Is There Easy Way to Sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 (Plus) Directly?
So, you've bought a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. You've fallen in love with its sleek design, alluring curved display, and high-tech specifications. It's 4GB of random access memory (RAM), and 64GB of internal storage is to be drooled over.
Siri and Cortana can back off as now there is a new Artificial Intelligent assistant on the streets with Bixby and Bixby vision. And with a personal computer Esq. Interface, after the integration of DeX doc, is the reason why these phones are Samsung's flagship devices of the year.
But, as much as you love your new updated technological limb, you still have all your precious pictures, videos, audios, chats, emails, contacts, messages, call logs and documents in your old Samsung Galaxy Note 5. And, you would very much like to keep all of it in your new Samsung Galaxy S8.
Fear not! Because Wondershare brings you dr.fone, your very own data syncing application that will transfer all your precious data without any hassle whatsoever. Where syncing your phone with Samsung Smart Switch can be time consuming and ponderous, dr.fone will make every part of the process as easy as it can be. Use it, and you will be able to transfer data from phone to phone, backup from phone to computer, restore data from multiple sources and perform a visage of different tasks.
Know More about dr.fone for Android
The software is accessible on every Android device in the market, which also includes Android 7.0. You can run its desktop application on Mac or Windows, which in itself, comes with a variety of features, including the option of rooting your Android phone, creating ringtones, and manage all your applications.
Other features drfone include Application Management (Installation, Uninstallation, importation or backing up of Apps in batches), Gif Maker (Gif pictures, motion photographs, and videos), and iTunes management (Syncing iTunes music into Android devices or transferring music from Samsung Galaxy S8 to iTunes). This software is compatible with over 5000 Android devices (Version 2.2 – Version 7.0), including but not limited to Samsung, Sony, HTC, Google Pixel, Huawei, LG, and Motorola.
Part 1. How to Sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 (Plus) using dr.fone Switch Directly
dr.fone – Switch is a hindrance-free and fast application that helps you transfer data from one phone to another. Syncing Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 can be done by following the simple steps below.
Step 1: Download dr.fone and connect the devices
Firstly, download the dr.fone software from the internet for free and install it on your personal computer. Then take both Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S8 and connect them to your personal computer with the help of an USB cable. Open the installed dr.fone application, and you will be able to see a window with several options on the screen, alongside a model of your phone on the left. The options will include, “Recover”, “Transfer”, “Switch”, and “Backup&Restore”. Click on “Switch” and select Samsung Galaxy Note 5 as the source device, and continue to sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8.
Step 2: Choose the destination device and proceed to data transfer
After selecting the source device, another window will pop-up on your screen. On this window, click on the drop-down menu and select Samsung Galaxy S8 as your target device.
Step 3: Choose the data type and begin to sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8
Now, the dr.fone – Switch application will take you to the screen of contents you wish to transfer. It will contain the options of Music, Videos, Playlists, Contacts, Photos, Messages, Call logs & Calendar, etc. You can select a single data type, multiple data types, or all the data types and after selecting your choice, just click on the “Start Transfer” tab. Your data transfer will initialize and will continue as long as the link stays connected.
So, now that you can successfully sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8, you may still wish to back up your old phone and restore it to your new one at a later date. dr.fone can also create an extensive backup of your precious data. This will help you safely store all your data in backups and restore it to your Samsung Galaxy S8 for later use.
Part 2. How to Backup Data to Sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 on a Later Date
Sometimes you don't need data from your old phone immediately but might want to restore it to your new one after some time. dr.fone – Backup&Restore (Android) can do just that, and all you have to do to sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 on a later date is to follow the simple steps below.
Step 1: Download dr.fone Application for Samsung Transfer
The first thing you will have to do to sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 after an interval of time, by creating a backup of your data on your personal computer, is to download the free dr.fone and install it.
After installation is complete, you will have to connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to your PC with the help of an USB cable. Afterwards, push the “Backup&Restore” button on the screen, which will contain several options like Switch, Transfer, Recover, Erase, Unlock. Select the “Backup” option in the Backup & Restore menu.
Step 2: Select the data types and backup
After selecting the “Backup” option, a new window will open. This window will contain options for all types of data. Select the data files you would want to back up and click on the backup button after selecting your destination folder. As the backup finishes, you will receive a message of success. Afterward, check the destination folder for the backup files and so you will be able to sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 whenever you would like.
Part 3. How to Restore Data to Sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8
After backing up the data, you'd want to restore it to your Samsung Galaxy S8 at a later date. Here are the steps you will need to follow to do just that.
Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S8 to your PC and open dr.fone/h4>
To restore data from your computer to successfully sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8, you will need to connect your Samsung Galaxy S8 to your computer using an USB cable. After the connection is established, you will need to open the dr.fone interface. As soon as it recognizes your device, open the “Backup&Restore” section and this time selects the “Restore” option.
Step 2: Select the backup files and begin restoration of data
You will now be taken to a new window, which will display all the backups from recent history that you have created on your computer. You will need to click on the files you desire to restore and then click on the “Next” icon to begin restoration.
Afterward, a new window will open that will showcase all kinds of data types from your old device. You will need to select the files you wish to have on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and then click on the “Restore to Device” tab. The restoration process will finish, and you will get a notification of success.
Congratulations! You are now aware of how to successfully sync Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S8 (Plus) using Wondershare's magnificent dr.fone software. Data transferring has never been so easy than ever.