I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace2 and a new Samsung S5 Mini. I have completed the smart switch but it has only transferred contacts from the phone not the sim.

Can you please suggest me a solution to transfer all the contacts(including SIM contacts) to my new phone?

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  • You can use Super backup SMS and Contacts from play store. – Lucky Jul 14 '15 at 16:46

You can try using the adb pull command

adb pull /data/data/com.android.providers.contacts/databases/contacts2.db

from your Samsung Galaxy and restore it to your Samsung S5 mini

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    Corey, that only works if the device is rooted. And to transfer that, the other device had to be rooted as well. Talking about different devices here, this method is dangerous: different ROMs sometimes use different table structures, so the restore might break the target device here (I had that once with the mmssms.db, so I know what I'm talking about). – Izzy Jul 14 '15 at 16:23

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