How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi in Minutes

If you wish to share the photos stored on your iPhone with an Android device, the following guide should teach you how to transfer photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi. Read on to learn the most efficient way of doing the task.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Apr. 09, 2019, Last Updated: Apr. 09, 2019

There are many reasons as to why you may want to transfer photos from an iPhone to an Android device. Maybe you are the kind of user who keeps their photos on two devices at the same time. Or maybe you have a large sized Android tablet that you would like to view your iPhone photos on. Regardless of the reasoning, the following show you how to transfer photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi, without computer.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi

Since your iPhone and Android both run different operating systems, there is no direct way for you to transfer photos from an iOS device to an Android device. However, you can make use of some applications that allow you to transfer files like photos between the two operating systems. If it is capable of wirelessly transferring photos from an iPhone to Android, it should be the best. And AnyTrans for Android is just the exact tool.

AnyTrans for Android, an application that lets you perform a number of operations on your Android device including helping you get photos from your iOS device to your Android device. The following are some of the features and reasons as to why you should use the AnyTrans app to easily transfer photos between your devices.

Now that you have learned about the features of the app, you may want to learn how you can use the app to actually transfer your photos using Wi-Fi. The following are the detailed steps on how you can perform the procedure on your devices.

Step 1: Download and install AnyTrans app on both your devices.

Launch Google Play Store on your Android device and download and install the AnyTrans app on your device. On your iPhone, open App Store and install the AnyTrans app on it as well. Launch apps on both of your devices and ensure both the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone and Android.

On your iPhone: Tap on the icon that looks like a QR code at the top and it will display a full-screen QR code on your screen.

On your Android device: Tap on the icon next to the QR code icon and it will let you scan a code. Scan the QR code displayed on your iPhone using your Android device.

Connect iPhone and Android to Transfer Photos

Connect iPhone and Android to Transfer Photos

Step 3: Choose Photos category to transfer.

Both of your devices should now be connected to each other. Tap on Photos on your iPhone to select your photos to transfer to Android.

Tap on Photos to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi

Tap on Photos to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Wi-Fi

Step 4: Transfer photos from iPhone to Android.

Tap on the photos you would like to transfer to your Android and tap on the Send to button at the bottom. It will start transferring the selected photos from your iPhone to Android.

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android Using Wi-Fi

Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android Using Wi-Fi

Once the photos are transferred, you can launch the gallery app on your Android device to view your newly transferred photos. You will notice the structure of your photos is intact on your Android device.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Cloud Service

Some cloud services like Dropbox are used for more than just files backup. These services also enables you to send your photos and other media files from one device to another, including iPhone and Android devices. However, most of them offer limited space for free. For additional space, you have to pay for the service.

  1. Install Dropbox app on both of your iPhone and Android device.
  2. Login to your Dropbox account on your iPhone.
  3. Enable the Camera Upload feature which will upload newly captured photos automatically to your Dropbox account. To upload photos manually, tap on the “Menu” button from your Dropbox folder, tap on”Upload”, select photos and upload them.
  4. Login to your Dropbox account from your Android phone, and then you will be able to access the photos from your iPhone.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Google+

Google+ app is also an alternative to transfer photos between devices. If you have an Google account, then this way is available to you. Before we start, please connect you’re your iPhone and Android phone to Wi-Fi network.

Step 1 Download Google+ app from App Store, and install it on your iPhone.

Step 2 Run Google+ on your iPhone, sign in with your Google account.

Step 3 Go to back up your photos page to turn on auto backup, and then allow to back up your photos.

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Google+

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Android via Google+

Step 4 Start Google+ on Android phone, sign in with the same Google account you have on your iPhone.

Step 5 Go to Photos section, and all the iPhone photos should be stored there now.

The Bottom Line

Although iOS and Android are two different operating systems, there is still a way for you to easily transfer your photos from one device to another thanks to the apps like AnyTrans. We hope the guide helps you move all of your photos from your iPhone to your Android via Wi-Fi, without computer.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.