How to Transfer Data from SD Card to Android Phone

Looking for methods to transfer data from SD card to an Android phone? If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place. Here, we have mentioned the most convenient ways to move data from SD card to phone you can try.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Mar. 29, 2019, Last Updated: Mar. 29, 2019

The main purpose of SD cards is to expand storage space on Android devices. Surprisingly, besides the storage expansion feature of the SD card, it is also a great way to transfer data from one Android phone to another. So, if you have data in SD card, and want to move to your phone internal memory, then you have come to the right page. Continue reading this post to know how to transfer data from SD card to phone easily and quickly. 

Transfer Data from SD Card to Internal Storage

Don’t want to use any third-party tool to move data from SD card to your phone internal storage? Luckily, you can transfer data between SD card and phone internal storage within your phone. Below are the steps on how you can do this:

Step 1 To begin with, click on “Settings” on your phone and then, click on “Storage” option. Next, click on “SD card”.

Transfer Data from SD Card to Internal Storage - Step 1

Transfer Data from SD Card to Internal Storage – Step 1

Step 2 Next, select the folder or file you want to move to SD card.

Ensure that internal storage is visible. So, click on the “menu” button or “three-dot” icon. And if “Hide internal storage” is displayed, then it means internal storage is visible. Else, click on “Show internal storage”.

Step 3 Now, again click on the “Menu” button or “three-dot” icon and then, select “Move to…/Copy to” option.

Step 4 Next, drag your phone screen left an edge to the right and then, click on the “Device” icon.

Step 5 Finally, choose a destination on your phone internal storage space and click on “Move/Copy”.

The process to move data from SD card to Android phone varies from one Android model/version or another. So, you can check out the process for your device from the internet if the above steps do not apply to your phone.

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android

As above method only support to manage or transfer data one by one and that’s why if you want to transfer multiple data at one time, then you can use a third-party tool to accomplish this. Luckily, AnyTrans for Android is here for you that can help you to move several data from SD card to phone internal memory within a few minutes.

Here are its remarkable features:

Now, you have some idea about AnyTrans for Android, and so, let’s learn how to use it to transfer data from SD card to phone:

Step 1 Download the software, and then, install and run it on your system. After its successful installation, connect your Android phone (in which you have inserted SD card) to the computer using a digital cable. Here download an AnyTrans app on your Android phone and connect via Wi-Fi is highly recommended.

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Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android - Step 1

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android – Step 1

Step 2 Once the software detects your connected phone, you will be a move to the file category page. Here, select the file type you want to move.

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android - Step 2

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android – Step 2

Step 3 Here, click on “Add music from computer to device” icon and then, select the data from connected device SD card storage space.

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android - Step 3

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android – Step 3

Step 4 Within a few minutes, the data from SD card to your Android will be moved successfully and you will get a “Transfer Completed” message on the interface.

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android - Step 4

Transfer Data from SD Card to Phone via AnyTrans for Android – Step 4

The Bottom Line

Now, you have seen yourself how much it is easy to transfer data from SD card to phone with AnyTrans for Android. Besides this, the software can do much more, for instance, transferring data between computer and Android phone. Even, if you want to move data from iPhone to Android, then it can help you to do your task. Give a try to it and luckily, it works for every Android model and version.

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.