Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

Learn how to transfer your data and apps from your old device to your new one.

Prenote info
Samsung Smart Switch does not come pre-installed on the device. If you do not have access to Samsung Smart Switch, you may need to reinstall the app. Please see the Download Apps & Games tutorial for more information.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

• Transfer content using the Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app


Access Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

1. From the home screen, swipe up from the center of the screen then access the Apps tray.

2. Navigate to and select the smart switch app Samsung Smart Switch app


Transfer content using the Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app

1. If using Samsung Smart Switch for the first time, you have to grant Smart Switch permission to access Phone, Contacts, Calendar, Text messages, Storage, Microphone and Location. From the permissions screen, select Allow.

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2. To move your content from your old device to your new one, select Receive data.

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3. Select your old device type.

Note: You will see a prompt to sign in if you select iPhone/iPad.

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4. Select Cable or Wireless. To connect using a USB Cable, you must have a USB cable and adapter. To connect using Wireless, both devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Note: For this demonstration, Wireless was selected.

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5. Make sure that Smart Switch is installed on the old device. Select Send data on the old device. Devices will connect automatically.

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6. Select Allow on the old device.

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7. The devices are now connected. On the new device, select the desired transfer option, then select Next.

Note: If you select Custom, you will have the option to transfer specific content from your old device to your new one.

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8. Select Next, then select Done when the content transfer is complete.

Note: Visit for more information on using your PC or Mac.

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