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How to Transfer Data from Samsung to Google Pixel 3

The Google Pixel 3 has the best smartphone camera you can buy today, and yet it comes in a one-hand-friendly size with a large enough screen to satisfy most people in 2018.

Every time when changing to a new device, plenty of transferring work might border you. You have to transfer old phone data to new phone, and now with the help of Syncios Data Transfer and Syncios Manager, you can transfer Samsung data to Google Pixel 3 effortlessly.

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Method 1: Transfer from Samsung to Google Pixel 3 directly by using Syncios Data Transfer

Syncios Data Transfer must be the 'IT' item that everyone should have, data includes Contacts, Text Messages, Call Logs, Photos, Music, Videos, Apps, Bookmarks and Calendars can all transferred between Androids. What's more, iOS to Android's data transfer is not a dream anymore. You can use Syncios Data Transfer to transfer Samsung data to Google Pixel 3 directly.

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Step 1: Launch Syncios Data Transfer >> Connect Samsung & Google Pixel 3 to computer

In order to achieve Samsung to Google Pixel 3's data transfer directly, you need to download and install Syncios Data Transfer on your computer first. Then launch it and connect both your Samsung device and Google Pixel 3 to computer via USB cable. Please make sure you have open 'USB debugging' mode on your devices. If you don't know how to do it, please click here for help. Now please ensure your Samsung device on LEFT side and your Google Pixel 3 on RIGHT side. If they are not, you can click on 'Flip' button to switch. After your phones finish connecting correctly to Syncios, click 'Next' for the next step.

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Step 2: Choose desired contents >> Click 'Next' to launch the transferring process

Now, transferrable contents will list on the screen. If you want to transfer all of them, please check the checkbox of 'Select All'. If not, then please just simply select the certain contents you want and click 'Next' button to launch. Syncios Data Transfer will transfer all the selected contents from Samsung to Google Pixel 3.

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Method 2: Transfer certain contents by using Syncios Manager

Want to transfer parts of data which can select by yourself? Syncios Manager can perfectly do this! Meanwhile, you can use Syncios Manager to manage your phone. If you upgrade to Ultimate version, you can also experience the 1-click backup and restore features.

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Transfer specific contents need the help of Syncios Manager. Now please download and install Syncios Manager on your computer first. In the following paragraph, we will demonstrate you how to transfer Samsung photos to Google Pixel 3.

Export Samsung Photos

First, we will do operation on Samsung device. Please connect your Samsung device to computer via USB cable, choose 'Photos' option on the left panel and wait for Syncios to sync your Samsung device. After that you can choose the certain photo folder or specific photo file(Double click the certain photo folder to enter) to transfer. Choose your desired contents and click 'Export' button on the menu bar. Choose your saving path and click 'Export' again to launch.

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Import Samsung Photos to Google Pixel 3

And now let's turn to Google Pixel 3, please connect your Google Pixel 3 to computer and wait for Syncios to sync. Still choose 'Photos' option and click 'Add' button on the menu bar. You can choose to import Samsung photo folder or certain Samsung photo file to Google Pixel 3 by selecting 'Add Folder' or 'Add File'. Choose your desired contents and click 'OK'/'Open' to launch.

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Tips: If you encounter any detection problem during the process, please check our Android tutorial for help.


Method 3: Use Pixel Switch to get start your Pixel 3

What you need to prepare?

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  • 1. The Quick Switch Adapter that came with your Pixel 3.
  • 2. The SIM ejection tool that came with your Pixel 3.
  • 3. Your Samsung phone and Google Pixel 3.
  • 4. Wi-Fi connection.

1. Insert your SIM.

  • Remove the SIM card from your Samsung and with the tool provided, open the SIM tray on your Pixel 3. Insert the SIM card, and allow a few seconds to activate. You're all set.

2. Connect to Wi-Fi and sign in with your Google Account.

Once you have the SIM in place and you've turned on your Pixel 3, join a Wi-Fi network. Then, plug in your Samsung to your new Pixel 3 with the included Quick Switch Adapter. Lastly, unlock your Samsung and sign in to your Google Account with your new Pixel 3. You can still use your Samsung during this process.

3. Get your stuff and go.

Once you've signed into your Google Account, select what you want to copy, such as apps, contacts, calendar events, photos, videos, music, SMS messages, and more. Then, tap "copy" and let your data transfer begin. When the transfer is finished you'll see a confirmation message. Time to enjoy your new Pixel 3!


You can also learn from a video tutorial:


Supported Samsung & Google Devices

Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9, Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+/S8/S8+/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6+/S6 Edge(+)/S5/S4/S4(mini)/S4 Zoom/S4 Active/S3/S3(mini), Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro, Galaxy Pro, Galaxy Mini 1/2, Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy S (Plus), Galaxy S Aviator, Galaxy S Blaze 4G, Galaxy S Relay 4G, Galaxy Ace Plus, Galaxy Ace 1/2/3, Galaxy Amp, Galaxy Appeal, Galaxy Admire 1/2/4G, Galaxy Axiom, Galaxy Beam, Galaxy Centura, Galaxy Discover, Galaxy Express, Galaxy Exhilarate, Galaxy Exhibit, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fame, Galaxy Gio, Galaxy Pocket (Neo), Galaxy Prevail, Galaxy Proclaim, Galaxy Rugby Pro, Galaxy Reverb, Galaxy Rush, Galaxy Ring, Galaxy Stratosphere 2, Galaxy Stellar, Galaxy Mega, Galaxy Music, Galaxy Metrix 4G, Galaxy Legend, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Victory 4G LTE, Galaxy W, Galaxy Xcover 1/2, Galaxy Y (Pro), Galaxy Young, and all Android devices.
Google Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Nexus 6P, Google Nexus 6, Google Nexus 5, Google Nexus 5X, Google Nexus 4, Google Nexus S, Google Nexus One HTC Nexus, Google Nexus S 4G, Google Glass, and all Android devices.

Supported OS: Android 3.0 - Android 9.0

Supported Files: Contacts, Text messages, Call logs, DCIM photos, Pictures, Music, Videos, Apps, Bookmarks, Calendars

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