The File Extensions Database

.SME File Extension

  • Developer by: Samsung
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SME file?

.SME is Samsung Mobile Backup File

An SME file is a backup file created by Samsung backup programs, such as Kies and Smart Switch. It stores an archive of backup data for your mobile phone, which includes short text (SMS) messages and memos. SME files are similar to .SBU backup files.

Samsung Kies software comes bundled with Samsung phones. The SME file can be viewed in Kies and imported into a Samsung mobile device that is supported by the Kies application. Samsung Smart Switch is also available to restore and backup data in Samsung mobile phones. Smart Switch is available for Windows, macOS, and Android.

Programs that open Samsung Mobile Backup File
Samsung Kies
Samsung Smart Switch
Samsung Kies
Samsung Smart Switch
Samsung Smart Switch Mobile
File Type 2 SmartEncryptor Encrypted File
Developer by: Smart Soft Category: Encoded Files

Encrypted file created by Smart Soft SmartEncryptor, a file and folder encryption and decryption application; contains a secured file that can only be viewed when decrypted in SmartEncryptor by entering the password.

To encrypt your file, therefore replacing the current extension with the SME extension, select the "Encrypt" tab, click Add Files, navigate to your file, click OK, enter and confirm the password you want for your SME file, and click Encrypt, choose the save location, name the file, and click Save.

To decrypt your SME file, select the "Decrypt" tab, click Browse, navigate to your file, click Open, enter your password, select a destination folder for the decrypted file, and click OK.

NOTE: Smart Soft SmartEncryptor is no longer available for download.

How to solve problems with SME files

  • Associate the SME file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any SME file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.SME files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the SME file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .SME is Samsung Mobile Backup File. Because only the current version supports the latest SME file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Samsung manufacturer website after an available .SME is Samsung Mobile Backup File update.
  • To make sure that your SME file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.