When you switch to a new Galaxy S10, S9 or S8 Plus, you don't want to leave those precious photos in your old device behind. Here are four methods to switch your photos from the old Android (Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, etc.) or iPhone Xs/Xr/X/8 into Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S8 Plus. Follow the one that you like and start to enjoy your photos in the new phone.
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- One Click to Switch Photos to New Galaxy S10/S9/S8
- Send Photos from Old Phone to New Galaxy S10/S9/S8
- Switch Photos from Android to Galaxy S10/S9/S8 via Bluetooth
- Switch Photos from iPhone to Galaxy S10/S9/S8 via iCloud
The first method that we would like to introduce is using a tool named FonePaw DoTrans The tool can switch photos, videos, audio files from your old device to the new S10, S9, S8 or S8 Plus quickly in one click. Here is how it works.
Switch Photos from iPhone to Galaxy S10/S9/S8
Install the program on your Windows PC and launch the program;
First connect your iPhone to the PC and tap "Trust" to let iPhone trust the computer;
Then use USB cable to connect your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus to PC as Media device;
The program will scan out all photos on your iPhone;
Tick Photos and select files to hit "Export to Device" icon > select destination device to copy photos from iPhone to Galaxy S10/S9.
Switch Photos from Android to Galaxy S10/S9/S8
Open FonePaw DoTrans on your PC;
Connect both your old Android device and Galaxy phone to PC via MTP connection.
Your S10/S9/S8 should be the Target Device. If not, re-select in the dropdown.
Choose Photos and press Export to device to select receiver (device's name) to finish transferring.
As you can see, it is really quick and easy to switch photos to Galaxy S10, S9, S8 or S8 Plus with this transfer tool. Other than photos, you can also use this tool to transfer contacts, music, videos, TV shows and other media files from your old device to new phone.
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If there is only a small amount of photos that you need to switch to your new Galaxy S10/S9/S8, you may send the photos to the new phone via Email.
Go to mail app on your old device, send an email with the photos inserted in the email.
Receive the email on your S8/S8 Plus and download the photos from the email.
If you previously use an Android device, it is very convenient to use Bluetooth to transfer photos to your S8 or S8 Plus.
Turn on Bluetooth on both your old device and Galaxy S10/S9/S8;
Go to Settings > Bluetooth on the old phone and from the list of Available devices, tap Galaxy S10/S9/S8 Plus to pair.
On Galaxy, like S8 or S8 Plus, tap Pair.
Go to Photos/Gallery app on your old device, choose the photos that you need and tap Share. Choose Bluetooth to share the photos.
Receive photos on your Galaxy S10/S9/S8.
If you need to switch photos from an iPhone to the new Galaxy S10/S9/S8 Plus, you can first sync photos to iCloud, then download the photos from iCloud on computer, and finally move the iPhone photos from computer to Galaxy S10/S9/S8. This could be troublesome. But transferring data between iOS and Android system is troublesome without tools like Mobile Transfer.
Go to Settings > iCloud > Photos > iCloud Photo Library. Make sure the option has been turned on.
On your computer, log in iCloud.com and download all the photos on the computer.
Connect your Galaxy S10/S9/S8 to the computer via USB cable.
Move all iPhone photos from the computer folder to a chosen folder in your new Galaxy phone.
Do you have other methods to switch photos from old device to the new Galaxy S10/S9/S8. Feel free to share with us in the comments.