Summary：This is a guide article about how to transfer data, contacts, messages, videos, photos, calendar, music from Android Huawei/Xiaomi/Lenovo/oppo/vivo/Samsung to Samsung Galaxy A12
Samsung Galaxy A12 was recently announced. It features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch. The screen offers a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels. Under the hood is Samsung's in-house made Exynos 7885 chipset. The phone packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board memory with the option to add 512GB of expandable memory via a memory card slot. In terms of camera specifications, the back features a dual-camera system with a 16-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor for portrait shots. And for selfies, the Galaxy A12 has a 13-megapixel shooter on the front. It is equipped with a 4000mAh battery.
Data transfer has reason to annoy us when users switch phones. The data migration process from Huawei/Sony/HTC/Xiaomi/vivo/Oneplus to Samsung Galaxy A12 is complicated. But with mobile transfer, you can find a simple and efficient way.
Method to Transfer Android/Samsung Data to Samsung A12:
Method 1: Transfer Android/Samsung Data to Samsung A12 with Moible Transfer (Recommend)
Method 1: Transfer Android/Samsung Data to Samsung A12 through Mobile Transfer
Mobile Transfer is a data transfer software that is well worth considering. It supports a wide range of popular cell phone brands (such as Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei, Motorola, ZTE and other smartphones and tablets.) and supports Transferring various files between two devices (such as address book, SMS, calendar, call record, photos, music, video, applications, application data, etc.). These functions require a computer and a data cable. Or you can recover lost data on samsung phone.
Features of Mobile Transfer：
One-click data transfer between two devices
Back up your mobile data
Restore files from various backups (iCloud, iTunes, OneDrive)
Step 1: Click above to download Mobile Transfer, install it and run it. Go to the "phone to phone transfer" module.
Step 2: Connect the two phones to the computer at the same time with USB data cable, after successful connection, the software page will automatically pop up the USB debugging page, follow the instructions for USB debugging.
Step 3: Check whether the corresponding position of the two devices is correct. Click "Flip" to change the position.
Step 4: Check the corresponding data type and click "Start Transfer".
Method 2:Backup and restore data via mobile transfer
This method is divided into two parts, you need to first backup the data in your old phone and then restore the data to Samsung Galaxy A12.
Part 1: Backup data
Step 1: Run Mobile Transfer and click "Back Up Your Phone" on the home page.
Step 2: Connect your old phone to the computer with a USB cable. Follow the instructions to complete USB debugging in the USB debugging page that pops up automatically.
Step 3: Select the content you want to backup from the list. Click "Start Transfer".
Part 2: Migrate the backed up data to Samsung Galaxy A12
Step 1: Go to "Restore From Backups" in the home page of the software, and then click "MobileTrans".
Step 2: Connect your old phone to the computer with a USB cable. Follow the instructions to complete USB debugging in the USB debugging page that pops up automatically. (Skip this step if you have just done it)
Step 3: Select the backup file from the left list and then select what you want to restore to Samsung Galaxy A12 in the middle list. Finally, click "Start Transfer".
Method 3: Use Kies to backup and restore data from your Samsung device
Samsung Kies is a computer desktop software that allows you to synchronize your media data, backup Samsung specific applications, backup and restore contacts, call logs, SMS/MMS and media files, etc.
Part 1: Back Up
Step 1: Install Kies on your computer and connect your Samsung smartphone or tablet to your computer via USB cable.
Step 2: If the connection is successful, you can see your device information in the first tab.
Step 3: Click the "Backup/Restore" tab and select the items you want to backup, then click "Backup" at the bottom of the window.
Step 4: Wait for the backup to complete, then click the Finish button.
Part 2: Restore backup files from old Samsung devices to Samsung Galaxy A12
Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy A12 to your computer via USB data cable.
Step 2: In the "Backup/Restore" tab, scroll all the way to the bottom and click the "Restore" button.
Tip: If there is an application currently running in the background of your phone, you will receive a warning message about closing the running application, click Continue.
Step 3: Select the backup file you want to restore and click Next.
Step 4: Select the data you want to restore and make sure you want to restore the backup to the device. Click Next.
Step 5: After the restore is complete, you will see a confirmation dialog and your device will reboot.
Method 4: Transfer data from Android/Samsung to Samsung Galaxy A12 without using network
This is a simple and safe method. If you are in an environment with no network, you can try inserting a micro SD card into your phone or tablet and then copy the files from your device to the card. Once this step is done, just take the card out of your old device, insert it into the Samsung Galaxy A12 and copy the files you just made to your phone.
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