How to Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud

Want to transfer photos from Android to iCloud but don’t know how? Here in this post, we will tell you detailed steps to sync Android photos to iCloud for free.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jan. 21, 2020

Most of my family uses iPhones and iPads and we share photos via iCloud. However, I now want to permanently switch from iPhone 7 to Samsung. Is there a way to transfer photos from Android to iCloud? Looking forward to your reply.

——An Email from One iPhone User

As for integration, it is undeniable that Apple does the best. Through iTunes and iCloud, you can share whatever you like to other iOS devices and Mac computers. However, it is just tricky to transfer data from Android to iCloud, like photos. Of course, you can use Move to iOS app to transfer photos from Android to an iDevice first, and then enable iCloud sync, but is there a free and direct way to sync Android photos to iCloud?

Here in this post, we will show you a free and direct way to transfer photos from Android to iCloud. Please keep reading and get more details.

Tools We Need to Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud

  1. An Android phone with photos
  2. A computer (PC/Mac) and a USB cable
  3. An iCloud account
  4. AnyTrans

AnyTrans wins much admiration as an iOS data transfer tool. With new features added, it could now also help you transfer Android data. As for photos, currently, it supports transferring photos from Android to iCloud, to another iOS device and to iTunes. Here are the reasons why you need AnyTrans to help you sync Android photos to iCloud.

AnyTrans – Android Photos to iCloud

  • Directly transfer photos from Android to iCloud.
  • Save you lots of time.
  • No harm to the picture and will be kept in original quality.
  • Data loss or information leakage would never occur.

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How to Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud for Free

Step 1. Download AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac and then connect your Android phone to computer. Then click Phone Switcher to find “Android to iCloud”.

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 1

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Add your Android device on the left side and log in to your iCloud account on the right side. Then click the “Next” button.

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Select your Photo Library and then click “Next” to transfer them to your iCloud account. Then you will successfully transfer photos from Android to iCloud.

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

Transfer Photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 3

Besides the above function, AnyTrans also features other Android file transfer functions, such as transfer photos, songs, contacts, videos, messages and more from Android to iPhone, from Android to iTunes, etc. So, if you will have further needs to do Android transfer, just refer to AnyTrans to help you make it.

How to Sync Photos from iCloud to Android

For those Android users who are also searching for ways to sync photos from iCloud to Android phone, here are the detailed steps.

  1. Download iCloud for Windows and install it on your computer.
  2. Open iCloud for Windows and log into your iCloud account.
  3. Choose “Photos”, then click “Options” to enable the iCloud Photo Sharing and iCloud Photo Library feature.
  4. Click the iCloud icon from the system tray.
  5. Here, just click on the “Download Photos” button, and all the iCloud photos will be downloaded to your computer.
  6. Now, connect your Android device to the computer via a USB cable, and export the iCloud photos to your Android phone by using the Windows Explorer.

If you are a Mac user, simply refer to this article to see how to transfer photos from iCloud to Android.

Bottom Line

As you can see, it is just so easy to transfer photos from Android to iCloud with AnyTrans. Why not let it free help you transfer photos from Android to iCloud? Besides, it also supports transferring other Android data like calendars, music, contacts, photos and so on. Free download it and explore more >

Joy Taylor

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