Transfer Contacts between Sony Ericsson and Samsung Galaxy

Unlike iOS, Symbian or Windows phone, Android portable device always have lots of brands and models, such as Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Motorola, ZTE, HUAWEI, and so on. And the upgrade of Android device are so frequently in the market, so it is very common to find a person switch his or her mobile phone from one Android brand to another like Sony to Samsung, HTC to Samsung, LG to HTC, etc., and after that, almost all of them are looking for the way of transferring data from the old phone to the new one on the Internet, especially the data of contacts list on the phone. So today, we'll take the Sony Ericsson and Samsung Galaxy phone as an example, showing you the detailed steps about how to move contacts between Sony and Samsung devices within few clicks. And the method here also can be utilized between other Android phones.

Situation One: When the contacts on your Sony or Samsung phone is limited

Generally speaking, SIM card on Sony or Samsung device are in the same size, so if the contacts on your mobile phone are limited or countable, you can directly insert the SIM card to the new phone and then all contacts will be saved in your new purchased phone. But here also some tips you should pay more attention:
1) Before inserting the SIM card to your new-brand Android phone, you should copy and paste the whole contacts from your old phone's internal memory to the SIM card at first.
2) If the phone numbers on your old phone exceed the storage of SIM card, then this method will not the best way for you to reach the goal.
3) If you need to change a new SIM card for the new mobile phone, then this way will also can't satisfy your needs, and all of you can turn to the next method for detailed steps.

Situation Two: When you have hundreds yet thousands of contacts on your Sony or Samsung phones

When simply inserting SIM card to your new phone can't solve the contacts transmission problem, then you need to turn to a professional yet reliable phone transfer program for Sony and Samsung devices. Here, we could like to strongly recommend MobiKin Phone Transfer (Windows/Mac)to meet your demands. With it, you can easily and quickly export the whole contacts list between Sony Xperia and Samsung Galaxy with one simple click. And all exported contacts will be saved in the new device accordingly. Now, just click the below icon to get the program on your computer, and then follow the below steps to begin your own Sony and Samsung transfer step by step.

Tutorial on Transferring Contacts from Sony Xperia to Samsung Galaxy

After downloading and installing the program on your computer, you can see the primary window of the program on your personal computer as below. Then select "Phone to Phone Transfer" to continue the process.

Link both Sony and Samsung devices to the computer with USB cable, then the program will detect the connected device automatically and show them in the program randomly. The files of two phones will be displayed in two areas of the window. Click the contacts icon and then mark the target files and hit the transferring icons with a arrow in the middle of the interface to transfer the files from one side to the other side.

Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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