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Content That Can Be Transferred with Smart Switch

Transfer Content with Smart Switch

Smart Switch is a convenient app that lets you quickly transfer files from your old phone to a new Galaxy phone. But what kinds of files are compatible? If you're wondering, keep reading and refer to the chart below to learn about what kind of content you can transfer with Smart Switch. 

Content Available for Transfer

Here are all the content types available to be transferred:

CONTENT TRANSFER FROM ANDROID TRANSFER FROM IOS (VIA ICLoUD) TRANSFER FROM IOS (VIA USB ADAPTER) PATH TO CONTENT ON SAMSUNG GALAXY
Personal Information Management System (PIMS)

Calendar

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > Calendar

Contacts

Yes

Yes

Yes

Phone > Contact or Contacts

Messages

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > Messaging

S Notes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > S Note™

Multimedia Content

Music

Yes

No*

Yes

Apps > Music

Pictures

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > Gallery

Videos

Yes

Yes**

Yes

Apps > Gallery

App Lists and Additional Content

Alarms

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > Clock

Application Lists

Yes

Yes

Yes

Use the Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app to view the app list

Call logs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Phone > Logs

Documents

Yes

Yes***

Yes***

Apps > My Files

Lock screen

Yes

No*

Yes

Apps > Settings > Device > Lock screen

Story Album™

Yes

No*

Yes

Apps > Story Album

Wallpaper

Yes

No*

Yes

Location varies

Wi-Fi

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps > Settings > Wi-Fi

*To transfer music from iTunes, use Smart Switch for PC/Mac.

** User-generated videos only (i.e., not commercial movies or TV).

*** Microsoft® Office or PDF documents only.

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