How to Transfer Data from Your Old Android Phone to The New One

01/07/2019 Posted by FoneGeek

For most people, it's really exciting to have a new Android phone like Huawei Mate 20 Pro or Samsung Galaxy S9. But before you enjoy the great performance it brings, the first thing you'll need to do is to transfer all your important data, for example photos, videos, contacts, messages, apps and documents, from the old Android device to the new one. 

If you just got a new Android phone, and don't know how to transfer all the content. Don't worry! It is not so hard as you think. Here we will explain 3 methods to transfer your important data to your new Android phone in a simple and easy way.

1.Transfer Data from Android to Android With Phone Transfer in One Click 

To use a phone transfer software might be the most labor-saving way to transfer everything in your old Android phone to your new one. We recommend FoneGeek Phone Transfer among the various tools. It is a one-click data transfer tool that can help you to copy photos, videos, music, contacts, messages, call logs, and more data between Android devices including Huawei, Xiaomi, Samsung, HTC, Sony, etc. 

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Steps to transfer data from Android to Android with Phone Transfer: 

  1. Download and install the Android Data Transfer tool on your computer. Open the tool, and click on "Phone to Phone Transfer".
  2. Connect both Your old and new Android phones to your computer with USB cables. After the program recognize the two devices, you can switch the source and destination phones by clicking on the "Flip" button.
  3. Select the files you would like to transfer, then click "Start Transfer" to start the process. Make sure both phones are connected through the entire process.

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Note: Fonegeek Phone Transfer also support data transfer from iPhone to iPhone, or between Android phone and iPhone in one click. It can also help to erase both existed data and deleted files on your iPhone or Android permanently to avoid privacy leak. 

2.Transfer Data from Android to Android With Bluetooth 

Bluetooth provides a wireless option to connect two phones. It allows you to transfer data from Android to Android without any tool. Following steps will tell you how to transfer data between Android phones with Bluetooth.

  1. Turn on Bluetooth on both phones in Settings > Bluetooth, set the target device visible, then it can be detected.
  2. Tap the Bluetooth name of the target phone on the source phone, there will be a connection confirmation on the screen of both phones. Just confirm it and the two phones will be connected.
  3. Scan and select the data you want on the source phone, click the "Share" button, and choose "Bluetooth". 
  4. Set the target phone as destination in the pop-up interface, and go to the target phone to tap "Receive".

Transfer Android Data via Bluetooth

3.Transfer Data from Android to Android With Google Backup 

This is a quick and painless way to transfer all of your apps and data to a new Android phone. In order to transfer content, both devices must be in working order. Below we will explain the steps to transfer data to your new Android phone with Google backup.

  1. Sign in to your Google account on your old Android phone.
  2. Go to Settings > Personal > Backup & reset, click "Backup My Data".
  3. Turn on the "Auto back up" switch, and choose the data you want to transfer, tap "Back Up Now". 
  4. Once you finish the backup, you can select the data on your new phone and choose whatever you want to restore them on your new phone.

Transfer Android Data by Google

In Conclusion 

It is definitely more economic to transfer data with Bluetooth or Google since they are totally free. But for some app and other big document, Bluetooth and Google will not work, and FoneGeek Phone Transfer is the best choice. It can send everything in the old phone to the new one with easy operation and requires no backup. If you still prefer to transfer data with Bluetooth or Google, make sure you have a backup for all your important data in your old phone. FoneGeek Android Data Backup & Restore can help you to make it simpler and faster. This tool enables you to safely back up your Android data in one click. Once a data loss happens, you can preview the backup files and choose the data you want to restore. It also supports to restore data from other Android phones and tablets such as Huawei, Samsung, Xiaomi, Google, HTC, and more.

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