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Switching to Galaxy is seamlessly simple.

Whether you are switching from Android mobiles, Blackberry, Windows Mobile or iOS to Galaxy. Smart Switch makes the move seamless and simple.

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Select the operating system of your current device

To get started select the operating system of the device you are transferring from the compatible options below.


Select your preferred method of transferring your files


Transfer data from Android smartphone to Galaxy smartphone via USB cable

You will need:

  1. Your old compatible Android smartphone and its USB cable.
  2. Your new Galaxy smartphone and its USB connector.
  3. New Galaxy smartphone logged into a Gmail account.
  4. Full battery on both smartphones.
  5. Latest version of Smart Switch on the new Galaxy smartphone and the old compatible Android smartphone.
  1. Connect the compatible Android smartphone and the Galaxy smartphone using your old USB cable and the USB connector.
  2. Select Smart Switch app on new Galaxy smartphone.
  3. Select 'USB CABLE' method of transfer from the menu.
  4. Select 'RECEIVE' and wait as your device data is read.
  5. Tap 'ALLOW' on the old compatible Android smartphone.
  6. If prompted, update the Smart Switch app on your Android smartphone.
  7. New Galaxy smartphone will automatically search for content items.
  8. Select content items you wish to transfer over, then tap 'TRANSFER'.
  9. Wait for the content items to transfer.
  10. On the Galaxy smartphone, tap 'CLOSE APP' at the bottom of the app page.


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