I have an S3 that I am giving to my wife to replace her current phone. I have just taken delivery of my new S4 and would like to copy all the contact from the S3 to the S4. What is the easiest and the quickest way to accomplish this?? Can I off load the contacts from the S3 to my PC and then just copy them to the S4?? If so, where is the proper place to reload the contacts file on the S4??
There is no point in loading contacts from S3 to the PC and then copy them to S4. The quickest way to transfer contacts from Samsung Galaxy S3 to S4 is to use a professional phone to phone data transfer tool. Here is an easy-to-use one, named Wondershare MobileTrans or Wondershare MobileTrans for Mac. It's a one-click phone transfer tool. Just one click and contacts on S3 phone memory and accounts, like Gmail, will be instantly transferred to S4. It's quite convenient and easy.
Download this phone data transfer tool on PC or Mac. The part below focuses on the Windows version. For Mac users, you can take the similar steps.
Note: Beside Samsung S3 and S4, MobileTrans fully supports multiple Android phone and tables. Here, you can get more info about supported Android phones and tables.
How to transfer contacts from S3 to S4
Below is the full guide about transferring contacts from Samsung Galaxy s3 to S4. Lets' check it out together!
Step 1. Launch this phone data transfer tool on the PC
At the very beginning, launch this phone data transfer tool – MobileTrans on your PC after installation. Click Start and you get the phone transfer window.
Step 2. Connect the Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 to the PC
Then, connect both of your Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 to the PC by using USB cables. This phone transfer tool will instantly detect the two devices and displayed them in the main window. Your Galaxy S3 shows up on the left, while S4 is shown on the right. Between the two phones is "Flip". Click it and the places of the two phones will be changed.
Note: By ticking off "Clear data before copy", you can empty contacts on your S4 to make room for the contacts on S3. To copy contacts saved in accounts to S4, you should first sign in the accounts on S3, the source phone
Step 3. Move contacts from S3 to S4
This phone transfer tool gives you the chance to move contacts, calendar, call logs, SMS, history, photos, videos and apps. To move contacts, you should uncheck the other data.
After that, click "Start Copy". Then, in the pop-up window, you can check the contacts transferring process. When the process comes to an end, you should click "OK".
Now, you know how to copy contacts from S3 to S4 in one click. Download this phone data transfer tool to have a try.