How to Transfer Data from HTC to Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus/Note 8

October 08 2017 20:04 pm/ Post By Yoli Software to Android Transfer

HTC and Samsung devices play an important role in smart phone area. In 2017, Samsung has released several flagships like Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8. So if you were an HTC user, you may probably be attracted by these new phones with their wonderful performances. After the switch, then the first thing you  will consider perhaps be how to transfer data from old HTC to Samsung. Do not worry. Keep reading and you will learn easy methods to do it without data loss. All your vital files can be moved seamlessly.


Yolisoft Phone Data Transfer makes it easy for you to migrate data from HTC to Samsung. Data types that you can transfer include contacts, text messages, pictures, videos, call logs, music, apps, etc. All HTC and Samsung devices running Android OS 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.0, 5.1, 5.0, 4.4, etc are compatible, have a look at some of the typical ones here:

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Supported HTC: HTC Desire series, HTC One M8/M7/M9s/X9/10/A9s, HTC Evo 4G LTE, HTC U11/U Ultra/U Play, and more.

Supported Samsung: Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 +, S7/S7 Edge, S6/S6 Edge, S5, S4, Note 8/7/5/4/3 and Galaxy J/A/C/On series.

Option 1: Transfer Contacts, SMS, Photos and Other Data from HTC to Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6 with Phone to Phone Transfer Feature

Using the Phone to Phone Transfer feature in the software is the most direct way to sync data. Beforehand, download a Windows or Mac version of the tool on computer and install it.

  1. Once you open the software, go into "Phone to Phone Transfer" function.

  2. Connect both your HTC and Samsung phone to computer via USB cable. If the two phones are not in the proper place, you can use the "Flip" button to change.

  3. Once you have decided and ticked which files you want to sync, initiate the transfer process automatically by pressing the "Start Copy" button.


Option 2: Transfer Data from HTC to Samsung with Backup &Restore Feature

This tool also allows you to make a total backup of your phone and then restore the backup to your new device. The steps are as here: 

  1. On the software, choose "Back Up Your Phone".

  2. Connect your HTC to computer and make a backup file of your HTC device for later use.

  3. Disconnect your HTC and plug your Samsung. Restart the program, then select "Restore from Backups". Select the relevant backup file and restore it.



  1. Besides Android to Android transfer, this program also does well in Android to iPhone transfer, such as transfer text messages from Android to iPhone.

  2. You can also take advantage of Smart Switch App to copy files from any smart phone to new Samsung.