This article aims to show you the easiest way to transfer data from old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge. If you just would like to know this, you come to the right place. In this article, I will show you how to transfer contacts, photos, videos, messages, call logs, calendars, music, apps and app data from old Samsung phone to the latest Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Edge. You just need 1 click. All the important data will be transferred to Samsung Galaxy S8 in seconds.
I will use Phone Transfer software. It can connect your two Samsung phones at the same time and allows you to select data to transfer from old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S8. Follow all the steps below and enjoy your Samsung Galaxy S8 with all your important data on it. If you switch from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8, please read how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8 here.
Step 1. Connect Your Samsung Mobile Phones
Run this Phone Transfer software and select “Phone to Phone Transfer” section on the main interface. You will see the following interface.
Connect both of your Samsung phone to computer via USB cable. This software will recognize them and load them to its interface as soon as possible. You need to make sure the old Samsung phone is on the left and Samsung Galaxy S8 is on the right side. This is because this transfer software will transfer files from left side to right. If you want to change the order, click “Flip” button on the interface. This program will switch the order automatically.
Step 2. Transfer Data from Old Samsung Phone to Samsung Galaxy S8
In the middle of the interface, you will see a data menu. Here lists all the data types you can transfer from old Samsung phone to the latest Samsung Galaxy S8. You can transfer text messages, contacts, photos, videos, call logs, calendars, music, apps and app data from old Samsung phone to Galaxy S8/S8 Edge. Check all the data types you want to transfer and click “Start Copy” button. This program will transfer all the selected data from your old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S8 as soon as possible.
After transferring, you can easily find all the data on your new Samsung Galaxy S8. If you want to use the data on your old Samsung phone overwrites the data on your Samsung Galaxy S8, check “Clear data before copy” option on the interface. This transfer software will delete all the data before transferring data from old Samsung phone.
That’s all for transferring data from old Samsung phone to Samsung Galaxy S8. It’s really easy. This transfer software will handle all the things for you. You just need to click some buttons and select the data you want to transfer. With this Phone Transfer software, you can transfer data between any two Samsung mobile phones.