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How to Transfer Text Messages from Samsung to Galaxy S8

How to copy text SMS messages from Samsung to new Galaxy S8?
“I bought a new Samsung Galaxy S8 to my wife, but she needs text messages transferred over from the old Samsung Galaxy S4. So i am trying to figure out how to move all messages from old Samsung to new Galaxy S8 device.Can you help me?”

The release of Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus are attracting more and more Samsung phone users to wondering about switching from Samsung Galaxy S2/S3/S4/S5/S6/S7, Galaxy Note 2/3/4/5, Galaxy J3/J5/A5, Samsung Nexus to new Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus. However, in most cases, almost all your text conversation are stored in the phone’s internal flash card and as a normal user, you have no right to get access to this kinds of storage place.

Don’t worry. The Phone Transfer tool give you the ability to get access to the phone’s internal flash card and transfer them to the computer or other device. It helps you transfer SMS messages from old Samsung to new Samsung Galaxy S8(Plus). The software works well with all old Android phones from Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony Xperia, Motorola, Google, Huawei, and more. Apart from messages, it allows you to transfer Samsung contacts, call logs, calendar, photos, videos, music, and apps to Samsung S8 device.

Method 1: Transfer SMS from Old Samsung to New Galaxy S8 via Phone Transfer

Step 1.Download, Install and Run Phone Transfer

Firstly, download this Phone Transfer software on your computer. Next, install and launch it, you’ll see the primary window as follows, click “Phone to Pone Transfer” and press “Start” to go on.

download, install and run the phone transfer

Step 2.Connected Two Samsung Phones to the Computer

Plug both your old Samsung phone and new Samsung S8 to the computer via USB cables. The software will automatically detect two devices and display them. Make sure the new S8 connected as “Destination”. If not, click “Flip” button.

select data to transfer

Step 3.Transfer Messages from Old Samsung to New Galaxy S8

You will see all the file types you can move in the source phone panel. Please select “Messages” and cancel the other file types. Click “Start Transfer” to begin the transfer process.

transfer sms from smasung to new galaxy s8

When the transfer finishes, you’ll get the SMS in Samsung Galaxy S8 Messages app. Certainly you will want to know how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S8 when you are in need. This Phone Transfer can also get it done!

Method 2: Copy SMS from Samsung to Galaxy S8 Using SMS Backup & Restore

SMS Backup & Restore app is another SMS transfer program that allows you copy the text from old Samsung to Galaxy S8. Download it and have a try.

Step 1.Download SMS Backup & Restore App

To start with, you need to free download and install the app on your both two Samsung phones from Google Play.

Step 2.Back Up SMS from Old Samsung Phone

Launch the app after the installation. From the interface, you can see the Backup option, click it and then you can copy text messages and call logs to the cloud storage such as Dropbox.

Step 3.Restore Text Messages to New Galaxy S8

If you want to restore your backup to new Samsung Galaxy S8 device, click the Restore option from the software. Please sign in Dropbox and choose a folder to store your backup.

restore sms to new galaxy s8 using sms backup & restore app

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