- Galaxy S7/S7 edge owners : Tap [Settings] > [Backup and reset] or [Cloud and accounts] > [Open Smart Switch] to open Smart Switch Mobile. * Smart Switch Mobile is already preloaded on Galaxy S7/S7 edge device.
Smart Switch gives you the freedom to move your contacts, music, photos, calendar, text messages, device settings and more to your new Galaxy device. Plus, Smart Switch™ helps you find your favoriteapps or suggest similar ones on Google Play™.
Who can transfer? • Android™ owners o Wireless device-to-device transfer o Wired transfer from your Android device to your Galaxy • iOS™ owners - use the option that’s best for you: o Wired transfer from your iOS device to your Galaxy o Import from iCloud™ o PC/Mac transfer using iTunes™ • BlackBerry™ owners o Wireless device-to-device transfer o Wired transfer from your BlackBerry device to your Galaxy • Windows™ Mobile owners o Wireless device-to-device transfer
What can be transferred? Contacts, calendar(Device content only), messages, photos, music (DRM free content only, Not supported for iCloud), videos (DRM free content only), call logs, memos, alarms, Wi-Fi, wallpapers,documents, app data (Galaxy devices only), home layouts (Galaxy devices only) You can send app data and home layouts by upgrading your Galaxy device to M OS (Galaxy S6 or higher). Note: Smart Switch scans and transfers content stored on the device and from the SD card (if used).
What is needed to transfer? • Android transfers: o Wireless transfer: Android 4.0 or higher o Wired transfer: Android 4.3 or higher, charger cable, and a USB connector (Your device must support a 'Transferring media files (MTP)' USB option to allow content to be transferred.) o Wireless transfers from a compatible Android device to Galaxy device: Android 4.0 or higher (Galaxy device : Mobile AP) (see list of compatible models below) • iOS transfers: o Wired transfer: iOS 5.0 or above, iOS device cable (lightning or 30 pin), and a USB connector o iCloud transfers: iOS 4.2.1 or higher and Apple ID o iTunes transfers: Smart Switch PC/Mac software – Get started http://www.samsung.com/smartswitch • BlackBerry transfers: o Wireless transfers: BlackBerry OS 7 or 10 (Mobile AP) o Wired transfers: BlackBerry OS 7 or 10 for transfers via USB connector • Windows Mobile transfers: o Wireless transfers: Windows OS 8.1 or 10 Note: For more information and step-by-step directions, go to http://www.samsung.com/smartswitch
Which devices are supported? • Galaxy: Recent Galaxy mobile devices and tablets (From Galaxy S2) Note: For Galaxy S2, old OS (GB/ICS) version can cause incompatibility. If your S2 does not work properly, please try after firmware update. • Other Android devices: o HTC, LG, Sony, Huawei, Lenovo, Motorola, PANTECH, Panasonic, Kyocera, NEC, SHARP, Fujitsu, Xiaomi, Vivo, OPPO, Coolpad(DazenF2), RIM(Priv), YotaPhone, ZTE(Nubia Z9), Gionee, LAVA, MyPhone(My28s),Cherry Mobile, Google(Pixel) - Note: For reasons such as compatibility between devices, it may not be possible to install and use Smart Switch on certain devices. If you are using a wired connection, your device must support a'Transferring media files (MTP)' USB option to allow content to be transferred.