Samsung Smart Switch: what it is, what it is for and how it works

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Samsung Smart Switch

You may have just bought a Samsung phone or are planning to do so soon. The selection of models of the Korean brand in Spain is wide, with models such as the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra being the most prominent. When are you going to change phones? the transfer of your data and files It is something that worries a lot, because it is usually a complicated or very long process at times. Although we have help from tools like Samsung Smart Switch.

The name of this tool may sound familiar to you, especially to those who have a Samsung mobile. If you just bought one or were thinking of buying one, we tell you more about this application, which promises to make this transition between mobiles much easier.

What is Samsung Smart Switch and what is it for

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Samsung Smart Switch is an application created by Samsung that is designed so that you can transfer the files you want from your current mobile or old mobile to your new Samsung phone. It takes care of making this process much easier and faster, by allowing users to choose which files they want to transfer between the two phones. So it becomes a very useful tool if you have bought a Samsung mobile.

Thanks to it we will be able to send all kinds of files: photos, videos, messages, applications, contacts … In addition, the application also fulfills a second function, because we allows to make a backup from your Samsung phone. So it is a tool that we can get a lot out of. We can even use it to install updates on the device, connecting it to the computer.

In many Samsung phones, especially in the high-end, Samsung Smart Switch is an application that is installed by default. Although we can download it from the Play Store or the Galaxy Store easily. It is compatible with models with Android 4.3 and higher versions.

How does it work

Samsung Smart Switch operation

As we have mentioned before, the main purpose of Samsung Smart Switch is to transfer files from the old mobile to a new one. So if you have bought a Samsung mobile, you can use this app to transfer the data and files you want between the two devices, so you won’t have too many problems. In addition, it is something that you will be able to do without the need for cables.

  1. Install Samsung Smart Switch on both devices.
  2. Connect both devices to the same network (you can also use cable).
  3. Wait for them to locate.
  4. Choose the role of each phone (send or receive files).
  5. Select which files you want to transfer (photos, videos, applications, messages, contacts …).
  6. Wait for the transfer to complete.

The time it takes to pass files depends on the number of files and the connection. A few months ago I used the app to transfer all my files (photos, videos, applications and contacts) to my new phone and in total it took about 15 minutes, being a considerable amount of data, so it is a fairly fast tool in general. Thanks to it, this process will be much easier for users at all times.

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