effortlessly copy photo from one Samsung phone to another with one click.

What Can Samsung Data Transfer Do for You?

This Samsung Data Transfer, also regarded as the Samsung to Samsung Photo Transfer, enables you to transfer everything you want from one phone to another without limitation. Not only it enable you to copy all photos from one Samsung phone to new Samsung phone, but also it allows you to transfer contacts, text messages, calendars, music, videos, call logs, apps and more from Samsung to Samsung phone.

Actually, apart from Android phones, this program also supports iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod) as well. So you are freely transfer data among different operating system as you like. For Samsung devices, this program is fully compatible with all Samsung devices, including Samsung Galaxy S9+/S9/S8+/S8/S7/S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Note 7/Note 6/Note 5/Note 4, Samsung J3/J3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5 and etc. So you can transfer photos from one Samsung phone to any other Samsung phone according to your needs.

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Now, please download the program in Windows version or Mac version on your computer (PC/Mac), then follow the steps as below to export photos from Samsung to Samsung without hassle.

[Tutorial] Steps to Backup Photos from Samsung to Samsung:

This user guide take Windows version of the program for example, and yet Mac users can also refer to the same steps to perform the program and transfer photos between Samsung phones.

Step 1. Launch the program and make it recognize your Samsung devices.

First of all, please run the Samsung Data Transfer after downloading and installing on your PC. Then please connect your two Samsung phones to computer at the same time with 2 USB cables.

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Step 2. Make sure both of your Samsung phones are connected on the right sides.

Then you might see an interface with two phones on both sides. Firstly, please confirm that both of your Samsung phones are connected successfully, if not, try to connect it again. Secondly, if you want to transfer photos from old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S9, please make sure the old phone is on the Source side (on the left side) while Samsung Galaxy S9 is displayed on the Destination side (on the right side), if not, please click "Flip" button to change the position of them.

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Step 3. Select photos for transferring from Samsung to Samsung Galaxy S9 at a time.

Before transferring data, you are offered the "Clear data before copy" button to delete data on your Destination phone - Samsung Galaxy S9. If needed, just check the box beside it. Then you might tick off "Photos" option and any other wanted files in the middle panel, and hit "Start Copy" button to start transferring photos from Samsung to Samsung phone all at once.

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Before long, all selected data will be transferred from old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S9, and you are free to access and manage the photos on your new Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus as you like.

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Method 2. Copy Photos from Samsung to Samsung via Android Data Manager

To transfer photos from Samsung to another Samsung phone, you can also rely on the Android Data Manager (Windows/Mac), which can be regarded as an Samsung to Samsung Photo Transfer and is a professional data manager for Android phone, including all Samsung devices. With the Backup & Restore feature of it, you can easily backup all pictures from a Samsung phone and restore the backup file to another Samsung phone.

Actually, apart from photos, you can also transfer almost all kinds of data from/to Android phone, such as contacts, text messages, videos, music, apps and more. Of course you can edit, delete, import or export those data for Android phones like Samsung devices. And this program is compatible with almost all Android phones, including Samsung, Huawei, LG, HTC, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, OPPO and etc. For Samsung devices, it also works for almost all Samsung devices, such as Samsung Galaxy S9+/S9/S8+/S8/S7/S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Note 7/Note 6/Note 5/Note 4, Samsung J3/J3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5 and etc.

Now, please download the Android Data Manager on your computer and refer to the following instructions to copy photos from Samsung to Samsung. Below are the Windows and Mac version of the program, please choose the right version to install on your PC or Mac.

[User Guide] Steps to Sync Photos from Samsung to Samsung:

This tutorial takes Windows version of the program for example, Mac users can also refer to the following steps to transfer photos between Samsung phones. Let's move on.

Step 1. Connect Samsung to computer.

Launch the Android Data Manager on your PC after installation, and link your Samsung phone (the one you want to export photos) to computer with a USB cable. Thus the program will automatically detect your device soon and show the main interface with your phone information as below.

android manager

Step 2. Back up Samsung photos.

Click "Super Toolkit" tab on the top and hit "Backup" button to back up files from Samsung phone. On the pop-up window, please check "Photos" and other wanted contents, choose the location that you want to store the backup file on your computer for now, and click "Back Up" button to start backing up photos from Samsung phone.

backup photos from samsung to computer

Step 3. Restore photos to new Samsung phone.

When the backing up process is finished, please disconnect the previous Samsung phone and connect the new Samsung phone (the one you want to import photos). Then click "Super Toolkit" > "Restore" tab to select the backup file you have made in Step 2, and click "Restore" button to restore the backup files into the new Samsung phone.

Before long, all photos on your old Samsung phone will be restored into the new Samsung device all at once. BTW, you can also delete data on your new Samsung phone before restoring photos by click "Clear data before restoring" button.

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Method 3. Switch Pictures from Samsung to Samsung with Smart Switch

Smart Switch is an application designed by Samsung, aiming at helping Samsung users to transfer data when switching from an old Samsung phone to new Samsung phone like Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. So you can use Smart Switch app to transfer photos from Samsung to another Samsung phone. You can follow the instructions as below to learn how to export photos from Samsung to Samsung via Smart Switch.

Here's how:

Step 1. Download Samsung Smart Switch app from Google Play Store and install it on both of your Samsung phones. Launch it and then choose "WIRELESS" option on both screens. Now, on the Samsung phone that you want to export photos, please tap "SEND" button while tap "RECEIVE" and "ANDROID" buttons on the Samsung phone that you want to import photos.

switch photos from samsung to samsung galaxy s9

Step 2. Then please hit "CONNECT" button to connect the two Samsung phones with each other. Then you might see the transferable contents on this screen.

send photos from samsung to samsung

Step 3. Simply select "Photos" and other wanted contents and tap "SEND" button on the old Samsung phone, and tap "RECEIVE" button on the new Samsung phone to start receiving photos from a Samsung phone to another Samsung phone. Wait for a while, all the photos will be sent to the new Samsung phone.

switch photos from samsung to samsung galaxy s9

Words in the End:

Now, you have 3 different solutions to transfer photos from Samsung phone to another Samsung phone. You might choose your favorite one to help you sync photos from Samsung to Samsung as you like. Just have a try!

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