Use Smart Switch to transfer content with your PC or Mac

The one tiny drawback of getting a new phone is having to manually transfer all your important data. Dont worry, Smart Switch allows you to easily transfer contacts, photos, messages, and other types of files. You can even create a backup for your old phones files using your PC or Mac, and then transfer or sync your data onto your new Galaxy phone.

Before you start gathering all your files, you should first make sure your PC meets the minimum requirements to use Smart Switch. To find out if your PC or Mac supports the program, visit the Smart Switch page, and select Requirements under Overview. If you meet the requirements, select the method you want to download it.

On a PC, click Outlook Sync on the Smart Switch screen. If you are not already logged into your account, sign in with your Microsoft Outlook credentials. Next, click Sync Preferences for Outlook, select what you want to sync, and then click OK. Click Sync Now, and then click Confirm when finished.

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Open Smart Switch on your PC or Mac. Select MORE, and then select Preferences. File location will display below Backup folder location. Find your backup files manually.

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Use Smart Switch to transfer content with your PC or Mac

On a PC, click Outlook Sync on the Smart Switch screen. If you are not already logged into your account, sign in with your Microsoft Outlook credentials. Next, click Sync Preferences for Outlook, select what you want to sync, and then click OK. Click Sync Now, and then click Confirm when finished.

Before you start gathering all your files, you should first make sure your PC meets the minimum requirements to use Smart Switch. To find out if your PC or Mac supports the program, visit the Smart Switch page, and select Requirements under Overview. If you meet the requirements, select the method you want to download it.

Thank you for your feedback! © 2022 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung, Samsung Galaxy and Family Hub are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All other brands, products and services, and their respective trademarks, names and logos, are the property of their respective owners. The above content is provided for entertainment and information purposes only. Consult user manual for more complete information. All information included herein is subject to change without notice. Samsung is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages, arising from or related to use or reliance of the content herein. Need Help? Chat Now

The one tiny drawback of getting a new phone is having to manually transfer all your important data. Dont worry, Smart Switch allows you to easily transfer contacts, photos, messages, and other types of files. You can even create a backup for your old phones files using your PC or Mac, and then transfer or sync your data onto your new Galaxy phone.

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