All data stored on your phone should be significant and you will definitely need to move and copy files to a phone when switching to a new device. There are various solutions when you need to transfer data, but you could not try every solution and find the best one as it’s a waste of time. You need this tutorial if you are a Huawei P40/P40 Pro user (or other cellphone user). In this tutorial, you will find some common ways to transfer data to Huawei P40/P40 Pro. You can look for an appropriate way after reading the directory and skip to that way. Otherwise, if you are patient, go through this tutorial and choose a proper one. Let’s start transferring data from Android/iPhone/iPad/Computer to Huawei P40/P40 Pro right now.
- 1. Selectively Migrate iOS/Android Data to Huawei P40
- 2. Transfer Data between Huawei P40 and Computer
- 3. Directly Sync iOS/Android Data to Huawei P40
- 4. Restore iTunes Backup to Huawei P40 without iTunes
- 5. Restore iCloud Backup to Huawei P40 without iTunes
- 6. Transfer Music/Video from iTunes Library to Huawei P40
- 7. Transfer Data to Huawei P40 via Huawei Clone
- 8. Transfer Data to Huawei P40 with Google Backup
- 9. Use NFC Feature To Move Data To Huawei P40
1. Selectively Migrate iOS/Android Data to Huawei P40
Syncios Mobile Manager is one of the best iOS & Android data management software. This can perform extremely well with most phones. Many types of files are supported to transfer using this great software. It only helps you transfer photos, videos, music, contacts, sms between Huawei P40 phone and computer and other Android/iOS devices, but also help you manage these files on your Huawei P40 phone, such as create new album, import and export data, delete photo/music/contacts, etc.
What can you do with Syncios Mobile Manager:
✔ Manage music, videos, photos, apps, ebook, contacts, etc. on iOS and Android devices.
✔ Download online videos from 100+ video sharing sites to devices.
✔ Handy Toolkit: Phone Transfer, 1-Click Backup, 1-Click Restore, Audio Converter, Video Converter, Ringtone Maker, etc.
✔ Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
✔ Fully compatible with the latest iOS and Android devices
If you need the help of this software, please download the trial version.
Step 1: Connect Phones to Computer
Download and install Syncios Mobile Manager free version on your computer. Run the program on your computer and get Huawei P40 and a source phone connected to your computer with an USB cable. Check your phone to enable its USB debugging mode and choose “Transfer File” when asking the connecting mode. If you connect iPhone as the source device, you need to choose “Trust” when connecting and unlock the phone in case any detection issue.
Step 2: Selectively Make a Backup of Source Device (iPhone as a Sample here)
From the main window, find content taps in iPhone column. Choose a tap and select files and click on Export/Backup to save the selected files to computer. You can preview, edit and check every content before the transfer.
Step 3: Restore Backup to Huawei P40
Then head over to Huawei P40 column and choose the same tap. Click on Add/Import/Recover option to import the backup files from computer to Huawei P40. For iOS and Android devices, contents categories will be different, but still you can find the same tap to backup and restore the same type of data.
2. Transfer Data between Huawei P40 and Computer
Similarly, Syncios Mobile Manager of course can offer help when you need to transfer phone data between Huawei P40 and computer. Just follow us and learn more details.
Step 1: Connect Phone to Computer
Launch Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer. Run the program on your computer. Connect Huawei P40 to your computer.
Step 2: Selectively Transfer Huawei P40 Files to PC
Choose any content tap and check files you need to transfer. Select files and click on Export/Backup to transfer files from Huawei P40 to computer.
Navigate to any tap and click on Add/Import/Recover option, you are allowed to choose files from computer. Then import those files from computer to Huawei P40.
3. Directly Sync iOS/Android Data to Huawei P40
Syncios Mobile Manager also provides various tools for cellphone users. When you need a direct way to sync all data from another device to Huawei P40, you can also get help from this comprehensive mobile management tool.
