You’re about to transfer data from your old phone to your new phone, and you would like to know if indeed does smart switch transfer passwords from one phone to another.
I’ve been discussing about the smart switch and Hoe you can transfer all your data to another phone using the application. Aside from transferring data, I normally use it to transfer apps between my two mobile phones.
What we’re going to concentrate is the possibility of using the smart switch to transfer passwords from one phone to another cause I always see users asking does smart switch transfer app passwords.
Now let’s proceed to their answers.
Does smart switch transfer password
The answer is no. Smart switch does not transfer password from one phone to another even if you’re transferring the entire data from your phone to another phone.
Upon my research on transferring my entire data from my samsung galaxy s9 plus to my new S21 Ultra, I found out that I had to enter my Google account and my samsung account on the receiving phone, which is the S21 Ultra.
All the apps I transferred includes facebook, Twitter, and Instagram apps and their passwords wasn’t transferred along with the app. When I opened the apps, I had to sign in using my username and password and this shows that indeed the smart switch does not transfer passwords to the other phone.
It only gave me the option to enter the passwords to my Google account, and my samsung account only. And the password will be entered on the receiving phone, so I entered the passwords on my galaxy s21 ultra.
Even when I opened the LinkedIn app, I had to login using my username and password just like I did on Facebook app, Twitter app and Instagram app. So this answers the question of does smart switch transfer passwords cause the answer is no.
The Samsung smart switch does not transfer passwords from one phone to another. After the transfer is complete, you had to enter your passwords and username before using the apps. It will only give you the option to enter your Google account and the Samsung account in the process of transferring the data.
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Does smart switch transfer app passwords
The answer is no. Smart switch does not transfer app passwords to another phone but rather the app itself. Also, the Samsung smart switch doesn’t transfer app data but rather it will only transfer the installed apk file to the receiving phone.
Since it does not transfer or copy the app data, how will you expect the app to transfer apps passwords to another phone.
I used the instagram app, facebook app, Twitter app, and the LinkedIn app as an example on this topic of does smart switch transfer passwords. Immediately the finished with transferring my data from my galaxy s9 plus to S21 Ultra, I opened these apps and saw that I had a to login using my login details.
So this answers the question we have here, does smart switch transfer app passwords and the answer is no. Immediately the transfer is complete, you have to login to your Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok account, etc cause their app data wasn’t moved along with the apk files.
This is what I noticed while transferring data between my two samsung phones. Just like I said earlier, I had to enter both my Google account, and my samsung account on the receiving phone.
This is another clear indication that the Samsung smart switch don’t transfer app passwords cause if the answer is yes, it shouldn’t have asked me to enter the my samsung and Google account passwords.
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Transferring data between android phones
Having answered the question we have here, does smart switch transfer passwords, let me give you an insight on how to use the smart switch app.
Irrespective of the fact that the smart switch does not transfer passwords or apps passwords, it doesn’t mean the app is worthless, the smart switch app is very much useful and helpful as I do always use it to transfer data and files between my phones.
So let’s see how you can use the Samsung smart switch to transfer files and data between two phones. Remember, it works on any Android phone and not just samsung phone.
Get started by downloading and installing the Samsung smart switch app from the Google play store if you don’t have the app on your android phone.
After the installation is complete on both android phones, open the app on both phones to get started.
You have two options to transfer and receive the files using the smart switch, I prefer and always use the wireless method than the USB cable.
For the USB cable, you can use a USB connector or the type c lightning USB cable to connect the two phones. Right here I’m focusing on android to android, so I prefer to use the wireless method than the USB cable method.
Now you’re set, open the smart switch app both phones and you will see the app homepage on both phones just like on the picture below.
You will have to tap send data on the phone sending the data and files, and receive data on the receiving phone.
On the sending phone, tap wireless or cable depending on the mode which you want to transfer the data and files. While on the receiving phone tap on galaxy/android if you’re receiving the data from an android phone or a samsung phone.
Tap on iphone/iPad if you’re receiving the data from iPhone or iPad, and finally tap on windows phone if you’re receiving the data from a windows phone. So you have to select the source of your file transfer.
When you tap on the source, tap wireless or the USB cable depending on how you’re connected to the sending phone. Now you’re almost there.
The smart switch will search for a nearby phone with app and in a matter of seconds it will detect the other phone.
Immediately it detects both devices, on the sending phone accept the receiving phone in order to connect with the phone. Now it will load all the data and files of the sending phone on the receiving phone.
Take a lot at the marked options on your receiving phone screen, and it includes the google and samsung account, calls and contacts, messages, apps, phone settings, home screen, secure folder, images, audio, and documents and files and lastly files from the SD card.
So if you want to transfer all the entire files and data to the receiving phone, scroll below and tap on the transfer button.
To read more on how to use the Samsung smart switch to transfer files and data to another phone, I recommend you to read from this link.
Does smart switch transfer passwords?
Let me remind you once again that you can’t transfer passwords or apps passwords using the samsung smart switch. It won’t do the job for you and I don’t see any big deal in it after all you can login to your account after the transfer is complete.
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That’s all I have for you on the topic we have here, does smart switch transfer passwords. I do hope to have cleared your doubts if truly you can use the Samsung smart switch app to transfer passwords or app passwords.