2 Ways to Transfer Data from Android to Samsung Galaxy A8s

December 11, 2018
Summary: This article will tells a simple way to transfer data including contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call logs, music, calendar, apps and more from an old Android phone to Samsung Galaxy A8s, as well as restoring data from a backup files to Samsung Galaxy A8s with a click.
Today, Samsung Galaxy A8s is officially released, which is the first one designed with a hole-digging screen. Samsung calls it a "black-pupil full-view screen". As its name implies, it opens a hole in the screen of the mobile phone and hides the front-end camera well to achieve a full-screen. The front front camera is located in the upper left corner of the mobile phone screen. The back of the camera is designed with three cameras, and the fuselage is designed with gradient color. Samsung Galaxy A8s uses a screen camera design, equipped with a 24-megapixel F/2.0 aperture front-end camera to support facial recognition, real-time virtual, pure beauty shooting, studio lighting, dynamic shooting and other interesting self-timer modes.
Samsung has finally launched a cost-effective big screen phone. Lots of users want to buy it instead of theirs old Android phone. But they need to transfer all the data from the old Android phone to the new Samsung Galaxy A8s. What should they do without paying too much energy and time? In fact, to transfer all the data, if you want a simpler and more convenient way, then I suggest you use Mobile Transfer.
Mobile Transfer has the advantages of convenience, efficiency, clarity and security. Its steps are so simple that you only need three steps to complete the data transfer. In the process, the program doesn't record and damage any data in the phone. Its operating interface is also intuitive. In addition, you can use it to transfer various types of data, such as contacts, text messages, photos, music, videos, call history, Apps & App data, etc.. It is compatible with more than 7000 pupolar mobile devices, including HUAWEI, Samsung, iPhone, ZTE, LG, OPPO, Meizu, Sony, Google, Nokia, and so on.


Part 1 Directly Transfer All Data from Android Phone to Samsung Galaxy A8s


Step 1. Launch Mobile Transfer on your computer

First of all, you need to download and install the Mobile Transfer to your computer. Then, run it. At this point, you can see that there are four options in the interface. Please click "Phone To Phone Transfer" and press "Start" to go on.


Step 2. Connect your devices to computer

Use two USB cables to connect both of your old Android phone and Samsung Galaxy A8s to the computer. When your phones are recognized by the program, the main interface of the two phones will be displayed in the window. As the following figure shows, your old Android phone will be displayed on the left side. If the location of the two phones is changed, you can click "Flip" to convert.


Step 3. Begin to transfer the selected data

Next, you can transfer your phone data. There are a number of file types in the middle of the window, check the items you needed, and then click on "Start Transfer" button to sync all of them between your phones. Finally, after the completion of the transfer, click "OK".


Part 2 Restore Data from Backup File to Samsung Galaxy A8s

Mobile Transfer also allows you to backup and restore your phone data, if you've backup your data from the old Android phone with this software before, you are allowed to restore data from these backups to any supported devices, not just Samsung Galaxy A8s.
Step 1. Run the software and click on "Restore From Backups" in the primary interface, then please choose "MobileTrans" to go on.

Step 2. All the backup that created by Mobile Transfer before on your computer will be listed, just choose the one in the drop down menu. At the same time, please connect your Samsung Galaxy A8s to computer by using its USB cable.

Step 3. All data from the selected backup will be extracted and listed, when your Samsung Galaxy A8s is recognized, you can check all the file types according to your need, and press "Start Transfer" to begin transfer them to your Samsung Galaxy A8s.

Note: No matter which method you choose, during the process of transferring data, please keep your device(s) connected well with your computer. If you want to replace your Samsung Galaxy A8s's data before transfer, you can check the "Clear data before copy" box.
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