Samsung Electronics Expands Its Galaxy Upcycling Program to Enable Consumers to Repurpose Galaxy Smartphones Into Smart Home Devices

The initiative promotes upcycling old electronics as a creative solution to combat electronic waste and provides convenience for consumers in everyday life Samsung Electronics announced the expansion of its Galaxy Upcycling program with Galaxy Upcycling at Home, an initiative that gives new life to older Galaxy smartphones by converting them into a variety of IoT (Internet of Things) devices through a simple software update. Samsung has implemented the beta service for Galaxy Upcycling at Home in the US, the UK and Korea1 today. With Galaxy Upcycling at Home, users can easily turn their old Galaxy devices2 into smart home devices like a childcare monitor, a pet care solution and other tools that meet individual lifestyle needs.

1Availability may vary by carrier.
2Galaxy Upcycling at Home feature is available on all S, Note, and Z series released from 2018 (S9, Note9 or later) running Android 9 and above. More devices will be supported in the future.