How to Transfer Contacts/SMS from Sony to LG

Our phones contain a number of contacts and text messages that we have obtained from family, friends and colleagues. Upgrading to a new phone means transferring of all our contacts and messages from the old phone to the new. If you had any doubts and hesitation about buying a new phone because you would lose access to all the data on your previous one, here are your solutions. There is nothing to fear as storage systems have become very advanced and do not let you lose data if you take adequate measures to prevent it. Here in this article, we are going to share you with two different methods to transfer contacts and text messages from Sony Xperia Z6/Z5/Z4/Z3 to LG G3/G4/G5/G6/G8/G9, LG W41/W40/W31, etc.

Way 1 - Copy Contacts/SMS from Sony to LG via Import & Export
Way 2 - Transfer Sony Contacts/SMS to LG with One Click

Way 1 - Copy Contacts from Sony to LG via Import & Export

1. Open Contacts on your old Sony phone and go to the Settings menu.

2. Click on Import/Export, under Manage contacts, and then select Export to copy your contacts to the storage.

3. The vCard file hence created can be sent to your new device directly using Bluetooth. Alternatively, you can shift the file to your Google account by plugging the phone into the PC. You can then drag-and-drop the file, which you can later shift to your new phone.

This method can be time-consuming. Next, we will introduce another method to help you transfer contacts and text messages from your old Sony phone to the new LG phone with one click. All you need is a computer, the two phones, USB cables and a professional phone to phone data transfer tool like MobiKin Transfer for Mobile.

Transfer Sony Contacts/SMS to LG with One Click

The Sony to LG Transfer is an application that helps you to easily transfer contents, not only contacts and text messages, but also photos, videos, music and apps from your old Sony phone to the new LG phone with just one click. It supports all models of Sony and LG phones, including LG Optimus/G2/G3/G4/G5/G6 and Google Nexus 6/5/6P/5X/4, and it also works with other mobile phone running Android, iOS or Symbian system. Here is an article to show you how to transfer contacts from Sony to iPhone.

Before the transferring process, you can transfer contacts from Sony to computer for backup and backup Sony text messages on computer, for safety consideration. Download the Transfer program from the buttons below:

Step 1. Download and launch the Sony to LG Transfer on your computer. Connect the two phones - Sony and LG phones, to the computer simultaneously using two USB cables.

mobile phone transfer

Step 2. Highlight the 'Phone to Phone Transfer' option from the main window, which will redirect you to a new window. The new window will have a list of all the transferable files - contacts, photos, videos, SMS, etc. - available on both your devices.

phone to phone transfer

Step 3.Select "Contacts" and "SMS" folders and all the texts and contacts will be scanned out. Select all you want to transfer to your new phone and click on the transferring arrow pointing to the LG phone.

The transfer process will commence automatically and you can check the transferring progress in the status bar.

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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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