How to Transfer Data from Android to Samsung Galaxy S7/S8

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 old Android, like HTC, LG or Sony, to Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S7/S7 Edge or the newest S8/S8+ now.

Why Not Using 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 more details, please refer to how to use Smart Switch to transfer data to Samsung.

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:

Step by Step Tutorial:

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

Note: 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 old iPhone to Android Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S8/S8+.