How to transfer data from one Android to another( Easy & Quick)

Data transfer from one Android phone to another is pretty easy since there are several methods. For example, you want to share some memorable photos or videos with your friend from one Android to another. Luckily, there are several methods you can opt for. 


In this article, we’ll guide you through the step-by-step process of how to transfer data from one android to another. There are some built-in processes that we are going to describe. Keep yourself stuck in.



The first thing that comes on the smartphone for file sharing is Bluetooth. This is the default feature you can use on any Android. You can use Bluetooth in order to share data, images, documents, videos, and many more. This is a very convenient feature you can choose from without any trouble. 

To use Bluetooth follow the given steps:


  1. In the beginning, you have to enable the Bluetooth option on both Android phones and connect them in pairs.
  2. Then open your file manager and choose the files you want to transfer. 
  3. In order to transfer, tap on the Share button.
  4. Now, choose Bluetooth from the drop-down menu.
  5. Look for the device you paired with using Bluetooth from the list and select that one.
  6. As soon as you tap on the device name file-sharing will be started. You can see the status on both devices. 



How to transfer data from one Android to another




Using NFC (Near-Field Communication)


NFC chips use for close distance data transferring purposes. If you connect two devices with NFC chips, then sharing data is very easy. It is very reliable and efficient for data transfer and doesn’t need any pairing between devices. 

Now follow the given process to transfer data using NFC.


  1. Firstly, make sure both the devices have Android Beam and NFC enabled. 
  2. Then you have to go to Settings and choose Bluetooth and Connections.
  3. Now pick NFC and enable it. In the same way, turn on the Android Beam also.
  4. Now, simply open your File Manager and choose the files you want to transfer.
  5. This step is quite interesting. Touch both the phones together facing their rear panel and open the files.
  6. You’ll feel the sudden vibrate on your phone and a pop-up option saying ‘Tap to beam’.
  7. As soon as you tap the file, your file will start transferring. 


How to transfer data from one Android to another




Google Drive:


Another option you can use is Google Drive. Almost all the Android phones have Google Drive pre-installed. You can use this to share documents, files, photos, videos, and whatnot. Once you upload the file you can access them anytime from anywhere. Using both your mobile devices and PC or Mac.

Follow the below-mentioned process.


  1. Firstly, open Google Drive on your device.
  2. Then tap on the Create New button. You’ll get a few options like a new folder, upload, Google Docs, Google Sheet, etc. 
  3. Select the upload option.
  4. Now, choose the file from your phone storage you wish to share.
  5. Don’t forget to enable the option to transfer data from the phone to Google Drive.


Using third-party apps:


there are end numbers of file-sharing apps you’ll find in the Android play store. You can use them for data transferring purposes from one Android to another. 




This is a file transfer and sharing app that is available for Android, Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, and Mac also. Now, this app is available in more than 39 languages. Let’s see how you can use this app down below.


Step 1: First thing you have to do is download and install SHAREit from the Play store on both the receiver and sender devices. 


Step 2: When installing is done launch the app on both devices. You’ll get the options of local storage, receiving files, sending files, and inviting people.


Step 3: Tap Send on the phone you want to get the files, music, or apps from. Similarly, tap on receive on another device. 



How to transfer data from one Android to another




Step 4: You’ll be asked to give permission for your GPS and Bluetooth. This will help to identify the device and get a better connection. 


Step 5: Then the sender has to select the files he wants to send from his storage. 


Step 6: Both devices will then reach scanning mode, with the sender being asked to choose a receiver. Besides, you’ll get a temporary QR code to scan to connect. 


Step 7: Once both the devices get connected file transfer will start.






Q1: Which is the best file transfer app for Android?


Answer: There are many apps in the market. There is no specific best app to differentiate. Let us give you a list of names:


  • SHAREit   
  • Xender
  • AirDroid   
  • Samsung Smart Switch   
  • AirMore   
  • Send Anywhere   
  • Zapya   
  • LG Mobile Switch   
  • Bluetooth File Transfer   
  • Huawei Backup


Q2: Will Smart Switch transfer apps?


Answer: Yes Smart Switch is a file transferring app. You can use this app to transfer contacts, apps, call logs, photos, videos, and many more. Also, you can connect to your new Galaxy device easily and swiftly. It acts the same whether you’re planning for upgrading or transferring to another device or even to a Windows phone.


Q3: Can you share apps on Android?


Answer: Yes, the newest version of Google Play Store, which comes with a file sharing option. Now Android users can share apps, documents and all other things using the Nearby Share feature.


Q4: How can I share inbuilt apps in Android?


Answer: Sharing inbuilt apps in Android is quite easy. Follow the process as it is:


  1. Firstly, you have to download the app called “Apk installer” from the Google Play store. This app allows you to remake your installed and inbuilt apps in your Android device. 
  2. To make the back up of your inbuilt app launch the Apk installer.
  3. Now, go to Manage and select the app you want.
  4. Then simply tap on Export. 


That’s it. You make the apk of your inbuilt app in a very simple way. 


Final thoughts:

See, how easy it is to share data from one Android to another! You need to be patient during the process as it takes a few minutes. If you ask which method do we prefer? or which one is more convenient? Then we’ll suggest third-party apps as they are fast and reliable. 


But the decision is yours. Let us know in the comment section which method you are going to use and what you find useful. 


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