How Do I Transfer Everything From My Old Android to My New Android Tablet?

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Welcome to this comprehensive tutorial on how to transfer everything from your old Android device to your new Android tablet. Whether you’re upgrading to a more advanced model or simply switching devices, it’s important to ensure that all your data, settings, and apps are seamlessly transferred. In this article, we will guide you through the process step by step.

Backup and Sync Your Old Android Device

Before starting the transfer process, it’s essential to create a backup of your old Android device. This will ensure that all your data is safely stored and can be easily restored on your new tablet.

To create a backup:

  • Step 1: Open the Settings app on your old Android device.
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “System” (or “About phone” depending on your device).
  • Step 3: Tap on “Backup” or “Backup & reset”.
  • Step 4: Enable the option for “Back up my data”.

This will initiate an automatic backup of your device’s settings, app data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other important information to your Google account. It may take some time depending on the amount of data.

Setting Up Your New Android Tablet

Once you have successfully created a backup of your old Android device, it’s time to set up your new tablet. Follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Turn on your new Android tablet by pressing the power button.
  • Step 2: Select your preferred language and tap “Next”.
  • Step 3: Connect your tablet to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Step 4: Sign in with your Google account that you used for the backup.

Your new Android tablet will now start syncing with your Google account and restore all the backed-up data. This process may take some time, so be patient.

Transferring Your Apps and Data

Once your new Android tablet is set up and synced with your Google account, it’s time to transfer your apps and data from your old device. Follow these steps:

  • Step 1: On your new tablet, open the Google Play Store app.
  • Step 2: Tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 3: Select “My apps & games”.
  • Step 4: Tap on “Library” to view all the apps associated with your Google account.

You will see a list of all the apps that were installed on your old device. Simply tap on each app that you want to install on your new tablet, and it will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Migrating Other Data and Settings

In addition to transferring apps, there are other data and settings that you may want to migrate from your old device to your new Android tablet. Here are some important ones:

Contact Data:

To transfer contacts, make sure you have them synced with your Google account. You can check this by going to “Settings” > “Accounts” > “Google” on your old device. Ensure that the “Contacts” toggle is enabled.

Photos and Videos:

If your photos and videos are backed up to Google Photos or any other cloud service, you can simply install the respective app on your new tablet and sign in to access them. Alternatively, you can transfer them using a USB cable or an SD card.

Music and Documents:

Transfer your music files and documents by connecting your old Android device to a computer via USB. Simply copy the files from your device’s storage to your computer, then connect your new tablet and copy them back.


Congratulations! You have successfully transferred everything from your old Android device to your new Android tablet.

By following this tutorial, you have ensured that all your data, settings, apps, contacts, photos, music, and documents are seamlessly migrated. Enjoy exploring and using your new tablet!