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Motorola Migrate: Transfer Files from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola

-- Monday, June 30, 2014
Samsung Galaxy Series phones are now widely used in all over the world. Galaxy S10/S9/S7, Note 3/Note 2, Grand Duo/Grand Duo 2, etc. are especially popular. What if Samsung users want their Galaxy phone data migrate to their Motorola? Is it complex to operate or can it transfer text files only? Actually, Motorola Migrate can help you transfer Android files to Motorola. You can try Motorola Migrate on your computer to see what Motorola Migrate can do.

Motorola Migrate is developed by Motorola Company. And you can download it freely on both your phones and copy data from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola. It empowers you to transfer Android contacts, SMS, call history, and media files like videos and photos with ease.
Now I will show you the specific way to use Motorola Migrate for Android data transferring.

Part 1: Transfer Data from Samsung Galaxy to Moto

Note: Before starting, download and install Motorola Migrate on Samsung Galaxy and Moto. Connect both phones to Wi-Fi hotspot.

Supported devices: Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Droid Ultra, Droid Maxx and Droid Mini, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge+, LG G4/G3, Sony Xperia Z3/Z5, Nexus 6/6P, Lenovo Phab Plus,etc.

Supported data: contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, music, video, documents, etc.

Step 1 Select Transfer Mode
Run Motorola Migrate app on your Moto phone. Make sure that your phone has been connected to the Wi-Fi hotspot. Next you are required to select your old phone type. Since Samsung Galaxy S6 runs on Android, choose "Android". Then click the button "NEXT" at the lower-right corner and move on.

Select Transfer Mode

Step 2 Choose File Types to Transfer
You will have the page "Get your stuff". Hit file types you are intended to transfer, for example, contacts, messages, photos, video, music, and call logs. Then click the button "NEXT".

You will be asked to download Motorola on your old phone. Since you have previously installed Motorola on Samsung phone, click the blue icon "Press here". And then tap the button "NEXT". Then there will be a QR code on the screen of your Moto phone.

Select File Types

Step 3 Set up Connection between Samsung and Motorola
Go to your Samsung Galaxy and run Motorola Migrate app. Then hit the button "NEXT". And hold your Samsung phone over the Motorola screen with the QR code showing in the blue square. The app will connect the two phones and will soon start transferring.

Connect Android to Motorola

Step 4 Files Migrate from Samsung Galaxy to Motorola
Motorola Migrate is using Wi-Fi to move your stuff, please don't turn it off or change Wi-Fi settings until it is done. And ensure both devices are in close distance.

When files are migrating, there is no need to watch the progress bar. The app keeps transferring while you do other things. When migration succeeds, you will have the screen "You're done!", telling you that files like call logs, text messages, video, photos, etc are completely transferred.

Successfully Transfer Files from Moto to LG

Part 2: Transfer Files from Moto to Galaxy

When you are going to transfer files from Moto to Galaxy but fails because the QR code doesn't show when making connection, you can use DoTrans.

Supported devices: Android, iPhone, Windows PC

Supported data: contacts, messages, music, photos, audios and videos.

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Step 1 Connect Samsung Galaxy and Motorola to Computer
Run DoTrans on your computer. Then connect both phones to the computer with USB cable. Set Motorola as source device and Samsung Galaxy the destination phone.

Step 2 Select File Types to Transfer
When both phones are connected to the computer, check whether they are seated at the right places. If not, you can select the target phone in the top drop-down menu, After that, you can select file types to copy, for example, contacts, messages, photos, and music.

Step 3 Copy Data from Moto to Galaxy
After that, click "Export to Device">Samsung Galaxy's name. The program will copy and paste files from Motorola to Samsung Galaxy. When it's done, you can click the button "OK" to end the process.

Copy Data From Moto To Galaxy

Easy, isn't it? By the way, if you are afraid of losing data while transferring, you can also back up your Android data with DoTrans. It allows you to back up contacts in one click and if you want to restore your contacts backup to phone, you are able to restore them too. What' more, you can use it to make your own ringtone and convert HEIC to JPG/PNG format.

DoTrans Toolbox

That's ll about this article, if you have any questions, you can contact us and we'll respond as soon as possible.

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.