Android transfer photos to new phone

Android transfer photos to new phone [English]

How to transfer photos from android to android

When getting a new Android phone , there is no overall easy way to transfer all data from an old phone to a new phone.

Each brand and models rely on different technologies, which usually are not available on previous phone, and different tricks must be used for each phone.

In order to transfer all the pictures from one Android phone to another, without losing precious pictures details (time, location, ...), the simple trick is the following :

How to transfer photos from android to android

Plug the two smartphone s to the same computer, and open the folder Internal Storage > DCIM > Camera - this example applies for the pictures taken with the camera, folders might be different for specific phones, or another folder with pictures can be used.

On this folder, select all the pictures, and copy them.

Open the equivalent folder on the new phone, and copy files from old phone to that one, either with right click + drag and drop.

Or by pasting the selected pictures :

Android transfer photos to new phone

Copy might take some time... have a break and take a coffee !

But don't go too far away from the computer, as some requests might come up. Example with videos, which formats might not be recognized across different phones.

At the end, have a look at the pictures in your new phone. Some of them might have gotten actual date instead of picture date, but, overall, most pictures should be there with accurate information.

How to transfer pictures from old phone to new phone

In order to transfer photos to new phone without losing information, connect both phones via USB to a computer, and using Windows Explorer, copy the pictures from the pictures folder in the old phone to the pictures folder in the new phone, without using the computer storage.

That way, extra information stored on the phone for the pictures will not be lost while transfering pictures.

How to transfer photos from Android to Android phone

The best way to transfer photos from Android to Android phone , is to connect both phones to a computer via USB, and use the computer to copy photos from the first phones to the second phone.

How to transfer photos from Android to Android phone

How to transfer photos from Android to Android via Bluetooth

Another way to transfer photos from Android to Android from is with Bluetooth.

Start by activating Bluetooth on both phones. Then, on the first phone, open the gallery app and select all the pictures to transfer. Then tap the share icon, and select Bluetooth option. Find the phone with which you would like to transfer photos from Android to Android, and wait for the transfer to complete.

How to transfer everything from your old Android phone to your new one

How to transfer photos from Android to Android phone via Beam

Another more recent way to transfer data between two Android phone s, is to use the Android Beam option, if available on both phones.

All you have to do is activate Android Beam on both phones, have them next to each other back to back, and start the transfer.

To activate the Android Beam, which requires NFC, go to settings > more > activate NFC > Android Beam.

Then, simply bring the phones back to back, and you will be able to transfer photos from Android to Android phone s via Beam, along with other type of files: web pages, youtube videos, map directions, contact informations, applications, and, of course, photos!

4 Ways to Transfer Photos from Android to Android

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