How To Transfer Files From Old Phone To New OnePlus 6 Phone Using OnePlus Switch App

Our files and data are important to us, and it is necessary to move or transfer these files from an old phone to a new one. So you’ve just unboxed your new OnePlus 6 smart phone right? now what next, moving all your files from the now old phone, to the new OnePlus 6 phone.

using OnePlus switch to move data and files from old phone to new OnePlus 6 phone.

So OnePlus knew that these files are important to us, and so they made an easy way to move them around using a new OnePlus app called the OnePlus Switch.. and here’s how.

How To Move Or Transfer Our Data Files From An Old Phone To Our New OnePlus 6 Smart Phone In 5 Easy Steps

So first of all, you should know that the OnePlus Switch app already comes pre-installed as part of the Advanced Phone Settings on the OnePlus 6 smart phone, but if anything at all you noticed you couldn’t find it, then you can download it from Google Play Store or simply make sure you have the latest OnePlus 6 OTA update up and running on your OnePlus 6 smart phone. While for the older android device, you just go ahead and download it from Google Play Store Right Here. Now here are the steps in moving your files.. but before that,

PLEASE NOTE – That the only android devices that are eligible transfer files to the OnePlus 6 smart phone, are only phones that are running on any android versions from Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. And secondly, only a OnePlus smart phone can files be sent to. So once again, here are the steps..

    1. You should have the OnePlus Switch app open and running on both phones. To open the app on the OnePlus 6 smart phone, all you have to do is go to your phone’s settings menu, from the list of the numerous options, just locate and tap on Advanced Settings, from there locate and tap on OnePlus Switch, and you’re in.While for the older android device, just follow the link i gave up there to download the app from Google Play Store, install and open it, and you’re in too.
    2. Now the next thing is to make sure that both phones are running on or connected to the same WiFi network.. yes i should have said that from the beginning.
    3. Then after that, from the app, select the OnePlus 6 as the new phone, and the other android device as your old phone.
Accesing the app and selecting new phone from old phone.
  1. A QR Code will be automatically generated on the new OnePlus 6 smart phone, so just go ahead and scan the old using your old phone.
  2. Once the scanning is completed, you will be required to select the files you wish to transfer such as Music, Pictures, Videos, this, that and e’cetera
  3. Once you’ve done that, just click on “Start” and the transfer will begin immediately, so just sit down and relax, and let the app do its thing. Make sure not to touch anything or close the app while the transfer is going on or you know what should happen.
  4. Cheers to a super easy way of transferring files from your old phone to your new OnePlus 6 smart phone..high fives.

Alright folks, so those are everything and the complete steps you needed to follow for a successful and an easy file and data transfer from your old phone to your OnePlus 6 phone. Please let us know if you encountered any issues while doing yours on your android device, and as well let us know if you enjoyed reading this article.. And one more thing before you leave, please share this article and subscribe to our newsletter so you can keep getting more good stuffs like this directly into your inbox.


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