Smart Switch

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Switch to Galaxy,
easily keep your memories.

Transfer all the things that matter to you using Smart Switch. It's everything you love from your old phone, on your new phone.

Switch from Android, iOS, BlackBerry, or Windows Mobile

Whether your old phone is an Android, iOS, BlackBerry, or Windows Mobile device, upgrading to a Galaxy smartphone is done in one seamless move with Smart Switch.

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Other
Platforms & Devices

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New
Galaxy Devices

Transfer what’s important

From your contacts to your messages, your photos and videos* to your music*, your calendar events to your apps. Even the device settings. They're all there on your new Galaxy phone so that you can pick up right where you left off.

Galaxy S8 lying flat, showing its left side and the home screen displaying data including messages, photos, music, apps, calendar, and device settings, with the icons of contacts, messages, photos, music, apps, calendar, and device settings floating above the Galaxy S8
*Music subject to Digital Rights Management (DRM), encrypted music and encrypted video content cannot be transferred.

Three simple ways

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

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

    Transfer content directly from your old phone wirelessly.

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

    Transfer content directly from your old phone via USB cable.

  • Illustration of using the Smart Switch app to transfer content from a PC to a 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 the Smart Switch app to transfer data from an old phone to a new Galaxy phone, showing that the first step is to connect the two phones via the USB connector and the cable that comes with the 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 the Smart Switch app to transfer data from an old phone to Galaxy S8, showing how Step 2 involves selecting items to be transferred

    Step 2

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

  • Illustration of Step 3 of using the Smart Switch app to transfer data from an old phone to Galaxy S8, showing the positive results of the transfer

    Step 3

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

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