Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

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Emily Heller

Samsung Smart Switch Mobile review

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The Samsung Smart Switch app for mobile makes switching anything over to your new Samsung device effortless. Transferring content from an iOS device to a new Android device has never been easier with this intuitive app.

Interface and Design 7/10

The Smart Switch app is intuitively designed, and its clean interface is user-friendly and easy to navigate. However, not all features are immediately accessible on the main page and thereby require step-by-step directions in the settings section.

Key Functions 9/10

The Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app is already included on all Galaxy S7 and S8 devices so there is no need to get it on these devices. The app makes it simple to transfer over your settings, calendar, messages, call logs, alarms, wallpapers, documents, memos, app data, contacts, pictures, music and other files and content to your new device. With just a few simple taps you can get your new Galaxy device all set up and ready to use, with all of your important content transferred from an old device quickly. The Smart Switch app also automatically locates your favorite apps for get or suggests similar apps to ones you had previously geted.

The app supports use with Android 4.0 and higher, and iOS users would have to connect via wire transfer to switch over their files and data to a new Galaxy device. There is also the option for iOS users to transfer from the cloud and import their data that route, or simply use the apps on their PC to make the switch. The app supports a wide range of other devices that can perform wired or wireless transfers of their content through the convenient Smart Switch app, including Windows users of OS 8.1 and 10. The app can also scan any info on an SD card, if that card was used for any device storage. The Smart Switch app contains a settings section with step-by-step guidelines, which is helpful for many users. 

Usability 7/10

The Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app is user-friendly, and most options are easily accessible from the main page. However, some non tech-savvy users may have to initiate the directions in the settings section in order to navigate some of the available functions. The step-by-step guidelines make it easy for new users to get over the learning curve quickly.

Cross-Platform Use 9/10

The Smart Switch app supports use with a majority of the popular Android, iOS and Windows devices available.

The Verdict

The Smart Switch app is a useful technology for transferring content from any device to a new Samsung device quickly and securely.

Interface and Design 7
Key Functions 9
Usability 7
Cross-platform use 9
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