How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung with Great Ease

This post aims at telling you how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. If you just got a new Samsung phone and need to transfer contacts to it, this post is exactly what you need.

By Elena Fontaine | Posted: Jan. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018
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Getting a brand Samsung phone can’t be easier, but after the purchase, you have to think about transferring important data to the new Samsung phone, for instance, contacts.

Here in this post, we will focus on how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung in three ways, they are Bluetooth, vCard, and AnyTrans for Android. Please note that those three methods also work to transfer contacts from other Android phones to the new Samsung phone.

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Method 1. How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung with Bluetooth

Transferring contacts from Samsung to Samsung via Bluetooth could be quite time-consuming. To save you from endless waiting, we strongly suggest you go to Method 3 .

Step 1Make Sure you have turned on Bluetooth on both Samsung phones. Pair your Samsung phones.

Step 2Go to the Contacts App of the source device, tab and hold any of the contacts you want to transfer to new Samsung phone. When the tapped contact is checked, tap Select All or manually check the box in front of each contacts name individually.

Step 3Once the desired contacts are selected, tap the Share icon from the top of the Window. From the displayed options, tap the Bluetooth icon.

Step 4From the paired devices, choose the one you want to send selected contacts to.

Step 5On the target Samsung phone, accept the incoming files. Please wait patiently until the process is finished.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung with Bluetooth

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung with Bluetooth

Method 2. How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via vCards

This method may contain more steps compared to the previous one. If you need an easy and simple method to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung, please refer to the Method 3 .

Step 1Go to Contacts App on the source device, click the three vertical dots from the top-right corner. Tap Settings > Contacts. Please make sure that there is a SIM card on your Samsung phone.

Step 2There you can have an option of Import/Export contacts. Tap Export to Device Storage. Confirm the export. All contacts would be generated as vCards to SIM card.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via vCards

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via vCards

Step 3Remove the SIM card from the source Samsung phone and then install it on the target Samsung phone.

Step 4On the target device, go to Contacts App, follow the step 1 to get to the option of Import/Export contacts. Select Import vCard file. Now, click the vcf files you want to import to Samsung phone, click OK.

Method 3. How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung with AnyTrans for Android

As mentioned above, transferring contacts from Samsung to Samsung via Bluetooth is quite time-consuming and the way to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung via vCard is complicated, neither of the two methods is perfect. That’s why we are here to show you one way that could help you transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung directly.

AnyTrans for Android is a trust-worthy software capable of helping you transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung directly. Besides Samsung phones, AnyTrans for Android also supports other Android phone models, like HTC, Huawei, Google and transfers contacts between Android phones. AnyTrans for Android is the best tool to transfer contacts between Samsung to Samsung because:

1. It can help you transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung directly with great ease. Within a few clicks, you can successfully transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung.

2. It saves lots of time. AnyTrans for Android can transfer more than a few thousand contacts from Samsung to Samsung within 1 minute.

3. It is totally safe. AnyTrans for Android is a Norton and McAfee secured green software. While transferring contacts from Samsung to Samsung, you will never worry about any data loss or information leakage.

Step 1Download AnyTrans for Android on your PC/Mac or get the registered version of AnyTrans for Android. Launch it on your computer.

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Step 2Connect your two Samsung phones via USB cables to the computer. Make sure AnyTrans for Android shows you the data of the source device. Go to Contacts.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via AnyTrans for Android - Step 2

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via AnyTrans for Android – Step 2

Step 3AnyTrans for Android would display you all contacts on the source device. Select the contacts you want to transfer to the new Samsung phone, click the To Another Device tab. Please don’t unplug the USB cables until the transferring process is finished.

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via AnyTrans for Android - Step 3

How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to Samsung via AnyTrans for Android – Step 3

The Bottom Line

That’s all for three methods to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. Hopefully, you have now chosen the method suits you most. As you can see, AnyTrans for Android is indeed an excellent tool to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. Besides that, AnyTrans for Android can also help you transfer contents like music, contacts, photos from Android to PC/Mac, transferring contents from computer to Android phone. Why not download it now and give it a seven-day free trial? Any questions about this post or AnyTrans for Android are welcomed to be left in the comment column.

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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