There are various ways through which you can transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9. When a person purchases a new phone, he or she faces many difficulties in transmitting contacts from an old device to a new device.
Earlier, when Smartphones were not introduced in the market, people use to move every contact one by one to their new device prior to deleting them from their old device. The entire procedure was very time-consuming, and inaccuracy was also there due to manual intervention. Samsung Galaxy S9 is the new model introduced by the Samsung Company. It has the following features.
Key features of Samsung Galaxy S9
- This device operates on Android 8.0 operating system.
- It has various options for connectivity like Wi-Fi, GPS, NFS
- The size of the screen is 5.8 inches
- It has 4GB RAM.
Mentioned-below is some of the ways through which you can move contacts from one device to another.
Part 1: Transfer of Contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9 through the use of Dr.fone – Phone Transfer
It is an easy and straightforward procedure to transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9. Through the use of dr.fone – Phone Transfer, you can move all the contacts from your old device to the new device by connecting both your old as well as new devices to a computer system. All you have to do is to launch the dr.fone tool and transmit the desired information to the new device.
It enables you to completely erase the old information from the destination device prior to the transmission of contacts to it. dr.fone tool is the best tool for transferring the information like videos, photos, contacts, music, etc.
Mentioned-below is the steps through which you can transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9.
Step 1: Download the proper edition of dr.fone according to the requirements of the existing operating system, which you are making use of. After the completion of the download, you can use the normal process for installing this tool on your computer.
After the successful completion of the installation, go to the shortcut icon of dr.fone available on the desktop and then launch it. Go to the initial interface and then go to the option of Phone Transfer out of all the visible functions.
Step 2: When the next window appears, link both the devices of Samsung to the personal computer through the use of data cables. Wait until dr.fone detects the linked Smartphones. Please ensure that both your target as well as source phones are connected and located under the categories of “destination” and “source” respectively. If they are not placed correctly, then use the button of flip to locate the devices in the correct destinations.
Step 3: After you are done placing the mobile devices in the right categories in this process to transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9, go to “Contacts” that is placed in the central part of the interface. Now, go to the button of “Start transfer” to initiate the process of contact transmission.
Note: You have another option of clicking on the checkbox of “Clear data before copy” from the lower part of the section of destination. Now, go to the button of “Confirm” from the confirmation box of “Clear phone data” for enabling the dr.fone to erase the information from the target device prior to the addition of new data into it. Wait for sometime till the contacts get transmitted to Samsung Galaxy S9. After the transmission is complete, you can disconnect both the devices and start using them in a normal manner.
Key features of dr.fone – Phone Transfer
- By making use of this tool, you can transmit all the files from your Samsung device to iPhone 8 in a single click.
- You can transmit data such as videos, calendars, messages, contacts, photos, and music from one Android device to another.
- Moreover, you can transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9 by using this tool.
- Additionally, you will be able to transmit data from HTC, Motorola, Nokia, and Samsung to all the latest models of the iPhone.
- It is compatible with Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Google, ZTE, Nokia, Motorola and many other tablets as well as Smartphones.
- It is also compatible with the Android 10.0 and iOS 14 operating system.
- Additionally, it is compatible with MacOS 11 and Windows 10.
- Moreover, it is compatible with big providers such as Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T.
Part 2: Transfer of Contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9 through the use of vCard
This is a very lengthy process to transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9. It has an attribute of import and export which enables you to transfer all your contacts through the use of VCard file. This file of VCard can be transmitted to any other Android phone. The contacts that are there in the VCard file can also get imported in a short duration.
Through the use of this VCard file, any file can be transmitted to several Apple as well as Android Smartphones. This method is extremely beneficial in case you have many Smartphones, and you want the same contacts to be transmitted to all the mobile devices that you have.
If you wish to export the contacts by using this method, then follow the steps mentioned below.
1: Turn on the source Android device.
2: Open up the drawer of applications.
3: Go to the “Contacts” app out of all the applications displayed on the menu.
4: Go to the option of “More” in the window of contacts that is on the top right side. This option has three dots placed vertically.
5: Go to the option of “Settings” from the menu that comes up.
6: Go to the option of contacts from the window of settings.
7: Go to another interface and then tap on the option of “Import or Export” contacts.
8: When the contact box appears, go to the option of “Export to device storage“.
9: Memorize or note down the location of the vCard file after it gets generated, then click on “OK“.
10: In this process to transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9. When you are done with the above procedure, go to the place where the file is stored. Move the file of .vcf to Samsung Galaxy S9 through any of the methods of transmission such as NFC, Bluetooth. These methods are not present in all the devices of Samsung. You can also use your personal computer as a central device.
11: Once the .vcf file is transmitted to Samsung Galaxy S9. Follow the first eight steps on the target device at the time of selecting the option of “import from device storage“.
12: Go to the option of “save contacts to” and then click on the option of “Device“.
13: In the next step, the box of “Select vCard file” is going to appear. Please ensure that the radio button of “import vCard file” is selected. Now, click on “OK“.
14: In the next step, click on the button of radio, which represents the file of vCard that you have transmitted to Samsung Galaxy S9.
15: Tap on the option of “OK” in order to import the contacts.
16: Once the import of contacts is completed, you can delete them from your previous Android device. After that, you can use Samsung Galaxy S9 normally.
Samsung Company recently launched a new application, namely Samsung Smart Switch, which enables the users to move data from one Android device to another. However, it is not compatible with every Android phone.
To transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9, follow the stepwise procedure mentioned below.
1: Initially download the application on both the devices that is your old Android phone and Samsung Galaxy S9.
2: Now, open the application of Smart Switch on the new Samsung Galaxy S9. Now, start the procedure by clicking on the “Start” button.
3: Now, in the next step, select Samsung Galaxy S9 as a receiver.
4: After that, link your old Android phone by opening the Samsung Smart application on your old Android device. Now, a dialog box will appear where you will be required to enter the password. Enter the password, then go to connect to initiate the transmission procedure.
5: After that, go to the option of “Contacts” on your old Android device and then click on the option of “Send” to successfully transfer the contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9.
6: You will receive a notification on your Samsung Galaxy S9, which will ask for your confirmation to receive the contact. Select the option of “receive“, and then all the contacts will be transferred from your old Android device to your Samsung Galaxy S9 within a few seconds.
This is a very quick procedure, and all the contacts can be transmitted from one Smartphone to another within a single go. This application also has a disadvantage that it is not capable of supporting all the devices of Android. Moreover, this procedure is very long, and the user must have some technical knowledge to be able to use this application.
These are the various ways through which you can transfer contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S9. The use of technology has made our life easier. Now, we can share and transfer our important data from one device to another using these wonderful applications made available to us.