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4 Ways to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung

Whenever anyone buys a new device, the first step is to transfer all the data from the old device to the new one, which includes contacts, photos, videos and much more. But, many people face problems when they try to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung, if you too are facing the same, then this is the perfect article for you. Keep on reading this article to know everything related to Samsung contact transfer.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using dr.fone?

Most of the people, including you and me, often search for the best application in order to transfer photos from our Android Samsung device to another but mostly they end up being unsatisfied. However, by using dr.fone toolkit - Android Data Backup & Resotre that has been developed by the famous developer Wondershare, you will really be able to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung by following just a few simple steps. This is a very secure and safe toolkit (they use a special encryption). And Wondershare as well know is known for its safe and secure services worldwide.

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Follow the steps given below to know how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung

launch drfone

• Step 1: After installation, you have to launch the dr.fone toolkit on your personal computer. You have to use a USB cable to connect your old Android device to your computer (the drivers for your device must be pre-installed on your device)

connect original phone

• Step 2: After your PC successfully detects your device, open the data backup and restore option on the toolkit. Now select the things that you want to backup using this toolkit (make sure that you select contacts to back them up).

select data type

• Step 3: Now you have to click on the backup option to finally start the process

backup complete

• Step 4: After that, you have to connect your new device with your computer using USB cable (in this case too you have to ensure that the drivers are installed)

connect new samsung phone

• Step 5: Now you will be provided with two different options on your computer screen. Select the “Restore” option to initialize the process.

restore backup file

• Step 5: Finally, you will be shown all the details for both of the two Android devices that have been connected, now finally click on the Restore option that will be located on the bottom right corner as a confirmation to start the process.

Congratulations! You have been successful in your attempt to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung.

Part 2: How to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using Samsung Smart Switch?

There is a great app made officially by Samsung to transfer contacts and messages from one Android to Another Android device. You can also use it to backup photos, device settings, apps, music, calendar and much more. You can use it by following few simple steps

So, follow the steps given below for Samsung contact transfer

Step 1: Download the Samsung Smart Switch app on your old Android device.

Step 2: Now, you have to choose the type of the receiving device (here we have selected Samsung Device as the receiving end)

select device type

Step 3: Now the system will ask you to download the Smart switch on the new device and connect both the devices. Please do the same.

connect both device

Step 4: Now, select the new device as the receiving device

select receiving device

Step 5: Finally select Contacts to send all your messages from your old device to the new one.

send contacts

Step 6: Finally select the Send button as a confirmation to send all your contacts from the new to the old device.

send

Part 3: How to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using Google account?

Exporting your contacts to Google account

Follow the steps given below to save your contacts to google:

  • • Launch your device settings, select the “Accounts and Sync” option.
  • • Select Google from the drop-down menu, if you don’t have a Google account synced in your device, the setup will help you to add a Google account on your device.
  • export contacts

  • • After the initial process is complete, select the data that you want to sync to your Google account (be sure to select Contacts).
  • • Now, Select the “Sync Now” option that will be located on the top right side your device screen.
  • • Wait for the sync process to complete.
  • select vcard file

Import your contacts from your google account to new Samsung device

Before you proceed, you have to add the same Google Account in your new device as well, for this go to “Accounts and Sync” in the device settings. Now, follow the steps given below.

  • • You have to open the Contacts app, then go to settings
  • • Then you have to select Import/Export option
  • • After that, select the Import option
  • • Select Import, now choose “Google account” (under “Copy Contacts From” option)
  • • Then you will be taken to “Copy Contacts to “option, there you have to choose “Phone Contacts”
  • • Now click on Transfer and wait for the process to complete

This was the process to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using Google account.

Part 4: How to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung SIM/memory card?

Before you can send your contacts to another Samsung device using SIM card, you have to export all your contacts from device storage to SIM card on the old Samsung device. For this go to the contacts option, select the export option from the Import/Export menu bar (it will be in the contacts settings) then choose SIM card. Once the export is completed, remove the SIM card and place it in the new Device, follow the steps given below to transfer the contacts.

  • • Choose all apps from the start menu.
  • • Now select the Contacts option.
  • • Go to settings that will located under the more option.
  • • Choose Import/Export contacts option.
  • • Select the import option.
  • • Choose Done to confirm the transfer process.

To transfer contacts from Samsung device to another using memory card

NOTE: Please confirm that both of your devices have a memory card slot, before proceeding with this step.

Exporting contacts from the old device

  • • Place your memory card in the old device.
  • • Now go to Contacts and choose Import/Export from Settings.
  • • Select Export, now choose “Phone Contact” (Under “Copy Contacts from” option).
  • • Then you will be taken to “Copy Contacts to “option, there you have to choose SD card.
  • • Click on transfer and wait for the process to complete.

Importing contacts to the new device

  • • Place your memory card, in the new device.
  • • Now go to Contacts and choose Import/Export from Settings.
  • • Select Import, now choose “SD card” (under “Copy Contacts From” option).
  • • Then you will be taken to “Copy Contacts to “option, there you have to choose “Phone Contacts”.
  • • Click on “transfer” to confirm the process and wait for it to complete..

This was the process to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using SIM Card/Memory Card .

So, in this article, we discussed the top 4 methods on how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. Personally, we would like to recommend everyone to use the Wondershare toolkit for Samsung contact transfer process, as it is the most trusted and 100% secure toolkit available on the web. Lastly, I do hope that you really enjoyed reading this article and will now be able to successfully transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung.

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