You may think it is not a big deal to move data from a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to a Note 3/4/Edge since they are based on the same operating system. Two USB cables will do. It is true if you want to transfer photos, music and videos only. What if you want to copy contacts, call logs, apps, SMS text messages and more as well? Actually, it is quite easy. In this article, we are going to introduce two powerful data transfer tools to you. Both of them are released by Wondershare. The first one is the Wondershare MobileTrans, with which you can easily transfer contents from Galaxy Note 2 to Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge. The other one is the Wondershare MobileGo for Android. This tool is specially designed for data management. Apart from supporting data transfer, it also applies to back up files on Note 2 and restore to Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge. Now, let’s just check them out one by one.
Part 1: Switch files to Galaxy Note 3/4/Edge from Note 2 via MobileTrans
Would you like to experience transferring data from your Note 2 to Note 3 in 1 click? Then don’t hesitate to download the Wondershare MobileTrans on your computer. This tool enables you to move apps, contacts, music, videos, photos, text messages to your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 within one single click.
Step 1: Plug in Note 2 and Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge to the computer
After downloading, install and run this data transfer tool on your computer. Then plug in both your Note 2 and Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge to the computer via two USB cables. When detected successfully, your two devices will be displayed in the main window.
Step 2: Copy all data from Note 2 to Note 3/Note 4
As you can see, all contents supported to be moved, such as contacts, music, videos, photos, apps, text messages and call logs, are ticked by default. You only need to click Start Copy and then these files will be on your Note 3 in a few minutes. During the data transfer process, make sure that your devices are always connected with the computer.
Part 2: Back up Note 2 and restore to Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge by means of MobileGo for Android
If you want to back up your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 first and then restore to your Note 3. You can take a glimpse at this part. This goal is also very easy to achieve. All you need is the Wondershare MobileGo for Android, a data manager for Android phones and tablets. With it, you can easily back up all or selected contents on your Note 2 and then restore to your Note 3 from the backup file. Just download this data manager and have a try.
Step 1: Connect Note 2 with the computer via USB cable or WiFi
To connect your Galaxy Note 2 with the PC, there are two options accessible to you: via USB cable or WiFi. Select one to set up the connection. Then your device will be shown in the main window with its files categorized in the left column.
Step 2: Start to back up Note 2 to the PC
Hit One-Click Backup under “Tools you may like” section. In the prompt dialog, check the items you want to back up. If you don’t need to do so, leave it alone. After it, click Back Up. In one fell swoop, the backup file will be saved on the PC. In general, the backup file will be stored at D:\Documents\Wondershare\MobileGo\Backup. You, of course, can put it in other path as you like.
Step 3: Plug in Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge to the PC
Also, you can connect your Note 4/Note Edge/Note 3 to the PC with or without USB cable. As for the Note 2, you can disconnect it or just keep it connected. Likewise, the data manager will detect your Note 3 automatically and show it in the main window.
Step 4: Time to restore back up file to Note 3/Note 4/Note Edge
Navigate to Toolkit in the left column under the Devices. In the toolkit window, press Restore. Then a dialog will pop up showing you all the backup files you have made before. Find the newest one and click Restore.
Actually, this data manager empowers you to transfer data between Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Note 3/4/Edge as the Wondershare MobileTrans does. Under the Note 2 category, click one file category on the left column, and choose your desired files on the right and then export to the Note 3.
Thus, don’t hesitate to download the Wondershare MobileGo for Android on your computer.
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