How to Transfer Data from my old iOS device to my new Galaxy device using USB Connector?

Last Update Date : Apr 25. 2018



We would like to introduce an easy and fast way to transfer data using our Smart Switch application from iOS to Galaxy device using USB Connector. Please keep in mind that this method is only possible if the Operating System version on your old device is iOS 5.0 or higher.


Obtaining /Accessing Smart Switch

Please download the Smart Switch Application on your new device. You can download the Smart Switch Application from either Samsung Galaxy Apps or the Google Play Store.


1. Search "Smart Switch"

2. Click agree terms and conditions

3. Install Smart Switch application



Please remember that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices have Smart Switch function pre-loaded.


1. Go to the Settings

2. Backup and reset

3. Open Smart Switch

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Getting Ready

To transfer Data with Wifi Connector, you need to have the USB Connector, USB Cable, and both the old and new devices.

* Please make sure that your new device is compatible for USB connector and uses Android OS Version 4.3 or higher version.



Transfer Procedures

1. Please connect USB connector.

The narrow part should be connected with New Device,

and the wide part should be connected to USB Cable.



2. After connecting USB cable with Old Device, you can see available applications on the new device. Select Smart Switch, then your old device is asking for allowing access to other device.

3. Please click "Allow".



4. Click "Start" in new device.


5. Click "agree" on the Terms and Conditions, then the New device will start checking data list from old device.


7. Your old device is asking again if the connected device is trusted. Please click "Trust"

Then click "Next" in the new device.


8. You can see the available data transfer options which you can import from old device. You can click "All" or select specific items of data you wish to transfer to new device.



9. After selection, please click "Transfer", then your new device will start transferring the selected data.


10. It may take some time to transfer data depending on the data volume you want to transfer. After quick data transfer, you can view all transferred data and volume of the data.



With Smart Switch, you can transfer all data even app usage history. 



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