How To Use Samsung Smart Switch To Back Up Your Galaxy Phone

October 19, 2018

The unique tool that lets to transfer data from an old device to the new Galaxy phone is Samsung Smart Switch. It also allows taking a backup of entire data of the Galaxy device. Though Google Cloud is an excellent service to store certain data like data, games, documents and more, still the Samsung smart switch is a quite an easy way to backup and restore data on any smartphone, or tablet. All you need is a device running on Android 6.0, Android 7.0, and Android 8.0. If you have this Samsung smartphone, then download it now to make use of the Samsung’s Smart Switch app. Before we get to know the process to backup data, let us completely understand about Samsung Smart Switch.

What is Samsung Smart Switch?

Samsung Smart Switch is a tool that can quickly transmit data from an old phone. It can be either a Windows phone, Android or an iPhone. You can also use this application to install software updates, configure email syncing or back up or restore content between the phones. The smart switch mobile application also gives the feasibility to move contacts, messages, and photos from an iOS device to the Galaxy phone. Also, encrypt the data to keep it secured. The smart switch for PC or Mac is an easier way to update Galaxy phone.

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Here are simple methods to transfer data between iPhone and PC.

How To Install Samsung Smart Switch on PC?

Before getting to know of how to use a smart switch to back up data, let us look into the method to install the smart switch on your computer.

Step 1: Head to the Samsung Smart Switch support website to find the download link. Here, you will find two options to download smart switch on Windows or Mac.

Step 2: Launch the downloaded .exe file and accept the license agreement by clicking on two checkboxes.

Step 3: Click Next → Finish to start the installation process. That’s it! The smart switch will launch on to your PC.

Also, read Simple tips to backup data on Android smartphone. 

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Step 4: After successful installation, there is a need to sync it up with the smartphone. To do so, launch Smart Switch application and connect your device to PC using the USB cable.

Step 5: Immediately, you will find a prompt to allow USB file transfers on your phone.

Step 6: In the phone, go to the notification bar and tap on notification for Other USB options.

Step 7: From Use USB to options, select transfer files.

Have a look at ultimate android to iPhone switching guide.

Using Samsung Smart Switch To Back Up Your Phone

Once you open the smart switch program, follow these steps to back up data.

Step 1: Launch the smart switch app and on the home page, click on backup.

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Step 2: You will find an allow access window on which tap on Allow option.

Step 3: After the backup process, you can see the summary of data that is in store. Review the data and click on OK.

Also learn, tips to back up your mobile data 

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