Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (from iOS)

What you need:

Old and new phones
Your old and new phones
Samsung Smart Switch app
Samsung Smart Switch app installed on both phones
Conexión Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi enabled on both phones
Google account info
Your Google account info
Verizon account PIN
El PIN de tu cuenta de Verizon

Nota Notas:

  • The Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app allows users to easily transfer content (contacts, photos, music, notes, etc.) from an old phone to a new Samsung Galaxy device.
  • To transfer your content using the Smart Switch Mobile app, the old phone must be:
    • An Android® device with the app installed running software version 4.0 or later.
    • An Apple® device with iCloud backup enabled.
  • You can also use one of the following Smart Switch solutions:
    • Samsung Smart Switch for PC
    • Samsung Smart Switch for Mac
      Nota For more info on downloading and using one of these options, refer to the Samsung Smart Switch support page.



Start Smart Switch

Prior to transfer, perform an iCloud backup then ensure the Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app has been installed on your Samsung.

  1. From a Home screen on both devices, tap the Samsung Smart Switch icon Samsung Smart Switch icon.
  2. From the Smart Switch screen, tap START.
    Nota If prompted, to continue review the Terms of Service then tap AGREE to continue.
    Nota If presented, review permissions then tap OK to continue.
Smart Switch start screen


Wireless Smart Switch

From Smart Switch, tap WIRELESS.

Smart Switch options


Select iOS

From the 'Select old phone' prompt, select iOS.

Choose iOS


Sign in to iCloud

Enter your Apple ID and password then tap SIGN IN.

Enter Apple ID and password


Ingresa el código

Enter the code displayed on your old iOS device then tap OK.

Apple two factor authentication


Choose what to copy

Choose what to transfer then tap IMPORT.
Nota Content transfer is completed in two stages; basic content is transferred first and larger files are transferred later.

Choose items to import


Ya terminaste

After the basic content has transferred, tap CLOSE APP.

Import large files