How to transfer contacts & photos to your new phone
Easily transfer contacts, photos, messages and more to your new phone using Verizon’s Content Transfer app.
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UPDATE: Motorola Migrate does not work with the latest versions of Android. Keep reading to learn how to easily transfer your files no matter which type of device you have.
If you’ve been backing things up to the cloud, you should be good to go.
Don’t have a cloud account? Then use the Content Transfer app to transfer contacts, photos and other files.
Here’s how to use Verizon’s Content Transfer app:
- Download the Content Transfer app on both your old phone and your new phone. (Your old device will still be able to connect to its app store via Wi-Fi.)
- Open the app on each device, choose your device types and follow the steps to link your phones.
- Select the content you’d like to transfer – contacts, messages, pictures, music, etc.
- That’s it. Grab a snack while the app does its thing.
Tips for moving files from your old phone to your new phone using Verizon’s Content Transfer app:
- Make sure both phones are plugged in – or charged up – before you start the transfer.
- Depending on the amount of data you're about to move, this can take a few minutes. So find a place where you and your phones won’t be disturbed.
- If you’re using a microSD storage card with your new phone, save a step by inserting the card and setting it as the default storage location on your new phone before you transfer your files.
What about transferring content between basic phones that don’t have Android or iOS?
How to transfer personal data if you’re not a Verizon Wireless customer
*Data usage applies for app download and use if transferring files over Verizon's network.