I switch phones at least 6 times a year - here's how I easily transfer everything from one phone to another
- My SIM card finds its way into at least six different smartphones during the course of a year.
- It's unusual for a typical smartphone user, but for a tech journalist who reviews smartphones, it's pretty normal.
- Phone after phone, I've developed some habits that make it easier to switch devices without starting from scratch.
I review a ton of different smartphones, as part of my job.
I mostly switch between Android devices, and Google makes it incredibly easy to transfer everything from one phone to another.However, if I was only allowed to share one tip, I'd recommend using a password manager. While cloud services and device backups do a great job transferring apps from one phone to another, you still need to sign in to all your apps on a new phone.
Check out the habits I've developed over the years to make transferring from one phone to another a smooth and seamless process:
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