Smart Switch makes it easy to transfer contacts, photos, messages and more from your old phone to your new Samsung Galaxy device. If you would like to learn how to transfer your data from your Old Galaxy device to new using a data cable please follow the below steps. If you would prefer to backup your content using Smart Switch PC please check out our guide Backing up my Samsung device using Smart Switch PC for more information.
Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.
Have an iOS or Windows phone and need help transferring data to your new Galaxy? Click here for more information on Switching Easy.
1Launch Smart Switch on your new Galaxy device
Latest Galaxy devices already have Smart Switch pre-installed however, if you have uninstalled the app or if you are unable to locate the application within your apps tray, you can easily download from the Google PlayStore or Galaxy Store.
2Allow the following Permissions
3Tap on Receive data
4Then tap on Galaxy
6Connect your new Galaxy phone to your old phone using a cable
7On your Old device tap on OK
8Select the data you would like to transfer then tap on Next
9Allow the transfer to reach 100%. When advised, you will be able to disconnect the old Galaxy device to the new Galaxy device.
10Once the transfer is complete, tap on Go to the Home screen and remove any connected cables.