Ways to Transfer Phone Numbers to Samsung S8

By Emily Watson, Thursday, March 23, 2017

It is exciting to get a Samsung S8, the newest Android flagship with a bunch of cool features. Before you are able to enjoy your new phone, you may need to transfer important data, such as phone numbers, from your old phone to the new one.

Here are two easy ways to get all your phone numbers to your brand-new Samsung S8 from the old phone, no matter whether you previously use an iPhone or Android phone.

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One Click to Transfer Phone Numbers to Samsung S8

The first method that we recommend is to use a cross-platform data transfer tool - FonePaw Mobile Transfer. The program should be installed on your Windows PC and used to transfer data between iOS to Android, Android to Android, iOS to iOS. You’ll find it:

  • Easy-to-use: just connect your two phones to the program on PC, then click one button to get contacts from your old phone to Samsung S8;    

  • Speedy in transferring data: with no internet required, the transfer speed is amazingly quick;    

  • Supporting different kinds of data: contacts, photos, videos, music, audio books, voice memos.

Download the free trial version of FonePaw Mobile Transfer and follow these steps to copy phone numbers to your Galaxy S8 in one click:

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Copy Phone Numbers from Old Phone to Samsung

  1. Launch the program and connect your old device and S8 to computer via USB cable.

  2. Samsung S8 should show as target device. If not, simply click "Switch" to switch S8 from source device (deliver data) to target device (receive data).

  3. The program will then read data from the source device.

  4. After the data are read, choose "Contacts" and click "Start Transfer" to import phone numbers from the old phone to S8.  

  5. Wait till the progress bar reaches 100%. You can then open your Galaxy S8 and find all your phone numbers.

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Get Phone Numbers on Samsung S8 From SIM Card

If you continue to use the same SIM card on your new S8, you can just copy all phone numbers from the old phone to SIM card. In this way, when you insert the SIM card to your S8, the phone numbers will automatically show on the address book of the Samsung phone.

Step 1. make sure you have copied all the phone numbers you need from old device to the SIM card.    Copy Contacts to SIM Card Android

  • Open Contact app on your old device;

  • Tap "More" > "Settings" > "Contacts";

  • Choose "Import/Export contacts" > "Export to SIM card".

Step 2. Import phone numbers from SIM card to your Samsung S8.

  • Again, open Contacts app on your S8 and go to "Import/Export contacts" page.

  • At this time, choose to import contacts from SIM card. And select device to save the phone numbers.

The specific steps may slightly differ in different devices or devices of different Android OS.

Generally, FonePaw Mobile Transfer is your better option because with the tool, whenever you switch to a new phone, you can easily get all your photos, videos, music, TV shows, ringtones, other media files from old phone to the new phone in one click.

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