3 Ways to Transfer Data from LG to Samsung Like a Pro

Written By Axel Nash | Feb 12,2020

Got a new Samsung phone, but can’t transfer from LG to Samsung your important files?

Well, if you are also going through a similar situation about data transfer, then you have come to the right place. Whenever we get a new phone, the first thing we do is the transfer of our important files. Recently, when I got a new Samsung, I wanted to transfer contacts from LG to Samsung as well that got me looking for various options. The good news is that with the help of a reliable LG to Samsung transfer app, you can meet your requirements pretty easily. In this post, I’m going to teach you how to transfer data from LG to Samsung in 3 different ways.

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Part 1: Transfer Data from LG to Samsung via MobileTrans - Phone Transfer

The easiest way to transfer from LG to Samsung all kinds of data is by using MobileTrans – Phone Transfer. The LG to Samsung transfer app can move all your files with just a single click. Apart from Android to Android, it can also move your data between Android and iOS as well. Presently, it supports 6000+ different smartphone models and all the major data types such as photos, videos, music, contacts, call logs, messages, notes, and so much more.

You can just select the type of data that you wish to move and start the transfer process. There is no need to root your phones or undergo any technical hassle. Here’s how you can transfer data from LG to Samsung using MobileTrans – Phone Transfer.

Step 1: Launch the Phone Transfer application

Firstly, install the MobileTrans – Phone Transfer application on your Windows or Mac and launch it. From its welcome screen, you can launch the “Phone Transfer” module of MobileTrans.

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Step 2: Connect your LG and Samsung phones

Afterward, use working USB cables and connect both the devices to MobileTrans. Once both the devices would be detected by the application, they will be marked as either source or destination. You can use the Flip button to make sure that LG is the source and Samsung is the destination device.

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Step 3: Transfer data from LG to Samsung

Simply select the type of data (like photos, contacts, messages, etc.) that you wish to move and click on the “Start” button. There is also an option to clear the existing data on the destination device before copying your files.

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That’s it! Now you can just wait for a while and make sure that your devices stay connected to the system. Once the data transfer process is completed, you will be notified so that you can safely remove your phones.

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Part 2: Transfer from LG to Samsung Selected Files via Google Drive

One of the best things about Android devices is that they are automatically linked to a Google account. This means, you would get a 15 GB of storage on Google Drive that you can use to transfer data from LG to Samsung. Though, users can always buy more storage if they want to. In this way, you can first upload your files to Google Drive and later save them on your Samsung phone.

Needless to say, this is a very time-consuming process if you wish to transfer contacts from LG to Samsung or any other data type. Also, it will consume a lot of storage on your Google Drive. Ideally, the method is only recommended to transfer a handful of files from LG to Samsung.

Step 1: Upload your files to the Drive

Firstly, you can just launch the Google Drive application on your LG and tap on the “+” button to add a file. From the provided options, choose the “Upload” feature and browse to the location where your files are stored to upload them.

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Step 2: Download files on Samsung

After when you have successfully uploaded your files to the Drive, launch the application on your Samsung. Please note that the phone should be linked to the same Google account as your LG. Now, locate the file and tap on the hamburger (three-dot) icon to get its options.

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You can just choose to make the file available offline to access it without any internet connection. Alternatively, you can also tap on the “Download” button to save the file on your device’s storage.

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Step 3: Sync data via Google (optional)

This is an ideal way to transfer contacts from LG to Samsung via your Google account. You can just go to the Account Settings > Google on both the devices and enable the option to sync different kinds of data. If both the devices are linked to the same Google account, then you can easily sync your data seamlessly.

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Part 3: Transfer Data from LG to Samsung via Samsung’s Smart Switch

Lastly, you can also take the assistance of Samsung Smart Switch to transfer data from LG to Samsung. The application is specifically designed by Samsung to help us move data from a source Android/iOS device to a new Samsung phone. Needless to say, Smart Switch would only work if the target device is a Samsung and does not support other Android phones.

In this Smart Switch LG to Samsung solution, you can see that both the devices would be connected wirelessly. Therefore, this would take more time to transfer your data instead of a better LG to Samsung transfer app like MobileTrans. To know how to use Smart Switch for LG to Samsung transfer, follow these steps:

Step 1: Mark the Sending and Receiving Phones

Download and install the Smart Switch applications on both the devices and launch it to transfer data from LG to Samsung. Select the type of the source device as an Android and mark which phone is the sending device (LG) and which is the receiving device (Samsung).

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Step 2: Connect both the Phones Wirelessly

Ensure that the Bluetooth and WiFi features are enabled on both the phones and that they are located nearby. A one-time generated code would be displayed on your LG phone that you have to enter on your Samsung to establish a secure connection.

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Step 3: Transfer data from LG to Samsung

There you go! Once both the phones are successfully connected, you can just select the type of data that you wish to move. Tap on the “Send” button, accept the incoming data on your Samsung, and simply wait for a while. When the data transfer process is completed, the Smart Switch interface will inform you of the same.

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Now when you know three different ways to transfer from LG to Samsung all kinds of data, you can easily meet your requirements. As you can see, MobileTrans – Phone Transfer provides the smartest and quickest way to transfer data from LG to Samsung. This intuitive LG to Samsung transfer app can be installed on leading Windows and Mac versions. Feel free to give it a try and explore the other features of the tool to manage your data like a pro.

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