Are you looking to shift to the new Samsung Galaxy S8 from LG smartphone? If yes, you have to consider an efficient and safe way to transfer data from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8. While buying a new phone is always a happy occasion, as you look forward to enjoying the advanced features in the new one, the transfer of data such as contacts can be quite frustrating. Fortunately, we have a few effective solutions for you.
When you switch phones, it is not only the contacts, but other data files including music, videos, apps and other data need to be transferred. Here is a comprehensive guide on safe and easy ways to transfer files from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8:
- Part 1: Perfect method to transfer data from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8
- Part 2: Best method to transfer LG to Samsung Galaxy S8 using 1 Click
- Part 3: How to Wipe Your Old LG G4/G5 Phone Completely Before Selling or Giving to Others?
Part 1: Perfect method to transfer data from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8 / S9
When you want to transfer files from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8, using a tool like dr.fone is the best hassle free and safe way. dr.fone – Switch is a data transfer tool that helps in transferring files between smartphones. Switching to a new phone comes with its own drawbacks like not being able to transfer all the contacts to the new phone.
Many users face this difficulty, and some even carry their old phone to refer the contacts they need. But this can be a short-term measure only. If you want to have all your contacts transferred and ready to use whenever you need from your new Samsung S8 using dr.fone from Wondershare is the best way. With this tool, you can do a complete transfer of all the data and erase the data in your LG device without leaving any trace.
dr.fone – Switch phone to phone transfer tool plays a very important role in transferring files from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8. When you switch from your old LG phone to new Samsung Galaxy S8, you need to transfer contacts from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8 because you can't carry old mobile everywhere to watch the number and then call your friends and family.
You can also transfer music, videos, photos, call logs, apps, apps data, calendars or notes using dr.fone – Phone Switch. So, there is no need to leave anything on your old phone. After transferring data just wipe whole data of your LG phone using this software.
Efficient features of dr.fone for Android Phone
- Easy and quick transfer of all data files in the phone including videos, photos, contacts, calendar, music and messages. It can transfer between Android phones and also from Android devices to iPad or iPhone devices, and sync iTunes music with Samsung S8 with dr.fone – Android Transfer too.
- Complete backup and restoration of Samsung data with dr.fone – Android Backup&Restore present in the phone to your computer with a single click.
- Transfer process is very quick and takes only a few minutes to complete.
- Transfer from various Android phone brands including Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, HTC and several others to iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5c/5s/6/6S/SE/7/8 Plus/X which use iOS 6/7/8/9/10/11.
- Supports all leading smartphones as well as tablets including Google, Sony, LG, HTC, Samsung, Apple, ZTE, Motorola, Huawei, Nokia and many more.
- The software is compatible with all major mobile communication providers including T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and AT&T.
- Works well on Mac 10.13 and Windows 10.
Part 2: Method to transfer LG to Samsung Galaxy S8 using one click
To enable smooth and hassle-free transfer of data from LG to Samsung Galaxy you need to download dr.fone and install on your computer. The software is available in mac and windows version.
Here are the steps for the transfer:
Launch dr.fone on your computer and click on the option, ‘Switch‘ to initiate the data transfer to Samsung Galaxy S8 from LG.
Connect both Samsung S8 and LG devices to the computer. The software will detect the two devices automatically. Once the devices are recognized, you have to just select the files you want to transfer. Click on the ‘Start Transfer‘ option.
Part 3: How to Wipe Your Old LG G4/G5 Phone Completely Before Selling or Giving to Others?
Once you have completed an effective and safe transfer of data from your old LG phone with dr.fone, you will have to erase the data present in the LG device before you give or sell it to others. dr.fone – Android Erase is an ideal tool for erasing phone data as manual erasure does not guarantee complete deletion of data. To ensure the data is permanently erased, using a tool like dr.fone is important.
Why you need dr.fone – Erase (Android)
Most often smartphones contain sensitive information such as logins, banking information and other personal details which can be recovered when you do the usual deletion in the phone. The delete feature in the mobile phones only removes the information pathway and not the information which can be retrieved by the appropriate tools. dr.fone – Erase safeguards your information by
- Permanent deletion of all files
- Clears all browsing history and caches
- Protects your personal information
With dr.fone – Erase you can ensure that the deletion is permanent and avoid data hackers from getting hold of it.
Permanently delete files
With dr.fone you can ensure all the data you have deleted is not recoverable even if you are using the device still. This permanent deletion feature helps to verify whether the data has been completely erased or not. This way you can ensure the files you had deleted previously are not accessible or recoverable anymore even with the most sophisticated software.
Permanent deletion of entire data in the phone
The dr.fone – Android Erase tool has individual selection mode to delete the files that you want to remove permanently and leave the other undisturbed. If you are recycling, trading or selling your smartphone, using the single click erase option in dr.fone will keep your phone safe before you pass it on. While factory reset is often used for this purpose, it is not sufficient. With a professional tool like dr.fone, you can remove the data and ascertain that it is completely safe irrespective of who uses it after you.
Features of dr.fone – Android Erase
- Deletes data including contacts, messages, call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Videos, Photos and Chrome Bookmarks.
- Supports medial files including videos and pictures and also safeguards the messages, call logs and much more.
- Erases all data files present on the phone completely.
- Clears all contents such as browsing data and caches and ensures all the data you have on your phone is protected from prying eyes.
- It frees up storage space. The private and confidential data will be made unrecoverable. This erasure of data frees up space and safeguards your data.
- The software improves the performance of the device. With more storage space freed by deletion of data, the device will be able to perform at faster speeds.
- Clears away all Junk files with the one-click cleanup process. All unwanted junk files and background processes are removed this way.
- Try the 15-day dr.fone trial to recognize the potential of the software. You will be able to view all the vulnerable data files but cannot delete the files. Purchase the premium version for complete deletion feature. The full version supports LG and Samsung devices well.
As you can see with dr.fone – Switch and dr.fone – Android Erase tools, you can transfer data from LG to Samsung Galaxy S8 / S9 in a quick, efficient and simple way and enjoy your new Samsung S9, S8 fully.