How Can I Transfer Files And Programs From 1 Dell Laptop to Another

I just got a new Dell laptop and I plan to move all of my files and apps from my old laptop to the new one. How do I completely migrate everything as if I hadn't replaced my computer?

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Cici· Answered on Dec 25, 2023

When you have purchased a new Dell computer and have many files that need to be migrated, you can use PC-to-PC's migration feature to transfer your files from your old Dell laptop to another in one click. This ensures that all your important data and files are available on the new computer and saves time and effort. You can use an external drive, a cloud storage service, or specialized software.

Method 1. Use EaseUS Todo PCTrans

To solve the problem faster, we recommend an efficient migration software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans. This tool supports transferring all your files, applications, and settings. It offers security and reliability; you don't need to install any application. Even newcomers can ensure the integrity of their data.

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Step 1. Download and launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans and select the target PC in PC-to-PC mode.

Step 2. Once started, enter the verification code or account password to connect to the PC.

Step 3. Select the files on the old Dell laptop and click Transfer.

Method 2. Using Dell Migrate

Dell offers a paid service to help you migrate your files and settings. You can search for SupportAssist on your new Dell PC or download Dell Migrate from the web:

Step 1. Launch Dell Migrate and click Yes to get started.

Step 2. Connect your computer over the network.

Step 3. Follow the same method to install and run Dell Data Assistant on your old PC.

Step 4. Follow the prompts for both computers to connect to the computer and begin transferring files.

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