1. Home
  2. /
  3. Transfer Data from Your Old Phone to Galaxy S8 Active

Transfer Data from Your Old Phone to Galaxy S8 Active

Use Smart Switch to transfer contacts, photos, and other content from your old phone. You can also use the USB connector (included) to copy content quickly and easily from your old phone without installing the Smart Switch app.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Transfer Data Using Smart Switch

  1. Navigate to the Smart Switch app.

  2. Follow the prompts and select the content to transfer.

Transfer Data Using the USB Connector

The USB option must be set to Media device (MTP) on the other device. Transferring content with a USB cable may increase battery consumption. Make sure your battery is fully charged.

  1. Connect your Galaxy S8 Active to your old phone using the included USB connector and the cable from your old phone.

  2. Select the items you want to transfer to your new phone.

  3. Enjoy all your favorite apps, music, contacts and more without skipping a beat.

Was this content helpful?

Comments:
37 people found this helpful.

How would you like to contact us?

Give us a call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
Mon – Sun: 8AM – 12AM (EST) Printer support visit: hp.com/support/samsung

Chat with us

Live Chat support with a Samsung product expert.

24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK

Help with your order

Send us your inquiry and we will respond within 24 hours.

Social Support

Contact us on Twitter or Facebook and we'll reply with an answer to your question or issue.

Ask the Community

Browse answers, ask questions and get solutions from other Samsung customers.

Send us an Email

We’ll respond within 24 hours of your request.

Question about a promotion?

Learn more about Samsung promotions.