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How to Transfer Data from Old Tablet to New Tablet?

I just bought a new tablet, not because the old one was broken, just because it was old and outdated. I tried to transfer my Need For Speed app from my old tablet to the new one. I used the Android backup/restore app. But after restoring the data to my new tablet, the game will not open. It begins to open and shows the logo but then returns to the home screen. Is there any other good ways to transfer data from old tablet to the new tablet?

When you replace your old tablet with a new one, you may run into a common problem of how to transfer data from your old tablet to your new tablet. iOS users can transfer files by restoring the backup of their old iPad to the new iPad with the help of iTunes or iCloud. If you're moving from an Android tablet to a new iPad Air or iPad Pro, the transfer process is not as easy as an iOS user, but it's definitely not impossible.

Whether you want to transfer contacts or calendars, movies, music, etc., add to your new tablet, whether you're using Android or iPad, we can help you do the data transfer between two tablets as easily as possible. Here's how to do it.

Way 1: Transfer Data from Old Tablet to New Tablet Using Gmail
Way 2: Transfer Files between Two Tablets Using Dropbox
Way 3: Transfer Data from Old Tablet to New Tablet Using Mobile Transfer (Recommended!)

Way 1: Transfer Data from Old Tablet to New Tablet Using Gmail

Many cloud services, including Google's local services, iCloud, etc., can store your contacts, calendars, and more. Google supports cross-platform data backup and restore services, which means that you can easily import data from your old tablet to Google. It is also very convenient to use. You only need to enter your credentials for any of the supported services that can be found within the iOS Settings menu, and toggle which data you want to pull in; mail, contacts, calendars, and even notes. They are stored in the cloud, waiting You access them on your new tablet.
Let's take a contact as an example to show you how to use Gmail to transfer data from your old tablet to your new tablet:

Step 1. Go to Settings on iPhone > Tap Accounts & Passwords > Choose Add Account > Tap on Google and add Gmail into your iPhone.

Step 2. Turn Contacts option ON > Go back to Home screen and launch Contacts app, then your contacts will be synced to Gmail.

Step 3. Turn the new Android device on and log in with the same Google account. Then, you can see all the synced contacts in Gmail and you can choose to download them to your Android device.

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Way 2: Transfer Files between Two Tablets Using Dropbox

Dropbox is available for Android and iOS. If you enable this feature on your existing device, you can upload all your media files and documents on Dropbox. Then send the uploaded file to the new iPad Air or iPad Pro and you only need it. Download and sign in to the Dropbox for iOS app.

Let's take a photo as an example to show you how to use Dropbox to transfer files from one tablet to another.

Step 1: On your Android device, if you don't already have the Dropbox app installed, install it from Google Play.

Step 2: The first time you start, you will be asked if you want to upload a photo. Say yes. If you already have Dropbox on your Android phone, but you don't have automatic upload enabled, you can do so via Settings.

Step 3: After the photo upload is complete, you can log in to the Dropbox for iOS app on the iPad with the same account, then find the photos you want from Dropbox and download them to the new iPad.

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Way 3: Transfer Data from Old Tablet to New Tablet Using Mobile Transfer

If you have two Android tablets, what you usually do is plug two tablets into your computer via a USB cable and start copying and pasting files from one tablet to another. Once you've tried these methods, you'll find that if you don't have a professional tool to transfer files, all you can do is spend a lot of time doing the tedious work of copying and pasting. Uploading and downloading files will take a lot of time even if you use Bluetooth or Drive.

To save your time and energy, you can depend on Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac, with which you can transfer all your wanted contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, apps, etc. between two Android tablets, two iPads, or between one Android tablet and one iPad easily and safely. The whole transferring process just costs you a few minutes. Before you have a try this tool, let's learn more about its features:

* Transfer contacts, SMS, apps, songs, videos and pictures between two tablets.
* Compatible with all tablets and phones that are running Android and iOS.
* Does no harm on your device and data. Everything can be transferred with original quality.

Coolmuster Phone Transfer is available with both Windows and Mac version. Just choose the right version according to your computer system and then read the following article to see how easy it is to transfer files from old tablet to new tablet by using Coolmuster Mobile Transfer. The operations in the below are based on Windows platform. Mac users can take the same way.

Step 1. Run the tablet to tablet data transferring program

Install and launch the Coolmuster Mobile Transfer on your computer. Directly go to the transfer window and then you will be asked to connect your two devices to this computer via USB cables.

Note: You should install iTunes on your computer in advance if one of the two tablets is iPad.

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Step 2. Connect your two tablets with computer

Plug into the USB cables that belongs with both of your two tablets to make them connected. Then, Mobile Transfer will detect and show them in the program window, just as "Source" and "Destination". You can tap the "Flip" button to switch their places easily.

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Step 3: Start to transfer data from old tablet to new

Mobile Transfer will scan the phone and display all the transferable files here, such as contacts, iMessages, photos, videos, music, calendars and more. Just check the file types you want to transfer and click the button of "Start Copy" to begin export files from old tablet to new tablet.

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Like smartphones, tablets are also constantly being updated. In addition to the iPad series, there are still many options for you to choose when you want to purchase a tablet. For example, Google's latest tablet Pixel C, Asus's ZenPad 3S, Huawei's MediaPad M5, Amazon Fire Series, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 and more. They are considered to be the most advanced tablets that can bring extraordinary enjoyment to your entertainment and work.

Replacing a new tablet means copying important files from the old tablet to the new one. Above are three ways to help you transfer data from your old tablet to your new tablet. Among them, whether you use Gmail or Dropbox, not only the transfer process is slow and complicated, but also they only support a small number of file types. Therefore, we recommend that you use Coolmuster Mobile Transfer, which supports one-click transmission, safe and fast, and it supports multiple file types, saving you a lot of time.

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