Transferring content from your old device using external storage

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on Android 9.0.0

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Move your pictures, videos, and other media files from your device to an external storage device to free up space on your device.

  1. Note: Before getting started, check to make sure your microSD is installed. You can also connect other external storage options via USB.

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  2. Step 1/11

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  3. Step 2/11

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  4. Step 3/11

    Scroll to Accounts and backup

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 4/11

    Tap Accounts and backup.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 5/11

    Tap Smart Switch.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 6/11

    Tap the SD card icon.

    Note: Back up information needs to be present on the SD card you have inserted in your device.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  8. Step 7/11

    Tap Restore.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  9. Step 8/11

    Select the content you'd like to restore.

    The indicator is in the center.
  10. Step 9/11

    Tap Restore.

    The indicator is in the center.
  11. Step 10/11

    Tap Done.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  12. Step 11/11
    Step 11 of 11:

    You've completed the steps!

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