Transferring content from your old device with a USB connection

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on Android 9.0.0

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Move your pictures, videos, and other media files from your old device to your new device using a USB cable.

  1. Note: Before getting started, check to make sure your old device is supported by Smart Switch. You can find a full list here. You'll also need to make sure Smart Switch is installed on your old device and that the USB setting on your old device is set to transfer media files.

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  2. Step 1/8

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  3. Step 2/8

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  4. Step 3/8

    Scroll to Accounts and backup

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 4/8

    Tap Accounts and backup.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 5/8

    Tap Smart Switch.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 6/8

    Tap Receive data.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  8. Step 7/8

    Tap Cable.

    Note: After this step, follow the onscreen prompts to begin transferring your old content. Make sure to connect your old device to the USB cable first.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Step 8 of 8:

    You've completed the steps!

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