How to Transfer Data from Android to Samsung

In recent years, many competitive smart phones have been made by Android manufacturers. Running on Android OS, which is known for highly openness, these quality cellphones are very popular on global market. Undoubtedly, Samsung is one of the most outstanding brands. And Samsung Galaxy phones must be the most shining stars. Whether you have got a new Samsung Galaxy or are thinking of buying one, if you don’t want to start from scratch, learn how to transfer data from Android, like HTC, LG or Sony, to Samsung Galaxy Note5/Note4/Note3/S6 edge/S6/S5/S4 now.

Why not Samsung Smart Switch?

If you kept a watchful eye on Samsung, then you may have heard about Samsung Smart Switch, the official transfer app of Samsung. It is designed to copy Android data to Samsung. Many problems, however, have been reported by users. Such as:
* Smart Switch does NOT support phones running on Android OS lower than 4.0.
* Smart Switch is NOT compatible with some phones.
* For some non-Samsung phones, Smart Switch ONLY supports a small part of all the file types.

Whether to use Smart Switch or not, it mostly depends on your old phone. If you still want to know to how to use Smart Switch to transfer data to Samsung, here is an article for your reference.

Transfer Data from Android to Samsung with Gihosoft Mobile Transfer

Actually, there has another powerful, complete and user-friendly phone to phone data transfer tool available for you, Gihosoft Mobile Transfer.

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Features of Gihosoft Mobile Transfer:
* Data transfer between Android and Android, iPhone and iPhone, Android and iPhone, even from iTunes to Android or iPhone.
* Compatible with Android 2.1 to 6.0(or later), iOS 5 to 9(or later).
* Support all data, like contacts, SMS, call logs, calendar, photos, music, videos, etc.
* 100% complete transfer without missing or damaging.
* Absolutely secure transfer without virus or privacy leaking.
* Visible processing bar, know exact number of data transferred at any time.

Step by step tutorial
1. Download and install Gihosoft Mobile Transfer to your computer.
2. Turn on USB debugging on your old Android and new Samsung.
3. Run Gihosoft Mobile Transfer, then connect two phones to your computer via USB.
4. Tick after the file types that you want to transfer, then click “Start Copy”.

Note: When you connect phones to computer, the program will try to recognize your phones. When asked to “Allow USB debugging”, please tap “OK” on two phones. 

Along the transferring procedure, you will be able to view the processing bar and know how many data have been transferred. Please do not disconnect the two devices until “Transfer Completed” pops up. In addition to Android to Samsung data transfer, with Gihosoft Mobile Transfer, you can transfer data from Android phone to other Android phones, from iPhone to iPhone, or even between Android phone and iPhone.