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How to Transfer Files Between Huawei Phones

Did you know you can switch to a new Huawei phone or transfer files between Huawei phones with ease? From built-in features like Huawei Share and Phone Clone to using a USB cable or third-party apps, we’ve got you covered.

In this comprehensive guide, I will show you a step-by-step guide on how to use these methods to transfer your data, such as photos, videos, contacts, and more, between Huawei phones.

How to Transfer Files Between Huawei Phones

As mentioned earlier, we will consider these four methods: Huawei Share, Phone Clone, using a USB cable, and other third-party apps like Xender, etc. Check out the details below:

Using Huawei Share

Huawei Share is a built-in feature that facilitates fast and easy file transfers between Huawei devices. Follow these steps to use Huawei Share:

  • Swipe down from the top of the screen on both the sending and receiving phones to access the notification panel.
  • Click on the “Huawei Share” icon on both devices to enable the feature.
  • On the sending device, select the files you want to share by pressing and holding on to them and then clicking the share icon.
  • Choose “Huawei Share” as the sharing method.
  • The sending device will display a list of available devices. Click on the icon for the receiving device.
  • The receiving device will display a notification prompting you to accept the file transfer. Click on “Accept” to initiate the transfer.

Read Also: How to use Huawei Share like a Pro

Using Phone Clone

You can also use Huawei’s app, Phone Clone. Here is how to go about it:

  • Install the Phone Clone app on both the sending and receiving devices from the AppGallery or Google Play Store.
  • Open the Phone Clone app on both devices.
  • On the sending device, select “This is the old phone.” On the receiving device, select “This is the new phone.
  • The receiving device will display a QR code. Scan this code using the sending device’s camera.
  • Once the code is scanned, the devices will connect, and you’ll be prompted to select the data you want to transfer.
  • Choose the files you want to transfer and click on “Send.” The receiving device will start downloading the data.

Read Also: How to Set Up your Huawei phone for the first time

How to Transfer Files Between Huawei Phones

Using a USB Cable and Huawei’s Backup App

If you prefer a wired connection, a USB cable, and Huawei’s Backup app can be used to transfer files. Here’s how:

  • Connect both Huawei phones using a USB cable and a USB-C to USB-C adapter, or a USB OTG cable.
  • On the sending device, open the “Backup” app and select “Back up to an external storage device.”
  • Choose the data you want to back up and click on “Back up.” This will create a backup file on the sending device.
  • Disconnect the sending device and connect the receiving device to the USB cable.
  • On the receiving device, open the “Backup” app and select “Restore from an external storage device.”
  • Browse for the backup file created on the sending device and click on “Restore.” The data will be transferred to the receiving device.

Using Third-party File Transfer apps

Various third-party file transfer apps, such as SHAREit, Xender, and Zapya, can be used for file transfers between Huawei phones. To use these apps:

  • Download and install your chosen file transfer app on both Huawei devices from the AppGallery or Google Play Store.
  • Open the app on both devices and follow the on-screen instructions to establish a connection. This may involve scanning a QR code or entering a unique code.
  • Once the devices are connected, select the files you want to transfer and click on “Send” on the sending device.
  • The receiving device will start downloading the data. Wait for the transfer to complete before disconnecting the devices.

That’s it! With any of these methods, you can share or transfer files between Huawei phones. For more Huawei-related content, click here.