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  1. mikedt

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    As it's Samsung phones you can use Smart Switch.
     

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    And that will transfer all my nova launcher settings too?

    Settings I've changed in developer options?
     
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    just write down or take a snapshot of what you changed in dev options.



    here's a quick vid avail over the internet about the built in backup options:



     
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    I used SmartSwitch to transfer my data from my LG V20 to my Note 8 with the adapter for the cable. It transferred everything from apps to settings. It worked great.
     
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    Hi folks,
    Hope someone can help me with my question - I have Nova Prime on my current (old) Samsung and gonna switch to Note 8. I watched the video related to migrating using USB cable, Smart Switch, etc. That's great, but what is the correct order of actions? Should I transfer all the data using USB cable first, then install Nova Prime to the new phone and then, use Nova's backup already on the new phone? Or should I initially install Nova onto the new phone and only after that transfer the data from the old phone?..
    Thanks in advance!
     
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    Install the backup first.
     
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    Thanks a lot for your swift response, Marctronixx.
    Backup first, I see...
    So, the steps are:
    1. WiFi
    2. Log-in to Google acc.
    3. Download and install Nova prime
    4. Restore from Nova backup.
    5. Transfer the data using Smart Switch.

    Is that correct?
     
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    Excellent article, thanks!
     
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    Inappropriate to transfer this to this thread as it wasn't the same subject. So deleted.
     
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    I bought a new Note 8, I wonder how to setup for it to work like my old android phone with all the old phone data and apps and settings...?

    I want to move everything to the new phone, so that the new phone can work well without missing anything from the old phone Samsung Galaxy S4.

    If there is any important thing to setup in new phone, tell me too.

    Thanks.
     
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    Hi there! I recommend you install an app called Smart Switch by Samsung. It will allow you to move everything from the old phone to the new phone.

    In a perfect world, you would reboot your Note8 and it would work exactly like your S4 did. We don't live in a perfect world, however... so you can expect to set a few things back up. Your home screens may not copy over: so make sure you know where you want everything to go. You will need to set your widgets back up. And you will need to log into some apps again, as well as setting up your security like PIN or fingerprint. But it will save you hours of work by getting most things done for you.

    Enjoy your new Note8 - it's a phenomenal phone! If you have questions or problems, we're here to help!
     
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    What happens to people who bought non Samsung phones and cannot use smart switch? How do they manually move Call log, SMS/MMS messages, accounts, setting, app data...? Example if changing phone from Huawei to Google pixel, Samsung to Oppo.

    What do you mean by "accounts"?
     
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    Try Helium if you are coming from a non-Samsung phone.
     
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    By "Accounts" I mean Google, Facebook, Samsung, etc. the accounts on your phone. Email, messages, that sort of thing.
     

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