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Smart Switch

Use Smart Switch™ to transfer contacts, photos, and other content from your old device. You can also use the included USB connector to copy content quickly and easily from your old device, without installing the Smart Switch app.

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Note: The USB option must be set to Media device (MTP) on the other device. Transferring content with a USB cable may increase battery consumption. Make sure your battery is fully charged. The USB connector does not charge the battery.

  1. Select Smart Switch during setup.

    – or –

    From a Home screen, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch.
  2. Follow the prompts and select the content to transfer.

Visit for more information and to learn how to use the USB connector to transfer content faster.