People change their cellphones frequently. Statistics shows that Americans replace their cell phones every 2 years. When we switch from an old phone to a new phone, we may need to transfer our mobile contacts, SMS text and other data over as well. In an earlier article, we demonstrated how you can transfer contacts from an Android phone to another Android phone in easy step using a professional data transfer tool for mobile phones. In this article, we will be using this mobile phones transfer tool to transfer SMS text messages from an old phone, Android, iPhone or else, to Samsung Galaxy phones, like Galaxy S6, S5, S4, S3. This would be a peer-to-peer SMS transfer from a phone to Samsung Galaxy. No need to back up your text messages from cellphone to computer. What you need to do is to plug in both old and new phones to computer via USB ports, and transfer SMS from your old phone to Samsung Galaxy S6, S5, S4, S3 directly.
Steps to transfer SMS from Old Phone to Samsung Galaxy Phones, like S6, S5, S4,…
Step 1. Get SMS transfer tool
Firstly download this mobile data transfer tool for free below. Run this phone transfer tool on your Mac or PC. You can check out more details about this best mobile transfer tool.
What’s the benefits of this Phone Transfer?
- It is direct transfer from phone to phone, which requires the minimal steps to copy your text messages between different phones, Android phones, Nokia and iPhone. Using other SMS transfer tools, you may need to export text messages from phone to computer first, then restore the text messages from computer to another phone.
- This is a desktop program, it directly access both source and destination phones to copy SMS and other files between them. You do not need to install any apps on smartphone phones. Using other SMS transfer solutions, you may need to install a SMS transfer app on both phones.
- The migration of SMS messages is blazing fast. No matter how many SMS messages you have on the old phone, this SMS transfer can copy the messages from your old to new phone in just a few minutes.
- Text messages will be imported to your Messaging app on Samsung, so you can directly view and manage them with existing text messages on Samsung smartphones. Many other SMS transfer tool however might not even be able to save your text messages to the message app. This is really bad but we found many SMS transfer tools in the market are just not able to import or transfer messages into your default / stock messaging app on Samsung or other target phones.
Step 2. Connect phones
Secondly you need to connect both your old and new phones to computer via USB. The old phone could be a Android phone, iPhone, or else. It does not have to be a Samsung phone or Samsung Galaxy series phone. See how you can also use this phone transfer to copy Text Messages from HTC to Samsung. It can also move other file types as well, such as contacts, photos, videos, music, apps. Check out this guide to transfer Contacts from Nokia to Android, transfer Apps between Android phones, etc.
Step 3. Transfer SMS from phone to phone
Finally, select the file type and transfer your text messages from old phone to Samsung Galaxy smartphone in just one click. Following the above instructions, you can easily transfer SMS from your HTC, Sony Xperia, LG, Motorola, iPhone and other smartphones to Samsung Galaxy S6, S5, S4, S3. You can check out related tutorials as following to transfer SMS messages between Android and iPhone, transfer SMS Messages from Android to Android.