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Switch to Galaxy,
easily keep your memories.

Transfer contacts, photos, music, messages and other data. Smart Switch makes it easy to transfer data from your old phone to your new phone.

Switch from Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, or iOS to Galaxy.

Whether you are switching from iPhone to Galaxy phone, or need to transfer data from Android to Galaxy phone, upgrading to a Galaxy S8 is done in one seamless move with Smart Switch.

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Transfer what’s important

Need to know how to transfer contacts from iPhone, move your photos from Android, and make sure your music, videos, calendar events and apps are on your new Galaxy phone. Smart Switch will transfer your data and device settings.

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Three simple ways

Transfer data from your old phone to your new Galaxy phone via USB Cable, Wireless or computer. Choose the method you feel most comfortable with. Everything else comes easy.

  • Illustration of using Smart Switch app to transfer content directly from old phone to new Galaxy phone via Wi-Fi

    Transfer content directly from your old phone wirelessly.

  • Illustration of using Smart Switch app to transfer content directly from old phone to new Galaxy phone via a USB cable

    Transfer content directly from your old phone via USB cable.

  • Illustration of using Smart Switch app to transfer content from a PC to new Galaxy phone

    Transfer content from a PC to your new Galaxy phone.

Switching to the new Galaxy phone

Using Smart Switch to transfer everything that’s important to you from your old phone to your new Galaxy phone is one seamless, worry-free process.

  • Illustration of using Smart Switch app to transfer data from old phone to new Galaxy phone and the first step is to connect the two phones via the USB connector and the cable that comes with new Galaxy phone

    Step 1

    Connect your new Galaxy phone to your old device using the included USB connector and the cable from your old phone.

  • Illustration of using Smart Switch app to transfer data from old phone to Galaxy S8 where step 2 is showing how to select items to be transferred

    Step 2

    Select the items you want to transfer to your new phone.

  • Illustration of step 3 of using Smart Switch app to transfer data from old phone to Galaxy S8 showing the results of the transfer

    Step 3

    Enjoy all your favorite apps, music, contacts and more without skipping a beat.

(1) If you do not have the USB connector, open Smart Switch Mobile in “Settings” on your new phone or download Smart Switch for PC/Mac.
For a wire transfer, device must be a Galaxy device with Android™ 4.3 or higher, iOS 5 or higher, or BlackBerry® 7 OS or 10 OS.
Other devices are not supported for a wire transfer and must use the Smart Switch wireless transfer option or download the Smart Switch PC program.
If you do not have the USB cable from your old phone or the USB connector for a wired transfer to a GS8, then you may use the wireless options.

(2) To avoid disruption in text messaging when transferring from iOS, change your iMessage settings

(3) Transferrable type of data transferred from non-Android OS to Galaxy may varies by its OS version

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