Smart Switch Mobile comes pre-installed on the Galaxy S7/S7 edge/Note7 devices and its main role is to allow owners of supported devices to transfer contacts, music, photos, calendar, text messages or settings to a Galaxy device. The application gives Android and BlackBerry users the possibility to transfer data via wireless or using a cable, while iOS users can import data from iCloud or make transfers from PC/Mac using iTunes. On the other hand, Smart Switch has received a new update that included Windows Phone on the list of supported operating systems, but users are able to transfer files only with the wireless device-to-device transfer option.
In order to transfer data via wireless to a Galaxy device, you will need to own either another Galaxy device or Android device running on Android 4.0 or higher, a BlackBerry OS 7 or 10 device, or Windows Phone 8.1 device. Wired transfers are supported by devices running on Android 4.3 or higher, iOS 5.0 or above, BlackBerry OS 7 or 10, while iCloud transfers are supported by devices running on iOS 4.2.1 and iTunes transfers can be made from PC/Mac with Smart Switch app installed on them.
Content that can be transferred to a Galaxy device includes: contacts, calendar, messages, photos, music, videos, call logs, memos, alarms, Wi-Fi, wallpapers, documents, app data and home layouts (Galaxy devices only), home layouts.
Smart Switch 3.3.02-4 is the latest version of the application and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. To access this feature on the Note 7, you will have to head to Settings > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch, while on S7/S7 edge, the feature is accessed from Settings > Backup and reset > Open Smart Switch.
Besides Window Mobile support (Win OS 8.1, Smart Phone only), the new update brings message backup & restore speed improvement, iOS9 iCloud: Additional content – Document (iWorks: Pages/Keynotes/ Numbers) and bug fixes.