“Is there any other way I can transfer my data? My main interests are the text messages, contacts and the pictures. I’d prefer not to have to sync them up to any account to do it, if necessary I own an SD card and all the leads I’d need to connect the phones to my computer.”
Have you ever had your old sony xperia z2 for years and feeling excited to switch it to Samsung Galaxy S7 recently? Unfortunately, it will also disturb you a lot as it is troublesome to transfer data such as contats, sms messages, whatsApp messages, photos, videos and more from Sony to Samsung. Don’t fret, there are 2 ways for you to do this.
1st Way: Send Data from Sony to Samsung Galaxy S7, S6, S5 with Samsung Smart Switch
1st Step: Install Samsung Smart Switch app from Google Play store to your Sony and Samsung.
2nd Step：Start Samsung Smart Switch app respectively on Sony and Samsung.
3rd Step: Select Sony and Samsung respectively as “Sending Device” and “Receiving Device”, then choose what you want to transfer from Sony to Samsung.
2nd Way: Copy Data from Sony Xperia to Samsung with Phone Transfer Software
The first method above may be a little complicated. Actually, it will be much more convenient with the help of a third-party tool.
Jihosoft Phone Transfer is designed to help users transfer almost all kinds of data, such as contacts, sms messages, whatsApp messages, call logs, photos, videos and more between smart phones.
Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z4, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z2, Xperia Z, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia C, Xperia C3, etc.
Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 mini, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 mini, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, etc.
1st step: Download, install and launch Jihosoft Phone Transfer on computer, then click “Phone to Phone” tab.
2nd step: Connect both of your Sony and Samsung via usb cable. Select the data that you want to move, then click “Start Copy” to transfer data from Sony to Samsung.
Note: Make sure that Sony is on the left, or you can click “Flip” to change the position if it went wrong.
1. you can directly move photos, musics and videos from Sony Xperia to Samsung through manually copy and paste.
2. What if you lose your Samsung contacts, sms, photos, videos or other important data because of factory reset, accidental deletion, virus attack, etc? Jihosoft Samsung Data Recovery is highly recommended for you as it is available to retrieve any data from different data loss circumstances.