[Easy and Fast] How to Transfer Everything to a New Laptop

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"What is the best way to transfer all of my information and programs from my old laptop to my new laptop? Recently, I have bought a brand new HP laptop. Now, I want to transfer everything to my brand new laptop. How do i transfer everything from one computer to another?"

#1. How to Transfer Everything from One Laptop to Another (Same Network)

#2. How to Transfer Data from Old Laptop to New Laptop (Different Network)

#3. How to Transfer Files from One Laptop to Another (Cloud Service)

What Data Should You Transfer from Old Laptop to New Laptop

We know that the majority of data waiting for us transfer to the new laptop. What sort of data you need to move and how to transfer data from old laptop to new laptop?

Files: How to move files from one laptop to another? There is no need to transfer everything to a new laptop. You can sift files you want on the Documents, Pictures, Music, and Video folders. 

Applications: We recommend transferring some commonly use apps to a new laptop, including transfer Microsoft Office to new computer, move games to another laptop, and other browsers or any apps you use on a daily basis.

Accounts: Resetting your account also takes up a lot of time. Transferring the account settings, you don’t need to personalize it again.

The three parts we talk about may in line with your laptop data transfer plan. If so, you are in the right place! Follow this post and transfer everything to a new laptop. Before we start we must have a useful tool to help us easily transfer everything to a new laptop. EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free is an easy-to-use PC migration software, it could transfer data, limited applications from an old computer or laptop to a new laptop or computer. Now Follow the details below and transfer everything to your new laptop.

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1. Transfer All of Your Data to a New Laptop

If you have a good internet connection, it’s OK to use the "PC to PC" mode of EaseUS Todo PCTrans or Cloud on the laptop to laptop transfer under the same network. What about migrating everything under a different network? Prepare the external drive and choose the "Backup & Restore" mode.

#1. How to Transfer Everything from One Laptop to Another (Same Network)

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on your source and target computers, connect both PCs via the internet.

1. At the "PC to PC" section, click "PC to PC" to continue. 

select pc to pc

2. Select your target computer via its device name, then enter its account password or verification code and select the transfer direction. Then click "Connect" to continue.

You can check the verification code on the right top of "PC to PC" mainscreen on the target computer.

connect the two pcs

Step 2. Select the categories Applications, Files, and Accounts to transfer via the internet.

If you want to transfer data selectively, click "Edit" under each category, and choose the specific items.

select applications, files or accounts

Step 3. Click "Transfer" to start transferring your apps/files/accounts from one computer to another computer via the Internet.

transfer applications, files or accounts via internet

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#2. How to Transfer Data from Old Laptop to New Laptop (Different Network)

Step 1. Create a backup file. 

1. Connect your USB (flash) drive/external hard drive to your source computer. Launch Todo PCTrans, click "Backup & Restore > Start" on the main screen.

Transfer files via backup and restore - step 1

2. Select "Data Backup" to move on.

Transfer files via backup & restore - step 2

3. Hover over "Applications", "Files" and "Accounts" columns to choose the specific data, applications, etc., and click "Back up" to create a backup file. 

Transfer files via backup and restore - step 3

Step 2. Recover via the created backup file.

1. Plugin your USB drive which stores the created backup file to the target PC and open EaseUS Todo PCTrans. Click "Backup & Restore > Start > Data Restore".

Transfer files from PC to PC via backup & restore - step 1

2. Click "Browse" to locate the Image file. Then, choose "Restore" and go to the next step.

Transfer files from via image - step 2

3. Now, you can select Applications/Files/Accounts you want to restore.

Over on Applications, Files, or Accounts to choose the specific data you want transfer flexibly. Click "Restore" to confirm. Besides, you can also click the "Migration Settings" icon to change the target path to recover and save the files.

Transfer files via image - step 3

#3. How to Transfer Files from One Laptop to Another (Cloud Service)

If you have OneDrive, GoogleDrive, and Dropbox account, the steps to transfer files from pc to pc are dragging the selected files to the Cloud, log in the cloud on the new computer, and download the files.

If you have a few files to be transferred from one computer to another, the Cloud may run out of space or the downloading process can wear down your patience. For the convenience of the laptop to laptop transfer, utilizing EaseUS Todo PCTrans on method 1 is the correct decision.

2. Transfer Installed Programs to the New Laptop

EaseUS Todo PCTrans is also able to select the specific applications like Windows Office, CCleaner, and Skype to transfer. Follow the video and transfer your specific APPs now:

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After you have finished the steps above, you can also transfer your User Folder to transfer all your user information by using this software.

About the Author

Updated by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.

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[Easy and Fast] How to Transfer Everything to a New Laptop

Try smart Windows 11 data transfer tool to move all data in 1 click.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans

  Free Download

Support Windows 11/10/8/7