When you switch smartphones from Samsung to Huawei, one of the things that you absolutely must do is to transfer your data from your old mobile to the new one. But it is a time consuming process and you will need to spend a lot of time selecting all your videos, pictures, documents etc. In this article, we will show you the best 6 ways to transfer data from Samsung to Huawei!

Part 1. Use Huawei Phone Clone to Transfer Data from Samsung to Huawei

Phone Clone is an application developed by Huawei for the easy transfer of data like SMS, contacts, call logs, calendar, recordings, applications, chats, etc. from any mobile phone to a Huawei device. This application is available in Google and Apple stores and offers a fast, free, and secure transfer of data from Samsung to Huawei. Let's see how it's done!

Steps of Transferring

  • Download and install the Phone Clone application in your old Samsung as well as in the new Huawei mobile phone from the play store.
  • Launch the application on both the mobiles and select the New phone and Old phone in each of them.

huawei phone clone app

  • Scan the QR code displayed on your old phone, for the mobiles to connect (Sometimes you might need to enable the Wi-Fi manually).
  • Now select the data you need to transfer by checking the box and hit SEND.

transfer data by huawei phone clone

Wait till the process is complete. You will now be able to access your old files in your new phone, in their respective locations.

Part 2. Use iMyFone iTransor Pro to Transfer WhatsApp Data from Samsung to Huawei

Something you must know is that Huawei Phone Clone will only transfer your WhatsApp data between Huawei phones, which means you need to manually transfer your WhatsApp from Samsung to Huawei using apps like Google Drive.

Luckily we'd like to introduce you iMyFone iTransor Pro here - a safe and secure application that is widely used by people all over the world for the one-click transfer of WhatsApp data across mobile phones via a PC. It is compatible with both Android and iOS devices and allows the transfer of WhatsApp messages, photos, videos and attachments. The easy interface and successful rate of transfer make this application more preferred by people.

The following steps will help you switch all your WhatsApp data from Samsung to Huawei.

Steps of Transferring

  • Install and launch the application on your Windows.

windows version    mac version

  • Choose Transfer WhatsApp in the program.

choose Transfer WhatsApp

  • Connect both your old Samsung and new Huawei to your computer using a USB cable.
  • Tap on the Transfer after you set the correct source and destination devices. (Use the Switch button to adjust that.)

Make sure that the connection of both the devices is not lost while the transfer takes place. The transfer will be completed after a few minutes after which you can unplug both the devices from the PC.

iTransor Pro not only offers the transfer of WhatsApp data between Android and iOS platforms, but also allows 17 more types of data transfer from iPhone to Samsung or 11 more from Samsung/Huawei to iPhone. More functions will be supported soon!

Part 3. Use Google Backup to Manually Move Data from Samsung to Huawei

This is a simple method of data transfer from Samsung to Huawei which can also be utilized by all android mobiles since all the Android sets are connected to Google. But for this transfer method, you will need to have an internet connection.

Steps of Transferring

  • Take your old Samsung phone, go to Settings, then tap Backup and Reset then enable the Back up my data option. All your data will be backed up to your respective Google account.

back up data by google account

  • You can choose the type of data that needs to be backed up by going to Settings 鈥 Accounts 鈥 Google, and then check the desired options.
  • Once the backup is complete, take your new Huawei mobile and sign in with the same Google account.
  • Just after signing in, you will be asked whether or not to restore the backup from your old devices.
  • Choose your previously used Samsung device, select the files you need and hit the Restore or Next tab.

restore data by google account

Wait till the restoring process is complete before closing the window. You will need to have a good and fast internet connection for a speedy recovery.

Part 4. Use Inbuilt Features to Migrate Data from Samsung to Huawei

Data can also be selected and transferred through the inbuilt features and applications like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and mail in both the Samsung and Huawei mobiles. These are the simplest methods of file transfer from Samsung to Huawei and might take some time depending on the size of the file being transferred.

4.1 Use Bluetooth

The transfer of files via Bluetooth is very easy and any data can be sent from one Android phone to another, no matter what the version of android or Bluetooth. See the steps given below for reference.

Steps of Transferring

  • Keep both your old and new mobiles close to each other and turn on the Bluetooth on both the devices.
  • This can be done by going to the SettingsConnection and then Bluetooth, or you can just slide down the Notifications and Status Bar and turn it On there.
  • Pair the devices with each other by scanning for one device from another and then entering the passkey. Hit OK after you enter the key and your phones will be paired.
  • Once the pairing is done, to send any data from your old phone to your new one, select the file/folder, click the Share option and then the Bluetooth icon.
  • The name of the paired device will be shown at the top, tap on it and the sharing process will be started.

transfer data by bluetooth

Make sure that your phones are kept at a close distance till the transfer is complete. Mobbing your phone away can lead to failure of transfer, wherein you will have to retry again.

4.2 Use Wi-Fi

Using Wi-Fi to transfer files is a good idea, but can be time-consuming depending on the size of the files that need to be transferred. Here an inbuilt feature called the Wi-Fi direct is being utilized for the transfer.

Steps of Transferring

  • Keep both your mobiles close to one another and enable the Wi-Fi Direct. To do so go to Settings, then Wi-Fi, then Wi-Fi Preferences and then Wi-Fi Direct.

enable wi-fi direct

  • Pair both phones with one another.
  • Now similar to the Bluetooth transfer, select the file or folder you need to share and send it through Wi-Fi Direct.

The Wi-Fi transfer only allows certain types of data and does not support the transfer of applications, chats, call logs, etc.

4.3 Use Email

Email can be used to transfer files like documents, contacts files, images, music, videos, etc. from any mobile to another, provided you have an internet connection. The speed of the transfer will depend on the size of the data being sent and the internet connection. You can find the detailed guide below.

Steps of Transferring

  • Open the email application on your old phone (Samsung device) and compose a new mail.
  • Enter your email id in the To area.
  • Now tap on the Attach File icon and choose the files you need to send via mail.

attach files by mail

  • After the attachment process if over, Send the mail or save it as a draft.
  • Now on the email application in your new mobile and you will be able to access or download the files from the previously saved/ sent mail.

There are limitations to the mail size and also to the file types that can be transferred via mail. The files shared via mail can be accessed on any device at any time, provided the mail is not deleted and you have an internet connection.


No matter how many mobiles we change over time, the data in our old phones are always valuable and will need to be transferred to our new ones. You can choose your desired mode of transfer depending on your need and the type of files that needs to be transferred. Please give us feedback about our suggestions in the comment box below.