How to transfer data or contacts from one phone to another

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How to transfer data or contacts from one phone to another? When we change the cell phone, all is not rosy. Especially when we have a lot of information stored in the old cell phone and we need to pass it on to the new phone.


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Most people are wondering how to transfer android data and applications to a new phone? It's complicated? Is it a boring process? In fact, the process for transfer files from the old terminal to the new mobile device it is quite simple and we will see in this article how to do it.



Therefore, we will look at all the options we have for pass data or contacts from one phone to another. This way it is possible transfer all of our data without having any headaches during the procedure.

How to transfer all my data to a new Android

The important thing is that you take your old terminal and make the backup. The backup will take into account everything: videos, photos, contacts, applications, passwords, secure Wi-Fi networks, etc. To carry out this process, all you need to do is follow these steps:


  • First let's go to "Settings".
  • After this you have to go to the section "General".
  • Now search for "Backup"And simply click on"OK".

This way you can pass your data to the new device. Obviously you have to make a backup on the old device with the same Google account. If you don't have it you can do it manually from the same place we just told you about.



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Data migration with short range wireless connection (NFC)

The option we propose here, probably not the best of all. In fact, it's not because not all devices have this technology. For perform a data transfer it is essential that both devices have NFC.

  • To activate NFC it is essential to go to "Settings".
  • So you have to go to "Wireless and networks".
  • Then activate "NFC".

Transfer data from one Android device to another with applications

If you want to do it with applications, this is also very simple. As pictures for Android there are hundreds of applications, for everything we want to do. To migrate data from one phone to another we have a few that make the process very simple.


We choose to use CLONEit which is an application you can imagine from the name. What it does is a kind of "cloning”Of a mobile device for transfer data or contacts from one phone to another. To use the app for transfer the data to another phone, it is essential that the application is installed on both devices. Both on the old and on the new.

The way this application works cannot be simpler. The phone receiverWill be the new phone. The "senderIs the old one. This way the app starts searching for devices that can connect and starts the process.


Once the phones have paired. You have to select them. In "Sender”A message appears that you must confirm to start the process.



Obviously, as you are imagining, you must have a stable internet connection on both devices to carry out the process in question. It is not recommended to do the same with mobile data because it ends up consuming it. It is essential to do this with a Wi-Fi connection.

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Migrate data with our computer

In case you don't want to use anything to do with cloud storage or you don't have a Wi-Fi internet connection. So the best option is basically use your computer with a USB cable.

What you will need to do now is to connect the old phone to the computer with the original USB cable. It is better to use the original USB cable to make the connection stable.

Then let's go to "What computer" from "File Explorer”We have to copy all the files we want to backup to have a backup on the PC.

After that you can connect your new device the same way you did with the old Android phone and pass all the files you just saved on your computer.

Pass information from an old phone to a smartphone

The problem with this class of old phones is that they don't have many applications and various things to save and move to a new device.


The applications we had in old devices are not the same ones we use on Android. In case the operating system of one phone and the other have absolutely nothing to do.

The only thing that can be saved is the contacts and this can be done by selecting the options copy contacts to SIM card.


Another thing you can save are photos and videos. In this case it is necessary to use a computer to perform this process, transfer all the photos and videos to the PC and then connect our Android device and transfer them to it. It would be the previous method.

Once the old terminal is connected to our computer. Let's go to “This Computer” and it should look like it's a new disk. It remains only to select the photos, copy them to our PC and then perform the same procedure with our android phone. Just like before.

In case you don't want to connect the old terminal to a computer. You can pass all files via Bluetooth. Although this option is not recommended at all, in this case you will have to transfer data or contacts from one phone to another one file at a time. If you have a lot of them, it can take a long time and especially a lot of patience.

Transfer data from one Android device to another with Google account

Perhaps the best way to transfer data from one Android device to another is just with your Google account. Therefore, we always recommend connecting a Google account to our mobile phone… but to remember.

To perform this process it is necessary to have a backup made in our old terminal and have an internet connection on both devices.

Thanks to the Google account, everything we have on our device is saved in Google Drive. From photos and videos, to contacts. This way we don't need to do practically anything. Because once logged in with the same Gmail account in the new terminal, all data will be transferred.

In case it doesn't activate automatically. You just have to go to "Settings"And in"Safety”Them you can activate the option copy di backup. It is undoubtedly the best way to transfer data from one phone to another securely and above all fast.

How to transfer data from Android to iOS

When we swap a mobile device and we both have different operating systems, we certainly have a lot of doubts about how to pass data from Android to iPhone.

It is not at all strange that you have this doubt. Both operating systems are too different, so it's very common. But we will use an application called "Move to iOSWhich will make things easier for us.

What you should keep in mind is that some applications you use on Android may not be available on iOS. So, before moving on, if you have some apps that are really essential. You should look for alternatives that work with the Apple operating system.

  • The first thing you should do is download "Move to iOS".
  • Then you will need to establish a connection with your new iPhone.
  • Now you will go to "Applications and data"And then on"Transfer data from Android".
  • Then you have to open the application and click on "Continue".
  • Accept the terms and conditions and click on "NEXT".
  • If you look up you will see "Search the code".
  • Now from the iPhone you have to press "Continue"And then on"Transfer from Android".
  • You will see a code. You need to enter that code on your Android phone.
  • Next, what you need to do is press on Android "Accept"And then on iOS"Continue".

On the screen you will see all the steps you need to follow to complete the process. They are quite detailed so it won't be difficult.

How to transfer my iPhone information to Android

In case you have an Apple phone and want to transfer all your information, data and files to an Android device. The process is quite simple.

  • The simplest thing is to do it with Google Drive. You will then need to download the application from the store on both phones.
  • Once installed, you will need to open the app on both phones and add the same Google account.
  • So you have to go to the "Menu"And therefore"Settings"Here look for"Backup”And select all the files you want to create a backup copy of.

You now have all your iPhone information in the cloud. In the Google account. So the only thing left to do is go to your Android phone and watch how all this information starts downloading in the new terminal.

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Applications to transfer data from one phone to another

In case you want to transfer data from one phone to another. It's clear that the best option is to do it with a Google Drive backup.

This way it is possible transfer data or contacts from one phone to another in a few minutes. Depending on the speed of your connection.

However, in case you don't want or can't use Google Drive for some reason. We have a large number of applications that can make our life easier.

ShareIT

The application is free and you don't need to have an internet connection to perform the process. Everything is done with Bluetooth. It is fast enough to perform a data transfer from one device to another.

Copy my data

It is very accurate as it transfers all the data and files you have using the Wi-Fi connection.

XShare

You can transfer files at a considerably fast speed. It is very easy to use thanks to an intuitive and simple interface.

Easy Backup

Thanks to a backup made by the application (its name also says it) you can make a simple copy of all your data to switch to the new device. It is really easy to use and very effective.

CLONEit

We talked about. It is very simple to use and above all it is quite comfortable. Of course, you need to have an internet connection to use it.

Xender

In case you want to transfer data from one operating system to another. This is the best option as the application itself is too easy to use. In addition, it has a simple and intuitive design.

Smart Switch Mobile

You can use a USB cable or a wireless connection, but the devices must be compatible.

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