Switching
is Easy

Samsung Smart Switch makes it easy to transfer contacts, photos, messages and more from your old phone to your new Galaxy.

Which device are you switching to?

Switch from Android™, iOS and BlackBerry®

Smart Switch makes it easy to upgrade to a Galaxy smartphone from an Android™, iOS or BlackBerry® OS device.

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Blackberry

Transfer what's important

  • Contacts
  • Messages
  • Photos & Video
  • Music
  • Apps
  • Calendars
  • Device Settings
  • And more

Switching to the Galaxy S7 or Note7

Step 1

Step 1

Connect your Galaxy S7 or Note7 to your old device using the included USB connector and the cable from your old phone.*

Step 2

Step 2

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

Step 3

Step 3

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

* 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 lower. Other devices are not supported for a wire transfer and must use the Smart Switch wireless transfer option or download the Kies app. If you do not have the USB cable from your old phone or the USB connector for a wired transfer to a GS7 or Note7, then you may use the wireless options. Learn more

Switching to a Galaxy S6, Note5 or earlier

Start using your smartphone in minutes. Just download the Smart Switch Mobile app or software for Mac/PC and follow our step-by-step videos below.

Smart Switch Mobile

Smart Switch Mobile

Download the Smart Switch app to transfer items directly from your old smartphone to your new Galaxy device.

USB OTG cable supports iOS 9 transfers

Smart Switch for PC or Mac

Smart Switch for PC or Mac

Download and install the Smart Switch software to transfer items directly from a PC or Mac to your new Galaxy device.

PC/MAC supports iOS 9 transfers

For other devices, use the Kies app

For other devices, use the Kies app

Use Kies if your device isn't compatible with Smart Switch.

Transferring from a BlackBerry® smartphone? Find out how

Limited Content supported for iOS 9 transfers via iCloud.

To avoid disruption in text messaging when transferring from iOS, change your iMessage settings here.

Still have questions?
We've got you covered.

To find which devices are compatible with Smart Switch, FAQs and other information, visit the Samsung Smart Switch Support Page.

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