Samsung Smart Switch APK for Mobile

Samsung Smart Switch apk enables you to transfer contacts, music, photographs, calendar entries, text messages, and device settings to your new Galaxy smartphone.
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June 10, 2021
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Samsung Smart Switch apk enables you to transfer contacts, music, photographs, calendar entries, text messages, and device settings to your new Galaxy smartphone.

Additionally, Smart SwitchTM assists you in locating your favorite apps or recommends comparable ones on Google PlayTM.

Samsung Smart Switch APK features

Who is eligible to transfer?

  • Android device owners.
  • Android 4.0 or above required for the wireless transfer.
  • Android 4.0 or higher required for wireless transfer from a suitable Android handset to a Galaxy device (Note that non-Samsung devices with Android versions lower than 6.0 can only connect with Galaxy devices that support a mobile AP.)
  • Wired transmission requires Android 4.3 or above, a USB cord, and a charging cable
  •  iOS users – select the option that is most convenient for you.
  • Wired transfer from an iOS device to a Galaxy device requires iOS 5.0 or later, an iOS device cable (lightning or 30 pin), and a USB connection.
  •  iCloudTM import: iOS 4.2.1 or later, as well as an Apple ID.
  • Transferring files from a PC or a Mac to a PC or a Mac using iTunes: Start using the Samsung Smart Switch PC/Mac software at
  • Owners of Windows Mobile – Wireless transfers: Windows OS 10 * For further information and detailed instructions, please visit

What is transferable?

  1. Contacts, calendar (device content only), messages, pictures, music (DRM-free material only; iCloud not supported), videos (DRM-free content only), call logs, memos, alarms, Wi-Fi, wallpapers, documents, and app data (Galaxy devices only), home layouts (Galaxy devices only)
  2. By updating your Galaxy mobile to M OS, you can transmit app data and home layouts (Galaxy S6 or higher).

Which gadgets are compatible?

  • Galaxy: Recent Galaxy smartphones and tablets (starting with the Galaxy S2) Nota bene: For the Galaxy S2, an older operating system (GB/ICS) version may cause incompatibility. If your S2 is not functioning properly, please retry after updating the firmware.
  • Additional Android smartphones include those from 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, and Google(Pixel/Pixel2).

DraStic DS Emulator  has been updated.

*Note: Certain devices may be unable to be installed and used with Smart Switch due to compatibility issues.
1. Both devices must have a minimum of 500 MB of free internal memory in order to transmit data.
2. If you are connecting through a wired connection, your device must support the ‘Transferring media files (MTP)’ USB option.
3. If you are using a non-Samsung device that often disconnects from the wireless network, navigate to Advanced Wi-Fi on your device and disable the “Wi-Fi initialize” and “Disconnect poor Wi-Fi signal” options.
(Some of the choices listed above may not be accessible depending on the manufacturer of your device and the version of your operating system.)

Permissions for applications
The app service requires the following permissions.

  1. Phone: This is used to verify your phone number.
  2. Call logs: This type of file is used to transport call log data.
  3. Contacts: Used to store and share contact information.
  4. Calendar: This type of file is used to convey calendar data. SMS: Used to send and receive SMS messages.
  5. Storage: Used to keep track of the files required for data transmission.
  6. Microphone: Used to capture high-frequency sounds during the Galaxy device search. Used to pair Galaxy devices through Bluetooth.

If your system software is older than Android 6.0, you must upgrade it before configuring Samsung Smart Switch APK permissions.
Following a software upgrade, previously granted permissions can be reset via the Apps menu in the device settings.

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If you are unable to download, you may access Smart Switch via the Settings menu on your smartphone (Settings > Accounts and backup > Smart Switch).



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How to install Samsung Smart Switch APK for Mobile APK?

1. Tap the downloaded Samsung Smart Switch APK for Mobile APK file.

2. Touch install.

3. Follow the steps on the screen.

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