Galaxy Getting Started Transfer your stuff

Transfer your stuff

Straight from your old phone to your new one with Smart Switch.

What is Smart Switch?

Smart Switch is the fast way to move your contacts, settings, photos and more to your new phone. Do it in three easy ways.

  • Wi-Fi

    Transfer directly from your old phone wirelessly

  • USB

    Transfer directly from your old phone via USB

  • PC/Mac

    Transfer from a PC or Mac to your new phone

    Download Smart Switch for your phone, PC or MAC

    Plug in and go

    From your old phone straight to your new Galaxy, it’s easy to copy everything over with the USB connector supplied.


    Switch everything at once

    • Connect your phones

    • Swipe up for Smart Switch

    • Scan your old phone

    • Choose what to transfer

    • Smart Switch does the rest

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      *Encrypted digital rights management (DRM) protected content is not compatible and cannot be transferred using Smart Switch. Samsung does not warrant that the transfer steps described in this document will work without disruption or will always be available to you. Smart Switch performance may vary depending on your PC/MAC hardware, memory, operating system versions and software configuration. Internet connection required. Smart Switch can only transfer some music, clips, photos, contacts, messages and calendar from compatible smartphones. This support content is designed for use with a Samsung Galaxy Note8, S8 and S8+ and performance may vary with other devices. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc.

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