How to Use Samsung Smart Switch to Transfer Files for Samsung S10/9/8

Lisa Ou

Oct 30, 2019 / Posted by Lisa Ou

When you need to transfer and manage the files of Samsung S10/9/8/7, Samsung Smart Switch is the default method. How to use Samsung Smart Switch to backup, restore and transfer the files? What are the restrictions and the best alternatives?

The article is the ultimate review of the usage of Samsung Smart Switch, you can take advantage of the program to transfer and manage the files of Samsung phones. Moreover, you can also learn more about the best alternative in the article.

How to Use Samsung Smart Switch to Transfer Files for Samsung S10/9/8

Part 1: How to Backup Galaxy S10 Files with Samsung Smart Switch

If it is the first time to use Samsung Smart Switch, you have to set up the program. Connect your phone to computer via USB cable, you can confirm the allow USB file transfers on your phone popup and enable the Transfer files option.

When you connect the Samsung phone to a computer via the USB cable, you can launch the Samsung Smart Switch on your computer. Choose the Backup option to backup Samsung files to your computer.

Go to the Samsung phone and allow the connection. If you have a micro SD card in your Samsung phone, you will have to use Samsung Smart Switch to back up the data as well.

Once the backup is complete, you can get a breakdown for the files in different categories that were successfully backed up. Click the OK button to confirm the transfer process.

Backup Galaxy S10 Files with Samsung Smart Switch

Part 2. How to Restore Samsung Galaxy Files via Samsung Smart Switch

Samsung Smart Switch is able to backup and restore contacts, photos, application data and other local files on your Samsung phones. Once you have backed up the files on your computer, you can use Samsung Smart Switch to restore the files as below.

Just follow the same process to connect your Samsung phone to computer via a USB cable. Launch Samsung Smart Switch and click the Restore button to get the files back to your phone.

You can click the Restore now to restore the latest backup to Samsung, or Select a different backup to restore from an earlier backup to your Samsung phone.

Confirm the popup message Allow access permissions on your phone. Once the restore process is complete you can get the same breakdown to check the files restored.

restore Galaxy S10 Files with Samsung Smart Switch

Part 3. How to Transfer Samsung Galaxy Files to iPhone/Android/PC

How to transfer Samsung Galaxy files to iPhone? Is there a method to transfer files between different Android phones, including Samsung? When you need to transfer Samsung Galaxy files to iPhone, Android and computer, FoneLab HyperTrans is the best Samsung Smart Switch alternative to transfer and manage the files.

  1. Transfer data from Samsung to iPhone, Android and computer with ease.
  2. Support contacts, photos, messages, videos, music files and more.
  3. An easy and safe management to transfer data of Android within one click.
  4. Manage contacts, convert photos, make a ringtone and others.

How to Use the Samsung Smart Switch Alternative

Connect Samsung phone to your computer

Download and install FoneLab HyperTrans, launch the program on your computer. Connect Samsung phone to your computer with the original USB cable. The program is able to detect the device automatically.

launch hypertrans

Manage the different files within the program

When you need to transfer iPhone photos to Samsung phone, the program will able to convert it automatically to JPEG. It also enables you to manage the contacts and make ringtones for smartphone accordingly.

make ringtone android

Transfer files as Samsung Smart Switch alternative

In order to transfer files as Samsung Smart Switch, you can click the Export to PC to backup Samsung files to computer. Choose the Export to Device to transfer between different smartphone.

export photo android

Add files from other devices to Samsung devices

Of course, you can also click the Add button to transfer the files, such as photos, video, contacts and more other files from the computer, another Android phone, or iPhone to Samsung devices without restoring.

add photo android

Conclusion

In order to take full advantage of the photos, videos, contacts and more other files of Samsung phones, you can use Samsung Smart Switch to transfer and manage these files. FoneLab HyperTrans is the best alternative if you need to transfer files between Samsung, iPhone, Android phone and computer.

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