"I just switched to the new Galaxy S8 and now I need to transfer files from my old Android to the new device. But I can’t find the way to sync files from Android to the Samsung. I need some help." - Jenny
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Transfer Android Data to Samsung Galaxy S8
Generally speaking, the best ways to transfer data from Android to Galaxy S8 is using Phone Transfer. You can make use of this superb data transfer tool for transferring data between two mobile devices, no matter they are run the same operating system or not. Several types of files can be transferred by this program, contacts, SMS, photos, video, call logs, music, apps, calendar are included. Phone Transfer works well for most of Samsung Android devices, such as, Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5, Note 5/4/3, A9/A8/A7.
How to Sync Android Files to Samsung Galaxy S8
Step 1. Run Phone Transfer and Connect Devices
First of all, please install and run Phone Transfer on the computer. When its primary window appears, click "Start" to show the "Phone to Phone Transfer" option.
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 is shown on left side, the Galaxy S8 phone is shown on right side. You can click "Flip" to exchange its position.)
Step 2. Sync Android Files to Samsung Galaxy S8
It will display all the files you can transfer between the two phones.You can uncheck any content you dislike to transfer. For example , for contacts transfer, you should click "Contacts". Then, click "Start Transfer". The transfer progress will begin, and it will be done very soon.