How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung S6/S7/S8 to Samsung S9

This post shows you 3 easy and effective ways to transfer contacts from Samsung S6/S7/S8 to Samsung S9. keep reading and follow us to start the smooth journey of transferring contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9.

By Elena Fontaine | Posted: Apr. 10, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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The newly launched Samsung S9/S9 Plus in purple and blue with dual-curved design and terrific camera for well-lit shots is stunning. Besides the appearance, Samsung S9’s features like water-resistance, wireless charging, whiplash-fast speed, are also something that makes it more wonderful than previous Samsung models.

For all mentioned above, you may have made a purchase of the new Samsung S9 or Samsung S9 Plus. However, it would be rather inconvenient to start with a brand new phone and transferring data like contacts, messages, photos, videos to new Samsung S9 is needed. Here in this post, we will focus on talking about 3 easy ways to transfer contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9/S9 Plus. Please adopt the method suits you most.

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Part 1. Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9/S9 Plus via AnyTrans for Android

AnyTrans for Android is an excellent Android data transfer tool developed by an Apple certificated developer – iMobie. It marks the revolutionary process in managing and transferring data on Android. AnyTrans for Android is now chosen by many Samsung users to transfer contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9 because:

  1. AnyTrans for Android can help you directly transfer contacts on Samsung to new Samsung S9. You don’t have to backup contacts first then transfer contacts to the new Samsung S9.
  2. AnyTrans for Android offers you the option to selectively transfer contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9 or transfer all contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9.
  3. AnyTrans for Android can also help you transfer contacts from Samsung to a computer for backup.
  4.  AnyTrans for Android is safe and secure. As mentioned above, it is developed by an Apple certificated developer and now it is also Norton and McAfee secured. You have our guarantee that it does harm to the device and no data loss would occur.

Now, why not download AnyTrans for Android and follow the steps below to transfer contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9/S9 Plus.

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Step 1Launch AnyTrans for Android and plug in both of your Samsung phones. Scroll down or click the button as is shown below to get to the category management page.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 - Step 1

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 – Step 1

Step 2Click Contacts.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 - Step 2

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 – Step 2

Step 3AnyTrans for Android would display you all contacts on Android. Select the contacts you want to transfer to the new Samsung S9, click the Send To Another Android Phone button.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 - Step 3

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9 – Step 3

Part 2. Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9/S9 Plus with SIM Card

With a SIM card, you can transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9 by importing contacts to the SIM card from the old Samsung phone then exporting contacts on SIM card to the new Samsung S9.

Transferring contacts from Samsung to new Samsung S9/S9 Plus may sound easy and simple. However, it is quite time-consuming especially when you have a large number of contacts. Besides, some contact information may be lost. If this is not what you want, please refer to Part 1.

Step 1. Go to Contacts > More > Settings.

Step 2. Select Import/Export Contacts > Export > SIM Card.

Step 3. Select the contact you wish to transfer. After that, click Done.

Step 4. Install the SIM card to the new Samsung S9/S9 Plus. You can now use the new Samsung S9/S9 Plus with all your previous contacts.

Part 3. Transfer Contacts from Samsung to New Samsung S9/S9 Plus via Samsung Smart Switch

Smart Switch is a free app developed by Samsung to help people migrate data to Samsung device. It supports all Android devices, iOS, and Blackberry devices, so, it should be easy to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9.

Some people report that you might need to try a few times before Smart Switch can successfully transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9. Besides, it might be complicated to use Smart Switch to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. Therefore, we recommend you to refer to Part 1.

Step 1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch on your computer, launch it and connect your old Samsung phone via a USB cable.

Step 2. Click the Backup button on the main screen and select Contacts. A few minutes later, all contacts would be saved computer.

Step 3. Disconnect the old device and connect your new Samsung S9. Click Restore and select a backup file from the list. After that, you can use your new Samsung S9 normally.

Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9 via Smart Switch

Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9 via Smart Switch

The Bottom Line

These are three ways to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9. As you can see, among the 3 ways, transferring contacts from Samsung to Samsung S9 via AnyTrans for Android is the easiest. Besides, AnyTrans for Android also supports transferring other data like messages, photos between Samsung phones. Moreover, it offers every user 5-day free trial. Why not download it and give it a try?

Elena Fontaine

Member of iMobie team, has a mania for Apple products and reading. Like to fix all kinds of Apple-related issues.

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