Two Ways to Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone

If you have changed your Windows phone into an iPhone, you might need to find a way to transfer contents from old Windows phone to iPhone. This is what we are going to talk about in this article. Keep reading to see how to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Jan. 22, 2019
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Due to the difference of operation system, Windows phone can not transfer contents directly to iPhone. When users changed from Windows phone to iPhone, one thing they usually worry about is how to transfer contents in Windows phone to iPhone efficiently. Here in this post, we have found two ways for users to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone. You could choose the one that suits you best.

How to Transfer Text Messages from Windows phone to iPhone via Move to iOS

Since there are so many people have complained about how difficult to transfer contents from Android phone to iPhone, Apple itself has developed an app – Move to iOS, to help users to solve problem. But this method works better for transferring contents to new iPhone, if you have set up your iPhone before, you need to erase your iOS device and start over.

Step 1 Download Move to iOS to your Windows phone from Google Play.

Step 2 Set up your new iPhone and look for the Apps & Data screen. Tap Move Data from Android.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows phone to iPhone via Move to iOS - Step 2 Image Credit: Apple.com

Transfer Text Messages from Windows phone to iPhone via Move to iOS – Step 2 Image Credit: Apple.com

Step 3 Open Move to iOS on your Windows phone. Read the terms and conditions appear, tap to continue until Find Your Code screen appears.

Step 4 Tap according to the hint until “Move from Android” and a code appears on your iPhone.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows phone to iPhone via Move to iOS - Step 4 Image Credit: Apple.com

Transfer Text Messages from Windows phone to iPhone via Move to iOS – Step 4 Image Credit: Apple.com

Step 5 Enter the code on your Windows phone, and wait until the Transfer Data screen shows up. Then select Text Message on the Windows phone, remember to leave both the two devices in a close distance until the loading bar that appears on your iOS device finishes.

The time of the transferring process is according to the size of your text messages, please be patient.

How to Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS

Although Move to iOS could help your to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone, it also has disadvantage as we have mentioned before. It only works for setting up new iPhone, or else you need to erase your iPhone first and start over. As a result, we have found a software which enables users to transfer contents from Windows phone to iPhone without data erasing. What we are talking about is AnyTrans for iOS.

Please free download AnyTrans for iOS and follow the steps below to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone.

AnyTrans – iPhone Messages Transfer

Want to transfer text messages from Windows phone to your new iPhone 7/8/X/XS (Max)/XR? This article is intended to show you two ways to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

Step 1 Install and run AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac. Connect both your iPhone and Windows phone to it. Make sure you have launched USB debugging option on your Windows phone.

Step 2 When AnyTrans for iOS has detected your mobile phone, choose iOS Mover.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3 Scroll down to the interface of managing contents by category. Click Messages to start managing messages.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Step 4 Select the messages you want to transfer, click To iOS button to transfer to your iPhone.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 4

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

Step 5 After the transferring process is finished, you could see the interface below. Then you can check the transferred messages on your iPhone.

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS - Step 5

Transfer Text Messages from Windows Phone to iPhone via AnyTrans for iOS – Step 5

The Bottom Line

As you can see, there are more than one way to transfer text messages from Windows phone to iPhone. Compared Move to iOS with AnyTrans for iOS, Move to iOS has more limitations. If you want to transfer contents from Windows phone to a set-up iPhone, AnyTrans is a better choice. Download AnyTrans for iOS and have a trial now.

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.

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