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Smart Switch: Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6

-- Wednesday, June 03, 2015
If you bought a Galaxy S6 and want to move data stored in your Galaxy Note 3 to the new phone, the first way come to your mind may be to plug the two devices in the computer via USB cable and drag data from one phone to another. What if there is no computer and you need to transfer data between two handsets emergently?
Hence, Samsung Inc released Smart Switch, supporting users to switch data among Samsung devices or from Android phones to Samsung cellphones wirelessly. Below, we will take Galaxy Note 3 as example and show you how Smart Switch works.

Steps on Data Transfer from Samsung Phones to S6

To start with, download and install Smart Switch in both your Samsung devices. You can go to Google Play to download the software.
Note: Keep the two devices under the same Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1 Set Old Device
Run the program in your Galaxy S6. When getting into the main interface, select "Android Device" as old device and click "Start" button.

Set Android as Old Device

Step 2 Connect Two Phones
Run the app in your Note 3 and set this phone as "Sending device", while set S6 as "Receiving device", then, click "Connect" in the sending phone.

Set Note 3 as Sending Device Set S6 as Receiving Device

If the two phones are not automatically connected, you can connect them manually. Enter the PIN code shown on the sending phone's screen in the receiving device.

Connect Manually Device is Connecting

After importing the PIN code, click "CONNECT" to start the connection. In a while, you will be informed that the device is connected.

Type in PIN Code Samsung Devices are Connected

Step 3 Transfer Data from Note 3 to Galaxy S6
You can transfer contacts, music, pictures and videos from Note 3 to Galaxy S6. Tick all the content you want and hit the "Send" button in Note 3 and click "Receive" in S6. Then, data transition will begin. After a while, click the "FINISH" button in Galaxy S6 to end the process. Then, you can check the data in your new phone.

Transfer Data from Samsung to Galaxy S6 Transfer Complete

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