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Transfer SMS to Samsung Galaxy S8 from Android/iPhone


No matter you are using an Android phone or iPhone, now you want to switch to the new Samsung Galaxy S8, the newly released smartphone from Samsung company, which is world’s first infinity screen with an enhanced dual-pixel camera & Bixby Vision. However, you may saved thousands of text messages on your old Android phone or iPhone, and you have no ideas how to transfer them to your new Samsung Galaxy S8, after all, transferring SMS is not as easy as transferring media files. But don't panic. This article introduces you an easy way!

The easiest method I want to introduce to you is to use the Samsung Data Transfer, which is a professional phone to phone transferring program to move the text messages from your previously used Android phone, such as Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5, HTC, LG, etc. or iPhone 7/7P/6/6S/5/5S, to the new Samsung Galaxy S8. In addition to text messages, Mobile Transfer can also transfer contacts, photos, videos, music, apps and more from one phone to another. It can also help you backup your phone data on computer, and restore the backup file back to your phone.

By the way, during the usage of Samsung Galaxy S8, you may encounter some other situations. The follow guides, I believe, can help you to protect your important data and information on your Galaxy S8:

How to recover lost data from Samsung Galaxy S8
How to backup Samsung Galaxy S8 on computer

First of all, you should download the free trial version of the Mobile Transfer via the links below:

How to Move Text Messages to Galaxy S8 from Other Phones?

Step 1. Launch Samsung SMS transfer program

Download and install the recommended transfer software on your computer and then using two USB cables to connect your old phone and new Samsung Galaxy S8 to the computer. Launch the transfer tool to detect the connected phones.

start samsung data transfer

Step 2. Enter Phone to Phone Transfer mode

You can see four different options displayed on the interface and you should choose the Phone to Phone Transfer. Then, you will be taken to the next window that the two phones, as well as all the moveable files are listed here.

choose phone to phone transfer

Step 3. Transfer SMS to new Galaxy S8

To transfer text messages, you should choose the option of SMS, and make other file types checked. Then click the Start Transfer button on the screen the begin the transfer.

start transfer sms to galaxy s8

It is a downloadable program and fairly easy to use. Just click the download it for free to have a try!

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