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October 07, 2019

Here Is A New Way To Transfer All Data On An Old Android Phone To New Samsung



Setting up a new phone can be exciting and tiring at the same time. While Google has introduced many automated features, they don’t restore everything on your phone. Transferring certain files can get tricky. However, when you are well-informed, you can makes this process simpler for yourself In this guide, we will help you to transfer data to a new android phone. 

1. Start by listing Out the Data You want to Transfer 

Your phone has endless data, owing to the gigantic storage space we receive in smartphones these days. While some might be important, there are files you don’t even know about are on your phone. It is better to filter out the data that you want to transfer from Android to Android. Moreover, it will be easier for you to see what has been transferred and what is left. This way, you can ensure your new phones has things that are truly important and useful. Following are some common items that you would want to transfer – 

  • Passwords
  • Photos and videos
  • System settings
  • SMS/MMS
  • Local files 
  • Call history 

These are some general items that typically people want to transfer from Android to Android. However, you can add other files as well to the list as per your preferences.

2. Restore your Data Through Google 

When you step up your new phone, Android is likely to provide you with the option to restore the data from either cloud or NFC. NFC is an easier option as it only requires to tap on the NFC chip; it might not always work. Therefore, it is better to restore your data from cloud storage. To check your back-up files, open the Google Drive app on your old phone, and tap on the menu appearing on the top left corner of the display. Select ‘Backup’ option to see all the available data. Here you can see the last date of the back-up as well the content that has been backed up.

You can simply download Google-based software and restore all your data. The latest updates of Google allow you to back up and restore your Settings configurations, wi-fi passports, and various other third-party apps. It is important to note that this is only available for Android Marshmallow or higher. To back-up, your data, follow the below steps – 

  • Open up your phone’s Settings and click on Google.
  • Tap on the ‘Back up” option
  • Switch the toggle blue that says Back-up to Google Drive 
  • Before restoring, make sure to check how recent your data is.
  • Once you have verified that all your data is backed up, you can select restore from back up option on your new phone.

3. Transferring Photos from Android to Android 

Earlier you had to transfer your photos and videos using SD card or computer through USB cable. Owing to Google Photos, it has become so much easier to transfer photos and videos from Android to Android. Your phone must have Google photos already installed. And if you don’t use it, then you might want to give it a try. You can automatically backup all photos and videos without any hassle. Switch on the back-up toggle in the photo app. Subsequently, when you log in to your Google account in your new phone, all your photos and videos will appear automatically.

How to Transfer Messages to New Phone? 

It can be tricky to transfer messages to the new phone. While pictures and videos get automatically synched to your Google account, text messages don’t sync automatically. This is why you often need assistance from a third-party app to do the job. 

dr.fone is one of the most effective apps that you can use to transfer text messages from Android to Android. This app is ideal for you if you don’t want to follow too many steps to get the job done. And this app doesn’t merely transfer your text messages; it can transfer over ten android files from Android to Android and Android to iOS. To transfer files from Android to Android, follow the below step-

  • The first step is to install the dr.fone app on both your smartphones. 
  • Connect both the phones together through the device in order to begin the transfer process.
  • On your old phone, select the files such as text messages, photos, videos, apps, etc. to transfer
  • Within a matter of a few minutes, all your files will be transferred. 

dr.fone is a comprehensive data transferring tool that helps you transferring everything that you want from your old phone to a new phone in a matter of a few clicks. You don’t have to worry about back-ups, simply select the files you want, and everything will be transferred from Android to Android within minutes. 


 


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