Step 1: Connect Phone to Computer
The first thing is to download and install Syncios Mobile Manager on your Windows PC or Mac. Launch the program. From its primary window, navigate to Toolkit on the top menu bar and open the Phone Transfer tool. Open it and connect both phones to your computer. The phone transfer tool will pop up and run automatically.
Step 2: Transfer Messages, Contacts, Call Logs, Music, Videos and more to Huawei P40
After phones recognized, your two connected devices will be listed on both sides of the window. Make sure the source device is listed on the left and the target device (It’s Huawei P40 here) is listed on the right. If not, exchange their positions by click on a “Flip” button on the middle of interface. Click Next to select contents to transfer.
Step 3: Transfer Messages, Contacts, Call Logs, Music, Videos and more to Huawei P40
From this content window, tick off contents you need and click on Next to load the selected data. It takes longer time when the first time to load your data. Be patient if you need to load a large size of data. Afterward, hit Next button to start the transfer.
4. Restore iTunes Backup to Huawei P40 without iTunes
If you want to restore entire iTunes backup to your phone without wiping the current data, just follow steps below to learn more details. Or for Android device users, you may don’t know how to restore iTunes backup to your Android device, you definitely need our help.
Step 1: Connect Phones to Computer
Open Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer. From its primary window, navigate to Toolkit on the top menu bar and open the Phone Transfer tool. Open it and connect Huawei P40 to your computer. The phone transfer tool will pop up and run automatically. To restore iTunes backup to Huawei P40, choose Restore mode and click on iTunes Backup tap.
Step 2: Load Saved iTunes Backup
If you’ve backed up an iOS device on your computer via iTunes,your iTunes backup could be scanned and loaded automatically. All iTunes backup will be enlisted on a pop-up window. Select a iTunes backup (we recommend you choose latest one) then return to “Restore” interface. Click on Next to choose data.
Step 3: Transfer iTunes Backup Files to Huawei P40
You are able to select data to restore and the restored files will merge with your current phone data without overwriting. Tick off contents you need from the content window and click on Next to wait for data loading. At last, hit Next to start transferring iTunes backup files to your Huawei P40.
5. Restore iCloud Backup to Huawei P40 without iTunes
Need an easy way to restore iCloud backup to an Android device like Huawei P40/P40 Pro? Here you are in the right place! Try Syncios Mobile Manager, you will be surprised by this powerful tool! let’s learn how it works.
Step 1: Connect Phone to Computer
Open Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer. From its primary window, navigate to Toolkit on the top menu bar and open the Phone Transfer tool. Open it and connect Huawei P40 to your computer. The phone transfer tool will pop up and run automatically. To restore iCloud backup to Huawei P40, choose Restore mode and click on iCloud Backup tap.
Step 2: Download iCloud Backup
After a successful register, a iCloud backup list will be displayed. Choose one iCloud backup you need and click on Download button to choose contents you need in the downloaded backup to download. After it’s done, you can return to “Restore” interface. Then click on Next button on the lower right.
Step 3: Transfer iCloud Backup Files to Huawei P40
Choose contents you need and tick off the check boxes and then click on Next button to load the selected data. It takes some time according to the size of files, wait with patience. Followed by another click on Next button, Syncios will start transferring all selected files from the iCloud backup to Huawei P40.
6. Transfer Music/Video from iTunes Library to Huawei P40
The Phone Transfer tool provided by Syncios Mobile Manager also provides a iTunes Library extractor. Your songs and videos stored in iTunes Library could also be retrieved to Huawei P40 simply by this Phone Transfer tool.
Step 1: Select Songs and Videos from iTunes Library
Launch Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer. From its primary window, navigate to Toolkit on the top menu bar and open the Phone Transfer tool. Open it and connect Huawei P40 to your computer. The phone transfer tool will pop up and run automatically. To get music and videos from iTunes Library to Huawei P40, choose Restore mode and click on iTunes Library tap.
