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How to transfer contacts and sms messages from Sony Xperia to Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500Y)

Sony Xperia
Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500Y)

Transfer contacts and sms messages from your Sony Xperia to the cloud server

We used PhoneCopy.com service for this guideline. Using it, your can backup your contacts easily. The whole backup, including the settings, can be done in several minutes.

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app and create new account. You can check which contact databases you want to backup and synchronize. You can do multiple choice.

Create new account

After successful login, press "Advanced & Account". Select "One-way sync" and after choose "This device >> server".

Press Advanced & Account Press One-way sync Choose This device >> server

Contacts from your Android phone will be copied to PhoneCopy.com server in few seconds.

And now it's time to transfer data to your Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500Y)

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app, fill in your username and password. Here you can check where will be stored contacts from PhoneCopy. In case you are Premium user, you can upload SMS as well.

Fill in Username and Password

After successful login, press "Advanced & Account". Select "One-way sync" and after choose "Server >> this device".

Press Advanced & Account Press One-way sync Choose Server >> this device

Contacts from server will be copied to your phone in few seconds.

Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.

Some additional tips:

Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). You can always edit your contacts in your online account. Also, you will see full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you have deleted between two synchronizations.