Smart Switch - Download and install Smart Switch Mobile on your Android device
Whether your old phone is an Android, iOS, BlackBerry or Windows Mobile device, upgrading to a Galaxy smartphone or tablet is done in one seamless move with Smart Switch. From your contacts to 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 for you to pick up right where you left off.
Note: The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.
Install Smart Switch Mobile on an Android device
Note: Smart Switch Mobile is a FREE app available for any Android device via the Google Play store.
1. Touch Play Store.
2. Touch the Search bar.
3. Search for “Smart Switch Mobile”.
4. Touch INSTALL to install the app on your mobile device.
5. Touch OPEN to launch and use the app.
Important: These steps may vary depending on your mobile device.
Note: The app might be already installed on your mobile device (especially if it is a Samsung smartphone). If you have a doubt or can’t find the app, simply search for the app on the Google Play Store. If the option OPEN is available and not INSTALL, that means that the app is already installed on your mobile device. Touch OPEN to launch and use the app. Otherwise, install the app on your mobile device to be able to use it.
Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S8, or S8+ owners
Note: If you are the owner of a Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S8, or S8+, the Smart Switch Mobile app is already installed on your mobile device.
1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen, if you are using a S8 or a S8+, or touch Apps, if you are using a S7 or a S7 edge.
2. Touch Cloud and accounts.
3. Touch Smart Switch to launch and use the app.