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How to transfer contacts, messages and more from Galaxy S6/S5 to Galaxy S7

The new Samsung S7 is yet to be released in the public but it has already pushed people over to the edge of their seats in pure excitement. Samsung’s new flagship is said to be announced on February 21st of this year, just before the 2016 Mobile World Congress, and has since created such an overwhelming anticipation over loyal Android users.

There is no doubt that Samsung is one of the leaders in innovating Android smart phones in the world. It would also come as no surprise if most of you have already decided to replace their old smart phones with the new and upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7. But while the idea of owning Samsung’s new Android phone is as exciting and thrilling as getting a new car, it also comes with a few setbacks. One of this is the dilemma of having to transfer all of your important files from your old mobile phone to the new.

Moving data between two Android devices can indeed be a daunting task especially if you do not have the right tools for it. Many programs have already been created and sold in the market that help making the transfer of contacts from S6 to S7 less worrisome. But instead of operating exactly how you want them to, most of them have proven to be either too complicated or simply flawed.

So, which one of these programs really function seamlessly for the very purpose of transferring files from your S5/S6 to S7, you might ask? The answer: Wondershare MobileTrans.

Part 1: 1 Click to Transfer Data from Old Galaxy to Galaxy S7


The MobileTrans Phone Transfer is a one-click transfer tool that enables you to transfer all of your important data from one phone to the next – this means all your contacts, SMS, photos, music, and basically everything you saved on your device. Plus, your mobile phones don’t even have to be manufactured by the same mobile company. Aside from this, Wondershare MobileTrans can also do a lot of other amazing stuff like:

MobileTrans Phone Transfer

Transfer contacts, messages and more from Galaxy S6/S5 to Galaxy S7 in 1 Click!

  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from Galaxy S6/S5 to Galaxy S7.
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to finish.
  • Enable to transfer from HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, iPhone and more to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus)/SE/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS that run iOS 11/10/9/8/7/6/5.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
  • Fully compatible with major providers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12
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A guide on how to transfer contacts, messages and more from Galaxy S6/S5 to Galaxy S7

Step 1: Download and Install

A quick search of "Wondershare MobileTrans" on your trusty browser will help you find their product page. Once there, you can choose from the platforms provided (Windows and Mac) then download. Just like any other program, click the .exe file in the folder where the software was downloaded and the setup wizard should pop up right away. You will be asked to choose between the Trial Version and the Full Version. Note that the Full Version can transfer unlimited number of files, while the Trial Version can only transfer a limited amount. When you have decided, install.

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Step 2: Choose Solution

Once you’ve downloaded Wondershare Mobiletrans and have completed the installation process, a window would appear asking you which task you want the program to do for you. Click "Phone to Phone transfer" to start transferring your files.

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Step 3: Connect Your Devices & Select Your Files

Properly connect your Samsung Galaxy S5/S6 and your brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 to your computer using their respectable cables and wait for it to recognize both devices. The left window shows the "Source" which is where all your files would be coming from. And the right window shows the "Destination" which is where all your data will be copied to. If by any reason you have switched the two devices, you can click the "Flip" button to switch the Source and Destination devices.

Tick all the files you want to be copied from your Source device to your Destination device. If you want to permanently wipe out all the data that is in you Source device, just check the "Clear data before copy" box located under your Destination device.

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Step 4: Transfer Your Files

To successfully transfer all your files from your Samsung S5/S6 to your brand new Samsung Galaxy S7, click the "Start Transfer" button and make sure that both devices are properly connected to your computer. This avoids disconnection and unnecessary interruptions during the process.

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Part 2: What's New with Samsung Galaxy S7

As mentioned earlier, the new Samsung Galaxy S7 has not yet been released to the public but initial reports of its specifications have already made many see it as a formidable foe in the Android market. The look and feel of it will still have similarities with its other predecessors but its main features will surely surpass all of them. Here are just a few of them:

1. Battery-Sharing Power

The new Samsung Galaxy S7 will enable you to share battery power of another Samsung device without needing a cable or USB. All you need is to turn on this feature on your brand new S7 and you won’t have to worry about losing power.

2. 4GB Ram

If you’re a more on-the-go person, then you will definitely love this feature. With this capacity, this means you will be able to do all your office work without turning on your laptop or PC – anytime, anywhere you want!

3. 64 Bit Processor

Basically, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be the first smart phone to have this kind of processing speed – a huge improvement in smart phones since we normally experience this only in laptops and PCs.

4. 32/64 and 128Gb Memory

Samsung devices are widely known for its generosity in memory space so it will come as no surprise if the new Galaxy S7 will surpass its predecessors.

5. 30 Megapixels Camera

Even most of the digital cameras in the market today do not have this kind of feature so really, this is kind of a big deal especially to photography enthusiasts. The front camera will also have 10 Megapixel.

6. 5G Network Connection

Most of the smart phones currently available in the market only have 4G networks and they don’t even have a stable connection most of the time. This feature will boost your browsing experience and will definitely give it more edge than the other smart phones.

The new Samsung Galaxy S7 has not yet been made available but already it has managed to exceed all our expectations with regards to smart phone innovation. With all of its new and unique features, it is definitely one to watch out for (and definitely a must buy) this year.

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