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Samsung Smart Switch

Overview

Introduction
Smart Switch App
Samsung Smart Switch seamlessly transfers contacts, photos, music, videos, messages, notes, calendars and more to virtually any Samsung Galaxy device.

Description
"Switch from Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile
Whether your old phone is an Android, iOS, BlackBerry or Windows Mobile device, upgrading to a Galaxy smartphone is done in one seamless move with Smart Switch.

Transfer what’s important
- From your contacts to messages, your photos and videos to your music, your calendar events to your apps. Even the device settings. They're all there on your new Galaxy phone for you to pick up right where you left off.

Three simple ways:
- Transfer data from your old phone to your new Galaxy phone via USB Cable, Wi-Fi or computer. Choose the method you feel most comfortable with. Everything else comes easy."

Requirements

FOR PC
To transfer your content using Smart Switch for PC, you will need:
1) A Samsung mobile device with Android™ OS version 4.3 or later
2) An old device that meets one of the following requirements:
     ▶️ A Samsung device with Android version 4.3 or later
     ▶️ Apple® iPhone® with iOS version 4.2.1 or later
3) A Windows® platform with the following minimum requirements:
     ▶️ Operating System: Windows XP® (Service Pack 2) or later
     ▶️ CPU: Pentium 4; 2.4 GHz or higher
     ▶️ RAM: 1GB or higher
     ▶️ Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (600), 32 bit or higher
     ▶️ Required Software: Windows Media Player version 11 or later

FOR MAC
To transfer content using Smart Switch for Mac, you will need:
1) A Samsung mobile device with Android OS version 4.3 or later
2) An old device that meets one of the following requirements:
     ▶️ A Samsung device with Android version 4.3 or later
     ▶️ Apple iPhone with iOS version 4.2.1 or later
3) A Mac platform with the following minimum requirements:
     ▶️ Operating System: Mac OS X® 10.6 or later
     ▶️ CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or higher
     ▶️ RAM: 1GB or higher
     ▶️ Screen resolution: 1280 x 800
     ▶️ Android file transfer application installed on your computer

FOR MOBILE APP
Android devices:
  • Wireless transfer: Android 4.0 or higher
  • Wireless transfers from a compatible Android device to Galaxy device: Android 4.0 or higher (Note that non-Samsung devices with Android versions lower than 6.0 can only connect with Galaxy devices that support a mobile AP.)
  • Wired transfer: Android 4.3 or higher, charger cable, and a USB connector
iOS™ devices - use the option that’s best for you:
  • Wired transfer from your iOS device to your Galaxy: iOS 5.0 or above, iOS device cable (lightning or 30 pin), and a USB connector
  • Import from iCloud™: iOS 4.2.1 or higher and Apple ID
  • PC/Mac transfer using iTunes™: Smart Switch PC/Mac software – Get started http://www.samsung.com/smartswitch
BlackBerry™ devices:
  • Wireless transfers: BlackBerry OS 7 or 10 (Mobile AP)
  • Wired transfer from your BlackBerry device to your Galaxy: BlackBerry OS 7 or 10 for transfers via USB connector
Windows™ Mobile owners
  • Wireless transfers: Windows OS 8.1 or 10
* Note: For more information and step-by-step directions, go to http://www.samsung.com/smartswitch

Compatibility
Samsung Phones
Applicable Samsung devices: Galaxy S II and newer devices with Android 4.0 or better for wireless transfer and Android 4.3 and better for OTG cable transfers.

Note to Galaxy S8/S8+S7/S7 edge owners: Smart Switch Mobile is already preloaded on your device. To access, tap [Settings] > [Backup and reset] > [Open Smart Switch] to open Smart Switch Mobile.

* These are the only U.S. Galaxy devices that can be used for OTG cable transfer: GS10, GS10+, GS10e, GS9, GS9+, GS8, GS8+, GS7, GS7 Edge, GS6, GS6 Edge/Edge+, GS5, GS4, Galaxy Note9, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy Note4, Galaxy Note3

Other Android Phones:
Devices running Android Version 4.3 and later.
  • Coolpad: DazenF2
  • Fujitsu: ARROWS NX/A/KISS/ef/Me/V/X LTE, Disney Mobile on docomo, ANTEPRIMA, REGZA Phone
  • Google: Pixel, Pixel 2
  • HTC®: J, One/X/X+/S/SV/V/M8, Proto, Butterfly, Desire X/XC/500(506e), EVO 4G LTE, INFOBAR A02, ThunderBolt, One M9, Desire 526/612
  • Huawei™: T8951, C8813, Ascend/G510/G520/D2, Stream 201HW, A199(china), Honor 6/6+/7, P7, P8, P8 Lite, Mate7, Maimang4, Ascend Y300, Mate8
  • Kyocera: URBANO L02/03, DIGNO M/S, BASIO, Honey Bee, Disney Mobile, Brigadier
  • Lenovo™: A789, S720, A798T
  • LG®: Optimus G/G Pro/G2/G3/G4/LTE/4X HD/ LIFE/it/Vu/Vu2/L5 II/L5 II Dual/L7 II Dual/L9, Lucid 4G, G Flex, isai, isai VL, PRADA phone, Nexus 4/5, V10, Lancet, G Vista, Flex2
  • Motorola®: DROID RAZR MINI(M)/Razr HD/Razr Maxx, ATRIX III, Moto G, Moto X, Droid Turbo2/Maxx2/Mini
  • NEC: MEDIAS X/W/ES/U/LTE, Disney Mobile on docomo
  • OPPO: R815T/W, R811, R7/R7 Plus/R7s, Find7/Find7A
  • Panasonic: ELUGA P/X/Power, LUMIX Phone
  • PANTECH: Vega IRON2, Vega Secret
  • RIM: BlackBerry Priv
  • SHARP: AQUOS ZETA/Crystal, Smartphone for Junior, Disney Mobile on docomo, AQUOS Phone EX/Xx/xx mini/SERIE/ZETA/st/sv/si/SL/CL, NERV, PANTONE 5
  • Sony®: Xperia Z/Z Ultra/Z1/Z2/Z3/Z3 Compact/A/A2/ZL2/UL/V/VL/SX/GX/E/E Dual/Go/NX/AX/TL, acro HD/acro S
  • Vivo: X3T, Y15S/T, Y11, X5/ X5L/X5 Pro, X6/X6 Plus
  • Xiaomi: Hongmi1S, Hongmi Note, Mi4
Other Phones
iOS 5.0 and later (iCloud Supported Phones)
Blackberry OS 7 and OS 10
Windows Mobile OS 8.1 and OS 10





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