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How do I transfer data from my Google™ Account on another NFC compatible device to my Samsung Galaxy S6 active™?

Use the Tap & Go feature to effortlessly transfer your Google Account, backed-up applications, and data from your old Android device to a new Android device.

Use Tap & Go

Although the Tap & Go feature works using the mobile data network, we recommend you use a Wi-Fi® connection.

  1. Make sure the NFC feature on your old device is turned on and the device is unlocked.

  2. Turn on your new device and follow the setup prompts until you reach the Wi-Fi screen.

  3. If desired, connect to a  Wi-Fi network and touch NEXT.

  4. Continue to follow the setup prompts until you reach the Tap & Go screen.

  5. Briefly place the two devices back to back. Separate the devices when you hear a tone or feel a vibration.

  6. When prompted, touch OK on your old device.

  7. The process may take a few minutes while your new device copies backed-up accounts and information from your old device.

  8. When prompted, enter your Google password on your new device and touch Sign in.

  9. Choose the backup device and applications you want to restore. Touch NEXT.

  10. Review the Google services terms and privacy policies, and then touch NEXT.

  11. Complete the setup process. The process may take a few minutes while your new device restores accounts and downloads previously installed applications.

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