Step 2: Transfer Music, Videos from iTunes Library to Huawei P40
A pop-up window displays the iTunes Library. Select music and videos from this window. Then click on OK to sync music and videos to your Huawei P40 directly. Without iTunes, without a few complicated steps, you have copied media files from iTunes Library to Huawei P40.
7. Transfer Data to Huawei P40 via Huawei Clone
Just like many other phone manufacturers, Huawei computer has also come up with its own app to move data from an existing device to Huawei phone. By using Phone Clone, you can wirelessly connect your old and the new device to transfer data from another device to Huawei. It supports the transfer of all kinds of major content like contacts, messages, photos, videos, call logs, and more. The app supports several other Android and a few iPhone models as well. But the target device has to be Huawei. To transfer contacts, messages, media files, etc. from another phone to Huawei P40/P40 Pro, follow these steps.
Step 1 At the first step, launch the Phone Clone app on your new Huawei P40. For Huawei user, this app should be installed when you got it. But if you can’t find the native app, then go to Play Store and download it for free.
Step 2 Now, you need to mark this phone as either sender or receiver. In this case, it will be a receiving device. Turn on WiFi setting on your phone as the application will make it a hot spot to receive data and displays a unique code. For some users, you just need to scan the QR code that Huawei phone provides for connecting two devices.
Step 3 Install and launch the Phone Clone app on your source device now and mark it as a sender instead. Also you need to enable the WiFi and let it look for Huawei P40. To establish a secure connection, you need to enter the unique code displayed on your Huawei or like I said, scan the QR code at first to establish a connection directly.
Step 3 Once both the devices are connected, you will be given an option to select the kind of data you wish to transfer. Simply select data types like contacts, music, call logs, messages, etc. and tap on the Send button. Receive the incoming data on your new Huawei P40 and wait for a while for the transfer process to be completed.
8. Transfer Data to Huawei P40 with Google Backup
For Android users, many user prefer backup and restore phone data using Google Backup. The free backup and restore service provided by Google Drive can backup your old Android phone then restore Google backup to your new Android phone with as long as you link the same Google account. This will help you to backup all your photos, videos, music and documents files.
Step 1 Install Google Drive app on a source device you need to retrieve data from. Launch the app and login with your Google account. Just open its official website and create a Google account if you don’t have Google account. Select the files that you want to backup to Google Drive. Finally sync the device and all the selected files will get saved to Google drive.
Step 2 Turn on your Huawei P40 and open Google Drive app on it or login to Google drive webpage. Login with the same Gmail ID that you have used to backup your files. After you logged-in, you will see your backed up pictures, videos, documents. You can then download the files from there to restore to your Huawei P40
9. Use NFC Feature To Move Data To Huawei P40
To help users share data more convenient, pay for stuffs and perform certain tasks easily, NFC function is equipped on most of devices nowadays. If both of your phones have in-built NFC, then data could be transferred from old Android phone to new Huawei P40/P40 Pro using NFC feature. Follow the steps below to transfer data to Huawei P40/P40 Pro by using NFC feature.
Step 1 Before all starts, you need to enable the NFC features on both source device and target device. Generally, on Android devices you just need to navigate to Settings > More Settings> NFC, toggle the switch to ON position. Or you can scroll down the pop-up window on the upper of the main screen to turn on the NFC feature. If not, google the way for your phone.
Step 2 Also, turn on WiFi option on both device in order to allow copying of data. Get two phones closer and make the device back to back until you feel the device vibrate or hear the sound.
Step 3 After the connection, you are able to choose files from the source device. Select the type of files or data that you want to transfer. Finally, tap Transfer on the device and confirm the device you want to send content to, click on OK. Keep a stable connection during the transfer process. Also, you should check the battery of your phones and make sure your phones would not power off.
It’s not wise to spend a lot of time when switch to a new phone when you can’t wait to enjoy the moment with your new phone. If you want to transfer quickly and painlessly, go through this tutorial and find the most convenient way for yourself. If this guide helps, don’t forget to share it with your friends.