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How to Move Text Messages from Old Galaxy S4 to New S5?

Many people think about transferring contacts, photos and videos from old phone to new phone, but they are not aware of a very important item - text message. Texts usually record the most important data, the most valuable chats with your friends and families, and so on. Therefore, if you got a new Samsung Galaxy S5 and ready to give away your old Galaxy S3 or S4, it is necessary to copy not only contacts, photos, videos, but also text messages from the S4 to S5. Now, the question is coming: how to move text messages from one Samsung phone to another Samsung phone? Can we get them transferred just like what you do on the photos and videos by USB connection or blue tooth?

We are sorry to tell that text messages are different with media files like photos, videos and music, we can not transfer them just like what we do with media files: copy them from old phone to computer and then import them from the computer to new phone. Text messages are generally saved in the internal flash card of a phone, they can not be extracted via a simple USB cable. Therefore, you need a professional Samsung to Samsung SMS transfer program to help you. You can have a try on the Samsung to Samsung Transfer, which is an easy-to-use tool professionally in transferring text messages from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Galaxy S5 without any data loss.

Key Features of the Samsung to Samsung SMS Transfer:

1. One-click to transfer text messages, contacts, photos, videos, music, apps, calendars, notes, call logs between two phones;
2. Not only contact phone numbers, but also company names, job titles, email address, etc. can be transferred as well;
3. In addition to Samsung, Phone Transfer also works on HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony, iPad, iPhone, Nokia and other devices;
4. Experienced transferring ability, you will never need to worry about the data loss problem during the transfer.

Learn more:
* How to Move Apps from LG to Samsung phone?
* How to Transfer Data from HTC to iPad?

To learn more about the Phone Transfer program, you can read the following tutorial to begin the SMS transferring task. Before that, you can get the free trial version of the program downloaded and installed on your PC or Mac computer.

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Easily Transfer/Copy Text Messages from Samsung Galaxy S3/S4 to S5

Step 1. Install the Samsung to Samsung SMS transfer program

After downloading and installing the program, you can directly launch it on your computer. Soon, you can see its primary interface like the picture below. Just choose Phone to Phone Transfer mode and enter the phone transferring window.

move text messages from old galaxy s4 to new s5

Step 2. Connect both Samsung phones to the computer

Continue to connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5 to the computer at the same time and wait until they are detected by the program. When the detection is done, the two phones will be displayed as "Source" and "Destination". You can click "Flip" to change their places if your misplaced them.

move text messages from old galaxy s4 to new s5

Step 2: Start to copy SMS messages from S4 to S5

As I mentioned on the above, Samsung to Samsung Transfer is able to transfer contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, apps, call logs and more from one phone to another. Just select the file types you want to transfer, such as Contacts, by checking the marks in front of it and then click "Start Transfer" button to begin the transferring process.

move text messages from old galaxy s4 to new s5

That is the whole process of transferring text messages from old Galaxy S3 or S4 to the new S5, with the help of Samsung to Samsung Transfer. Now, it's your turn to give a shot on the simple yet efficient transfer tool.

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Another Solution to Transfer SMS from Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to S7

Coolmuster Android Assistant or Android Assistant for Mac is another option for Samsung device users to transfer data between Samsung devices, which also makes it pretty simple to transfer contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, documents and more between Android phones or tablets. You can backup and restore your Android devices whenever you need, with the help of Coolmuster Android Assistant. It is also a powerful Android data manager tool for you to manage and edit Android phone data on computer.

Free download this Samsung SMS Transfer tool and have a try.

1: Get your Samsung Galaxy S6 and S7 connected via USB and launch the installed Android Assistant on your PC or Mac.
3: Navigate to the source Galaxy S6 phone and choose file types from left sidebar.
4. Tick off the "SMS" option if you only want to transfer text messages and click "Export" button from top menu.
5. Choose an output location on your computer to save the exported data.
6. Navigate to the destinated Samsung Galaxy S7 phone and choose "SMS" from left sidebar.
7. Click "Import" button from top menu, browse for the backed up SMS folder from your computer and copy them to S7.

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