Samsung Data Migration Multiple Partitions Clone with Ease

Posted by @Lily

September 3, 2018

Wanna clone a hard drive with multiple partitions via Samsung Data Migration? Get detailed steps and a superior tool to Samsung Data Migration from this page.

Why do you need to clone multiple partitions?

Most of us have multiple partitions on our computers so that we can store data by category. With more and more data saved on the computer, it works slower and slower. You may feel the urge to speed up your computer, so you consider replacing the old hard drive with an SSD. You can imagine how toilsome it is to create new partitions and copy files one by one to the new SSD. Is there a simple way to finish the task? Cloning multiple partitions on the old hard drive can be the answer.

How to do Samsung Data Migration multiple partitions clone?

Samsung SSDs are preferred by a lot of computer users when they plan to upgrade their current hard drives. Samsung Data Migration is the tool designed by Samsung to help its users transfer all the data on their old hard drives to Samsung SSDs. Before you start cloning multiple partitions with Samsung cloning software, please make sure:

  • Your target Samsung SSD is one of those SSDs listed in Samsung Data Migration User Manual.

  • If there are more than two partitions on the existing hard drive, Samsung Data Migration will clone the first two partitions only. To ensure all the data can be cloned, you may merge partitions in the beginning.

Now learn how to clone multiple partitions with Samsung Data Migration below:

1. Connect a Samsung SSD to your computer and affirm it is recognized. Run Samsung Data Migration. In the “Start” page, click on Start in the bottom right hand corner.

Samsung Data Migration

2. You’ll see the Disk Analysis and Cloning menu then. Confirm the source and the target disk listed here and click on Start to begin the migration process.

3. Wait until the process is finished. Shut down your computer and replace the old hard drive with the new Samsung SSD. You will get the system and all your data back instantly.

Despite the convenience Samsung Data Migration brings us, some users are frustrated with Samsung Data Migration cloning failed, Samsung Data Migration access violation and other unexpected errors. Is there a superior tool to Samsung Data Migration in multiple partitions cloning?

An easier way to clone multiple partitions to Samsung SSD

To clone multiple partitions to Samsung SSD, AOMEI Backupper Standard as a free disk cloning software can be the best Samsung Data Migration alternative. It allows you to clone more than two partitions at one time and it supports not only Samsung SSDs. I’ll show you how to clone a hard drive with multiple partitions via AOMEI Backupper in detail:

Step 1. Connect the Samsung SSD to your computer and make sure it is detected. Download, install and run AOMEI Backupper. Click “Clone” on the left pane and select “Disk Clone”.

Disk Clone

Step 2. Select the current hard drive as the source disk and click “Next”.

Select Source Disk

Step 3. Select the Samsung SSD as the destination disk and click “Next”.

Select Destination Disk

Step 4. Tick “Align partition to optimize for SSD”. Confirm the operation and click “Start Clone”.

Start Clone

Notes:

  • The destination disk will be completely overwritten. Backup the destination disk before you start clone if there are important data on it.

  • If you tick “Sector by sector clone” in Step 4, AOMEI Backupper will clone every sector on your old hard drive no matter it is used or not, which will take more time and occupy more storage space.

  • To clone OS only to the destination SSD, please upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional and use System Clone feature. You can also edit the partition size on the destination SSD with AOMEI Backupper Professional.

Summary

Now you know how to achieve Samsung Data Migration multiple partitions clone. If you want to clone more than two partitions at one time or you choose other SSD brands such as PNY SSDs, Crucial SSDs, WD SSDs, etc, you should pick AOMEI Backupper. In addition to cloning multiple partitions, you can find quick workarounds to Samsung Data Migration MBR to GPT and WD Sync not working with AOMEI Backupper. Rush into this tool and discover more!