How to Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between Different Devices

Updated by Jean on Jan 09, 2023
  | Computer Instruction

A few years ago, no one thought Stardew Valley would be so popular with game players. This game gathers farm simulation and RPG elements at the same time, bringing players into a carefree farm life. 

Players can farm freely in the game world, improve their skills, fish, care for animals, and pursue the love they want. Stardew Valley is like a utopia belonging to the players themselves, which can make people forget the troubles and pressures in real life.

stardew valley

Stardew Valley supports a lot of devices and is applicable to PC, iOS, Android, Switch and other platforms. If you want to change the device without losing the game progress, don't worry. This article will give you 7 ways to transfer Stardew Valley saves between PC, iOS, Android, Switch, and PS Vita.

You can get more game information from these posts:

Where is the Stardew Valley Saves Location

To transfer Stardew Valley Saves, first you need to know how to find the saves location of Stardew Valley Saves in the original device. Please read the following article.

We have introduced the methods to find Stardew Valley Saves location on different devices.

7 Ways to Transfer Stardew Valley Saves

For players who use different devices to play Stardew Valley, we have brought you corresponding transfer schemes. Please click the corresponding link below according to your situation and read the content we offered.

  1. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from PC to PC
  2. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between iOS and PC
  3. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from iPhone to iPad
  4. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between Android and PC
  5. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from Switch to Switch
  6. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between Switch and PC
  7. Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from PS Vita to PC

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from PC to PC

If you want to transfer Stardew Valley saves from PC to another computer, whether you use Windows, Linux or Mac, you can follow the steps below.

Step 1. Navigate to the Stardew Valley saves location on the original PC

search in file explorer

Step 2. Zip the saves folder and back it up to a USB or Cloud

Step 3. Share the backup to another PC

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between iOS and PC

From iOS to PC

If you played Stardew Valley on iPhone or iPad, here are simple steps for you to transfer the saves folder to your PC.

Step 1. Find the Stardew Valley saves folder on the Files app

Step 2. Long press the folder icon and hit "Copy"

hit copy

Step 3. Now navigate to the iCloud Drive folder and paste the saves folder here

navigate to icloud drive folder

Step 4. Go to the iCloud website on the PC and get the Stardew Valley Saves folder

Step 5. Put the whole folder into your PC's save location

From PC to iOS

If you want to transfer Stardew Valley saves from PC to iPhone/iPad, follow the 3 steps.

Step 1. Navigate to the Stardew Valley saves location on the PC

Step 2. Connect your PC and iPhone/iPad with USB and open iTunes

Step 3. Select "File Sharing" in the iTunes menu on the left and choose Stardew Valley

hit file sharing

Step 4. Put the saves folder you find on your PC into the Stardew Valley folder on iOS

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from iPhone to iPad

Follow the tutorial below, and you can transfer Stardew Valley saves from iPhone to iPad.

Step 1. Find the Stardew Valley saves folder on the Files app

Step 2. Long press the folder icon and hit "Copy"

Step 4. Sign in to your same Apple ID and open the Files app on your iPad

Step 5. Navigate to the iCloud Drive folder, get the Stardew Valley saves folder and move it to the Stardew Valley folder on "On My iPad"

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between Android and PC

From Android to PC

Step 1. Connect your Android device to the PC

Step 2. Find the Stardew Valley saves on the Android device

Step 3. Copy the whole folder and put it into the PC and delete the file with the .bin extension

From PC to Android

Step 1. Connect your Android device to the PC

Step 2. Find the Stardew Valley saves in the PC

Step 3. Copy the whole folder and put it into the Android device storage space

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from Switch to Switch

If you want to transfer Stardew Valley saves from one Switch to another Switch, the steps below can help you.

On the Source Switch

Step 1. Select Home Menu> System Settings> Data Management> Transfer Your Save Data

Step 2. Choose "Send Save Data to Another Console" and hit the user icon whose you wish to transfer.

send save data to another console

Step 3. Select the Stardew Valley saves data file and send it to another Switch

On the Target Switch

Step 1. Select Home Menu> System Settings> Data Management> Transfer Your Save Data

Step 2. Choose "Receive Save Data" and put the 2 Switches together.

receive save data

Step 3. When the save data transfer is complete, hit OK.

Tip
After the transmission is done, the saved data files on the source Switch will be deleted.

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves Between Switch and PC

You should attention that access to the Switch saves requires custom firmware.

From Switch to PC

Step 1. Navigate to Stardew Valley in JKSV.

Step 2. Create a New folder and give it whatever name you like.

Step 3. Copy sd:/JKSV/Stardew Valley/NameOfTheSaveYouSaved.zip to either an FTP server or the Hekate SD card access tool.

From PC to Switch

Step 1. Add the Stardew Valley saves ZIP folder to sd:/JKSV/Stardew Valley/

Step 2. Navigate to Stardew Valley in JKSV.

Step 3. On the saves you just copied over, press Y while holding A.

Transfer Stardew Valley Saves from PC to PS Vita

If you want to transfer Stardew Valley saves from your computer to PS Vita, you should try these steps.

Step 1. Navigate to the Stardew Valley saves location on the PC

Step 2. Using Vita Shell to transfer your saves file to ux0:/data/ via USB or FTP 

Step 3. Select the save folder and press Triangle to copy it

Step 4. Navigate to the PS Vita Save Folder, press Triangle again and paste saves here

How to Backup Stardew Valley Saves

Before transferring the saves, to protect the game data on your original device from damage, you must back up the saves at first. This not only facilitates the transfer of game saves, but also effectively protects your original data. Among many backup software, EaseUS Todo Backup Home will be one of the best choices for game players.

  Free Download

Support Windows 11/10/8/7

As the most useful PC game saves backup software at present, EaseUS Todo Backup Home can provide players with the function of automatic backup, and customize a unique scheduled backup a ccording to your game playing plan, so that your game saves can be automatically backed up at the end of playing game, completely eliminating the need to back up data manually.

For transfer Stardew Valley saves between different devices, you can save the saves file to the free cloud space provided by EaseUS Todo Backup Home and restore data from the cloud in other devices at any time.

Conclusion

No matter what kind of device you use, PC, mobile phone, or game console, you can find the corresponding method of how to transfer Stardew Valley saves from this article. But before you start, please use EaseUS Todo Backup Home to ensure the security of your original data.

  Free Download

Support Windows 11/10/8/7

FAQs

1. Can you transfer Stardew Valley saves from Xbox to PC?

No, I can’t transfer Stardew Valley saves from Xbox to your PC now. It is impossible. 

2. Will I lose my progress if I uninstall Stardew Valley?

No, you will not lose your progress if you uninstall Stardew Valley. The installation data and saves file of Stardew Valley is not saved in the same location, so when you uninstall the game, if you do not deliberately delete the game archive files, your game progress will not be lost.

Was This Page Helpful?

 
 
 

NEW Released

EaseUS
DriverHandy

Get It

EaseUS Data Recovery Services

Request a free evaluation >>

EaseUS data recovery experts have uneaqualed expertise to repair disks/systems and salvage data from all devices like RAID, HDD, SSD, USB, etc.