Google Pixel 2 XL

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Transferring content from another phone

You can transfer content, such as contacts, messages, pictures and audio files, from another phone to your phone.

You can transfer the contents of another phone to your phone when it's activated for the first time and after a factory reset. When this screen is displayed, your phone is ready to transfer contents from another phone.
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You can transfer the contents of another phone to your phone when it's activated for the first time and after a factory reset. When this screen is displayed, your phone is ready to transfer contents from another phone.

Press Copy your data.
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Press Copy your data.

Google Pixel 2 XL
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Connect your phone to another phone via data cable and, if required, the adaptor included. Follow the instructions on the other phone's screen to confirm the connection to your phone.

Press the field next to the required data types.
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Press the field next to the required data types.

Press COPY and wait while the content is transferred from the other phone to your phone. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the activation.
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Press COPY and wait while the content is transferred from the other phone to your phone. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the activation.