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Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Smart Switch, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung LockStar gets a much-needed quality-of-life update

Samsung LockStar gets a much-needed quality-of-life update

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago
Setting up your new Galaxy S23 could be easier and faster

Setting up your new Galaxy S23 could be easier and faster

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 1 year ago
A new version of Samsung Smart Switch is now available

A new version of Samsung Smart Switch is now available

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago
Google copies Samsung’s Smart Switch

Google copies Samsung’s Smart Switch

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 years ago
[Updated] Galaxy S10 Android 10 beta users can’t use Smart Switch to go back to Pie

[Updated] Galaxy S10 Android 10 beta users can’t use Smart Switch to go back to Pie

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago
Samsung Smart Switch app updated with Android Oreo support

Samsung Smart Switch app updated with Android Oreo support

Here's another indication that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 could start sometime this week: Samsung has updated its Smart Switch app for its phones and tablets with support for Oreo. You know, so anyone moving from an older device to the Galaxy S8 and getting the chance to take part […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago
Samsung Smart Switch update brings Nougat, Windows 10 Mobile support

Samsung Smart Switch update brings Nougat, Windows 10 Mobile support

Samsung is making another one of its proprietary apps compatible with Nougat today: an update is now rolling out to Smart Switch with support for the latest iteration of Android. The update also brings support for Windows 10 Mobile; a previous support had brought compatibility with Windows Phone 8.1, and those running what could be the […]

  • By Danny Dorresteijn
  • 8 years ago
Samsung Smart Switch update brings support for data transfer from Windows Phone 8.1 devices

Samsung Smart Switch update brings support for data transfer from Windows Phone 8.1 devices

Samsung is rolling out a major new update to its Smart Switch app for Android today. The update, available on the Play Store and on Samsung's Galaxy Apps store, brings support for transferring content from smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. It's something we probably should have seen a long time ago, but given the low […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago
Smart Switch is a built-in feature on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Smart Switch is a built-in feature on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung's Smart Switch app is one of the best apps we've seen for transferring content from an older device to a newer one, and it has been available for all of the handsets launched by the company last year. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge also support Smart Switch, but it turns out Samsung […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago
Smart Switch updated with support for the transfer adapter that ships with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Smart Switch updated with support for the transfer adapter that ships with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung has today updated its Smart Switch application on the Galaxy Store. This latest upgrade brings support for the Galaxy-to-Galaxy transfer adapter that's included in the box of the recently-announced Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The connector makes it faster and easier than ever before to migrate content from your old smartphone to your new […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 8 years ago
Samsung updates its Smart Switch desktop software, indicates Marshmallow rollout is imminent

Samsung updates its Smart Switch desktop software, indicates Marshmallow rollout is imminent

Samsung has just started rolling out a rather nifty update for its Smart Switch client for Mac and PC. This upgrade brings support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, in addition to the usual truck load of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations we’ve come to expect from any new software update. Just in case you’re unfamiliar […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 8 years ago
Feature Focus: How to use Samsung Smart Switch to transfer data from an older device to a new Galaxy device

Feature Focus: How to use Samsung Smart Switch to transfer data from an older device to a new Galaxy device

Whenever you buy a new smartphone or tablet, you end up spending the next couple of days, or maybe even a week, in transferring data from your current device to the new one. You download and install all your preferred apps, moving old pictures, music, videos, and other media. If you’ve got yourself a shiny new […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 9 years ago
Download Samsung Smart Switch for transferring data to/from Galaxy S6 and S6 edge [APK]

Download Samsung Smart Switch for transferring data to/from Galaxy S6 and S6 edge [APK]

Transferring content from an old smartphone to a new one is never an enjoyable task, but it certainly is necessary for people switching to a new device. When I bought the Galaxy S6 edge and fired it up, the phone suggested me to use Samsung's Smart Switch app to transfer my data from another device. That prompted […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 9 years ago
Galaxy S6 and S6 edge don’t work with Kies anymore, use Samsung Smart Switch instead

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge don’t work with Kies anymore, use Samsung Smart Switch instead

Samsung is going to release the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge on April 10 and the first thing that customers who receive their units tomorrow will do is transfer data from their old handset. Samsung Kies has for long been the go-to software for doing this but it won't work with the new handsets. […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 9 years ago