• 31-01-2019
  • Sandra Lehmann

Samsung Smart Switch Mobile

I had assumed transferring files from an Android device to another mobile operating system would be a challenging task until I discovered the Samsung Smart Switch mobile app. This application, available on both BlackBerry and Google Play Store, has enabled me to effortlessly and effectively move my data to my new Samsung Galaxy handset.


The user interface of Samsung Smart Switch Mobile is well-designed and straightforward, making file selection for transfer a breeze. However, not every feature can be accessed directly from the home screen—detailed instructions are found within the settings, which adds a layer of complexity. In light of this, I feel the interface design merits a 9 out of 10.


The Smart Switch Mobile app offers a seamless process for transferring a range of data such as music, photos, contacts, app data, documents, wallpapers, alarms, call logs, messages, calendars, and settings from various old devices—including those running iOS, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, or Android—or from a PC or Mac to a new Galaxy device. The app also recommends new apps based on past downloads, easing the search for useful apps on your new device. It can even scan your SD card to include any important files stored there in the transfer. Further, the app provides a comprehensive step-by-step guide in the settings section to help users navigate its use. I find the functionality of this app to be exceptional, earning it a perfect score of 10 out of 10.


The Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app is the epitome of user-friendliness, presenting most of its features on the main screen for quick accessibility. It caters well to those not familiar with tech, thanks to the elaborate instructions provided. My usage has been smooth without any issues, warranting a top score of 10 out of 10 for ease of use.

The Verdict

The Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app is a time-saver for anyone looking to migrate data to a new phone without the headache of manual customization. It's a straightforward solution for transferring all your existing files to a new Samsung Galaxy phone. I highly recommend it for a hassle-free data migration experience. If you're using a BlackBerry device, you can obtain the last version of the app at no cost either through the store or by visiting the Samsung website.


  • It’s an app for all Android devices (4.0 and up) and BlackBerry smartphones (7 OS & 10 OS)
  • Easy to use
  • Great design.


  • Both the Galaxy device and the host need to have 500MB and above for the app to work
  • Might experience glitches due to low memory
  • Requires regular updates.