Summary: If you want to replace your Samsung phone with a Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra, but there are important data about your life, study or work in your old Samsung device, so you especially need to know how to transfer the data from your old Samsung device to your new Galaxy S21 series. In this article, we will teach you the methods of data transfer in detail. At the same time, you don't have to worry too much, because these methods are simple, safe and reliable.
Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra are 5G mobile phones, which have strong performance and support fast charging. Samsung Galaxy S21 has 64 million Ultra HD professional camera, 6.2-inch 120Hz super smooth eye protection screen, equipped with Snapdragon 888 5nm flagship chip. Besides the performance of Samsung Galaxy S21, the screen of Samsung Galaxy S21 + adopts 6.7-inch 120Hz super smooth eye protection screen, Samsung Galaxy S21 + Ultra has 108 million 100 times double long focus professional camera, the screen is 6.8 inch 120Hz super smooth eye protection screen, larger than the first two, and supports S Pen. Many consumers want to own such a good Samsung Galaxy phone, so it's very important to learn to transfer data from between Samsung Galaxy devices in order to have it without worry.
Next, we will introduce how to quickly transfer your data to the new Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra from six aspects.
Method 4. Directly Sync Data from Samsung to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra (Recommended)
Whether it is Samsung or other Android phone users, you may have at least one Google Drive account, because it provides each user with 15GB of free storage space for data backup, etc., which is very practical. If you have already backed up important files from your old Galaxy device to Google Drive in advance, you can try restoring data from Google Drive to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra by following the below steps.
Step 1: Unlock your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 ultra and connect it to a stable WiFi network.
Step 2: Open the Settings on your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra phone, click" Accounts And Backup", then click" Manage Accounts > Add Account > Google", and then log in to your Google account for subsequent data backup.
Step 3: After logging in, all your backup files will be displayed on the screen. Select the file you want to restore and click "RESTORE" to restore it to your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
The role of Samsung Cloud is similar to that of Google Drive. It is a cloud service provided by Samsung for its users. It also provides 15GB of free space for each account. If you have ever backed up your phone data to Samsung Cloud, you can use this method to restore them to your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Step 1: Launch your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra and connect it to a safe and available Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Please click "Settings > Accounts And Backup > Backup And Restore > Restore Data" in this order.
Step 3: First select the required device, then select the data to be restored, and then click "RESTORE" to restore the selected content to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra. In this process, you can also download the data according to the prompts on your phone.
Samsung Kies is an early management software developed by Samsung for its users. Users can use it to install and uninstall applications, back up and restore mobile phone data, locate mobile phones, etc. Although with the continuous advancement of mobile applications, Samsung Kies applications have gradually faded, but If you have used it to back up your phone data, then you can easily restore it to a new phone.
Step 1: Download, install and run Samsung Kies on your computer. If there is no problem, connect your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra to the computer with USB cable, because the computer needs to test your device.
Step 2: After the detection, please click the "Backup/Restore" option at the top of the interface, and then scroll the mouse to find the "Restore" button, and click it.
Step 3: Select Kies backup file from the list and click "Next".
Step 4: Select the file type and settings, and then click "Next" to restore the selected content to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Step 5: Wait for the recovery process to complete, and then click "Complete" to close the whole interface.
To directly transfer all data from one Samsung Galaxy device to another, if you don't get any backup file, Mobile Transfer is absolute your best choice.
Mobile Transfer is a data transmission software with complete functions, powerful functions, simple operation and high security. It can transmit various types of data from phone to phone, such as contacts, call records, calendar, SMS, pictures, audio, videos, music, applications, application data, etc., with transmission quality up to 99.9%. The data transmitted is 100% of the data of the old mobile phone, and the data of the old mobile phone can be permanently deleted.
Step 1: Download, install Mobile Transfer, and run it on your computer. After that, please select "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode in the interface, and then click "Start".
Step 2: Connect your Samsung and Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra to the computer by using USB cables. Your old Samsung device should be displayed on the left side of the software interface, and your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra should be displayed on the right side of the software interface. If the order is not right, please click the "Filp" button to change the position of the two mobile phones.
Step 3: When your mobile phone is detected, there will be a list of data types on the interface. Please select the data to be transmitted in the list, preview and confirm, and then click "Start Transfer" to transmit the data to your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra. The transmission progress bar will also appear at this time.
Note: If you want to delete the existing data on the Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra before transmission, please click "Clear Data Before Copy". Also, please wait patiently, because the transmission speed depends on the amount of data.
Mobile Transfer also allows you to back up and restore your phone data, if you've ever backed up your phone data with this software or Samsung Kies, then you can extract data from these backups and restore them to your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra with ease.
Step 1: Launch Mobile Transfer, select "Restore From Backups" mode on the software interface, and then select "Mobiletrans" or "Kies".
Step 2: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra to the computer with a USB cable. After the computer detects your device, the backup list will be displayed on the left side of the interface. Select the backup file you want from the backup list, then select the data from the selected backup file, and then click "Start Transfer" on the page to transfer the data to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Note: In the process of transmission, remember not to disconnect the connection between the your phone and the computer.
Smart Switch is a mobile phone data management assistant specially created for Samsung users. The software is very simple and convenient to use. Users can use this software to easily transfer data from an old mobile phone to another mobile phone. So, with help of Smart Switch, you can easily and directly sync data from old Galaxy device to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Without Backups|Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch Mobile App
Step 1: Download, install and run Smart Switch App on both of your old and new Samsung Galaxy devices.
Step 2: Tap on "Receive data" on the Smart Switch App of your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra, then select "Galaxy/Android" > "Wireless" to create a hotspot.
Step 3: Tap on "Send data" on the Smart Switch App of your old Galaxy device, then select "Wireless" to search for the hotspot created by your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra. Once your devices are detected by each other, press "Allow" on your old Galaxy device to establish a connection between your phones.
Step 4: After successful connection, all the transferable files will be listed on the screen of your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra, just select those whatever you need, and tap on "Transfer" to begin transferring the selected contents between your devices.
Step 5: Please wait patiently for the data transfer to complete, if done, then press "Done" on your new device and press "Close" on your old device.
With a Backup File|Restore Data with Samsung Smart Switch PC Version
If you've ever backed up your old Galaxy device to computer with the Smart Switch PC version, then you can easily restore data from the backup file to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Step 1: Download and install Smart Switch, then run it on the computer, and connect your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra to the computer through its USB cable.
Step 2: Click "Allow" on your Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra, the software will immediately detects your phone, and then click "Restore" on the Smart Switch's homepage.
Step 3: Click "Select Your Backup Data", select the backup file and file type to be restored, and then click "OK".
Step 4: Please click "Restore Now" on the software, then input the password on the phone screen if your backup file is encrypted, and click "Restore" to restore the selected data from the backup to Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra.
Step 5: After the recovery process is completed, click "OK" on the software's interface.
Step 1: Return to the Mobile Transfer home page and select the "Back Up Your Phone" mode.
Step 2: Connect the Samsung Galaxy S21/S21+/S21 Ultra to the computer through USB cable. When it is detected, it will be displayed on the left side of the software interface, and the transferable data will be displayed in the middle of the interface.
Step 3: Select the file you want to transfer, and then click "Start Transfer" to synchronize the data to your computer.
Note: When the transfer process is complete, you can choose to click the pop-up window or go to "settings" to find the backup file. If necessary, you can also change the path of the backup file there.
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