How to transfer content from iOS

Last Update date : 2017.08.09

Smart Switch   

Samsung Smart Switch allows the user to transfer content such as music, photos, contacts, messages, videos, and more.


To see a full compatibility list and detailed information about Samsung Smart Switch, click here.

Please ensure you have these items ready before performing the Smart Switch from your iPhone:

● Old compatible iPhone

iPhone Lightning® Cable

New Samsung device

USB Connector (provided in the box)


In order to transfer as much content as possible to your Samsung device, please make sure to: 

Switch off iMessage on your iPhone.

Disable encryption in iTunes on your computer.

Note: Samsung Smart Switch is already pre-loaded on Android OS Version 6.0 (Marshmallow) and higher.


To launch Smart Switch to start transferring content, please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Connect the USB Connector to the Samsung device.

Step 2: Connect iPhone data cable to the USB Connector and the old compatible iPhone.

Step 3: Choose Smart Switch as the app for your USB device.

Step 4: Tap on Trust on your iPhone.

Step 5: Tap on Next on the Samsung device.

Step 6: Smart Switch will work out what content you can move over. Select from the list of content provided and then tap on Transfer.

Step 7: Once the Smart Switch has been completed, select compatible apps that you wish to install onto the Samsung device.

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