How to easily move data from one mobile device to another (Smart Switch)

Move data from your old device to your new Galaxy device quickly and easily.
There are two forms of Smart Switch: the PC version (Smart Switch) and the device version (Smart Switch Mobile).

Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

Install the Smart Switch Mobile app on your device.
Data transfer between Galaxy devices is just a few taps away.

Easy one-click connection

With Smart Switch Mobile, data transfer between Galaxy devices is easy.
Place your devices close together (within 8 inches) and run the app on both. Then, on the old device, select [Android Device], [Start], [Connect].
This allows you to send the personal data you’ve saved on your old Galaxy device to the new Galaxy device connected to it.

Support for various functions

You can send your personal data (contacts, schedules, messages, and memos), multimedia data, and other types of data (alarms, Wi-Fi settings , recent history, etc.).

Samsung Smart Switch

Data backup, restoration, synchronisation, and software updates are now managed in one place.
Enjoy the new Smart Switch. Updated menus make it even easier to use.

Fast connection and fast data transfer

Run Smart Switch on your computer and connect your new Samsung device to it using a USB cable.
Smart Switch will recognise the data on your old device and start moving it to your new one.

Simple backup and restoration

Try Smart Switch's new backup and restoration functions.
These functions help you back up all your data to your computer at once, and easily restore any backed up data – all without any complicated settings.

*The new backup and restoration functions also help you move your personal data (contacts, schedules, memos, messages, and call history), photos, videos, alarms, bookmarks, and miscellaneous preferences in a simple way.

Data synchronisation

You can synchronise your contacts and your schedule between your devices with Windows Outlook or Mac Address Book and iCal.
With this smart function, you can easily manage your schedule any time, anywhere.

Device software update

Using Smart Switch's computer version, update your device with the latest software.
Your device will be more stable, and it will perform better.

System Requirement




Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8


Pentium 1.8 GHz or above (Intel Core i5 3.0 GHz or above (recommended))

Minimum memory size (RAM)

1 GB (recommended)

Free hard drive space

At least 200 MB (recommended)

Screen resolution

1024 x 768 (600), (32 bit or above)




Mac OS X 10.5 or later


1.8 GHz Intel or faster processor

Minimum memory size (RAM)

1 GB or more (recommended)

Free hard drive space

At least 200 MB (recommended)

Supported device

Android 4.1 JellyBean OS or over


If you have a question regarding Smart Switch, please visit the FAQ below.

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