Samsung Smart Switch makes it easier
to transfer your data from

Keep all that’s personal and precious

Keep all that’s personal and precious

Bring over your data and content like photos, videos, contacts,
calendar events, notes and even device settings, to your new Galaxy with Smart Switch.

Bring over your data and content like photos, videos, contacts,
calendar events, notes and even device settings, to your new Galaxy with Smart Switch.

Step-by-step on how to transfer

Step-by-step on how to transfer

SWITCH FROM IPHONE VIA WI-FI
SWITCH FROM ANDROID WITH A USB CABLE
SWITCH FROM ANDROID USING A PC

Other ways to switch

Other ways to switch

  • Switch from iPhone with a USB cable

    STEP 1
    Turn off two-step verification (if applicable) on your Apple ID before beginning the process. Open Smart Switch on your new Samsung device.

    On newer Samsung devices, you will find Smart Switch at Settings > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch. On older ones, you may need to download it from the Play Store

    STEP 2
    Connect your Samsung phone to your iPhone by using the USB-C connector and your Lightning cable.

    STEP 3
    Press 'Next' on your Samsung phone and follow the prompts.

    STEP 4
    Your new device will search and connect to your previous one. You will be the given the option to choose which information you want to transfer. Once you have selected the content to transfer, press ‘Transfer’.
  • Switch from Android via Wi-Fi

    STEP 1
    Make sure you have Smart Switch on both devices. On newer devices, you will find it at Settings > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch.
    On older ones, you may need to download it from the Play Store

    STEP 2
    Connect your devices. Make sure your devices are close together and that you have a stable internet connection.

    STEP 3
    Open Smart Switch on your new device and tap Start , then follow the onscreen instructions.

    You will have the option to choose which data you wish to transfer. While it is transferring, you will see a percentage on the screen letting you know how far through it is. The time taken will depend on the amount of data and the strength of your connection.
  • Switch from iPhone using a PC

    STEP 1
    Open iTunes on your PC - you can download it here
    Then connect your iPhone using the Lightning cable. You may need to select 'Continue' then 'Trust' to allow your computer access.

    STEP 2
    Select the name of your iPhone in iTunes, then go to Summary > Encrypt iPhone Backup > This computer > Back up now. Once backed up, remove your iPhone by selecting the iTunes eject icon and then pulling out the Lightning cable.

    STEP 3
    Download Smart Switch onto your PC, then open and install it.

    STEP 4
    Connect your new device to your PC, then select ‘Restore’ in the Smart Switch program interface.

    STEP 5
    If you have no previous backups, select 'Restore Now'. Select 'Select a Different Backup', then select 'iTunes Backup Data' from the top left of the Smart Switch interface.

    STEP 6
    Deselect any information you don't want to copy, then select 'OK' then 'Restore now' and 'Allow'. Your data will now begin transferring.

A safe and secure way to transfer
content from your old to new phone.

A safe and secure way to transfer content from your old to new phone.

Moving to a Galaxy from another OS is secure, safe and isn't hard with Smart Switch. The app works
with many devices, making the upgrade to Galaxy a seamless process for everyone.
Visit Smart Switch website for your details.

Moving to a Galaxy from another OS is secure, safe and isn't hard with Smart Switch. The app works with many devices, making the upgrade to Galaxy a seamless process for everyone. Visit Smart Switch website for your details.

Ready to make the switch?

Ready to make the switch?

From the innovative foldable smartphone, to the one and only S Pen, to pro-grade camera technology, Galaxy has something for every switcher and upgrader.

Check out the newest Galaxy devices.

From the innovative foldable smartphone, to the one and only S Pen, to pro-grade camera technology, Galaxy has something for every switcher and upgrader.

Check out the newest Galaxy devices.

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Wired transfer require at least Android™ 4.3, iOS 5, or Windows Mobile OS 8.1, or OS 10 on your old device. Devices with an older OS must use wireless transfer options. Data and content available for transfer may vary by OS.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G and Galaxy S22 Series 5G are 5G-capable and can be used to access 5G network in Singapore. SIM card upgrade and/or software update may be required. Data subscription fees apply.

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