Are you upgrading to a new Android phone and want to transfer your contacts and messages? No worries, we’ve got you covered!
In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of transferring your important contacts and messages from one Android phone to another. Let’s get started!
Method 1: Using Google Account
If you have a Google account synced with your Android phone, transferring contacts and messages becomes a breeze. Follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Backup Contacts
To begin, open the ‘Settings’ app on your old Android phone. Scroll down and tap on ‘Accounts’.
Select your Google account from the list.
In the account settings, make sure ‘Contacts’ is enabled for synchronization. If not, enable it by toggling the switch.
Now, tap on ‘Sync now’ to initiate an immediate backup of your contacts to your Google account.
Step 2: Restore Contacts
On your new Android phone, sign in with the same Google account you used in the previous step.
Navigate to ‘Settings’ and then ‘Accounts’. Select your Google account again.
Make sure ‘Contacts’ synchronization is enabled.
If not, enable it by toggling the switch.
Your contacts will start syncing automatically. Wait for a few moments until all your contacts are restored on your new device.
Step 3: Backup Messages
Moving on to messages, let’s back them up using an app called SMS Backup & Restore:
- Open the Play Store on your old Android phone.
- Type “SMS Backup & Restore” in the search bar and tap on the app from the results.
- Click on ‘Install’ to download and install the app.
- Launch the SMS Backup & Restore app on your old device.
- In the main screen, tap on ‘Backup’ to start the backup process.
- Choose the desired backup options such as backup location and file format.
- Tap on ‘Backup’ again to initiate the backup. Wait until it completes.
Step 4: Restore Messages
To restore messages on your new Android phone:
- Open the Play Store on your new Android phone.
- Launch SMS Backup & Restore app on your new device.
- In the main screen, tap on ‘Restore’ to begin restoring your messages.
- Select the backup file from your cloud storage or local storage location, if prompted.
- Customize restore options according to your preferences and tap ‘Restore’
Congratulations! You have successfully transferred your contacts and messages between Android phones using Google Account synchronization and SMS Backup & Restore app. You can now enjoy a seamless experience on your new device without losing any important data!
Method 2: Using Third-Party Apps
If you prefer using third-party apps for transferring contacts and messages, there are several options available on Google Play Store. Here are a couple of popular choices:
- My Contacts Backup: This app allows you to export contacts from your old Android phone and import them on your new device using email or cloud storage.
- Super Backup & Restore: With this app, you can backup and restore contacts, messages, call logs, bookmarks, and even apps from one Android phone to another.
Simply download and install the app of your choice from the Play Store, follow the on-screen instructions, and transfer your contacts and messages hassle-free!
That’s it! You now have two methods at your disposal to transfer your contacts and messages between Android phones.
Choose the method that suits you best and enjoy a smooth transition to your new device. Happy transferring!