The data can be migrated to Galaxy S20 include photos, videos, music, messages, call logs, contacts, files, calendar events, alarms, and apps from Play Store and Galaxy Store
There are many solutions for you to migrate data to Galaxy S20 from your Android and iOS devices. Samsung Smart Switch is the best (and free) solution.
This Galaxy S20 guide explains the data and platform support of Samsung Smart Switch, shows you how to migrate data to Galaxy S20 from your Android phones and iPhones.
What are the platforms supported by Samsung Smart Switch?
Samsung offers a pre-installed tool, Samsung Smart Switch, on Galaxy S20 and most recent Galaxy phones. The tool is also available in the Google Play store for other Android phones including both Samsung and non-Samsung Android phones
You can migrate data to Galaxy S20 from the following mobile devices including:
- Android (Android 4.3 or higher)
- iOS (iOS 5 or higher)
- Windows (Windows Mobile OS 8.1 or higher)
- BlackBerry (BlackBerry 7 OS or later)
In addition to the Smart Switch app, the PC and Mac versions of Smart Switch are also available for Windows and Mac OS.
What data can be migrated to Galaxy S20?
When using Samsung Smart Switch, you can migrate the following data Galaxy S20 (depending on OS on the old phone).
- Call log
- Calendar events
- Device settings (for Galaxy phones, most settings including home screen settings can be migrated to Galaxy S20)
- Apps (Android phones only, apps from the Google Play Store and Galaxy Store). In Android 10, some side-loaded apps can also be restored.
You can review and select items to be transferred before migrating data to Galaxy S20.
Please note, system apps (e.g., camera app, Gallery app) will not be migrated.
4 ways to connect Galaxy S20 to the old device for data migration
You can choose one of the 4 connection types when you migrate data to Galaxy S20 with Samsung Smart Switch
through a USB cable
You can connect Galaxy S20 to the old device with a USB cable. This is the fastest, easiest, and most reliable way to migrate data to Galaxy S20.
This connection method supports Android, iOS and BlackBerry devices. It is recommended for Android phones.
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