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How to Switch/Transfer Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8?

If you are experiencing a tedious process to transfer data from one phone to another, such as switch Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9, it's time to put down your work. Here we share you with two easy and efficient solutions to help you complete the transfer process. If you have newly bought a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus or S8, and plan to give away your old Huawei Android phone, such as Huawei Ascend/Honor/Mate/P10/P9/P8/P7, let's proceed with the following content that guide you through the process of transferring data from Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 with ease.

Part 1: How to Switch Data from Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 with Mobile Transfer?
Part 2: Restore Huawei Backup Data to Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android Assistant?
Part 3: How to Transfer Data from Huawei to Galaxy S9/S8 with Samsung Smart Switch?

Part 1: How to Switch Data from Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8 with Mobile Transfer?

There are various phone to phone transfer software available in the industry that can be used to help you complete the data transfer process between two different phones. Among the software, Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Coolmuster Mobile Transfer for Mac is highly recommended for you to directly transfer files from one device to another without facing any trouble. The transfer ability featured by the program is 100% safe and reliable.

Not only transfer Huawei Ascend/Honor/Mate/P10/P9/P8/P7 to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/Edge/S5, you can also use it to move data between other Android devices. It supports to move your contacts, photos, videos, text messages, audio files, documents, applications and other files without any data loss.

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It is a desktop application for both Windows and Mac version. And it comes with trial version for you to have a try for free. It is compatible with almost all popular Samsung, Huawei and other Android devices. Let's go down to the task.

Steps to Switch Data from Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8:

Step 1. Run Mobile Transfer on your computer

After you have downloaded and launched the Mobile Transfer on your computer, you can see the main interface of the program like the following picture. You can directly select the "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode.

samsung to huawei transfer

Step 2. Connect Huawei and Samsung Phones to Computer

Next, you need to connect your Huawei and Samsung Galaxy S9 to your computer using two USB cables. The two phones will be detected by the program and all of the file types on both Phones. (i.e. contacts, audio files, photos, videos, text messages, etc.) are also displayed.

transfer data from samsung to huawei

Step 3. Transfer data from Huawei to Samsung

Finally, you can select the data types you'd like to transfer from the Huawei smartphone, and then click the transferring icon in the middle which is pointing to Samsung Galaxy S9 phone, to start the transferring task.

data transfer from samsung to huawei

Note: During the whole process, the connection between the two phones and computer cannot be interrupted.

Part 2: Restore Huawei Backup Data to Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android Assistant?

The second way to transfer data from Huawei to Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Edge is using the Coolmuster Android Assistant or Android Assistant for Mac. It is a third-party app designed to transfer data between Android and computer and manage Android data on computer. But it also provide with 1click backup & restore ability, which can help you backup your Huawei phone data on computer, and restore the backup file to your Samsung S9 with one click..

Coolmuster Android Assistant is quick to download, easy to use and promises data transfer can be 100% secure. Read the following part to learn how to restore Huawei backup data to Samsung S9 with this tool.

Step 1. Launch the Android manager program and connect your Huawei mobile device to the same computer via a USB cable. Open USB debugging mode on your Huawei phone and it will be detected by the program soon.

launch android assistant

Step 2. Go to "Super Toolkit" from the top menu from the program interface and you will enter the 1-click backup and restore window, where "Backup" and "Restore" options are displayed here.

switch huawei to samsung s9

Step 3. Choose the option of "Backup". Then you'll see an interface like below: Select the contents you want to back up from your Huawei phone and choose an output location on your PC to save these backups. Then click on "Back Up" button to save them to the destination.

backup huawei data

Step 4. Once the backup process is finished. You can disconnect this Huawei phone and link your Samsung S9 to the computer. Go to click "Super Toolkit" > "Restore" option from Android Assistant's interface and choose the backup record of your Huawei phone. Select the file types you wish to restore and then click on "Restore" button to start restoring your selected files to the linked S9 device.

restore data to s9

Part 3: How to Transfer Data from Huawei to Galaxy S9/S8 with Smart Switch?

To make the data transfer between Samsung phones, or Samsung and other Android phones easy, Samsung introduce the Samsung Smart Switch, which can be downloaded on your Huawei and new Samsung S9 phones freely. By using Smart Switch, you can transfer all kinds of data, including contacts, messages, photos and more from Huawei to Samsung. What you need to do is just following these steps:

Step 1: Go to Google Play store or Samsung store to download the latest version of Smart Switch app on both the Huawei and Samsung Galaxy phones and launch it. Grant it all the needed permissions and choose the mode of transfer.

Step 2: Choose "Wireless" > "Receive" and you will be asked to select your target device as receiver. Here, Samsung Galaxy phone would be marked as a receiver and Huawei phone as a sender.

samsung smart switch

Step 3: Tap Wireless > Send > Connect on the Huawei phone, and it will search for the new Galaxy S9 automatically. Or you can connect to S9 via the PIN code shown on the phone screen.

Step 4: After the connection is enabled, you can select the file types you want to transfer. And your Samsung phone will receive a prompt that the Huawei phone would like to transfer data. Here you just tap "Receive" button to accept the incoming data.

transfer from huawei to samsung

Step 5: Wait a minute and all the data will be transferred from the source Huawei phone to the receiver phone - Samsung Galaxy S9 automatically. After that, you can close the app and enjoy the transferred data on your new Samsung device.

Which Solution is Better?

Altough Samsung Smart Switch is free of charge, the transfer process is a bit complicated and different Smart Switch versions for different phone OS version. In my opinion, Mobile Transfer can perform one-click transfer process and supports thousands of devices running on different platforms. Go ahead and download this easy-to-use yet powerful tool to save your time while switching to a new phone.

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