"I'm a Android fans and I have been using various of Android devices for many years. Lately, I bought a new Samsung S8 and I have a question on 'How to transfer contacts from my old Android to the new Samsung?' Can anyone offer me a good solution?" - Daisy
Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the hottest phones among Android, there are a number of Android users just planning to give up their old Android and purchase a new Galaxy S8, in order to enjoy the newest features of Samsung series phone. So what will you do if you want to transfer contacts from old Android to Samsung Galaxy S8 for an upgrade? To solve the problem, you can get the reference of the article below.
Switch Android Contacts to Samsung Galaxy S8
The first way to switch contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S8 is using the Phone Transfer, it’s a superb program helps to directly transfer data between two mobile devices, even it run on different operating systems. The transferable types of data including contacts, SMS, photos, call logs, videos, calendars, music, apps. Most of Android phones are compatible with Phone Transfer, insist of Samsung(Galaxy S8/S7/S6), HTC, Sony, Lenovo, Motorola, Huawei, etc.
Part 1: Transfer Android Contacts to Galaxy S8 with Phone Transfer
Step 1. Run Program and Connect Devices
Firstly, install and run Phone Transfer on the computer. When its primary window appears, click "Start" to after clicking the "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode in the home page of program.
Connect both of your two Android phones to the computer via USB cables. After detected, your devices will be listed on both sides of the window.(The old Android phone is shown on left side, the Galaxy S8 phone is shown on right side, you can click "Flip" to exchange its positions.)
Step 2. Transfer Android Contacts to Samsung Galaxy S8
It will display all the contents you are allowed to transfer between the two phones. You can uncheck any content you dislike to transfer. For contacts transfer, you should click "Contacts". Then, click "Start Transfer".
Now the program will begin to transfer selected data from old Android to the Samsung Galaxy S8.
Part 2: Transfer Android Contacts to Galaxy S8 with Samsung Smart Switch
Another way to transfer Android contacts to Galaxy S8 is using Samsung Smart Switch, which makes it easy to switch contacts, photos, videos, apps, settings, messages, music, calendars and more from your old device to the new Galaxy S8.
Step 1. Connect Galaxy S8 to your old Android using the included USB connector and the cable from your old phone.
Step 2. Select the data you want to transfer to your new Galaxy S8.
Step 3. Transfer selected contacts and more files to Samsung Galaxy S8 from Android.