Summary: This article will tells a simple way to transfer data including contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call logs, music, calendar, apps and more from an old Galaxy phone to Samsung Galaxy A8s, as well as restoring data from Kies backup to Samsung Galaxy A8s with a click.
Samsung Galaxy A8s, which has been rumored for a long time, officially launched the new machine with a brand new full screen design on December 10 at a new product launch conference in Beijing. The Samsung Galaxy A8s has three rear cameras arranged in vertical rows. The three cameras are 10 million double lossless optical zoom lenses (F/2.4 aperture), 24 million main cameras (F/1.7 aperture) and 5 million virtual cameras (F/2.2 aperture). In terms of configuration, we use the Miaolong 710 processor, which supports 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB combinations. Android 8.1 system is pre-installed, 3.5mm headphone holes are cancelled, and the battery part is 3400mAh to support fast charging.
When the Samsung Galaxy A8s is officially released, you may have an idea of using Samsung Galaxy A8s to replace your old Samsung Galaxy phone. When getting a new phone, the first thing to do is to transfer your personal data between your phones. So, how do you transfer data from the old Galaxy phone to Samsung Galaxy A8s, or how to transfer data from a Kies backup to Samsung Galaxy A8s? Please don't worry, next, we will tell you how to easily solve these two problem via an all-in-one software, Mobile Transfer.
Mobile Transfer as a well-known data transfer and management software, it has sufficient strength to transfer data, which is a bridge from old Samsung phone and Samsung Galaxy A8s. Firstly, it allows users transfer data to Samsung Galaxy A8s from other Android phone, such as Samsung, Huawei, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Nokia, OPPO, OnePlus and much more. Secondly, it supports a various of data including text messages, contacts, calendars, photos, music, videos, call logs, Apps and so on. In addition, Mobile Transfer is simple and convenient, and can be mastered by anyone. Next, you can look at more detailed tutorials.
Part 1 Directly Sync All Data from Old Galaxy Phone to Samsung Galaxy A8s
Step 1. Install and launch the Mobile Transfer
To begin with, you need to download, install and launch this Mobile Transfer software on your computer. Next, please choose "Phone to Phone Transfer" from all the toolkits and press "Start" to move on.
Step 2. Connect your phones to computer
Skip to the next screen, you will be asked to connect both of your old Samsung phone and the Samsung Galaxy A8s to your computer. When your phones are successfully connected to the computer, they will be displayed on both sides. The Samsung Galaxy A8s should be displayed on the right. Otherwise, click "Flip" to adjust their location.
Step 3. Transfer data to Samsung Galaxy A8s
When your two phones are successfully connected to the computer, all the transferable data such as contacts, photos, videos and more on your old Galaxy phone will be listed. Check those whatever according to your needs and click "Start Transfer" to begin sync all of them between your phone.
Note: When transferring data, please ensure that the connection between the phones and the computer is normal. Besides, you can check the "Clear Data before Copy" box if you want to erase data on the Samsung Galaxy A8s before copying the new data.
Part 2 Restore Data from Kies Backup to Samsung Galaxy A8s
In addition to transferring data from phone to phone, Mobile Transfer also allows you to extracting to restore data including contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call logs and so on from a Kies backup file to any supported devices, of course included the latest Samsung Galaxy A8s.
Step 1. Launch the software and click on "Restore From Backups" in the main page, then please choose "Kies" among all the items.
Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy A8s to your computer via its USB cable, and choose a Kies backup in the drop down menu according to your need.
Step 3. As you can see, all the transferable files from the Kies backup file will be extracted and listed, when your phone is detected, you can check the files as you like and press "Start Transfer" to sync all of them to your Samsung Galaxy A8s.
Note: If you want to replace your Samsung Galaxy A8s's data, you can use the "Clear data before copy" feature.