How to Create a Backup with Samsung Smart Switch

Whether we change our phone or want to have our data always protected, it is important to create backup copies of the content of our mobile phone. If you are a Samsung user, there is a really simple method with which to make these backups without realizing it, we are talking about Samsung Smart Switch.


Thanks to Smart Switch we will be able to make backup copies of our mobile phone and store them on our device, on an SD card or simply send the content to a new Samsung phone via Wi-Fi. Would you like to know how to use it? Keep reading to find out!

Samsung Smart Switch
Samsung Smart Switch

How to make a backup on your PC or Mac

If you want to make a backup of your Samsung mobile data on your PC or Mac, first of all you will need to have the Samsung Smart Switch application installed on your computer.

You can download it from the official Samsung website or if you wish, quickly and safely under these lines.

Samsung Smart Switch (PC)

Samsung Smart Switch (Mac)

Once you have the application downloaded on your device, make sure that it is also updated on your mobile phone. To do this, click on “Settings” followed by “Accounts and Backup” and “Smart Switch” . If the application is not up to date, Samsung will inform you about it and will urge you to update it to continue with the backup creation process.

Open Smart Switch on your PC or Mac and connect your mobile using a USB cable . Smart Switch will automatically detect your mobile, its model, storage and Android version that you have installed.

If you want to make a full backup without any complications, simply click on the "Backup" button and let the program automatically backup your mobile. Keep in mind that the process is long , so take it easy and wait for all the information to be stored on your computer.

If you do not want to make a copy of all the files or simply want to have a little more control over Smart Switch, click on the "Preferences" option. This will open a new window where you can see and select where you want your backup to be stored.

Click on the "Backup" tab to select which items you want to be copied. To finish, simply click on “Accept”.

How to backup to an SD card

If your phone has an SD card slot, you will also be able to backup your phone simply by using this card. To do this, click on “Settings” followed by “Accounts and Backup” and “Smart Switch”.

In the Smart Switch menu, click on the memory card icon that appears in the upper right corner of the screen. After that, the menu will appear from which you can create a backup copy of all your data on your SD card.

How to send a backup of your Samsung mobile to another

Finally, we will show you how to send a backup or transfer all data from one Samsung mobile to another using Smart Switch. This is especially recommended if for example you have bought a new Samsung mobile and want to transfer all your data quickly.

To start the process you have to click on "Settings" followed by "Accounts and Backup" followed by "Smart Switch". From its main screen it is necessary to press the “Send data” option followed by “Wireless”.

Now turn on your new phone and access Smart Switch. Then click on "Receive data" followed by "Wireless" to start the process of copying data from one phone to another. As simple as that!

We hope this article will help you create backup copies using Smart Switch.

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