How to Transfer Apps from Samsung Galaxy S2 to S4

Recently upgraded from Samsung Galaxy S2 to S4, and now are scratching your head to transfer apps between them. Although apps are saved on the SD card, you can't directly copy them from S2 and paste to S4, as you transfer music, videos and photos. Downloading the same apps to S4 is also not a good idea, after all, it will take you a long time, especially when you have lots of apps to be downloaded. Then, is there a way to enable you to easily transfer apps from Samsung Galaxy S2 to S4?

The answer is definitely Yes. You can make it effortlessly when you have a professional phone transfer tool named the Wondershare MobileTrans (Windows) or Wondershare MobileTrans for Mac. It helps to transfer all apps on your Samsung Galaxy S2 to S4 with a click. Besides S2 and S4, the phone transfer tool also works perfectly with S3, Note 3/2 and more Samsung devices, LG, Sony, Motorola and so on.

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3 steps to transfer apps from Samsung S2 to S4

Download the phone transfer tool with above buttons and follow the guide below. Here, we take the Windows version as an example.

Step 1. Install and run the phone transfer tool on the computer

Run the phone transfer tool on the Windows computer and its clear and user-intuitive main window will appear. By clicking Start, you get the phone transfer window.

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Step 2. Connect Samsung Galaxy S2 and S4 to the computer

Connect two Samsung phones to the computer by plugging in USB cables. Once they're connected successfully, the phone transfer tool will scan them, showing them in its main window.

Your Samsung Galaxy S2 is shown on the left panel, and S4 on the right. Flip between them is used to change their places.

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Step 3. Transfer apps from S2 to S4

As the screenshot illustrates, you're able to transfer contacts, calendar, text messages, music, videos, photos, call logs as well as apps. By default, all of them are checked. That is to say, you have to remove the marks before other files when you just want to move apps from S2 to S4.

Then, click Start Copy to start the app transfer. It will take you a little time. Actually, it totally depends on the volume of the apps on your S2. When the app transfer comes to an end, you can click OK to finish it.

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Now, you see how to copy apps to S4 from S2. It's incredibly easy, isn't it? Actually, besides app transfer between S2, S4 and more Android devices, you are also capable of moving data from Nokia Symbian device to Android device, copying Android data to iOS device, switching data from Nokia Symbian device to iOS device, and more.

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