How Do I Quickly Transfer Data from Android to Android?

You have a photo on your Android device that you would like to share with a friend who also has an Android device.

What is the best way to share that photo? If you have just a single photo to share, you may resort to a wireless method like via Bluetooth or an app that wirelessly connects both devices.

Let’s look at some of the more common ways to transfer data from Android to Android.

Part 1: Most common ways to transfer data from Android to Android

When the need arises, most people will use USB cable, cloud or wireless methods like Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth to transfer data from Android to Android. But these solutions are at times ineffective and have quite a few disadvantages. They include the following:

Using a USB cable connection to transfer data from an Android device to another may be very slow.

First, you’ll need to connect Android device A to the computer and move the files you need. You will then need to connect Android device B to the same computer and move the files to it. This can be time-consuming, not to mention that your computer may fail to recognize either of the devices.

You could also choose to use a cloud service like Dropbox or Google Drive to transfer the files.

The main problem here is that this method requires an internet connection. It is also not ideal for the transfer of sensitive files as the internet is prone to security breaches.

You can also use Bluetooth or Wi-Fi direct. The problem with this method is that it may not be ideal for larger files. Depending on the Android files you have to transfer, the entire process can take a very long time.

But what if you have a lot of data, like a lot of photos or videos?

In this case, a wireless transfer may not be the ideal way to transfer files from Android to Android.

Fortunately for you, we have a solution that can be used to easily transfer data from one Android device to another regardless of the volume.

Part 2: How to transfer data from Android to Android in one click

One of the best ways to transfer data from one Android device to another is to use a program like dr.fone-Switch. With it, you can easily copy any type of data from one device to another. It eliminates the need or an internet connection to facilitate phone to phone transfer and also the long waits you would experience when you use wireless transfer methods like Bluetooth. It is also very simple to use, all you have to do is connect the devices to the computer using USB cables and select the files to transfer. It makes the transfer of data from Android to Android a one-click affair.

Some of the advantages of using dr.fone-Switch to transfer data from one Android device to another include the following:

dr.fone - Switch

Best Solution to Transfer Data from Android to Android in One Click

  • It works perfectly with more than 7000 smartphone models including Android and iOS devices.
  • It will only read and transfer data from your device. Because it doesn’t rewrite any of the information on either of your devices, your personal information is safe.
  • It offers a very simple and intuitive transfer process that anyone can use. All you have to do is connect the devices to the computer and select the type of data you’d like to transfer.
  • You get limitless options to transfer data. It can be contacts, audio, video, photographs and others.
Available on: Windows Mac
3,495,901 people have downloaded it

Here’s how to transfer data from Android to Android using dr.fone-Switch :

Step 1: Install dr.fone toolkit on to your computer and then launch it. Click on “Switch” to select this tool and begin the transfer process.

android to android transfer using the switch tool

Step 2: Connect both devices to the computer using USB cables. The program will recognize both devices and they will both appear in the next window.

select file types for android to android transfer

Step 3: You should see a list of all the data you can transfer between the displayed devices. Simply select the type of data you wish to transfer and then click “Start Transfer.”

start the android to android transfer

A few minutes later, the transferred files will be on the destination devices.

Part 3: How to transfer data from Android to Android selectively

The above solution is great for when you want to transfer data in bulk. But when you need to selectively transfer data from one device to another, the best solution is dr.fone-Transfer. With it, you can choose to transfer only some of your videos or photos as opposed to all of them. Like dr.fone-Switch, this tool also makes the process very easy. All you need to do is connect the devices to the computer and then select the files you wish to transfer.

Some of its other advantages include the following:

dr.fone - Transfer

Best Solution to Selectively Transfer Data from Android to Android

  • You can use it to transfer nearly all types of data including photos, videos, and apps from your device to your computer.
  • The process can also work in reverse, allowing you to transfer photos, videos and apps from your computer to your phone.
  • You can easily manage all your media files, adding them to an album or deleting them at will.
  • It can also be used to install and uninstall multiple apps in one-click.
  • Powerful file explorer provided
  • Easy to use with guided steps
Available on: Windows Mac
3,495,801 people have downloaded it

Follow these simple steps to use dr.fone-Transfer to transfer photos or videos from Android to Android:

Step 1: Launch dr.fone and click on “Transfer” in the main window. Connect both devices to the computer using USB cables and wait for the program to recognize them.

android to android transfer with the transfer tool

Step 2: Select one of the devices as active.

android to android transfer by setting a device as active

Step 3: Click on the “Photos” tab and you should see all the albums on the left. Select the photos you want to transfer and then click on the “Export” button. Click “Export to Device"

android to android transfer by exporting files

Step 4: Select the destination device and the transfer process will begin immediately.

dr.fone - Switch and dr.fone - Transfer can make transferring data from one Android device to another quick and easy. With these tools, sharing your photo with a friend or transferring data from an old Android device to another doesn’t have to take all day.

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