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Transfer Files from Galaxy S8 Active to Another Phone

You can transfer files from your Galaxy S8 Active to another phone using the USB cable or sharing options.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Transfer Files Using Sharing Options

  1. Navigate to Apps > Samsung folder > My Files.

  2. Navigate to the file you want to share. For this example, touch Images.

  3. Touch and hold the image you want to share.

  4. Touch SHARE.

  5. Touch the desired sharing option and then follow the on-screen prompts.

Transferring Files Using a USB Cable

  1. Using a USB cable and a USB connector (not included), connect the other phone and your S8 Active.

    Make sure you've connected the USB connector to your new Galaxy phone, not your old one.

  2. On your new Galaxy S8 Active, touch SEND to transfer data from your S8 Active to another phone and RECEIVE to receive data from an old phone.

  3. Touch ALLOW on your old phone.

  4. Select the data you want to transfer to your new phone and then touch TRANSFER.

  5. After the transfer is complete, touch CLOSE APP to exit the app.

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