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Transfer My Phone Content To A New Phone

How to transfer and save content such as pictures, videos, and contacts from one phone or tablet to another
Be Prepared With These Time-Saving Tips

Good to know:
  1. To transfer content, devices must be functioning and able to power on
  2. Back-up or transfer any personal data stored on the devices (texts, pictures, contacts, apps, etc.)
    • For Samsung Galaxy devices, you can back up and transfer content via Samsung Smart-Switch
    • For Android devices, you can back up and transfer your content via Google
    • For Apple devices transferring to Apple devices, you can back up and transfer content via Apple Support
    • If you're not sure how to back up content on your particular device, you can find specific, step-by-step instructions in our Device Tutorials
  3. Unlock any devices being returned or traded-in by removing the passcode
    • To disable passcode on Android devices, please refer to our Device Tutorials for your specific device
    • For Apple devices, you should also disable "Find my iPhone/Find my iPad". View instructions.
  4. If you've installed any apps, be prepared to reinstall them on your new device
    Please note: U.S. Cellular is not responsible for charges related to application installation

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