Manage Smart Switch settings

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Wondering what else there is to know about Smart Switch? Well, there are several settings available to protect your backup files and data while they're transferring. Just when you thought it didn't get any better than this.

Smart Switch settings

Keep your data safe while you transfer content between phones. You have lots of Smart Switch settings available at your fingertips.

Open Smart Switch, tap More Options (the three vertical dots), and then tap Settings. The following settings are available:

  • Enhance transfer security: To protect your data, an authentication code must be entered when transferring files.

Transfer settings displayed in Smart Switch
  • Password-protect files: A password must be entered when restoring backup files from SD cards and USB storage devices.

  • About Smart Switch: Displays app version, Terms of Service, and open source license.

     

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