Kies - How do I Transfer Backup Data from a device made by a manufacturer other than Samsung using Kies 3?

Last Update date : 2015.02.11

Transfer Backup File from Other Devices

NOTE: This feature is available only in Kies 3 for Windows®.

You can restore information contained in a backup file in a device from another manufacturer to your Samsung device using Samsung Smart Switch™.

Smart Switch gives you the freedom and ease to switch from other smartphone platforms to Samsung Android™ mobile devices without the fear of losing your apps and personal content. Seamlessly transfer personal content such as music, videos, photos, contacts, SMS, calendar, notes, and applications from other smartphones to a Samsung Android mobile device.

Smart Switch provides an app-matching and recommendation system so you can find your favorite apps and enjoy the same productivity and lifestyle benefits as before. Smart Switch offers a one-stop, comprehensive solution so you can start using your new Samsung smartphone quickly and get on with your busy lifestyle without missing a beat.

Visit to download the Smart Switch application and view detailed information on how to transfer personal content from other smartphones to your Samsung mobile device.

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