How to Fix “Move to iOS Not Connecting” Issue

Move to iOS not connecting? Read this guide to get 5 solutions to fix the Move to iOS not connecting to iPhone issue.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Sep. 10, 2020

Move to iOS app won’t connect to device. There doesn’t seem to be a more appropriate forum for this so feel free to move. But is there any plan to update the Move to iOS app for Android? It hasn’t been updated in over three years and does not work with current versions of Android. I’m returning my iPhone 11 because I cannot transfer data to it.

— A user from Apple Support Communities

We’ve heard many people complain that Move to iOS issues when they try to transfer data to their new iPhone 11 using the Move to iOS app. One of the most annoying issues is that Move to iOS won’t connect to the Device so that people failed to transfer data from Android to iPhone. Other issues like Move to iOS Could Not Communicate with Device, Move to iOS unable to migrate, Move to iOS WiFi Issues are discussed a lot. Here are some potential tips to helps you solve the problem on Move to iOS.

How to Fix: Move to iOS Not Connecting

Method 1. Restart Your Device

This is the basic tip you can have a try if you meet any phone related problem. If it doesn’t work, then keep reading.

Method 2. Check the Network Connection

Make sure the Wi-Fi network is stable on both your Android phone and iPhone.

Method 3. Check Android Phone Network Settings

Go to Android phone network settings and turn off the “Smart network switch” option.

Method 4. Turn on Airplane Mode

Put the Android phone on airplane mode, and then turn on Wi-Fi while still in airplane mode. This method works well for many users.

Method 5. Use Move to iOS Alternative Tool

If all the above methods cannot help you fix the “Move to iOS not connecting to iPhone” issue, then you can try other Android to iOS data transfer tools to help you switch from Android to iPhone like AnyTrans.

AnyTrans transfers almost all your important data from Android to iPhone including some Move to iOS not supported files contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, ringtones, etc. You can use your phone optionally, which will not interrupt the transferring process. Free download it to have a try >>

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Step 1: Launch AnyTrans on your computer (PC/Mac) > Connect both your Android and iPhone to Computer via USB cables > Choose “Phone Switcher” > Click on “Phone to iPhone” mode.

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Step 2: Select your source device and target device > Click the “Next” button to continue.

Click on Next to Go on

Click on Next to Go on

Step 3: Click on the “Next” button to start transferring Android files to your iPhone. All supported files will be checked by default.

Select Files You Want to Transfer

Select Files You Want to Transfer

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to fix “Move to iOS not connecting to iPhone”. Besides that, we also offer guides to help you fix other Move to iOS related problems, like the transfer interrupted and the transfer takes forever. Or if you meet any other issue, you can leave a comment to tell us.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.