This is a quick article on Android to Android transfer.
Moving data from one Android device to the other is now very easy and efficient with various methods been made available by Google and several other companies.
The device no longer matters because there is now a process that suits any form of transfer from one Android device to the other.
Google and several other Android apps developers have made it easier to transfer data from one Android device to the other including apps, passwords, pictures, videos, contacts, and so on using its cloud and backup services.
Although some transfers don’t necessarily require a cloud or back up, all it needs is an Android app that can transfer these data and apps from one Android device to the other using a local connection.
In this article, I will show you how to do Android to android transfer.
Ways To Do Android To Android Transfers
There are many ways to transfer data from one Android device to another Android device.
Below are some of them.
One of the best ways to do android to android transfer is by using Google. Google allows the transfer of data, contacts, messages, etc.
Below are the steps to go about it.
- Go to SETTINGS on your Android device
- Open BACK UP
- Tap RESET OR the BACKUP AND RESTORE settings
- Enable the BACK UP MY DATA
- Make sure your data is backed up by opening your Google Drive app on your phone and opening BACKUPS to view all the files backed up in a folder bearing your device name.
- Set up your Other Android phone and sign in to the Google account you backed your data and files to and select RESTORE FROM BACKUP to get all your data.
Note that apps installed on your previous Android phone would be automatically downloaded and installed on the second Android phone depending on your settings.
2. Call Logs And SMS Transfer
Despite the fact that the Google cloud creates the opportunity for users to backup call logs and SMS, it is not quite reliable due to its inability to back them up efficiently.
It is advisable to download an Android SMS and Call Logs backup apps to enable you to backup your SMS and Call Logs so that you can easily restore them on another Android phone.
3. Media Files Transfer
Transferring media files like videos, photos, audio, etc, to another Android phone, has been made easy by Google.
Given the fact that media files are quite valuable and in most cases occupy a large part of our Android devices, Google has made it easy and convenient to transfer these media files to another Android device.
To transfer media files from one Android to another Android, simply follow the below process.
- Launch the Google Photos app on your Android device
- Tap the device folders option
- All the folders on your device would be displayed and you would open the folders containing the media files you want back up and transfer to another Android phone.
- Enable BACKUP AND SYNC option
- After the backup has been done successfully, Launch the Google photo app on your second Android phone and sign in using the Google Account you backed your media files to on the previous Android phone.
Your backed up media files will be displayed for you to view and download to the Android device.
4. Xender App
Another popular way to transfer files from one Android device to another Android device is by using Xender.
To do Android to Android transfers using Xender, follow the steps below.
- On your Android device, open your Xender app and tap the plus button on one of the devices then tap Create Group.
- On the other device, tap the plus button and tap Join Group.
- Find the other person’s device and click on it. (Both of the devices will be connected automatically)
- Select the files you wish to transfer and send.
Your files will start transferring to the other Android device.
Aside from the ways mentioned above, there is another way to do Android to Android transfers.
Though you can easily connect your Android device to a computer and copy the files to the computer, then transfer it to another Android device connected to the same computer.
However, there is a faster way to transfer such files from one Android device to another using Shareit.
With Android apps like Shareit, you can easily make a wireless transfer of your files to another Android device.
To do that, follow the steps below.
- Download and install the Shareit app on both Android devices
- Launch the Shareit app on both Android devices
- Tap the SEND option on one Android device and RECEIVE on the other Android device
- Select the files and the folders on one Android device that you want to transfer to the other Android device
- Tap SEND to transfer them to the other Android device
After the transfer is completed, you can view the transferred files on the second Android phone by going to its FILE MANAGER.
Also See: How to Hide Apps on Android Phones
That’s all how to transfer files from an Android device to another.
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